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Archive for February, 2012

  • February 26, 2012
    Two Week Sale: Save up to $2,000 on Business Class fares to Dubai (U.S. Only)

    Click here to go to and book your flight. Deal expires March 2, 2012. Terms: Savings of $2000 off unrestricted roundtrip Business Class fares, $750 off restricted roundtrip Business Class fares sold only via This offer can not be combined with any other offer. Outbound travel period for (LAX, SFO, IAH, and DFW) […]

  • February 26, 2012
    Get 20% off your next flight on Virgin America

    Virgin America is offering 20% off Your Next Flight when you follow the instructions below. Offer valid through February 29 for the first 35,000 to sign up. Note: Must book by March 31 for travel between April 11 and June 13. Blackout dates are May 25, 2012 and May 28, 2012. Click here Fill in […]

  • February 26, 2012
    World’s largest airport is coming to Beijing

    China is planning to build the world’s largest airport at the cost of around USD 15 billion, which will replace America’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport as the busiest airport in the world. Beijing is to build a new airport, which is likely to be the world’s largest in terms of passenger traffic, to the southeast […]

  • February 22, 2012
    Travel Tips: Use your cell phone’s camera to take inventory

    Your cellphone camera is a great gadget when you’re traveling. Instead of having to write down everything you have packed, or anything you might need for future reference, just take a picture! If you lose your baggage, you have a picture of all the belongings in your bag which you can use to claim from […]

  • February 22, 2012
    Armenia abandons Daylight Savings Time

    The Armenian government has abolished daylight saving time (DST) to improve the country’s economy. This means there will be no time changes in Armenia when the most clocks in Europe move 1 hour forward for DST on Sunday, March 25, 2012. Armenia will permanently stay put on “winter time”, Armenia Time, which is 4 hours […]

  • February 22, 2012
    Time zone change in Antartica

    Two Antarctic research stations will change their time zone on Wednesday, February 22, 2012. According to the Australian Antarctic Division, clocks in Casey Station will be turned 3 hours back to UTC+8 at 4 am (04:00) Hobart Time. Residents of Davis Station will advance their clocks 2 hours to UTC+7 at 7am (07:00) Hobart Time. […]

  • February 21, 2012
    McLeodganj’s 152-year old store still lives on

    For most Indians, colonial British India exists only in movies or Kipling’s novels. But in a 152-year-old shop in this Dharamsala suburb the British Raj continues to live on. Located in the heart of McLeodganj, the shop takes you back to India’s colonial past by exhibiting relics of the bygone era. Set up in 1860, […]

  • February 21, 2012
    Photos: Rio de Janerio Carnival 2012

    Photos by Chetan Igatpurikar Carnival at Rio de Janeiro Carnival at Rio de Janeiro Carnival at Rio de Janeiro Carnival at Rio de Janeiro Carnival at Rio de Janeiro Carnival at Rio de Janeiro Carnival at Rio de Janeiro Carnival at Rio de Janeiro Carnival at Rio de Janeiro Carnival at Rio de Janeiro Carnival […]

  • February 21, 2012
    United may launch daily, non-stop flights between New York and Istanbul

    United Airlines today announced plans to launch daily, nonstop flights between its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and Istanbul (IST), effective July 1, 2012, subject to government approval. Westbound service from Istanbul begins July 2. Istanbul will be the 76th international destination that United serves from New York/Newark and the 37th city […]

  • February 17, 2012
    Keep vacations short in order to make them memorable

    You may have read it on most of the travel blogs that to be able to experience a destination is to meet the locals, eat the best local food and stay longer than you may have planned because that will make you soak-in the moments. But Time recommends keeping your vacations short ending with memorable […]

  • February 15, 2012
    HostelBookers announces the Awards for Excellence 2012

    This month sees the launch of the HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2012. HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialist, recognizes excellence in the budget accommodation industry by celebrating the winning properties worldwide. On each continent top hostels and cheap hotels have received awards within 13 categories including Top 3 Accommodation, Best for Solo Travellers, Best for Couples, […]

  • February 15, 2012
    Get partial refunds on your unused plane ticket

    If you have an unused airline ticket, there are chances you may get a partial refund on that non-refundable ticket. Just head over to ChangeYourFlight and let them get some money for you; or a voucher! ChangeYourFlight is the first and only online platform to offer partial refunds to passengers with unused non-refundable tickets while […]

  • February 13, 2012
    National Park Foundation reveals romantic national park getaways (U.S. only)

    Washington, D.C. – With Valentine’s Day upon us and President’s Day long weekend fast approaching, February is the perfect time to plan a romantic activity or getaway in one of America’s nearly 400 national parks. In fact, on Monday, February 20 all parks are free to visitors. So, whether you only have an evening or […]

  • February 13, 2012
    Dedicated website for booking cruises launched – CruiseWise

    New website CruiseWise is dedicated to booking cruises and has launched today. The startup aims to simplify the online cruise booking process, bringing it up to par with what you find now when booking hotels or flights. With site’s online search engine, customers can compare prices, routes, cabin choices and other options across multiple cruise […]

  • February 13, 2012
    Let someone else find the best flight deal for you through Flightfox

    The time you’d spend on looking for flights for that next great vacation may be spent on some worth while things like walking your dog or having a good meal with friends. But you must book those flights, so what do you do? Simple. You go to Flightfox for the absolute best deal. They call […]

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