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Travel deals – Web resources

Travel deals – Web resources

Everyone can use a good deal.. especially when you are travelling! Flight & hotel costs can cost all your limbs.. but not if you are savvy enough to use the internet. You can find some sweet deals if you search for them. But, my fingers would start aching entering the travel dates and other search [...]

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Get Directions from your Mobile Phone

Get Directions from your Mobile Phone

Ever forget to print and take directions and a map with you while traveling? It’s not fun getting lost in a big city. Even if you are well prepared, plans might change and you might need to go to a place that you didn’t get directions for. No worries. Just dial ‘DIR-ECT-IONS’ (347-328-4667) from your [...]

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End to End Travel Help from Rome2Rio

This nicely sums up the concept behind a new Google Maps mashup – Rome2Rio.com. “The airport to airport thing has been solved really well by Kayak and Hipmunk, so we want to do the other end like from the airport to where you want to go. Because no one goes on holiday at an airport,” [...]

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Schmap – Travel Guides Supercharged

Schmap – Travel Guides Supercharged

I love traveling. And I am fond of reading travel guides before and while traveling. I like to get the background about the places I am visiting and try to find the best bang for the buck in the limited time I am at a place. I have used Fodor’s guides and TripAdvisor forums in [...]

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Google Spreading Some Free WiFi Holiday Cheer

Google Spreading Some Free WiFi Holiday Cheer

Google was in the news recently for announcing free Wi-Fi to all passengers on Virgin America flights this holiday season. Now, they have extended the free wi-fi offer to passengers traveling via these 47 airports in the US. So, if you one of the millions who will be spending time at airports around the US [...]

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Book a Hotel Room With a View with Room77

How many times have you booked a hotel room and wished it had a better view out the window? Room77.com is a new hotel room search engine service that lets you find hotel rooms with views. Room77 has a database of around half a million hotel rooms in 2500 properties. Most of the hotels in [...]

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Offbeat Guides – Create & Print Your Custom Travel Guides

Offbeat Guides – Create & Print Your Custom Travel Guides

Offbeat Guides is different where it allows you to customize your travel guide based on your travel dates, preferences and destination.

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StormPulse – Intuitive Hurricane Information

With the hurricane season in full swing and with Hurricane Ike nearing the shores of US, some of us might be keeping an eye on news sites and weather sites for hurricane information. I wanted to share an excellent resource that I came across recently for tracking Hurricanes – Stormpulse. Stormpulse is dedicated to sharing [...]

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4 Cool Ways to Track Flights

4 Cool Ways to Track Flights

If you have traveled by flight anytime, you know how unpredictable flight schedules are. It is even worse when you are trying to pick or drop someone at an airport. Sometimes it’s bad weather. Sometimes it’s bad luck. Sometimes it’s just plain incompetence on the airlines’ part. Now, you can be a little bit more [...]

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