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Archive for November, 2012

  • November 30, 2012
    Megabus to start services in California and Nevada for $1

    Megabus, the low-cost, popular bus service on the east coast of United States will re-start their services between San Francisco and Los Angeles on the west coast from December 12, 2012. California and Nevada residents can now travel express to/from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, Riverside, Las Vegas, Sparks/Reno, Sacramento and San Jose for as […]

  • November 28, 2012
    Latest 10 airlines compatible with iOS Passbook

    With Apple’s latest iOS 6, released in September this year, ‘Passbook’ has been the hype of every airline to add their virtual ticket stubs which before resided within their own individual apps. American Airlines, United and Lufthansa were the first airlines to support mobile boarding passes within Passbook. Now, after over two months of the […]

  • November 27, 2012
    Check local transportation costs to manage your travel budget

    We love planning our travels in terms of costs involved for each trip, but those costs can increase exponentially if the local transportation is not carefully considered. Mark warren of Let’s Go guides for students recommends considering the costs of public transportation carefully, because those can significantly change your budget. Mark makes a point that […]

  • November 27, 2012
    Use S.L.E.E.P. acronym to avoid bringing bed bugs after traveling

    One of the most annoying failure about travel is to bring home the bedbugs that may have creeped into your baggage. It saves a lot of money if you’re a cautious traveler by not spending more than $2,000 on getting your home bedbug free. Here are some tips to avoid bringing these home from your […]

  • November 27, 2012
    Proof of ID now required for all classes of Indian Railways

    Earlier this year, we had mentioned that you will need to carry a proof of ID for AC class on Indian Railways. This was mandatory starting February 15 of this year. Now, the government has issued a statement that the same proof of ID is required for booking of tickets on all classes of Indian […]

  • November 26, 2012
    Clip the Trip will tell you how locals travel

    If you are traveling on a budget, yet want to experience the best in a city then you’d would want to know how and what the locals do. There are many resources online helping you customize your trip – where to go, what to do, eat, drink, etc – with details on every hour of […]

  • November 26, 2012
    Tips for the first timers to enjoy Rajasthan Tour

    Are you planning to make a fantastic visit to Rajasthan for the first time? It’s really a very enthusiastic opportunity for you to make a glorious visit to India and especially to the royal state of Rajasthan both for the heritage and wildlife tour. Highlighting the true glory of Rajasthan at its different forts, palaces, […]

  • November 20, 2012
    Peek launches ‘Perfect Days’ to let you create your own trip

    Peek offers a lot of customized trips and activities on their website with carefully curated and selected vendors. Launched just a month back with selected locations in California and Hawaii, Peek takes it to the next level by letting users define their “perfect days” with insider tips on sights to see, places to sleep and […]

  • November 18, 2012
    Tip: Use clothing iron to heat small amounts of water

    Most hotel rooms don’t come with a microwave inside the room, and if you need to heat water then you can use most clothing irons as a hotplate. Topologic blog suggests that you can heat water on the flat metal surface, but make sure to secure the iron upside down. Of course, it will be […]

  • November 17, 2012
    See, learn and locate your destinations using Trover

    If you’re at a destination and need to know all the cool places to see and restaurants around your location then you must visit Trover or download their app for iOS and Android. Trover is a community of food, travel, adventure and photography enthusiasts who enjoy sharing favorite things to do, see and dine – […]

  • November 15, 2012
    Call to 40 countries using Skype for a month. Sign-up only today

    Our favorite calling service Skype is giving away unlimited free calls in over 40 countries. You must claim this by end of today November 15, 2012. The scheme covers both landline and mobile calls in the US, and international calls to over 40 countries. Make sure to cancel this service after 27 days else you […]

  • November 13, 2012
    Airbnb launches ‘Neighborhoods’ and ‘Local Lounge’

    Airbnb introduced ‘Neighborhoods‘ today that allows users to find the experiences they want based on their interests and the particular parts of a city that they want to stay in. Launching with more than 300 neighborhoods in seven cities, it aims to make selection of things to do and places to stay easier because the […]

  • November 9, 2012
    Verona to ban all food items when visiting Juliet’s House

    Casa di Giulietta or Juliet’s House in Verona, Italy, is one of the most visited sights, especially by lovelorn visitors who come here to leave the letters and messages, often using chewing gum to stick them to the brick walls of the courtyard beneath the balcony. This has resulted in an unsightly mess of hardened […]

  • November 8, 2012
    Priceline acquires Kayak, lets it operate independently just announced that it has agreed to acquire the travel search engine Kayak for $1.8 billion. Priceline will pay $40 per share for Kayak. About $500 million of the purchase price will be in cash and the other $1.3 billion in equity and stock options. Priceline said that Kayak will continue to operate independently. […]

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