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  • December 15, 2011
    United-Continental frequent flyers can earn miles by checking-in to social sites

    United and Continental airlines are now handing out miles and other perks to MileagePlus and OnePass members when they use Facebook and Foursquare to check-in through their social networks at various US airports. The new product comes through a United-Continental partnership with TopGuest. To get the perks, travelers visit or to register their […]

  • December 13, 2011
    Party Earth will tell you where to party tonight

    Party Earth provides reviews, up-to-date calendars and user-generated photos of social venues (i.e. bars, nightclubs, beaches, online casinos and whatnot) in a variety of cities throughout the USA and Europe. “Party Earth is the best destination online to discover how to have the most fun offline – no matter where, when, or with whom,” claims […]

  • December 8, 2011
    Stay for free by house-sitting someone’s home and pets

    The concept of house-sitting is becoming popular across Europe and North America by providing the service of taking care of people’s property (and sometimes pets), in exchange for free accommodations. It’s a great way to make new friends out of some fabulous home owners and neighbors and spent ample time in places where you could […]

  • December 7, 2011
    Megabus is giving away 200,000 free tickets

    Transportation is often one of the most expensive part of traveling so it’s nice to get a free ride. And for people traveling around the United States and Toronto from January 4 through March 1, 2012, Megabus is giving away 200,000 free seats. Megabus, which launched in April of 2006, is already known for it’s […]

  • November 21, 2011
    U.S. Consulate in Mumbai opens its doors at a new location

    The US consulate general in Mumbai officially opened its doors to visitors at its new Bandra-Kurla Complex location in the city, an official said here on Monday. According to the consular chief, David Tyler, the new building has over 40 interview windows and employs the latest technology to ensure that visa applicants have a short […]

  • November 16, 2011
    Megabus starts services to Atlanta

    Megabus, the low-cost, popular bus service started services to and from Atlanta. Many of the riders Wednesday said the biggest reason they are taking the trip is because of how inexpensive it was. “With gas at $3.20 a gallon, you do the math and for 234 miles and you double that for a round trip […]

  • October 21, 2011
    Delta’s ‘Economy Comfort’ and American’s Curbside Check-in

    Delta adds Economy Comfort on all aircrafts Delta Air Lines unveiled plans to introduce “Economy Comfort”– a premium economy cabin product launched on long-haul international flights earlier this year – to its entire mainline fleet of more than 550 aircraft, in addition to more than 250 two-class regional jets. The new seats will feature pitch […]

  • October 18, 2011
    Southwest & AirTran winter sale – $35 flights (U.S. only)

    Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways are having their Winter Fares Sale with fares starting as low as $35, depending on miles traveled. The fares are valid for travel from Nov 30 – Dec 14, 2011 and Jan 4 – Feb 15, 2012. You must book by Oct 20, 2011. 0 – 450 Miles $35 451 […]

  • October 13, 2011
    AirTran to force plus-size passengers to buy second seat

    Sitting on an airplane next to a plus-size passenger is definitely not a great experience to fly, especially now when most airlines are squeezing leg-space and space in between seats. So after receiving many complaints from customers, AirTran will force overweight passengers to buy a second seat. Similar to its parent company, Southwest Airlines, flight […]

  • October 12, 2011
    Information about ESTA to U.S. for citizens of Visa Waiver Program countries

    Travelers to the U.S.A. have to fill out an online ESTA form before travel in a new system of checks that is mandatory. This is applicable for the following only: You are a citizen or eligible national of a Visa Waiver Program (VWP) country. You are currently not in possession of a visitor’s visa. Your […]

  • October 4, 2011
    Travel highlights around the world

    Some of the travel news from all over the world. Travelzoo launches iPhone app for UK and Europe Travel deals website Travelzoo has launched its first iPhone app in the UK and Europe, allowing subscribers to access travel deals while on the go. The app also uses GPS to locate the closest deals to the […]

  • October 3, 2011
    Priceline launches ‘Tonight-Only’ hotel deals for iOS

    Travel company has launched a new application for hotel reservations called Tonight-Only Deals, available on iPhone and iPod touch. The new app lets travelers get last-minute deals on hotels starting that same night in 34 cities including Fort Lauderdale. Travelers can make reservations for up to four nights. The app is part of’s […]

  • September 30, 2011
    Bing introduces maps for U.S. airports

    Bing announced today the launch of airport maps for 42 major airports across the U.S., with plans to expand to other airports over time. The new feature is available now in Bing Maps on the desktop. With this, you can see inside airports in order to locate terminals, check-in counters, restrooms, shops, restaurants, baggage claim […]

  • September 28, 2011
    Lonely Planet puts ten city guides on sale for World Tourism Day, until Friday

    In celebration of World Tourism Day, Lonely Planet is giving away ten bestselling City Travel Guide apps for iPhone and iPod for US$1.99 (normally US$5.99). (Sale prices in other regions: AU$1.99, UK £1.49, EU 1,59 €). The sale lasts for three days, so be sure to grab these by Friday. Sound good? Download your the […]

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