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Posts tagged ‘Tips’

  • August 19, 2009
    Websites for traveling women

    Although most of the travel industry still thinks of travelers as traditional couples, an increasing number of women are traveling alone or with other women. Part of the reason is demographic; after all, women do live longer than men, and groups of senior women are a frequent sight in visitor centers around the world. But […]


  • August 18, 2009
    Travel Insurance: when to get, skip

    A lot of people travel around the world with full insurance coverage or none. Some countries require you to purchase travel insurance – for example travel to any Schengen country requires you to show the proof of travel insurance when you go for a visa. The costs for travel insurance varies for the destination country […]


  • August 4, 2009
    Cheap airline tickets on Twitter

    JetBlue and United Airlines, two major airline carriers in the US, have started using the service to offer discounted seats on flights that weren’t filled. These types of discounts have been available from airlines for a while, starting with emails in the 90s, but Twitter fills this particular need perfectly. JetBlue started posting its “Cheeps,” […]


  • July 29, 2009
    BestParking finds cheap parking in cities & airports

    If you are shopping for best rates to park your car and you’re crunched for time, then BestParking has already crunched the numbers for you and can help you find the best rate. How much can you save by comparison shopping? In our tests there was a disparity between the highest priced and lowest priced […]


  • July 27, 2009
    Tips for saving money on rail travel

    Rail travelers are feeling the pinch due to another wave of fare increases and can beat ‘trainflation’ by smarter online buying. Some of the train operating companies are using the rail franchise system to rip off passengers by raising fares up to 10% above inflation on some routes – thetrainline.com is keen to help rail […]


  • July 20, 2009
    Airline Passengers BoR and more

    Tomorrow, a Senate committee will hold a hearing on legislation that grants passengers the right to deplane if their plane is delayed on the runway for more than 3 hours. The legislation will also require that airlines provide water, food, and bathroom facilities during delays. Recently, the Department of Transportation smacked Delta with a $375,000 fine for ignoring federal […]


  • June 29, 2009
    Tips for traveling with a baby

    Traveling with a baby can be daunting and overwhelming. You can avoid disasters of missing a flight or losing the stroller – here are top ten tips to prepare you for traveling with a baby: Check-in Make sure to leave plenty of time to get to the airport, check in, and go through security. With […]


  • June 26, 2009
    Tips for trauma-free travel

    Holidaying is one of our favourite pastimes, with Brits making almost 70,000 trips abroad alone each year. While we traditionally associate holidaying with seasonal health complaints such as travellers’ tummy, sunburn and insect bites, back pain is also a common holiday health hazard. We all need a holiday to recharge our batteries, but with back […]


  • June 26, 2009
    Eight tips for smooth air travel

    There’s a lot to do before you take that flight and still make it to the airport two hours before your 11 a.m. flight. But what if you could cut that time in half and not miss your flight? Here are some tips to help you navigate more quickly. 1. Take public transportation No car […]