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Archive for February, 2014

  • February 27, 2014
    Pre-clear U.S. immigration at Abu Dhabi for Etihad flights

    Etihad Airways announced that all passengers bound for United States from Abu Dhabi airport on most Etihad flights will be able to pre-clear US CBP (Customs and Border Protection) immigration procedures at the Terminal 3 in Abu Dhabi Airport. The Terminal 3 is a purpose-built facility that allows U.S. bound passengers to undertake all immigration, […]

  • February 25, 2014
    6 most wild and thrilling activities in Dubai

    We all had heard about Dubai much but very few of us experienced this charming city. Dubai is recently developed city of adventures and thrills that knows better how to catch tourists in large number. The rich Arabian city provide several opportunities of desert thrills, water excitements, air actions and a peaceful invade in its […]

  • February 17, 2014
    Don’t be that annoying passenger with these tips

    We all hate to fly these days; with smaller seats and lesser leg spaces, it’s not a relaxing or pleasant experience. Yes, we are referring to the coach class! And then there are the passengers who make things a bit awful for others. The recommendations here may seem trivial, but frequent fliers will appreciate these […]

  • February 14, 2014
    Cost of permits to climb Mount Everest drops

    It took a staggering amount of US$25,000 to get a permit to climb Mount Everest, but now Nepalese authorities have slashed that to US$12,000 starting next year, in hopes of attracting more tourists. Prices vary a lot depending on the season. The $11,000 price is for the high climbing season stretching from March to May. […]

  • February 10, 2014
    Personal experience on a trip to the symbol of love – Taj Mahal

    There is a lot to say but I will try to stay brief. My wife and I planned to meet our daughter, who is currently studying in India, and road trip together thus we contacted 6-8 agencies for help. Many frantic email exchanges later, we decided upon a presumably a new entrant, at least in […]

  • February 6, 2014
    Map of every bus and train routes across U.S.

    If you’re a traveler like us who prefers public transportation and road journeys, then look at the detailed map of every Greyhound (bus) and Amtrak (bus and train) route across United States that the American Intercity Bus Riders Association has put together. Download the PDF here and save it to your smartphone or tablet for […]

  • February 3, 2014
    ‘Tourism Dirham’ in Dubai will increase accommodation rates

    The Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council are introducing something called as ‘Tourism Dirham’, which is a minimal charge to be applied to guests staying in all genres and rating of holiday accommodation including hotels, hotel apartments, guesthouses and holiday homes. This minimal charge will be applicable from March 31, 2014 […]

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