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Compensation for Bumped Airline Passengers Doubles

Compensation for Bumped Airline Passengers Doubles

Yesterday the US Department of Transportation announced new compensation limits for passengers bumped from flights. Over the past 5 years we’ve all been squeezed onto totally full airline flights, as carriers dramatically reduce the number of flights operated. The number of overbooked flights with passengers bumped even though they have a perfectly valid ticket (officially […]

April 17, 2008 | By | Reply More
New Auto Guide For National Parks

New Auto Guide For National Parks

Heading for a National Park tour this summer? Don’t go without a Gaper Guide! These portable guides have just been introduced for Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. The GPS enabled tour guide sits comfortably on your vehicle’s dashboard. As the GPS unit identifies where you are, it points out interesting facts, local history and […]

January 25, 2008 | By | Reply More
Get Your Mail Anywhere In The World

Get Your Mail Anywhere In The World

Managing print mail at home is one of the great challenges for long term travelers. Whether you’re moving from place to place, or spending a month or more at a new destination, it’s a major puzzle to receive (or keep tabs on) your mail at home. We’ve found a web service that solves the problem! […]

December 28, 2007 | By | 1 Reply More
Worldwide Tipping Guide

Worldwide Tipping Guide

How much should we tip at restaurants in Australia and New Zealand? Do you tip in Japan or not…? How about China, do they tip there?? What about in Dubai – what’s the scoop? Man, this is always an issue when traveling! Well thank goodness the good folks at Magellan’s have composed a simple to […]

November 19, 2007 | By | Reply More
6 Ways To Protect Your Money While Traveling

6 Ways To Protect Your Money While Traveling

Rule #1 – Be aware of your personal space. In the U.S. we take for granted that we won’t be pushed, pulled or jostled on a regular basis and that items hanging about our body are safe. In the rest of the world, the rules are different! If it’s hanging free, it’s up for grabs.

June 10, 2007 | By | Reply More