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Take An RV Tour In Europe

Take An RV Tour In Europe

Bring your love of RVing to Europe this summer! I’ve always thought RV adventuring was an American thing, ‘get your motor running, head out on the highway’ across the United States, but I’m clearly very wrong! Europe, Australia and New Zealand (to name a few) all have thriving RV and campground industries. In fact, joining […]

February 1, 2008 | By | 1 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
Is Airline Check-In Going Paperless?

Is Airline Check-In Going Paperless?

Now that virtually every man, woman, and child carries a cell phone in their pocket, the airlines are planning to go paperless for check-in by sending a boarding pass to your cell phone. In cooperation with the TSA, Continental Airlines has begun testing the new paperless boarding system on nonstop flights. It’s hoped that not […]

December 26, 2007 | By | Reply More
A Great Site To Make Air Travel Easier

A Great Site To Make Air Travel Easier

Every now and then I come across a website that has WOW power – FlightStats.com falls into that category. It just keeps getting better and better. Use these travel tools every time you’re headed to an airport. #1 – A Flight Delay Button for your Google navigation bar. This button has a drop down list […]

November 21, 2007 | By | Reply More
Southwest Airlines Changes Boarding Procedures

Southwest Airlines Changes Boarding Procedures

Beginning any day now, Southwest’s long standing open cattle call for boarding is coming to an end. With the intention of eliminating the hoards of passengers jostling for prime position to board the aircraft, SWA has drafted new boarding procedures. The popular open seating concept will remain, however passengers will now be issued an alpha […]

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How To Find The Right Eurail Pass

How To Find The Right Eurail Pass

For years choosing a rail pass has been a puzzle for even the best travel planners. Do you need a pass that combines two countries, is regional, maybe a global extravaganza of 18 countries? Should it be a Flexi pass stretching over several months, or will your travel be done in two weeks? How about […]

October 26, 2007 | By | Reply More
At Last, Convenient Airport Parking

At Last, Convenient Airport Parking

We’ve all been there€¦.waiting for an arriving family member, dodging the traffic cops and circling the airport for a spot to park and hide until our loved one emerges. Since 9-11 it’s become impossible to wait near terminals for any length of time, creating a herd of circling vehicles clogging airport roadways. Happily, the solution […]

October 26, 2007 | By | Reply More
JetBlue Look Out – Virgin America is here!

JetBlue Look Out – Virgin America is here!

I am writing this while I am on a JetBlue fight to Florida, and my big question is €œWHAT IN THE WORLD HAS HAPPENED TO JETBLUE€? I am back in the air and flying regularly and forgot just how bad the airlines have gotten. Why do I feel like they are doing me a favor […]

October 26, 2007 | By | Reply More
Tips For Driving In Ireland

Tips For Driving In Ireland

The rolling green countryside of Ireland is best explored by car, but you’ll need some quick tips before venturing off: Tip 1: You need to opt for full rental car insurance coverage. Most credit card companies DO NOT provide collision damage insurance in Ireland. Maybe it’s the narrow roads that dance between stone walls and […]

June 16, 2007 | By | 1 Reply More
Air, Rail, Bus in England

Air, Rail, Bus in England

The UK has terrific public transportation. Below are guides and resources for Airports, London Tube, Brit Rail and Ferries to Ireland and France. England Transportation sites: Air: Airport Info, Healthrow Express, Gatwick, Express, Airport Transfers Tube and Bus: London Tube, London Journey Planner, National Coach Rail: Brit Rail, Euro Tunnel, Euro Star, Rail Network Sea: […]

June 15, 2007 | By | Reply More