Africa Roaming Mobile Phone
Tourists and business travelers in ten African countries can now enjoy quick and substantial roaming savings while traveling from one country to another through free incoming calls to be shared by leading mobile service providers in Africa.
Photo by: Andre Du Plessis
The Little Mermaid and Han
The Little Mermaid of harbor town Helsingor, in Denmark, is soon to get her brother called Han. To be placed on June 2, 2012, this is another reason to visit Copenhagen.
On our last trip to South America in December 2011, our travel agent (yeah, we got better rates through them!) booked our seats (two of them) as window and aisle seats with leaving the middle one ‘empty’. She told us that if we’re lucky enough to be on a flight that isn’t filled, then this trick increases the possibility of having an empty seat next to us. Although we didn’t get lucky enough to get an empty seat next to us, but if you’re booking tickets with a friend or family member, you probably look for two seats together, but a better strategy is to book an aisle and a window seat in the same row.
Las Vegas airport
We’ve all experienced that moment when our laptop or phone batteries signal a low power while sitting at that departure lounge. And that’s when we start scurrying around, looking for a power supply before the device dies. It’s an increasingly common problem for so-called always connected traveler.
That is when the new website AirportPlugs comes in.
With all the airlines slapping $35-$100 baggage fees on passengers for the last few years, now Allegiant Air (similar to Spirit Air) has taken it to the next level and this is just the beginning for all the other airlines to follow.
Allegiant Air announced on Monday that it would start charging passengers $35 for carry-on luggage by Wednesday.
The ex-CTO of HuffPost, Paul Berry, launched a new house-swapping website called CasaHop
. The lack of social connections on websites like homeexchange made Paul start CasaHop, which according to him, will be free when the service goes live in the next few weeks.
Kids in airplanes (source: 2cutekidz)
Last June, we had reported that Malaysian Airlines was considering child-free first class flights
and now Canada-based WestJet
has introduced a new program called Kargo Kids
, that allows passengers to travel on select child-free flights, creating a quieter and more relaxing inflight experience, while children travel in a “special VIP” area of the aircraft.
Tourists from 166 countries can now avail of the expanded 30-day free visa upon arrival and six months for retirees as part of the government efforts to prove “It is more fun in the Philippines”.
iPhone Scuba Case
The iPhone Scuba case
from TAT7 has only three strategically-placed mechanical buttons for launching and operating the default camera app.
US Customs & Border Protection
The Obama administration proposed on Tuesday to recognize same-sex couples as families on customs forms, a small but significant step, supporters said, toward equal recognition by the federal government.
Huffington Post reports that a German court has ruled that certain police are allowed to carry out ID checks on the basis of skin color.
is a new website that aggregates the ongoing flash sales of hotel deals from across the web for convenience of the shoppers.
With a debt mounting to Rs.7,000 Crore ($70 billion), Kingfisher Airlines has already cancelled all international flights and now, NDTV reports that no one in India or abroad wants to purchase Kingfisher Airline tickets, even though the CEO Vijay Mallya confirmed on March 20
, that the airline will run 125 domestic flights.
‘Laissez les bons temps rouler’ or ‘let the good times roll’ is a common saying in this fine and vibrant city. New Orleans is as soulful and elegant as it ever was, a mainstay of Southern American culture and a resilient city after the devastation left by hurricane Katrina. Make sure you book cheap flights to new orleans