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Google Shortcuts – A Traveler's Best Friend

Google Shortcuts – A Traveler's Best Friend

We at WickedGoodTravelTips.com have been hooked on Google travel shortcuts since we discovered them last year. You’ll be amazed at the information you can get with just a few key strokes. Did you know you can check your flight status by entering the flight number in the Google search box? Give this a try: Enter [...]

January 17, 2008 | By | Reply More
Dial 511 for Traffic Info Across the USA

Dial 511 for Traffic Info Across the USA

We all know to dial 911 and 411 for quick assistance, well now there’s 511 to add to the list. Across the country, states have implemented this universal traveler’s traffic information number. With the motto ‘dial before you drive’ the Intelligent Transportation System will provide real time traffic and public transit information so you can [...]

January 16, 2008 | By | Reply More
Solo Travelers Finally Get A Break

Solo Travelers Finally Get A Break

2008 brings good news for folks who are solo travelers. Several major tour companies have announced fare reductions for ‘single occupancy’ travelers. These folks have always been saddled with hefty surcharges, often amounting to paying double for their trips. Now as this demographic grows, tour companies are making an effort to bring prices down. The [...]

January 15, 2008 | By | Reply More
How To Find Lowest Priced Caribbean Vacations

How To Find Lowest Priced Caribbean Vacations

Fly me away for some sun and fun! Everyone loves to find a great deal on their next vacation. Whether you know which Caribbean island you want to scoot off to, or you’re just scanning for a great deal, here are the top online sites for finding deals on Caribbean vacations. Follow these 5 steps [...]

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How To Find the Lowest Cruise Prices

How To Find the Lowest Cruise Prices

Cruising has become one of most desired vacation activities in both the United States and throughout Europe. The proliferation of new cruise ships is unprecedented. Each year sees the introduction of half a dozen gleaming new vessels. The good news is that in recent years supply has kept pace with demand, and in some cases [...]

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The Best Online Sites For Finding Hotels in France

The Best Online Sites For Finding Hotels in France

Whenever I’m in need a Paris Hotel, or a hotel in Cannes, St. Tropez, Burgundy, or the Loire Valley, I always start my search with a visit to Kayak.com, and Hotels.com. Then I check out some good regional sites: B&B’s / Cottages in France Chateau Rentals Country Inns Home Rentals Hostels in France Hotel Guide [...]

January 13, 2008 | By | Reply More
Find Hotels in Britain – Best Online Hotel Sites

Find Hotels in Britain – Best Online Hotel Sites

Find a great hotel in London, Edinburgh, or throughout the UK. Here are some of the best internet sites for finding hotels, inns and bed and breakfast and vacation rental accommodations. Apartments Barclay Web London Guest Suites Regent Suites Vacation Rentals By Owner CraigsList – London

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Make Your Own Guide Book

Make Your Own Guide Book

Here’s a new trend among travel publishers – create your own travel guide. More and more travel content and advice is moving out of printed pages and onto the web. Publishers like Fommers, Fodors, Rick Steves, Lonely Planet and Eyewitness have duplicated much of their guide book information and put it on their websites where [...]

January 12, 2008 | By | Reply More
More Countries Go Smoke-Free!

More Countries Go Smoke-Free!

So this fellow won’t be sitting next to you in the Bistro any longer – what a relief! The new year has brought big changes to bars and restaurants in France as a complete smoking ban went into effect for all public places. The French, trying to ease the ‘blow’, introduced the smoking ban in [...]

January 10, 2008 | By | Reply More
Virtual Travel Alarm Clock Service

Virtual Travel Alarm Clock Service

Here’s a great site/service that can follow you from home, to work, and even on vacation. I don’t know about you, but I never fully trust a wake up call at a hotel – I end up tossing and turning all night wondering if I’ll wake up in time for whatever. And I hesitate to [...]

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