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Posts from the ‘Transport’ Category

  • March 17, 2011
    TuGo Luggage Cup & Bottle Holders

    It can be difficult to make your way through an airport with a rolling suitcase, a bag and a cup of coffee. With the Tugo this task will be darn simple! This little rubber item straddles the pull poles of your rolling bag and provides a secure holder there for your coffee cup or travel […]


  • March 11, 2011
    Travel advice for Japan after the quake & tsunami

    The U.S. government is asking Americans who have travel plans to Japan to reconsider for now, while travelers already in the region are scrambling to figure out what to do next. The U.S. Department of State has issued a travel alert strongly urging U.S. citizens to avoid tourism and nonessential travel to the country for […]


  • February 4, 2011
    Free travel apps for iOS – Part 1

    There are tons of iPhone travel apps out there, both, paid and free; so we have listed some of the ones that are free and can be of a good value or just help. Updated on September 27, 2011 Click here for a list of free travel apps for iOS Also check out TripBase’s Travel […]


  • January 5, 2011
    A Guide to Cheap Buses (NY Times)

    There are tons of low-cost bus services from New York City to Philadelphia, Washington DC and Boston, and one can get really confused with all those names like WorldWideBus, Greyhound, FungWah, Megabus, Tripper, Bolt, and LuckyStar. So which one do you take? What’s the lowest cost one would pay for these services? Which one is […]


  • November 8, 2010
    Google offers free in-flight Wi-Fi this holiday season

    From Nov. 20 through Jan. 2., most flights offered by Virgin America, AirTran, or Delta will feature free in-flight Wi-Fi, sponsored by Google and its Chrome browser. It seems like a full web browsing and email access from their in-flight offerings. It’s great to have free internet available if you need it while traveling the […]


  • October 29, 2010
    Southwest to offer $5 in-flight WiFi

    Southwest Airlines announced today that it will offer onboard WiFi on the airline’s 32 enabled airplanes for a flat, introductory rate of $5 for any device or flight length. The airline began testing WiFi on four flights last year. “Southwest tested a number of different pricing points throughout this process and is pleased that we […]


  • October 20, 2010
    Hoover Dam Bypass bridge opens

    The 1,900-foot Hoover Dam bypass bridge, which is 890 feet above the river, is now open to traffic after years of planning and more than five years of construction. The four-lane bypass will shift traffic away from the two-lane U.S. 93 across Hoover Dam. It is about 1,500 feet south of the dam and crosses […]


  • May 25, 2010
    Daily Beast ranks America’s most dangerous airlines

    Although airplane travel is the safest mode of transportation, and America arguably has the safest air traffic system in the world, there are differences worth noting for the millions of global travelers who will fly a U.S.-based airline this summer. Incidents, and accidents, do happen! The Daily Beast ranks America’s most dangerous airlines and U.S. […]


  • April 20, 2010
    Iceland Volcano not covered by travel insurance

    Update 2: The US Travel Insurance Association reports that most of its member companies are providing coverage to travelers affected by trip cancellations and delays arising from the volcanic eruption in Iceland. To qualify for coverage, the travel insurance policy must have been purchased prior to the volcano eruption. Read more at: Most Travel Insurance […]


  • April 12, 2010
    World’s best subways

    Metros are high capacity, high frequency, urban electric transport railway systems. Also known as the subway, underground, and tube, they are distinguished by being separated from all other types of traffic, pedestrians included. When it comes to energy consumption and space occupancy, metros are among the most efficient means of transportation. In 2006, 155 million […]


  • February 8, 2010
    American to charge $8 for pillow & blanket

    It’s time to pack your own pillow & blanket if you are going to travel on American Airlines, because if you want one, it’s going to cost you. The airline will charge $8 for a pillow and blanket in coach class for domestic trips and some international flights longer than two hours, beginning May 1. […]


  • January 19, 2010
    New airline consumer protection site from U.S. government

    Was your baggage mishandled? Were you denied a refund that you should have received? Flight delays? We are not sure if anyone is listening to your worries or complaints, but the US Department of Transportation (DOT) has launched a new website to help consumers compare and complain about airline service. The website, allows travelers to […]


  • January 12, 2010
    Delta hikes baggage fees: $23 for first, $32 for second

    The higher fees take effect Tuesday for Delta passengers who booked their flights Jan. 5 or later and are checking bags on domestic flights. For those who pay the baggage fees when they check in online, the fees will be $23 for the first checked bag and $32 for the second checked bag. Those who […]


  • December 29, 2009
    Leaked: new TSA rules coming soon!

    Here are the new Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration’s official security rules. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Aviation Security Directive Subject: Security Directive Number: SD 1544-09-06 Date: December 25, 2009 EXPIRATION: 0200Z on December 30, 2009 This Security Directive (SD) must be implemented immediately. The measures contained in this SD are in […]


  • December 26, 2009
    World’s fastest rail-line opens in China

    The Wuhan–Guangzhou High-Speed Railway, also known as the Wuguang Passenger Railway, is a 968-kilometre (601 mi) high-speed rail line, operated by China Railway High-speed (CRH), connecting Wuhan (Hubei) and Guangzhou (Guangdong), in the People’s Republic of China. It is the world’s fastest train service, utilizing double-heading CRH2C and CRH3C trains which average 313 kilometres per […]


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