Myanmar(Burma) Tour, Myanmar Trip – by a Myanmar Local Travel Agency

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Myanmar(Burma) Tour & Sample Itineraries

Myanmar (Burma) is quite unlike any place you know about, and remains a world apart. Turn back the clock with a trip to this time-warped country and discover this captivating, mysterious and compelling country.

IndochinaTour.com will organize you a wonderful trip to immerse yourself in its culture. Explore Burma’s diverse historic sites and landscapes, escorted by experienced tour guide and private vehicle. Our inside knowledge allows you to have an in-depth look at Myanmar and have a lifetime encounter with this compelling destination.

All Myanmar Tour Packages

Yangon – Bagan – Heho – Inle Lake – Mandelay – Amarapura – Mandalay

This is the classic tour in Myanmar. It is designed to highlight the must-see tourist destinations in Myanmar. On the 8-day classic.

Yangon – Heho – Inle Lake – Heho – Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay

This is the highlights tour in Myanmar and suits the taste of cruise lovers. The 10-day trip combines the highlights of popular destina.

Yangon – Bagan – Mandelay – Amarapura – Bagan – Heho – Inle Lake – Heho – Thandwe – Ngapali – Thandwe – Yangon

This is the Myanmar classic tour with the relaxing tour at Ngapali Beach, designed especially for the sun and beach lovers. On the.

Yangon – Heho – Inle Lake – Samgar Village – Phaekon – Loikaw – Kalaw -Heho – Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay

12 Days Myanmar Best Tour offers you the popular destinations in Myanmar to experience its history and culture, and the discovery trip.

Yanggon – Heho – Inle Lake – Kalaw – Pindaya – Taung Myint Gyi Village – Mwe-Taw Village – Ywar-Taw Village – Kalaw – Heho – Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura

Myanmar Off the Beaten Track is a finely trekking itinerary in Myanmar, focusing as much on Myanmar’s lesser visited back-roads as.

Yangon – Heho – Inle Lake – Kalaw – Pindaya – Taung Myint Gyi Village – Mwe-Taw Village – Ywar-Taw Village – Kalaw – Heho – Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura

This is the panorama adventure tour in Myanmar. You will fully enjoy all highlights: Yangon – the garden city and the main gateway.





06/10/2017

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NACTA – The National Association of Career Travel Agents #travel #greece

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Many Professional Travel Agents find that working with a “host” agency is the most desirable way to operate their independent travel business. Host agencies specialize in offering independents sophisticated services, overrides, automation, quality control and support. By aligning yourself with a quality host agency you can catapult your business into existence or take it to another level with great confidence that your clients will benefit.

Finding a quality host agency is critical to your success as an independent travel agent. As you might expect, host agencies are all very different so spend some quality time researching which host makes sense for you. Here are a few things to look for in a host agency;

    They already work with successful independent agents

They do not have any unresolved complaints against their agency

They are committed to developing a professional independent agent network

They do not have a “travel agent recruiting other travel agents” program.

They do not tout “travel agent ID cards” to obtain travel discounts.

They offer meaningful commissions and overrides

They are active ASTA and NACTA members

You understand what you are getting for your investment (if any)

They offer ongoing support

It really doesn’t matter where the host agency is located so don’t get locked into the idea that they have to be down the street from your operation. There are several solutions to the issues of access, communication and delivery that resolve the question of location. Most of all you should feel comfortable with your new host agency and their ability to fulfill your needs as your business grows.

NACTA has a membership for host agencies and the minimum standards for a host agency to qualify for this program are as follows:

    Must have been in business as a host agency for at least one full year

Must carry at least one million dollars in Errors and Omissions Insurance or require all independents to maintain their own current policies.

Average sales volume per independent agent must exceed $10,000.00

There are no unresolved complaints against Host agency

Committed to the development of a professional independent travel agent network

Registered to operate as a host agency with all local, state and federal governments as required

Do not have a “recruitment program” whereby consumers recruit other consumers into the network as a higher priority than individual travel sales.

Do not offer a “Travel Agent Photo ID Card” for the purpose of consumers to obtain travel professional benefits.

Frequently Asked Questions about Host Agencies

Why do I need a host agency?

Most Independent Travel Agents find it necessary (and desirable) to associate with a host agency for the purpose of obtaining domestic airline tickets, override commissions, marketing support, expertise, automation, quality control, clout, operational support and many other reasons that may be a combination of the above.

How do I know which host agency to choose?

Long before you choose your host agency you should develop a business (and marketing) plan so that you understand the nature of the business you intend to develop. If you plan to specialize in selling cruises you will probably want to find a host agency that specializes in working with a cruise specialist. Conversely, if you plan to specialize in handling corporate accounts, you will want find a host agency with the expertise and support mechanism, to make you successful. It is highly unlikely that a cruise specialist can help you if you want to sell corporate accounts and vice versa.

Why does one host agency charge $7,500.00 and the next charge $300.00?

Host agencies are just like other businesses. One may specialize in recruiting brand new agents and have a heavy concentration on training and start up integration into their network. The very next may simply recruit experienced agents and offer no training or integration support whatsoever. Common sense should lead your way through this maze. If the host agency you are looking at is charging $7,500.00 and giving you nothing but simply paying for their marketing cost of finding new agents, then look somewhere else. But, If you can easily see the value in a host agency charging even say, $10,000.00, then that may be a wise decision to make concerning your future.

What is the best computerized reservation system (CRS) or GDS to use?

Many new agents think the sun rises and sets on access to the CRS in the travel industry. Their first concern is “what computer software do I need to book travel”. For the most part, CRS (Computerized Reservations System) or GDS access is not really necessary unless you are going to be booking a lot of domestic airline tickets. Many host agencies offer Internet access to their CRS or GDS and others may offer dial up access via modem. The decision on which host to pick should not be based on the type of CRS access they offer, but on the level of support and overrides they offer as it pertains to your business plan.

What should I look for in a host agency?

There are quite a few things to look for in terms of how a host agency pertains to your business plan. Generally, however, these are the things that NACTA looks at. How long have they been in business? Does the host agency carry Errors and Omissions Insurance? What is the average sales volume per independent agent? How many independent agents belong to the network? Are there any unresolved complaints against the agency with the Better Business Bureau, the State Attorney General’s Office, or the FTC? Agencies appearing on these links have all passed these standards.

What about the $495 instant travel agency deals or Card Mill organizations?

Think about it. If all anyone had to do was pay $495 and then fly first class, stay in suites for free, and take cruises for $10 per day, who would pay full fare? If you really believe you can do all of this for $495, then you probably deserve to lose the money anyway. The truth is that when these operations first started they were able to fool some of the suppliers with phony ID cards and receive travel discounts, but the industry is wise to them now and it is going to be difficult (if not impossible) to fool anyone into accepting phony ID cards. There are some host programs that do charge a start up fee of around the $495 amount but what they include or offer can be on the up and up. Check carefully. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!





06/10/2017

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Most Helpful Travel Sites for Booking Hotels – Flights #cheap #airline

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Most Helpful Travel Sites for Booking Hotels & Flights

by Elizabeth Harper on March 20, 2014

If you’re planning a family vacation or romantic getaway, you’re probably aware of the huge number of ways to search for the right flights and hotels. And while all of these search services work hard to show you the lowest prices, a lot of them miss the mark where it comes to helping you find the best trip.

For example, would you pay $10 more for a flight without a lengthy layover (or without a layover at all)? Even penny-pinchers might find spending that much money to be a worthwhile investment. And what about extra legroom, Wi-Fi access or the best hotel pool? We might consider these must-haves for a happy vacation, but budget-minded search sites can make these amenities harder to hunt down in an effort to save you a buck or two.

A new crop of travel sites is focusing less on cost and more on happiness to help you find not the lowest price tag without impacting your enjoyment on your trip. We’ll walk you through the most helpful sites to help book your perfect vacation.

Find the best flights

We’re big fans of Routehappy. which literally ranks flights based on, yes, happiness. Routehappy tries to find the right balance between a pleasant flying experience and the lowest price.

The search is simple: Enter your starting point, your destination and your travel dates, and Routehappy sets out to find the happiest flights. Sort options by happiest, cheapest, fastest or departure or arrival times, and filter for nonstop, happy and cheap options, nicer planes, roomier seats, high ratings, Wi-Fi, entertainment options and at-seat power in addition to standard options for time and airline. Though it doesn’t show information on extra fees on the search page, clicking on any flight on Routehappy provides extra info about bag fees; it would be nice if this were shown on the main page for more accurate cost calculations, but it’s not a deal-breaker.

The downside to Routehappy is that it doesn’t offer a lot of flight flexibility. You can’t book multi-leg trips or use flexible dates. For that, we like Hipmunk. which offers similar search features with even more options. Search Hipmunk for one-way, round-trip or multi-city flights by entering your starting point, destination and travel dates. Then Hipmunk brings up a list of flights sorted by the lowest agony level, which is a combination of price, duration and number of stops.

Though Hipmunk doesn’t offer the amenity details Routehappy focuses on, it definitely helps find the flight options that are least likely to start your vacation off with frustration. Hipmunk lets you sort results by agony, price, duration and departure or arrival times, as well as filter by airlines, number of stops and nonstops.

To put these sites through their paces, we went shopping for a trip from Austin, Texas, to Los Angeles, California, at the end of May. Routehappy suggested a nonstop JetBlue flight with a happiness rating of 8.7 for $375 round trip with a free checked bag. The next flight, with Alaska Airlines, rated 7.8 on happiness but only cost $355 for a round-trip, nonstop flight but with fees for checked baggage, it could be just as pricey as JetBlue for a less happy flight unless you’re going with a carry-on bag only.

Hipmunk guided us towards cheaper flights, suggesting a nonstop flight from United for $355 round trip. However, we found little information on the flight’s amenities just an icon showing whether or not the flight had Wi-Fi and the only warning about baggage fees comes before you pay, when an additional baggage fees may apply warning pops up. Still, with baggage fees to be expected on most airlines, we don’t think this is a deal-breaker either, especially when Hipmunk does such a good job of directing you to low-pain flights.

Find the perfect hotel

With so many hotel options available, finding the perfect place to stay can be even more of a hassle than choosing the right flight. For general hotel searches, we turn to Hipmunk again. Much as it does with flights, Hipmunk rates hotels on their ecstasy level, which is a combination of price, rating and location.

Enter a location and your check-in and check-out dates, and Hipmunk offers an array of hotels with photos, ratings and TripAdvisor ratings (when available). You can sort by ecstasy, price, stars and reviews as well as filtering by business, kid-friendly, luxury or romantic getaway.You can also narrow your search by property type, amenities and specific chains you might be interested in staying in.

Hipmunk is unusual amongst hotel search engines in that it includes Airbnb’s unique properties as results in your search. If a conventional hotel stay isn’t what you want, though, you’ll probably want to visit Airbnb directly. Airbnb offers unique rentals ranging from single rooms to entire houses to truly unique experiences like a stay in a treehouse or a train caboose.

Enter your location and trip dates, and you’ll get a range of options with photos and reviews. Sorting options are limited to location, price, property type (private room, shared room, etc.) and a few basic amenities, but that’s still more than enough to find some truly individual vacation experiences.

If you want the most search options possible, you’ll want to try Hotels.com. Though it’s a pretty conventional travel search engine, it offers the most options to filter your results to find the exact property you want. In addition to standard filters for price, location, property type, amenities, and ratings, Hotels.com also lets you easily narrow your options by distance to specific attractions or landmarks, by accessibility features for disadvantaged travelers, and by more themes than other searches offer including beach, boutique, business, casino, family-friendly, golf, historic, LGBT-welcoming, luxury, romantic, shopping and spa trips. On the downside, because it’s such a general search, it probably won’t hit the perfect hotel until you configure all of the filters.

We gave all three of these searches a test run looking for a hotel for our imagined Los Angeles trip. Without any filtering, Hipmunk suggested a $119-a-night stay at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, which ranks three stars or three and a half stars on TripAdvisor, followed by a loft listing from Airbnb and then by more reasonably priced and reasonably rated but not necessarily stand-out hotels.

Airbnb immediately impressed, with the first result featuring splashing photos of a waterfront suite in Marina del Rey for $130 a night. Other options included a historic home in Venice, a guest house in Manhattan Beach, and a kitschy, 60s-style trailer just blocks from the beach. Hotels.com’s listings were by far the most conventional, suggesting big brands like Marriott (a top-of-the-page sponsored listing for $1,295 a night) and Loews Hollywood (for $229 a night). However, it just takes a few seconds to apply filters to get highly rated hotels more in our price range, like the Millennium Biltmore that Hipmunk recommended.

Whatever your travel situation, you can’t go wrong with one of these travel searches. All of these will help you narrow your vacation searches to find ideal flights and hotels that will transport you to vacation bliss.

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05/10/2017

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Marlin Travel – Website Review #travel #europe #packages

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Marlin Travel – Website Review

Marlin Travel is the largest travel retail chain in Canada. They have several travel ideas for you to take, and to any part of the world. You can find the best places to visit, the preferred hotels to stay in, the cheapest airline fares, and all the travel information you want. You can make your travel booking online or visit their agency offices, and they are in many places throughout Canada. You can book extensive travel packages with them and at competitive prices.

Are you trying to book a last minute flight, and you are having hard time doing this? With Marlin Travel you can do this, and they can also help you plan your vacation in advance. Do you want a dream cruise vacation? There are cruise specials you can find and with very competitive prices .

You can also book group travel with Marlin Travel and this can be for safaris or land or sea expeditions. With other people who have the same passion as you have, you can organize this group travel or join a group. This is also a travel agency that offers an exclusive destination weddings or honeymoon to couples. They can only place a booking and they can have their vacation holidays or wedding destinations they like.

Europe can be a good destination for a vacation holiday but finding a good travel package can be quite disheartening. Book with Marlin Travel and you will find this quite easy. This is not hard to do because they have several travel agency offices scattered throughout Canada. They are the professionals who can help plan an exclusive vacation holiday for you, one that you will find hard to forget. Probably what they just need is offering special vacation tour packages at large discounts, but only to a select few, with promo discounts offered by the travel agency.

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04/10/2017

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Making Fake Boarding Passes as Gifts – Le Chic Geek #inflatable

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What s Wrong With This Bathroom?

26 days ago

When I surprised my mom with tickets to Paris, I printed out fake boarding passes to present to her.

I ve had some people ask me how I did this, and it was actually quite easy!

First, if you are looking for a way to make your First Class tickets look as real as possible, that won t work with what I used.  My tickets were obviously not real , but were informative.

I searched the one place I thought I would find really detailed instructions on building intricate boarding passes wedding websites.

Please note, the instructions for the boarding pass template are really overwhelming.  They suggest using tools, making multisided boarding passes, and making your own envelopes.  I stared at it blankly for a while.

But remember, these instructions are for obsessed brides.  I used a printer, scissors, one   page of the boarding pass template (page 3), and an envelope I swiped from a boarding gate.

I cut them out, stapled them together, and threw them into the envelope.  I swiped the language from tourism websites/books for the two places.

I m awful at these DIY tasks.  Pinterest is full of things I can never have. Still, I pin things in hopes that some day some day I will suddenly become more crafty.

But here s how a klutz easily did it:

1. Download This Boarding Pass Template

Just click on the boarding passes on that site and it ll download.  I ll wait for your download to finish.

2. Open it, and only focus on page 3

If you are crafty, by all means, poke around the template and make something really fancy (and show me!) but if you are just looking for gift tickets and aren t making wedding invitations, go to page three.

3. Change the text and insert images

This was really easy.  The text is already there, so I clicked on everything I wanted to change and edited the wording.  The pictures are slightly trickier if you aren t used to dropping images into Word (after all, it s called Word)  but here s an easy screen show of how to.

Go to Insert and choose Clip Art.  If you have your own photos you want to put in, choose picture, but Clip Art was sufficient for me!

And then search the ClipArt for a graphic that matches up with your trip and drag it onto the picture.  You can move it around as much as you want until you get it in the right place.

And here s it in the document:

You can get fancier with changing fonts and colors as your knowledge of Word allows.  But I found this basic template really easy to use.

If you want to share the boarding pass template with other people, please link to her site.  As I was trying to find it again, I found websites linking directly to her template rather than her website, which seemed to suggest they made the template.  I want to make sure she gets all the credit she deserves for this amazing idea!

She also has a template for a fake Passport. in case you d prefer to surprise someone with a trip through a series of passport stamps.

Hope this helps and let me know what you make!

For details about the actual trip:

1. Surprising Someone With a Trip to Paris

2. The Newark Lufthansa Senator Lounge

3. Lufthansa Business Class from EWR-FRA

4. The Hilton Frankfurt Airport

5. Roaming Frankfurt Wild





04/10/2017

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LuLu Hypermarket – Dubai Travel Guide and City Information #travel #to

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LuLu Hypermarket

LuLu Hypermarket, the retail division of the multi- dimensional and also world-wide LuLu Group International is famous as an innovator of the retail industry in the area.

In the present day, LuLu represents superior standards in retailing with 118 stores and is hugely popular with the discerning shoppers across the Gulf region.

LuLu Centre can be visited right next to Mall of the Emirates, as well as Mirdif, Karama and Al Qusais, LuLu is a popular supermarket if shoppers are on a budget. The marketing area also serves fresh food counters, salad bars. The fishmongers are particularly good value along with the assorted fruit and vegetable section. LuLu is also famous for a varied selection of home appliances and ethnic food.

LuLu Hypermarkets are spread across the cities of the UAE and have become the most ideal shopping destinations in Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Yemen, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and India.

The management is trying to become a truly global retail brand by retaining the top position in the organized retail sector of the regions. They operate in and strive to be the most preferred employer for their very own and future multi-ethnic employees.

With its pleasing and innovative variation from the usual supermarkets, LuLu offers an ultra-modern shopping ambience by incorporating all imaginable requirements of the consumers under one roof. LuLu Hypermarkets have comprehensively laid out counters and extensive parking spaces.

The reputed chain of shopping markets have allocated play areas for children, offer attractive shopping deals, money exchange and bank counters besides a range of international and regional brands appropriately justifying its tagline, LuLu, where the world comes to shop .

Lulu Hypermarket

Umm Suqeim Street

Al Barsha 1

Dubai United Arab Emirates.

Tel. +971 4 341 8888





04/10/2017

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Last Minute Vacation Deals – Book Today, Leave Tomorrow! #cheapest #hotels

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Discover the carefree all-inclusive vacation by Club Med

A collection of more than 65 properties in 30 prestigious destinations worldwide

A global selection of 3 types of resort and price range

Round-trip flights. with a variety of airlines, class types and flight durations to choose from 1

Welcome, transfer 2. taxes and gratuities

Various categories of accommodations: Club rooms, Deluxe rooms or Suites 3

Room service breakfast in the Suites. and in all room categories in 5-Trident resorts

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and anytime snacks

Choice of outstanding gourmet restaurants with a selection of exquisite and lavish buffet spreads or à la carte menu of specialties 3

Unlimited premium drinks and snacks throughout the day with a large selection of sodas, juices, cocktails and signature drinks

Club Med Baby Welcome Program®. high quality baby equipment, special baby corner with suitable food, baby bottle room 3

Free stay 3/4 for children under 2 years

Childcare supervision for children from 4 to 10 years, coordinated by multilingual professionals 3

Junior’s Club for teenagers from 11 to 17 years 3

A wide range of activities and sports programs. tennis, flying trapeze, water skiing, sailing, Club Med fitness and more 3





04/10/2017

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Life Insurance Plan – International Term Life #no1 #travel

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International Term Life Insurance

In terms of business partnerships, trade opportunities, and merging companies, the world gets smaller everyday. This means that your clients travel more and more frequently and therefore International Life Insurance protection is increasingly important.

Unexpected complications, not covered by traditional insurance carriers, can occur while traveling or living abroad. Petersen International Underwriters has developed the International Term Life Insurance Plan to make sure your clients are covered in case misfortune strikes while they are residing outside their home country.

Take The Case Of

An individual who is planning on serving as a missionary for the next three years in Southeast Asia. The missionary is looking for $500,000 of coverage for estate planning and for loss of future income for their dependents. Therefore Petersen International Underwriters could offer a three year policy term to cover the time they will be out of the U.S.

As traveling abroad becomes progressively more common the necessity for international life insurance grows. PIU’s International Term Life Insurance will protect your clients and their loved ones or business no matter where in the world they travel.





04/10/2017

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Limerick Travel – Low Cost Holidays #vegas #travel #deals

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04/10/2017

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Just Spas and Adventures – Finding Just the Right Destination for

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Spa Vacations Including Health Spas, Weight Loss Spas, All Inclusive Spas, Cruises & Adventure Travel

Hot Deals

Time sensitive promos and specials, so check back often! Resort credits and complimentary amenities at many of these destinations.

Spa Getaways

From affordable to luxurious, there is something for everyone. Spa vacations, health and fitness, weight loss destinations, seeking personal “bliss” or a much deserved vacation with friends.

Specialty Travel

Singles travel, women’s trips, girlfriend getaways, adventure trips, escorted or private tours, villa rentals, cruises or yacht charters, we’re here to make it easy for you!

Share Your Review!

Whether you book a trip through us or not, we invite you to comment and share your experience!

Years of destination expertise, coupled with friendly, personalized service is what you receive  at Just Spas and Adventures. A luxury boutique travel firm offering highly attentive service and taking the time to talk with you .  Offering value added services you wont find searching the internet. Providing recommendations and details while matching you with the right destination. Just Spas Adventures is with you every step of the way, from  initial planning to follow-up upon returning home. Let us take the hassle out of planning your next get-away. What s on your bucket list?

Traveling solo, with family, a group of friends, is your organization planning a fund-raising event or offering incentive travel? We know what s new, what s hot and can answer questions about all types of vacations:  luxury spa getaways including weight loss retreats, off-the-beaten-path locations, cruise travel, women-only and singles travel, villa rentals, yacht charters, escorted and independent travel, active and adventure trips.

Contact us: 866-772-3678

I just want to add my thanks for the efforts provided to put together a great trip to Tuscany for our group. We had a great time and that part of the world is a treasure. I have no doubts that we could not have put together such an enjoyable trip. Booking our group’s airfare at a reasonable rate, renting the beautiful villa overlooking the Mediterranean plus a wonderful hotel and handling all of the transfers and tours for our group without the services of a professional such as yourself.” Jim K – New York





04/10/2017

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Vacation Daily Planner – Spreadsheet Gallery #travel #and #leisure

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Vacation Daily Planner

This Google spreadsheet is great for planning trips. Invite others to collaborate with you to plan the trip and then let friends and family view it so they know where you’ll be. Agenda view is created automatically for you, giving a smaller view for mobile access!

You can Get Your Own Copy (clicking this link will save your own copy of this template to your Google Docs list and open it up for editing).

Once you yave your own copy, here’s how to use the template:

  • Start on the Itinerary sheet (the first sheet).
  • Enter the first date of your trip in the greenish cell – B3. That will automatically fill in the next 7 day’s dates (it’s just an 8-day planner for now).
  • Enter your activities and information for each day. You can change the names in the leftmost column if you want, but keep them short for the best results in the Agenda View.
  • Check out the Agenda View sheet (2nd sheet) – it should show you a summary for each day.
  • Use the SHARE tab to invite people to view or edit the planner.

Here’s a preview of the Vacation Daily Planner spreadsheet:





30/09/2017

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L – Best Trip Planners, Destination Experts, Travel Advisors #direct #travel

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Testimonials

“Aravind was very helpful and gave us some great advice, even as we kept changing our minds about what we wanted. At first I tried to do research in parallel, but found that every time he found the best places for us to stay so I stopped after a bit.”

– Yi Hsin Lin, Cambridge MA

(trip to Philippines)

“Daniel has been amazing – any doubt about him knowing the ins and outs of China should be dispelled when you learn that he is an author of Lonely Planet. But what is more impressive is his ability to use his knowledge to create a personalized itinerary based on your interests and abilities.”

– Ashish Garg, Seattle

(trip to China)

“To be honest, this was the best value for money deal I ever got. There were so many memorable things I experienced on my trip only because of talking to Aashish .”

– Naresh Kumar Naineni, Hyderabad

(trip to Delhi-Agra-Jaipur)

“More than anything, having someone sensible and well-travelled to talk to and sort out our confusion was the most valuable part of our interaction with Prajwal .”

– Kashyap Paidimarri, Bangalore

(trip to Western Europe)

“What really impressed me was the detailed and insightful tips on things to do / eat / shop in Goa!”

“The glacier hike and whale watching were the absolute highlights of the trip. Thanks Parul. for suggesting those!”





30/09/2017

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Kudremukh Trek – KoTrEsH s TrEk LoG #cdc #travel

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Location on google map:
Kudremukh trek starting point :

Trek starting point is “Mullodi”, Mullodi is very small village consisting of aprox 40 houses. This village is 6 kms from main road. This villages is not connected with any public Transport. But there are couple of home stays in this village which is ideal place for base camp for kudremukh trek.

How to reach Kudremukh trek starting point ie Mullodi :

If you are starting from Bangalore then there are few KSRTC buses and few Private Buses. Please note that No direct bus to trek starting point. You can reserve ticket in Private(Sugama Tourist) bus till Kudremukh but any way you need to get down in Kalasa and you will get connecting bus to Kudremukh. Not required to travel all the way to Kudremukh, You required to get down at “Balegal”. Balegal is 10.5 Kms from Kalasa.

If you prefer KSRTC then catch any buses which goes to “HORANADU” and get down at Kalasa. From Kalasa you get bus towords Kudremukh. Dont take ticket  to Kudremukh. Take ticket to Balegal which is small village between Kalasa and Kudremukh

To reach Mullodi from Balegal you have two options 1) Hire privite jeep from Balegal bus stop which cost you Rs 500-700 for 8 people. 2) Start your trek from Balegal itself. But first one is recommended because trek length becomes (18+6) 24KMS which is difficult task for one day.

BANGALORE  to  Kudremukh Bus details: 

Note: No direct buses to Kudremukh:  Privite bus: Sugama Travels – You will get reservation till Kudremukh but it is connecting bus

KSRTC Bus: Till Kalasa you will get bus, from there you required to catch private vehicle. Timings: AIRAVAT (VOLVO AC) :22.46,    KARNATAKA SARIGE:21:33, 22.02 RAJAHAMSA EXECUTIVE:22.26

Kudremukh trek difficulty:

Trek difficulty level from “Mullodi” to Lobo’s house trek is easy. From Lobo’s house to “Ontimara” difficulty level is Moderate. There are couple of small stretch in which trail becomes steep. From Ontimara till end of Zig-Zag route trek is bit difficult. From “Zig-Zag trail” end till peak it is again moderate  in difficulty level. Overall difficulty level is moderate

Kudremukh trek distance:

Mullodi – 4.5KMS – loboshouse – 2.5KMS – Zig-zag starting point – 1 KMS – Zig-zag end point – 1.5KMS – Peak. Total Distance is Aprox 9 to 9.5 KMS one side from Mullodi

Time to trek Kudremukh. Mullodi – 1-1.5 hrs – loboshouse – 1-1.5hrs Zig-zag starting point – 30Min-45 Min – Zig-zag end  1hrs – 1.5hours – peak. Total time required to trek from Mullodi to peak is 3.5 hrs- 5hrs

Kudremukh trek Camping sites:

camping is not allowed

Best time will be November and December where you will see complete green grass land. From Jan on words grass will turn into brownish color till march you can trek but you will not get green carpet look. But still there will be chances of getting clouds at peak. In this time you will get to see Kudremukh landscape.In summer it will be hard to trek as distance of total trek is 18KMS hence covering total distance under hot sun will be difficult. Try to avoid heavy rainy season. It will be very difficult in rains because you will land in to leaches land.





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Introducing Jordan

A safe haven in a region of conflict, Jordan has delighted visitors for centuries with its world heritage sites, friendly towns and inspiring desert landscapes.

Ancient Allure

Jordan has a tradition of welcoming visitors: camel caravans plied the legendary King’s Highway transporting frankincense in exchange for spices and Nabataean tradesmen, Roman legionnaires, Muslim armies and zealous Crusaders all passed through the land, leaving behind impressive monuments. These monuments, including Roman amphitheatres, crusader castles and Christian mosaics, have fascinated subsequent travellers in search of antiquity and the origins of faith. The tradition of hospitality to visitors remains to this day.

Desert Landscapes

Take a ride through Wadi Rum at sunset and it’s easy to see why T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) was so drawn to this land of weathered sandstone and reddened dunes. But Jordan’s desert landscapes are not confined to the southeast: they encompass a salt sea at the lowest point on earth, canyons flowing with seasonal water, oases of palm trees and explosions of springtime flowers scattered across arid hills. Minimal planning and only a modest budget is required for an adventure.

Why I Love Jordan

By Jenny Walker, Writer

From the first ‘ahlan wa sahlan’ said in welcome, I knew that Jordan was to become a lifelong friend. After going in search of T E Lawrence as a student, I have returned many times to the low-slung tents of the Howeitat, sipped tea with rug-makers and walked in the wake of shepherds. Beautiful though it is, and blessed with a disproportionate number of wonders, Jordan inspires this loyalty primarily because of its spirit of generous optimism – opening its arms to strangers and sharing its meagre wealth with neighbours in need.

One of the World’s Wonders

Petra, the ancient Nabataean city locked in the heart of Jordan’s sandstone escarpments, is the jewel in the crown of the country’s many antiquities. Ever since Burckhardt brought news of the pink-hued necropolis back to Europe in the 19th century, the walk through the Siq to the Treasury (Petra’s defining monument) has impressed even the most jaded of visitors. It is worth allowing at least two days to make the most of a visit, particularly as the sites are far flung, best seen in early morning and late afternoon, and require a fair amount of walking.

A Taste of the Middle East

It takes tolerance to host endless waves of incomers and Jordan has displayed that virtue amply, absorbing in recent times thousands of refugees from Palestine. Iraq and most recently Syria. Despite contending with this and with ever-growing numbers of tourists who are often insensitive to conservative Jordanian values, rural life in particular has managed to keep continuity with the traditions of the past. While Jordan faces the challenges of modernisation and growing urbanisation, it remains one of the safest countries in which to gain an impression of the Middle East.





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This is the worst company I have ever had the displeasure of doing business with.  After being a long time customer of both Jetsetter and Giltgroup, they have now lost all of my respect and business.

I purchased a hotel reservation from Jetsetter a few days ago, and when I received confirmation, I realized that I had accidentally entered in the wrong date (or their system screwed it up. can t be sure).  I called them right back to fix the problem (this is less than 24 hours after the purchase).  When I speak with them, I am informed that my purchase is not refundable and that they can t change the dates.  Of course I am very upset by this information and request to speak with a manager.  Not surprisingly, the manager is busy and can t take my call, but would be happy to call me back later.  At this point, I am very stressed, as we had already booked our flight, and need to get our vacation figured out immediately.  I let them know this, and they assure me I will get a call back that day.  Stupidly, I believed them.

The next day when I had still not received a call back, I called them again.  They gave me the same information as before, and said that the manager was busy again.  All the while the people I spoke with at this company were rude and disrespectful to me.  I let them know that if I don t get the situation resolved immediately, I will cancel the charges.  This got their attention, and they let me know that they would see what they can do.  A few hours later, I get an email letting me know that I can change the dates of my trip, but can t get a refund of the extra day that I had accidentally booked.

This is still not good enough for me, and I am in the process of canceling the charges with my credit card company.  Apparently, Jetsetter has never learned that the customer is always right.  All they had to do was make a small change to my trip, and everything would have been fine.  Now I have lost many hours of my valuable time in dealing with this, and they have lost a customer.  Hopefully the Yelp community will be reading this as well, and also not patronize this horrible company.





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We have just booked a holiday to benidormin this october, we had paid 510 pound on the 18th aug to this company, and then because we had to change the dates due to work, they charged us another 250 pounds. We have just foned this number we had all the time, and they are saying they have no recollection of us paying any money. We are fuming, they have said now that there is no reference number to this number to this holiday.

They re atrocious.

Paid over 2K for 10 day holiday via Jetline in Ios, Greece. They didn t book the hotel! We turned up after a 14 hour journey to find this out.

The hotel staff at Dionysos resort were excellent and sorted us out with alternative accommodation as best they could but it s not what they paid for. If it hadn t been for them we would have been really stuck.

Took multiple emails to Jetline to get any response at all (they woke when we contacted them via Twitter Facebook). It was weeks afterwards we got some small amount of compensation, after rejecting a derisory first offer. We were to worn out by the constant uselessness of them to carry on fighting.

Our experience was to be: a) ignored at first b) fobbed off for a while c) be offered a small amount of money (with a patronising note).

To recap: Paid Jetline 2k. They didn t book the hotel. They did nothing to help sort out an alternative. Gave us a small amount of money back.

Want this experience? No? Then I recommend giving Jetline a wide berth.





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International Travel Nursing

International travel is the future of nursing, says Gary Fanger, founder and owner of an international travel nurse comapny. The nursing shortage is not expected to improve anytime soon. While bringing nurses to the United States from other countries is not the answer to the shortage, it can help while other solutions are put into place.

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Traveling outside of the United States

Working outside of the United States is not usually a money making venture, except in the middle east. In general, nurses tend to make less money in other parts of the world. For example, the pay in the UK and Australia is approximately 27 to 36 thousand U.S. dollars a year. If you want to travel to another country, you may want to consider saving money and paying off bills before you go.

Plan on spending 6 to 8 months in processing before being able to travel. The process of proving your credentials and obtaining a visa still takes awhile even though the United States nursing education is highly regarded in other countries.

It can be difficult to find companies that send nurses to other countries because there is not much money to be made in doing so. Even more difficult is to find a company that sends nurses to a country that speaks a foreign language.

If you are really serious about working outside of the U.S. you may want to apply for licensure in where you want to go. The licensure application is often the most difficult and tedious part of the process and staffing companies will take you more seriously. Below is a list of some foreign nursing boards.

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Beginning in the summer Canadian North and First Air will start to codeshare some of their routes. This means they will sell both cargo space and passenger seats on each other’s flights. Read More

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The City of Toronto has issued an extreme cold weather alert for Monday and over 120 flights were canceled at Billy Bishop and Toronto Pearson airports. Read More

The Fredericton International Airport has temporarily lost its Sunwing flights to Cuba. This year, the airline will use the Saint John airport rather than the Fredericton airport. Read More

In fewer than four months after flights to Newark were launched, the London International Airport in London, Ontario, Canada were canceled. Read More

The storm that has been hitting the Southern Interior of the province of British Columbia for over 24 hours from Sunday to Monday caused cancelations and delays at Kelowna International Airport. Read More

A snow storm in the Okanagan Sunday affected local airports. A spokesperson for Kelowna International Airport said there have been several delays and a few cancelations as a result. Read More

SpiceJet has confirmed it will offer 230 flights every day in January 2015, denying the speculation of increased flight cancelations. Read More





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IRCTC Autofill – Passenger Details and Plan My Travel #cheap #tickets

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IRCTC Autofill

It is very difficult to book a ticket in irctc.co.in during Tatkal time. Most of the time is spent to fill the forms(Plan My Travel, Passenger Details, Creditcard Details). Using the below forms you can create autofill for irctc.co.in.

  • Open this webpage before tatkal time.
  • Click “Plan My Travel”. Fill all the journey details and click on Create AutoFill.

After this you will see a button Plan My Travel(DragMe to Toolbar). Drag this to your browser tool bar as shown in video.

  • Click “Passenger Details”. Fill all the passenger details and click on Create AutoFill.

    After this you will see a button Passenger Details(DragMe to Toolbar). Drag this to your browser tool bar as shown in video.

  • Login irctc.co.in and Click on Plan My Travel button which is in browser toolbar.
  • Select your train and click on “Book Now”
  • Click on Passenger Details button which is in browser toolbar
  • Enter the captcha and make payment. That’s all.




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  • India Travel Guide – Cheap Flights, Travel Tips India – Southall

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    India Travel Guide and Tips

    Dec 19 2012

    India

    Priding itself on its rich heritage, India is a captivating kaleidoscope of experiences that never fails to enthral its visitors. As one tours the country from North to South from East to West, one finds that India is blessed with scenic natural beauty, refreshing landscapes, heritage attractions, lovely beaches backwaters making it a paradise for tourists who come to explore this mystical land.

    Tourists can witness awe-inspiring valleys, ravines, fresh water tributaries, snow-capped mountain peaks undulating meadows in the incredibly romantic states of Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. Travelling south-west one enters the desert state of Rajasthan that is dotted with age-old historical monuments which provide interesting insights into India’s medieval past. In Central India, the temple town of Khajuraho mesmerizes tourists with its erotic stone sculptures that signify cosmic unity through the gratification of earthly desires.

    Moving further south along the west coast, one finds the beach paradise of Goa that offers the perfect blend of sun, sand and serenity that tourists desire on their holidays to India. A trip to Kerala is a must for those looking for spiritual bliss in the lap of nature. Do include the alluring archipelago of the Andaman and Nicobar islands and the Lakshwadeep islands in your itinerary which are famous the world over for their turtle-nesting beaches, turquoise blue waters, abundant marine life and scenic natural beauty. With its awe-inspiring natural beauty warm friendly people, India is a land which draws millions of tourists to its shores each year and pampers them with its legendary hospitality; offering those memories that last a lifetime.

    Read this India travel guide to find some important travel information before you board your flights.

    Important Tourist Destinations in India

    Delhi Agra Fatehpur Sikri Jaipur Ajmer Udaipur Chennai Mahabalipuram Tanjore Trichy Madurai Thekkady Kumarakom Cochin Mysore Bangalore Goa Mumbai.

    Visa information

    For information on visa procedures and regulations for British nationals, visit www.vfsglobal.co.uk/India/. Other travellers must check the visa guidelines from the relevant embassy/ consulate or consult their travel agent.

    Indian Culture Lifestyle

    India presents a fascinating kaleidoscope of cultures, lifestyles, traditions, languages, festivals and beliefs. The highly multicultural society with a number of religions which observe vivid festivities and traditions make India a country with a rare amalgam of people and cultures not seen anywhere else. Blessed with rich heritage, splendid natural grandeur, a strong economic system and replete with resources of all kinds, the country has made great strides in the field of medicine, information and technology. India also boasts the largest and the fastest growing middle class in the world with its people popular for their warm, caring and hospitable attitude. Royal forts and palaces, castles, monuments, temples, golden sandy beaches, snow-clad and sky-piercing Himalayas, meandering rivers and sprawling ocean form some of the best tourist attractions in India.

    Best Time to Visit India

    Being a tropical country, India experiences a fairly hot humid climate and one encounters the following seasons in a year.

    • Summers [April, May, June],
    • Monsoon [July, August],
    • Autumn [September, October]
    • Winters [Nov, Dec, Jan]
    • Spring [Feb, March]

    January and February experience a cold climate characterized by chilly cold mornings and evenings and mostly sunny days. Between March and June. most parts of India experience dry, dusty and unpleasant weather which is followed by monsoons that begin in June and lasts upto September. The autumn season begins in October followed by the onset of winters November. Being a large country, there are certain climatic variations which exist between different regions which are elucidated below. Tourists are advised to plan their itinerary to India keeping in mind these pointers.

    Northern Plains: April to mid-June experience a hot climate while it is almost freezing in winters between November and February. It rains heavily between June and September in this region.

    Central India: Owing to its unique topography, Central India escapes the full brunt of the scorching summer heat but it rains heavily between July and September. Temperatures fall sharply in the evening during winters.

    Western India: Being close to the sea, Western India experiences a moderate climate but the humidity is quite high in summers while winters are pleasant as compared to the North. Proximity to the sea, results in frequent rainfall all throughout the year.

    South-West : Humidity is quite high in South-West India during summers and the region experiences monsoons between April and July. The most pleasant weather is between November to March.

    South-East: States like Tamil Nadu experiences the retreating monsoon season between October and November. Overall the temperature and humidity remains high all throughout the year in this region.

    North-East: Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, the North-Eastern States, experience heavy rains all year long as the rain –bearing clouds from the Bay of Bengal collide with the imposing Himalayan mountain ranges resulting in moderate to heavy rainfall from January to December.

    Cheap Flights to India

    Find the latest airfares and discounted offers on flights to India operating from UK.

    Preferred Airlines to India from UK

    Jet Airways | Air India | British Airways | Emirates | Lufthansa | Etihad Airways | Qatar Airways | Gulf Air | Oman Air | Virgin Atlantic | Kuwait Airways

    Travel Tips for holidays in India

    • Many parts of the country experience extreme weather conditions both in summers as well as winters. Research the internet before booking flights to India.
    • Although the country is largely considered to be safe for tourists, travellers should exercise caution before venturing into places which have for long been marred by the unrest, riots, terrorist attacks and insurgency. Check out the FCO’s advice with respect to the same.
    • Consult your GP and get all the important immunizations and vaccinations couple of months before you travel. Many parts of the country including the cities of tourist interest are known to have standards for hygiene and food far less than those observed in the western countries.
    • The country has not been able to free itself from the clutches of Malaria, so carry the necessary medication along.
    • Getting hospitalised in India is one thing no tourist would want. However, in case you do land up in one, ensure that its one of the renowned hospitals.
    • Hotels in India offer a wide range of choice. Check the details of the hotel on the internet or ask for advice before booking a cheap hotel in a remote area.
    • While at the destination, leave your important and valuable belongings at the place of stay if you feel it is safe to do so. Most tourist spots in India witness incidents of pick pocketing and snatching.
    • Always carry a copy of your passport or any other form of identification proof while travelling in India or any other foreign destination.
    • For more travel tips on travelling in India or India travel advice, check out the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website’s following link: http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/travel-advice-by-country/asia-oceania/india

    India: A Brief Etiquette Guide

    India being a culturally conservative country, expects its visitors to adhere to certain established cultural code of conduct. Though it is not possible to list out all the norms and etiquettes that a guest is expected to follow, as a foreigner you can find your way through by observing the habits and mannerisms followed by others.

    Indians are, in general, very warm and friendly towards foreigners and even if you err in your social interactions, it will be ignored with a smile. However, keep the following things in mind, once you land in India:-

    • ‘Namaste’ or ‘Namaskar’ is the most common greeting and is said with joined palms held near the heart and a slight bow of head.
    • Shaking hands is a common way of greeting in India, but keep in mind that Indian women do not always prefer to shake hands with men. Wait for them to extend their hand.
    • In most households, you will have to take off your shoes before entering the house. This practice is strictly followed in all the places of worships such as temples, mosques and gurudwaras across the country.
    • In India, hierarchy is most important so, greet the eldest or the senior most person first.
    • Most Indian food is eaten by hands, for some dishes you would require a tablespoon and fork.
    • Food is often served in a particular order with the guest of honour being served first. Women typically serve the men and eat later.
    • In any lunch or dinner you attend, leave a small amount of food on your plate which indicates that you are satisfied. Finishing all your food means that you are still hungry.

    India Travel Guide and Tips was last modified: March 4th, 2015 by Southall Travel – Travel News





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    INCOME FROM HOME-BASED TRAVEL AGENCY – Travel Agent Jobs #travel #tips

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    INCOME FROM HOME-BASED TRAVEL AGENCY

    Athena in Fairfield, California

    48 months ago

    VOA in Ottawa, Ontario said: PLEASE CAN SOMEONE IN CANADA OR the U.S. PLEASE TELL ME APPROXIMATELY HOW MUCH ONE CAN MAKE AS HOME-BASED TRAVEL AGENT? PLEASEEEEEE HELP! I really interested in this but I would like to know if it is worth it. I like traveling myself.

    Hey, I see no one has responded to you, which is wrong. I went to college and earned 3 certificates in Travel in 2008. I started a home-based business through a host agency for a brief time. If you have a good host agency that is legit, and that pays a good commission split (with low fees), and that has good training and a good reputation, you could do o.k. But, you have to hustle to find your business, and you are in competition with the internet. None of these agencies give you leads, the only one I know is American Express, and you have to have sold approx. $100,000 dollars worth of travel in order to work with them. However, if you find a niche, and a good agency, it is worthwhile because you can travel with FAM trips, and get diccounted travel.

    Look on NACTA to find a certified, bonified host agency. Check everything out to see which one suits you, and call them to see how they represent themselves on the phone.

    Blessings, keep me posted; happy holidays.





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    Indochina travel Booking – APT Travel Asia #price #airline #tickets

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    Indochina Travel Booking

    Indochina or Indo-China is a peninsula in Southeast Asia lying roughly southwest of China, and east of India. The name has its origins in the French Indochine as a combination of the names of “India” and “China”, referring to the location of the territory between those two countries, though the majority of people in the region are neither Chinese nor Indian. The term may also be used in biogeography for the “Indochinese Region”, a major biogeographical region within the Indomalaya ecozone.

    The countries of mainland Southeast Asia received cultural influence from both India and China to varying degrees. Some cultures, such as those of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand are influenced mainly by India with a smaller influence from China. Others, such as Vietnam, are more heavily influenced by Chinese culture with only minor cultural influences from India, largely via the Champa civilization that Vietnam conquered during its southward expansion.

    The historical term French Indochina was a federation of French colonies and protectorates, that France named Cochinchina, Tonkin, Annam, Laos and Cambodia. France had an imperial presence in the region between 1884 and 1954. France withdrew from southeast Asia following the loss of the Indochina War.

    Indochina had boundaries imposed by France as a result of military conquests in the region, encompassing areas that are now modern Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. The subjects of the colony were not homogenous; rather, Indochina was a “separate entity, it was largely unrelated to the cultural, geographical, and racial elements which shaped the people and governments of its constituent parts”. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)





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    Indochina highlights – Indochina Tours #travel #to #go

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    Indochina highlights

    Day 1: Hanoi

    Arrive in Hanoi and fall into the pace of the city with an evening street eats tour. Hanoi is famous for its street food cuisine and this walking tour has been designed for you to enjoy some of the very best of Vietnam’s street food. Pull up a stool and sample the local brewed beer while you people watch, then head through the narrow, chaotic streets of the Old Quarter to have a Vietnamese style barbeque dinner of flamed grilled meats, tofu and vegetables on skewers.

    Day 2: Hanoi

    Discover the story of Hanoi by exploring its top sites and labyrinthine Old Quarter. See the Presidential Palace, the One Pillar Pagoda and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum — the resting place of Vietnam’s founding president. You’ll also see the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, an 11th century archaeological site, and the famous Temple of Literature. End the afternoon viewing Long Bien Bridge, which was partially bombed during the Vietnam War, then take a breezy cyclo ride through the Old Quarter’s 36 streets, finishing up with a coffee in a local café. Tonight board the overnight train to Sapa.

    Day 3: Sapa

    Upon arrival, your guide will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Sapa.

    You will take a short way north of Sapa town to the quiet valleys and gorges surrounding the village of O Quy Ho. The shallow winding valley sits in the shadow of Indochina’s highest peak, Fangxipan Mountain, and on clear days you can enjoy superb views of the range. Away from the major tourist routes, this trek is the perfect escape. Pass by oolong tea farms before joining a local footpath that clings to the contours of the rice terraces and takes you gently down the valley past grazing buffalo and working farmers. Walk along ancient stone paths and hear the story of the Black H’Mong migration to these mountains centuries before. Learn about the distinct cultures, languages and lifestyles that make northwestern Vietnam so fascinating, and visit an authentic Black H’Mong house, home to a local family. Transfer back to Sapa town in the early afternoon.

    Day 4: Sapa

    This morning, meet your guide at your hotel and walk south of Sapa towards the busy village of Cat Cat. The valleys that surround the village of Y Linh Ho are some of the most picturesque in the region, and this route allows you to explore one of Sapa’s less-traversed areas. Make your way along a gentle incline, through emerald paddy fields above a deep river gorge, before arriving on the river bank. Take a rest, dip your toes in the cool mountain waters and watch local children fishing with nets, before continuing deeper through the villages and terraces of the Black H’mong. Walk at your own pace and take in some of the best panoramas Vietnam has to offer. Enjoy lunch with a view at a local village restaurant before continuing through the valley towards the village of Lao Chai.

    Take a well-earned rest and enjoy a soothing cup of tea before learning the art of Batik painting. The beautiful textiles of the Black H’mong are famous around the world and Batik is a traditional part of H’mong culture. Under threat from modernization, Batik is now only practiced by a handful of villagers. Join a hands-on master class led by a local expert and take your creation home! You will be supporting a sustainable tourism project that supports local women and ensures this amazing art form is handed down to the next generation.

    Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City

    Travel by speedboat from Ho Chi Minh City to the Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground city for Viet Cong soldiers during the Vietnam War. Cruise the Saigon River, taking in the scenery and river life as you leave the bustling city behind. In the tunnels, discover how the Viet Cong survived underground and see various man traps, bomb craters and other remnants of war. Then visit a farm and taste an unusual local specialty – cricket!

    Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Can Tho

    Travel into the heart of the Mekong Delta to explore the waterways. See small home based factories perched on the river banks producing candy and oil from coconuts as you meander by boat through rivers and small creeks. Take part in a cooking demonstration and learn how to make the perfect spring roll before sitting down to feast on a three-course lunch aboard Le Jarai, a beautifully restored teak rice barge. Return to the pier and drive to Can Tho, the economic hub of the delta.

    Day 12: Can Tho – Chau Doc

    Rise early and travel by boat to the township of Cai Rang to see the hustle and bustle of a floating market. Watch as vendors hawk their wares from boats teeming with produce and buy a coffee from one of the floating cafes. Then, drive approximately three hours to the township of Chau Doc, a colorful and sleepy town near the Vietnam-Cambodia border.

    This afternoon drive approximately 20kms from Chau Doc to Tra Su Forest and travel by sampan through endless waterways flanked by mangroves and lush greenery. This eco reserve spans 850 hectares and is an ecological haven for fauna and flora, with more than 100 species of water birds and colonies of bats. The best time to visit Tra Su is from September to November when the water is high, although it is accessible all year round. On the way to the forest you will visit a small village of ethnic Khmer, where you will learn about the importance of Buddhism in the community and have the opportunity to chat with monks at the local monastery.

    The lush green paddy fields of Chau Doc are the perfect place to escape modern life and discover the authentic Mekong Delta at its very best. Cycle out along quiet dirt tracks, through villages where life has changed little over the decades and through fields busy with busy farmers and water buffalo. Stop for a picnic breakfast and recharge over a glass of traditional ice tea or coffee before getting back on the saddle and continuing your journey. Stop along the way for a chat with locals and some of the best views Southern Vietnam has to offer. Return to your hotel and a well earned break! Overnight in Chau Doc.





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    Imaginative Traveller – Worldwide Brochure #cheap #flight #ticket

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    IMAGINATIVE TRAVELLER – WORLDWIDE BROCHURE

    If you are still looking for a winter getaway over Christmas and New Year, look no further!

    There is nothing better when travelling than finding some peace and beauty in mountains!

    Another one from Iran. The beautiful square in Esphahan.

    Imaginative Traveller specialises in authentic, affordable adventures that offer you the chance to fully experience the true heart of a country. If you are looking to discover some of the world’s most incredible places and want a holiday you’ll be talking about for years to come, go there as an Imaginative Traveller.

    Their aim has always been to provide exceptional travel experiences. On their small group adventure tours you won’t just visit a new country, you’ll get under its skin, stay with people you’ve only ever read about, visit places few have seen, experience the real world rather than the tourist version.

    They offer over 200 tours to nearly 60 countries worldwide, ranging from 4 79 days. Choose from:

    • Affordable Adventures experience the heart and soul of a country using various methods of transport and economical hotels.
    • Extra Comfort all the experiences of culture and tradition wherever the destination but with a higher level of comfort.
    • Family perfect for families keen to see the world’s most exciting destinations with other like minded families.
    • Honeymoons unforgettable honeymoons combining relaxation and adventure with people who are special to you.
    • Tailor Made personalised itinerary for just yourself and partner, family, group of friends, charity or school expedition.

    Why Imaginative Traveller?

    • Over 2 decades of experience in adventure travel you’re in safe hands!
    • Expert destination knowledge see the iconic sights as well as hidden treasures
    • Qualified local guides enjoy insights to places you would never discover independently
    • Numerous inclusions accommodation, transport, many meals, tours and entrance fees
    • Plenty of free time to explore unique opportunities to interact with the locals
    • Great value for money no hidden extras!




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    How to Buy Travel Insurance – Consumer Reports #israel #travel

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    Maybe, if there are gaps in your auto, health, life, or homeowners policies. But buy wisely.

    Overlapping coverage

    Almost $2 billion in travel insurance is sold each year for several what ifs: You need to cancel a trip because of illness, the death of a relative, or bad weather; your belongings are lost or stolen; your traveling companion dies; or you need emergency medical care. Premiums depend on the age of the travelers, the type of coverage, and the trip’s cost. For a standard policy you’ll pay about 5 to 7 percent of the cost of the trip, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Tour operators, cruise-line reps, and travel agents sell two-thirds of the travel policies, and they collect commission on them.

    But coverage may be unnecessary if you already have protection through homeowners, auto, life, or health insurance. Credit-card benefits and consumer-protection laws also may help. Bob Hunter, director of insurance at the Consumer Federation of America, says travel insurance is often not worth the price. “Don’t buy insurance that covers small, manageable losses or only a slice of risk,” he says.

    For example, losing some of your belongings won’t break you financially, so keep a close eye on your valuables and be ready to accept losing less-valuable stuff. Still losing sleep? Narrow in on what you’re worried about, and see if your insurance or credit cards cover you. Then be flexible. “If you’re worried about dying in a plane crash,” Hunter says, “you should get term life insurance rather than flight insurance, because you might die in a car crash.”

    If you’ll be traveling overseas, your health insurance might not provide coverage should you need to see a doctor or be evacuated to a hospital, the insurance institute says. Medicare generally doesn’t cover health-care expenses outside the U.S. although some Medigap policies do. So you might want to consider a medical travel-insurance policy.





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    How To Get Dirt Cheap Airline Tickets – Stumble Forward #ramsay

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    How To Get Dirt Cheap Airline Tickets

    However a lot of times to take these kinds of vacations it requires buying airline tickets in order to get to your destination.  In this article I m going to share what I ve done to score dirt cheap airline tickets.

    Start Looking Ahead Of Time

    The first thing I always do is look ahead of time.  In fact you can start looking for really cheap airline tickets 330 days ahead of time.  Now I know what your thinking, I m not going to buy my airline tickets that early,  and I m not telling you to.

    What I like to do is once I roughly know the time I m going to take the trip is look up the current going rates for the tickets and make a mental note of the price.  Then every couple of days I will keep checking the price.  What this does for me is it allows me to know what is a dirt cheap airline ticket and what s not.

    I once flew to Los Angles from Ohio and it was going to run around $280 round trip but I knew if I could get the tickets for anything less than that it would be a deal and I ended up finding some for around $240 because  I would relentlessly check ticket prices .  That s what knowing your ticket value can help you do.

    The Day You Fly

    The next thing you need to look at is the day you will fly out.  This can make a big difference in the cost you will pay for a ticket.  In fact the two cheapest days to fly out are Tuesday and Wednesday typically.

    To prove my point I was recently helping a close relative find an airline ticket who was flying from Ohio to North Carolina.  The cost for her to fly on the weekend was around $205, the cost for her to fly on a Tuesday was $150.  So in this case it s obvious that it would be better wait a few more days to save $55.

    The Time Of The Year

    Third, as important as the day is concerned the time of the year you leave is  also very important.  However this a lot of times also depends on the destination.

    For example, if wanted to take a trip to a place in the Caribbean and you were leaving in February you would likely pay more for your ticket.  On the other hand if you left in September during the peak of hurricane season you would likely get some great dirt cheap tickets.

    Stand By

    The next option you should consider is stand by.  This is an option that airlines will offer when you re traveling because their flight may be overbooked or to heavy.  Airlines will then usually ask people if they would like to fly stand by and a lot of times offer a free ticket option which will allow you to fly anywhere in the continental United State.

    However a lot of times these tickets are only good for one year and may have some restriction like stand by only.  To get these deals ahead of time contact the airline you are flying on ask if their is any stand by option available.

    Get Rewards

    Finally the last option is to get an airline miles reward credit card, like the Capital One Venture Rewards credit card.  These cards work great if you want to cut down on ticket prices and fly for really cheap.

    With the Venture card you will get double miles on every purchase you make every day.  They will give you 10,000 bonus miles when you spend a thousand buck in the first three months, and best of all you can fly free with no blackout dates anywhere you want to go. That sounds like a great deal.

    In fact a few people I know will actually charge as many of their monthly expenses they can to this credit card to build up enough miles to fly literally for free every time they go some place.

    Share Your Story

    Getting a dirt cheap airline ticket can be an easy thing to do if you follow the great tips I ve laid out for you here.  In fact, you can save even more if you combine all of these tips and get them cheaper yet.

    If you have used a tip I gave in this article or would like to share your own feel free to leave a comment and share what you know.

    This post was recently featured on the carnival of personal finance by Funny About Money .





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    Vacation packages – travel, hotel and Cruise package #travel #leaders

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    Vacation Packages

    Vacation packages offer two or more different travel services, like flights, hotels, and car rentals together. All inclusive vacation packages offer great value, and everything is arranged for you, so you can focus on having fun! Before you sign up, find out what is included in the package and what is not.

    This is a good time to plan a vacation, because vacation packages are on offer at very attractive prices. You can get great value for your money and can book packages that may have been out of reach last year.

    Due to the economic downturn, many people are canceling their vacation plans. As a result, travel packages are being offered at bargain prices, and lots of extras are being thrown in to attract customers. Cruise packages are being offered at highly discounted rates, and air fares have also dropped, though the decreases have not been as large.

    An online search can help you to find out about cheap vacation packages being offered at holiday destinations of your choice. You can book some of the best hotel packages and honeymoon packages at a fraction of their usual price.

    The Internet has made it possible for you to find out about Las Vegas vacation packages, Caribbean vacation packages, Disney vacation packages, Cancun packages, and more, with a few clicks.

    Rates for vacation packages are usually provided on a per person basis, on double occupancy. Packages designed for families include children who are under a certain age. Family vacation packages and packages for groups are usually cheaper than individual packages.

    It pays to make arrangements with a reputable travel provider, so take time to check their credentials and reputation. Compare the packages offered by different travel providers, and read the fine print before you sign up.

    Look for an affordable package that will allow you to have a good time with your family. A vacation package that costs slightly more may offer much better value than the cheapest option. Remember, you get what you pay for!

    We can help you to find vacation and hotels packages that are just right for you, based on your interests and budget. There are no charges or commitments involved at all and we will not disclose your contact details to anyone without your permission. Find out about how we can help you now!





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    Home Page – Cruise and Maritime Voyages #cheap #cheap #tickets

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    Home – Global Tours – Travel #tibet #travel

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    WELCOME TO A GLOBAL TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

    Private Jet Charters

    Interested in Jet Charters? Our associates at CHELSEA AVIATION GROUP will get you there in ultimate style, comfort, and safety. and excellent value!

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    Health Information for Travelers to Puerto Rico (U. S. ) –

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    Vaccines and Medicines

    You should be up to date on routine vaccinations while traveling to any destination. Some vaccines may also be required for travel.

    Get travel vaccines and medicines because there is a risk of these diseases in the country you are visiting.

    Ask your doctor what vaccines and medicines you need based on where you are going, how long you are staying, what you will be doing, and if you are traveling from a country other than the US.

    You can get hepatitis B through sexual contact, contaminated needles, and blood products, so CDC recommends this vaccine if you might have sex with a new partner, get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

    • Travelers involved in outdoor and other activities in remote areas that put them at risk for animal bites (such as adventure travel and caving).
    • People who will be working with or around animals (such as veterinarians, wildlife professionals, and researchers).
    • People who are taking long trips or moving to remote areas in Puerto Rico
    • Children, because they tend to play with animals, might not report bites, and are more likely to have animal bites on their head and neck.




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    Health Information for Travelers to Costa Rica – Traveler view #travel

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    Vaccines and Medicines

    You should be up to date on routine vaccinations while traveling to any destination. Some vaccines may also be required for travel.

    Get travel vaccines and medicines because there is a risk of these diseases in the country you are visiting.

    Ask your doctor what vaccines and medicines you need based on where you are going, how long you are staying, what you will be doing, and if you are traveling from a country other than the US.

    You can get hepatitis B through sexual contact, contaminated needles, and blood products, so CDC recommends this vaccine if you might have sex with a new partner, get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

    Although rabies can be found in bats and other mammals in Costa Rica, it is not a major risk to most travelers. CDC recommends rabies vaccine for only these groups:

    • Travelers involved in outdoor and other activities in remote areas that put them at risk for bat bites or other animal bites (such as adventure travel and caving).
    • People who will be working with or around animals (such as wildlife professionals and researchers).

    There is no risk of yellow fever in Costa Rica. The government of Costa Rica requires proof of yellow fever vaccination only if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever. This does not include the US. If you are traveling from a country other than the US, check this list to see if you may be required to get the yellow fever vaccine: Countries with risk of yellow fever virus (YFV) transmission .

    For more information on recommendations and requirements, see yellow fever recommendations and requirements for Costa Rica. Your doctor can help you decide if this vaccine is right for you based on your travel plans.





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    Health Information for Travelers to Thailand – Traveler view #flights #tickets

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    Vaccines and Medicines

    You should be up to date on routine vaccinations while traveling to any destination. Some vaccines may also be required for travel.

    Get travel vaccines and medicines because there is a risk of these diseases in the country you are visiting.

    Ask your doctor what vaccines and medicines you need based on where you are going, how long you are staying, what you will be doing, and if you are traveling from a country other than the US.

    When traveling in Thailand, you should avoid mosquito bites to prevent malaria. You may need to take prescription medicine before, during, and after your trip to prevent malaria, depending on your travel plans, such as where you are going, when you are traveling, and if you are spending a lot of time outdoors or sleeping outside. Talk to your doctor about how you can prevent malaria while traveling. For more information on malaria in Thailand, see malaria in Thailand.

    Although rabies can be found in dogs, bats, and other mammals in Thailand, it is not a major risk to most travelers. CDC recommends this vaccine only for these groups:

    • Travelers involved in outdoor and other activities in remote areas that put them at risk for animal bites (such as adventure travel and caving).
    • People who will be working with or around animals (such as veterinarians, wildlife professionals, and researchers).
    • People who are taking long trips or moving to remote areas in Thailand
    • Children, because they tend to play with animals, might not report bites, and are more likely to have animal bites on their head and neck.

    There is no risk of yellow fever in Thailand. The government of Thailand requires proof of yellow fever vaccination only if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever. This does not include the US. If you are traveling from a country other than the US, check this list to see if you may be required to get the yellow fever vaccine: Countries with risk of yellow fever virus (YFV) transmission .

    For more information on recommendations and requirements, see yellow fever recommendations and requirements for Thailand. Your doctor can help you decide if this vaccine is right for you based on your travel plans.





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    Heena Tours and Travels – Incompetent staff #parveen #travels

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    Heena Tours and Travels Incompetent staff

    I and my friend had visited Heena tours and travels office to inquire about their ladakh trip on 10th July. We were told that there were 3 people scheduled for 7 august. We spoke to the gentleman over there and after confirming that they will organise the tip for us even if we are two people. After getting all the dates verified by them we booked our airline tickets from mumbai to leh and back.

    When we went to pay the tour cost at their ghatkopar branch we were told that the tour had been cancelled. At first they refused to make travelling arrangements for us. However after some haggling they did agree.

    Just two days before only when we inquired about our travel arrangements they said that they would be unable to make the arrangements for us.

    My friend and I have suffered a huge loss because of them as we had to cancel our airline tickets. They had also deposited our cheque which was cleared by the bank. They provided a lame excuse that there is curfew in Ladakh. Every one knows that inspite of the upheaveal in Kashmir Ladakh never has a curfew. We called up the hotels over there and had inquired. Though they returned the money. we had to suffer a huge loss due to the cancellation of the air tickets.

    I would not recommend anyone to travel by heena tours and Travels. They have a very incompetent staff who are not aware about the tours being conducted. They just know how to provide lame excuses and to pull wool over people s eyes.

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    Harvey World Travel – About Harvey #cheap #tickets #cheap #tickets

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    About Us

    Founded in Australia in 1950, the Harvey World Travel Group expanded into South Africa in the early nineties with BidTravel, part of the JSE listed Bidvest Group, the majority local share-holder in this dynamic travel business. Harvey World Travel was operated as a 50/50 joint venture between Harvey World International (Pty) Ltd registered in Australia and the Bidvest Group Limited until 2015 whereupon Bidvest assumed a 100% equity shareholding in the business.

    BidTravel, the travel and aviation services division of Bidvest Limited, has over 30% market share in the South African travel sector ensuring unparalleled negotiating power with all travel suppliers so that our customers enjoy the best travel deals possible.

    The Harvey SA Group comprises a wide network of Travel Professionals with over 45 agencies strategically located in key metro areas and satellite agencies servicing smaller towns throughout South Africa and neighbouring countries (Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia and Botswana).

    Harvey World services both leisure and corporate customers with a broad range of travel products:-

    • Business Travel
    • Holiday Packages
    • Worldwide Flights
    • Car Hire and Transfers
    • Hotels and Accommodation
    • Cruises
    • Escorted Tours
    • Group Travel
    • MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Events)

    Various ancilliary travel products are also supported by many Harvey franchisees:-

    • Travel insurance
    • Visa’s
    • International drivers permits
    • Concierge services

    We look forward to making your holiday dreams come true, come and chat to us, we simply love travel.

    The Harvey World Travel Team.





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    Gulliver – s Travels #travel #sites

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    Gulliver s Travels

    I am still on the classics kick as you can see! After the mammoth Bleak House, I thought the relatively slim Gulliver s Travels would be a cakewalk. Not true at all! In some ways, this was a more challenging read.

    Anyway, on to the synopsis

    Gulliver s Travels really is a compilation of 4 different journeys:

    • Journey to Liiliput
    • Journey to Brobdingnag
    • Journey to Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Gluggdubdrib and Japan
    • Journey to the land of the Houyhnhnms

    Lilliput: This is the most popular story, and one that I read (an abridged version) in childhood. Of course at that time, the satire went completely over my head. This time, things were a lot more understandable. In this story, Gulliver gets shipwrecked onto an island occupied by miniature people. These people are very similar to our own with the same vices we have. And Swift uses these people as a mirror to highlight our own follies (focusing primarily on politics and kings).

    Brobdingnag: In this second voyage, Gulliver is shipwrecked onto an island occupied by giants. At first, he is contemptuous of them, thinking them an ugly race, but as he spends more time, he begins to appreciate the king and his government. The king and Gulliver have long discourses together comparing their ways of living and Gulliver comes away feeling embarrassed about England and it s government.

    Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Gluggdubdrib and Japan: I found this book the weakest among all the books. It was all too fantastical for me a floating island, a race of immortal people, servants of ghouls there was just a bit too much squeezed into this section for my taste. In addition, Swift uses this journey to satirize scientists who are always working on impractical discoveries. Somehow, this section was not really convincing. I mean, if scientists did not spend time and money trying to invent new things, then how would the human race have actually grown so much so fast?

    Houyhnhnms: This is probably the most savage and the most pessimistic of his journeys. In this journey, Gulliver finds to his amazement that men have degenerated into savages (called Yahoos) and are now being ruled by an intelligent and benevolent race called the Houyhnhnms (who are horses that have evolved into intelligent beings). Gulliver is devastated to find out this degeneration and after several discourses with his master Houyhnhnm, he decides he wants to continue living with them. Unfortunately for him, he is not one of them, and is soon asked to leave. He returns home and struggles to re-adjust himself to mankind s treacherous, lying ways.

    My thoughts on the book

    First up, I want to say that I found Swift s language and grammar rather difficult to adjust to. He had an unfortunate habit of inappropriately (at least in today s English usage) capitalizing words right in the middle of sentences. An example is the opening sentence of this book:

    I hope you will be ready to own publicly, whenever you shall be called to it, that by your great and frequent Urgency you prevailed on me to publish a very loose and uncorrect Account of my Travels; with Direction to hire some young Gentlemen of either University to put them in Order, and correct the Style, as my Cousin Dampier did by my Advice, in his Book called, A Voyage round the World.

    Oh, and did I mention he was verbose? It took some time to get used to such a style, but was able to ignore it once the story starts to get going.

    Another thing that bothered me was his use of satire. I generally prefer humor to be more subtle. In many places, it felt that Swift was using a hammer to convey his point when a sharp prod of a knitting needle would have been more effective. In places, his jokes are vulgar and gross too.

    I was also expecting some kind of adventures in the book, and although he does have adventures, the focus is really on the dialogues and there are pages and pages of extremely pessimistic dialogues :(. Reading this book made me feel that Swift must really be quite a misanthrope, and that does not really suit me.

    But in spite of it all, I think this is a book that people should read. It s not easy reading, but he does make some good points that I can appreciate, and I can understand why this book is termed a Classic . In spite of my negative points on this book, I am glad I read it

    Btw, it s so cool that two words which are commonly used today probably originate from this book:

    • Lilliputian is now a word that is used to refer to something that is small.
    • Yahoo is now slang used to refer to uncouth people living in remote places.

    Isn t that so cool?





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    Group Travel – Vacation Packages, Travel Deals #cheapest #hotel

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    Group Travel Tours

    Flight Centre’s Groups and Conferences division specializes in organizing travel worldwide for parties of 5 to even 5,000, for destination weddings, business conferences, family travel and more. No group is too big or too small for our specialists.

    Receive fast, efficient and experienced service either in-store, by phone or by e-mail.

    To request a Group quote, call 1866 940 0209 or Enquire Online

    • Personalised Service

    One dedicated travel specialist will act as your personal assistant – will book airfare, Accommodation and car rentals, and assists with all other services provided.

  • Flexible Service
    We make decisions locally and are empowered to customise our service to meet each client’s needs.
  • Negotiated Rates
    Flight Centre Limited is one of the largest travel agencies worldwide. Our huge buying power of $8.9 billion translates into massive savings for our clients.
  • Visa & Passport Assistance
    We understand how complicated travel is these days. We will always advise you when a visa is required, and can refer an excellent service that can handle all of your visa and passport requests.
  • Travel Advisories
    Receive updates about changes in the travel industry, from health alerts to security issues worldwide.
  • Leader in the Travel Industry
    We have grown to be an operation of over 180 shops, employing over 1000 staff in North America. We are proud to be selected as one of the Best Companies to work for in BC and Best Employers in Canada.
  • Credibility Members of the Association of Canadian Travel Agents and the Better Business Bureau.
  • Luxury Travel

    Our specialists are very experiences in luxury travel and leisure vacations and can accommodate both your personal and business travel bookings.

  • To request a Group quote, call 1866 940 0209 or Enquire Online





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    Goa Travel Guide – Cheap Flights, Travel Tips Goa – Southall

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    Goa Travel Guide and Tips

    Goa

    Located on the western coast of India, along the majestic Arabian Sea, the coastal state of Goa is nothing short of a tourist paradise with its pristine palm-fringed beaches, old Portuguese style monuments and picture-perfect countryside.

    Tourist Spots in Goa

    Goa boasts of a rich colonial heritage that is visible in its many historical monuments, buildings that offer unique insights into the state’s history and culture. Most tourists who visit Goa never fail to include the following places in their itinerary:

    • St. Caveman Church
    • Church of St. Francis
    • St. Paul Church
    • Basilica of Boom Jesus
    • Mary Immaculate Conception
    • Reis Magus Church
    • Cabot De Ramah Fort
    • Caporal Fort
    • Threshold Fort

    No trip to Goa is complete without a tour of the following beaches that are just great for water sports and underwater adventure.

    • Dona Paula Beach
    • Majorda Beach
    • Miramar Beach
    • Parole Beach
    • Aviator Beach

    Shopping Attractions in Goa

    Eating Out in Goa

    Hotels in Goa

    The city does not disappoint those on a budget travel to Goa who would prefer to stay in moderately priced full service hotels.

    Cheap Flights to Goa

    Find the latest airfares and discounted offers on flights to Goa operating from UK.

    Preferred Airlines to Goa from UK

    Jet Airways | Air India | British Airways | Emirates | Lufthansa | Etihad Airways | Qatar Airways | Gulf Air | Oman Air | Virgin Atlantic | Kuwait Airways

    Airports in Goa

    Catering to both domestic and international flights, Goa Airport is located at a distance of 29kms from the state capital and is one of the busiest airports in India.

    View the most comprehensive Goa Airport Guide.

    Best time to Visit Goa

    Winters in Goa are mild and pleasant and are just perfect for tourists to explore this coastal state in all its glory.

    Transport in Goa

    Goa offers numerous transportation options to tourists that include bicycles, motorcycle taxis, rented scooters, auto-rickshaws, cars, taxis, buses.





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    Gorilla Safaris Guide – Uganda, Rwanda – Congo Gorilla Safari Guide

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    Gorilla Safaris Guide

    Welcome to the Gorilla Safaris Guide, a one-stop point with all the information you need to know to plan a gorilla safari in Africa. Find all the travel information you need to know about the mountain gorillas in Africa, gorilla tracking, trip planning as well as a quick and easy way to search and book gorilla safaris. Find discount gorilla safaris offered by different tour companies and travel agencies in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. We are committed to providing you quality information about gorilla tourism, conservation and the latest gorilla watching related news. From this website you can locate tour operators who organize gorilla safaris, read a short description of their service and, where available book your gorilla safari trip online. Search for special offers and discounted trips and remember to check back often, as we will be adding new tours and information regularly.

    Where to Go

    Interestingly there are 10 countries where mountain gorillas can be visited in the wild. These countries host the four known sub species of the gorillas.

    The top countries for gorilla trekking are Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. These three countries are the best destinations where to see the endangered mountain gorillas. These three countries commonly have a share of the rare mountain gorilla whose main sanctuary is the Virunga Region. The Virunga Region comprise of 3 national parks namely; Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda, Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, and Virunga National Park in DR Congo. The remaining population of the mountain gorillas live in the neighbouring Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Over 880 mountain gorillas are left in the wild.

    For travelers looking to see lowland gorillas in Africa, there are a few destinations where lowland gorilla tourism has been introduced. The top destinations to see lowland gorillas are Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon and Central African Republic.

    • About Gorillas Gorilla Species (Mountain Gorillas, Eastern Lowland Gorillas, Western Lowland Gorillas, Cross River Gorillas)
    • Physical description of the gorillas Size, Attributes and characteristics
    • What Do Gorillas Eat? Diet and consumption within gorillas
    • Gorilla Trekking Where to Go, Habituated Gorilla Groups, Tips Guidelines,
    • Planning a Gorilla Safari Gorilla Permits, Tips Information,
    • Gorilla Tourism Conservation Environmental impact, History of gorilla tourism How gorilla tourism began in Africa
    • Gorilla Safaris Choosing a gorilla trip, destinations to go, when to book, tour operators




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    Gay Travel – Vacations – IGLTA: Intl Gay – Lesbian Travel

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    LGBT Travelers: Your Global Journey Starts Here.

    IGLTA – The International Gay Lesbian Travel Association is the world’s leading global travel network dedicated to connecting and educating LGBT travelers and the businesses that welcome and support them along the way. Whether it’s for individual, group, corporate, or student travel, we have affiliates in the world’s most sought after locations offering the most competitive packages for your perfect getaway.

    Register For A Membership.

    Honeymoon in Punta Cana or Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic From $159.00 / Night

    IGLTA President/CEO John Tanzella met with Mario Hardy, CEO of the Pacific Asia Travel Association, on 5 November during World Travel Market in London and signed an organizational partnership. Under the agreement, IGLTA and PATA will support mutual advocacy positions, promote each other’s events, and enhance access for the benefit of members of both organizations.

    Gary Murakami is the Director, Global Sales for MGM Resorts International. one of the world’s leading global hospitality and entertainment companies operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Aria at City Center, and The Mirage in Las Vegas with additional hotels in Las Vegas as well as regional United States and in Asia. A seasoned hospitality sales executive and innovative strategic leader with expertise in the hotel and convention management industries, Gary is responsible for raising awareness for MGM Resorts International, as well as developing and maintaining key client partnerships in his assigned strategic territories with the corporate, association, and intermediary/third party segments and the additional focus on Diversity Sales specific to the LGBT market. Gary’s sales background includes previous sales and leadership positions with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in the group, leisure and business travel segments. In addition to serving as Vice Chair, Gary also leads the IGLTAF Program Committee.

    Increase your visibility at 33rd Annual Global Convention in Cape Town, South Africa 14-16 April 2016 with an ad in our convention journal, distributed to all delegates. Click here for more details. #IGLTA2016

    Same-sex couples in Portugal will soon be able to legally adopt children, after the newly elected Parliament endorsed legislation that has been introduced four times in the past three years. All left-leaning political parties backed the legislation on its first reading, as did roughly 20 deputies from the nation’s center-right Social Democratic Party, according to Agence France Presse.

    Tasmania’s lower house has become the third state parliament to show support for same-sex marriage. Late on 18 November a majority, 15 votes, of the House of Assembly backed a Greens party motion for in-principle support for marriage equality. Liberal premier Will Hodgman and deputy Jeremy Rockliff were among the government MPs who voted in favour of the motion at the end of a three-hour debate.

    LGBT rights defenders reasonably compromising on gay rights legislation with conservative church leaders. A church ban on baptism of children of same-sex couples. A judge removing an infant from her same-sex foster parents — until child services objected and a Republican governor frowned, leading to a quick reversal.

    Despite this year’s Supreme Court’s ruling striking down bans on same-sex marriage, LGBT leaders are warning that a backlash against gay rights is coming. The Court’s ruling, which guarantees gays and lesbians to right to wed, has been met with efforts to protest those protections.

    Revelers from all over the world touched down in Rio de Janeiro this past weekend for the 20th anniversary of the LGBT Pride parade, and from the looks of these photos, the event was as epic as ever. The 2015 festivities began with a poignant tribute to the victims of recently attacks in Paris, as well as those who died after two dams burst and caused a mudslide in southeastern Brazil earlier this month.

    Members and supporters of the LGBT community participated in a ‘Pride March’ rally in Bangalore, India. Gay rights supporters waved flags and danced past traffic during the march to celebrate gay pride and to push for the repeal of a colonial-era law that makes homosexuality a crime.





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    Gay Dominican Republic Guide – Gay Bars & Clubs, Hotels, Reviews

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    Dominican Republic

    The Dominican Republic is a beautiful country in the Caribbean where African, Spanish, European, and native cultures collide!

    Gay Dominican Republic

    The Dominican Republic is a beautiful country in the Caribbean where African, Spanish, European, and native cultures collide! This wonderful fusion comes across in its cuisine that will make your mouth water, as well as in the passion-filled beats of its merengue music. With a thriving ecotourism industry, there are tons of beautiful and natural sights to see. When night falls, hit the dance floor and bust a move at one of the various bars and clubs peppered across the urban parts of the country. Salsa, anyone?

    Because of it s location in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic s climate is tropical, with a heavy wet season in winter and warm summers peaking in the month of August. Hurricanes hit the D.R between August and October- and cyclones hit every few years so be sure to check weather reports before your travels! Temperatures are pretty consistent year-round, but lows in the 30 s aren t uncommon in the mountainous regions of the country. Getting around the Dominican Republic is most often done by bus. Independent companies offer services within and between most towns and cities, although the gua-gua taxis and local buses are often packed with people and luggage so get ready to squeeze!

    Drivers are friendly and knowledgeable with inside scoop about local hotspots. Because of its location on an island, the Dominican Republic must be accessed by boat or plane. Although it is frequented by tourists, it is also rampant with poverty so stick in groups and stay in well-lit areas. There is no limit to the amount of alcohol you can consume before driving- so beware of drivers under the influence while you are on the road. There is also a special tourist police specifically for the protection of foreigners, so reach out to this agency instead of the national police for more responsive service.





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    Frommer – s – Best Places to Go in 2015 #travel

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    In June 2014, UNESCO World Heritage put the Selous Game Reserve on the list of World Heritage sites that are most endangered. Why would a reserve ever be considered at risk? Because at more than 19,000 square miles, the area is impossible to seal against poachers. Elephant and rhinoceros populations have plummeted 90 percent—90 percent! —since 1982. A third of Selous’ elephants, or 25,000 animals, were killed between 2009 and 2013 alone.

    The slaughter has been so unsustainable, it is now predicted that elephants will be close to extinction in Sub-Saharan Africa within 10 years, and by 2018, rhino deaths will surpass rhino births, making extinction a mathematical certainty. This qualifies Selous as the most depressing “get there now” Top Destinations designee we’ve ever named.

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    “Send him to Belize “. That was the euphemistic advice given to lead character Walter White in the final season of TV’s Breaking Bad by his lawyer Saul, who felt that Walt should bump off his cop brother-in-law. Immediately after the episode aired, the Belize Tourism Board issued an invitation to the cast for all-expense paid vacations.

    Since Belize has far more Mayan sites, its a better choice for the traveler who wants to mix culture and history in with their green time. Over the course of a week, you might find yourself scaling ancient Mayan pyramids or swimming into caves once used by the Mayans for ceremonies. In the Actun Tunichil Muknal  cave in the Cayo region, centruies-old pots and the skulls of victims of ritual sacrifices have been calcified to the floor. (So it turns out an ancient Walter White actually did send someone to Belize.) Prime dving and snorkeling spots also give his tiny country a thriving beach culture—the opening image for this year’s slideshow was taken in Belize.

    For the adventure traveler, there are few countries as satisfying or as suprisingly beautiful as Belize, so visit it before the rest of the world realizes what it’s missing.

    Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, U.S.A.

    It’s no secret that Yellowstone is one of the most awe-inspiring places to visit in the United States. But in 2015 and 2016, vacationing here will be a more comfortable, contemporary experience. That’s because the Park’s hospitality facilities are undergoing a major overhaul to the tune of $134 million in renovations and new builds. The historic Lake Yellowstone Hotel (designed by Robert Reamer, the man behind the Old Faithful Inn) has been restored to its Colonial Revival grandeur. Meanswhile, ecologically sound, Western-chic lodges are being erected where the dingy, 1960’s era Canyon Lodges and cabins used to be. The modular units are being fabricated in Boise and trucked in by summer, so construction noise and disruption should be minimal.

    And finally, now there’s a new reason to go in winter, too. Revised regulations allow one group per day to snowmobile into the park without hiring a guide, which lowers touring costs dramatically.





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    Foreign Money Transfer Rates – Money Expert #traveling #by #train

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    Travel Insurance

    Compare Travel Insurance policies from leading UK insurers

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    Travel in confidence with the best insurance for you. MoneyExpert has teamed up with Just Travel – one the UK’s best providers of Travel Insurance.

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    Their vision has been increasingly focused on providing Travel Insurance products at affordable prices for the more complex, medical risk.

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    People who are looking into taking out buy to let mortgages are increasingly switching away from trying to buy property at the high end of the market. Instead it now appears that they are focusing on buying cheaper property because of the higher returns that they could potentially see on rent levels.

    In recent times the London property market has become associated with charging huge prices luxury level homes. However, recent analysis has revealed that prices for top-end property in the capital are not as high as similar properties elsewhere in the world.

    As mortgage lending rates rise, Nationwide Building Society has announced a surge in profits leading to its “best ever half-year” of lending.

    25 Nov 2015

    In what is has been hailed as a first for any financial services provider in the UK, Barclaycard have announced that they’ll be offering free credit score access to all of their 10.5 million customers.





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    Flight Sales – Specials #traveling #europe

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    Great Deals on International Airfares

    Let us help you find your perfect flight. Take a look below at our best flights deals and fly away on 400+ airlines. Looking for something closer to home? Check out our Domestic or New Zealand flight deals  for more sale fares.

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    Choose from Cheap International Flights

    Whether you’re flying during a peak holiday season or looking for a cheap last minute flight, ZUJI Australia has plenty of international specials flying across the globe.

    Choose from international specials – there’s a huge range of flights to our most popular international destinations including Fiji, London, Bangkok, Phuket, Hong Kong, New York and many more.

    With fantastic deals all year round on leading airlines and domestic carriers, book cheap airfares from Qantas, THAI Airways, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Etihad Airways, Emirates, Virgin Australia and more.

    ZUJI’s international specials are for departure dates all throughout the year. Choose and compare the best deals by departure date or if you’re travelling with flexible dates, pick your destination of choice and see if our seasonal specials suit your travel plans.

    Compare the Lowest Rates on International Airfares

    When booking one of our international flight specials, enjoy the benefits of our easy-to-use technology and 24/7 customer support, allowing you to book discounted international flights with confidence. With each booking, you will receive instant email confirmation with the details of your travel booking.

    * ZUJI Flight Servicing Fee: Domestic $20.00, NZ/Pacific $40.00, International $0.00 per booking. All airlines charge varying payment and service fees which are displayed in the booking process.





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    Find Virgin Money Travel Insurance Single Trip UK voucher codes, discounts

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    Virgin Money Travel Insurance Single Trip Vouchers

    Virgin Money Travel Insurance Single Trip is a travel insurance company who deals with single trip insurance. They cover travellers who are going for one trip between 3 and 365 days, to get this insurance you have to be between 18 and 65. This insurance as standard includes; free kids cover(up to 3 under 18s per adult), 40 adventure sports, including scuba diving, mountain biking and bungee jumping, you are covered if your holiday is cancelled, delayed or cut short and we pay for hospital bills, medical treatment and your journey home if you need to travel back to the UK due to illness or injury.

    Here at moneysupermarket.co.uk we aim to bring you all the best insurance deals and discounts, helping to find the cheapest insurance deals for your travel insurance. As well as Virgin Money Travel Insurance Single Trip, we are in close contact with all our insurance providers, meaning that it ‘s never been easier to find the best travel insurance for you.

    Make sure you check out moneysupermarket.co.uk before you decide to buy insurance, as there are lots of money savings discounts, voucher codes and special offers to cut the price of your premium.





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    FAQs about overseas and domestic adventure tours – Classic Journeys #best

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    Find my Classic Journey

    Solo vacations in the best of companies

    Classic Journeys welcomes solo travel on all of our tours. In fact, on average about a third of our guests travel on their own. If your goal is to experience the life and culture of the places you visit, you re already one of us and you ll find yourself in the congenial company of others who look at the world like you do.

    Let s get that single supplement out of the way.

    Admit it. Once you find the perfect trip, you ve learned that you can t get emotionally involved until you check out the single supplement. Then here s the best news! To encourage solo travel, tours from Classic Journeys have the lowest single supplements you re likely to find anywhere. While some companies boost prices up to 50% for single travelers, we keep it to just 15% on average. We only pass along the extra cost hotels charge us, instead of marking it up to make extra profit from you.

    For starters, you already have a friend on tour. Our local guides are with you full time to watch out for everyone s needs and interests. At the fine restaurants we select, you won t find yourself at a table for one. And, as often as possible, the accommodations we arrange for you are doubles for single use so that you can have as much elbow room as everyone else. Of course, at your request, we ll invite another solo traveler on the tour to share accommodations with you.

    Join us for a one-of-a-kind tour.

    If you re planning a solo vacation of your own (but don t see yourself on a singles vacation ), give us a call. We ll be happy to give you one-to-one answers about the tour you re considering.





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    Everpure Insurice Single i2000 – #178; Filtration System #air #ticket #booking

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    This item ships via Freight Line Carrier Delivery times related to this ship method are usually between 3 to 7 business days once the item leaves the warehouse. We will forward tracking information to you once the product leaves our warehouse. The shipping company will contact you to arrange a delivery appointment as a delivery signature is required. All deliveries will occur Monday through Friday. Order must be fully processed by 12pm CST to be eligible for “Guaranteed Same Day Shipping.” Orders processed after that time may ship out the following business day.

    Freight Line items will be delivered to the front of your home or business. If you require inside delivery please contact our service department during business hours to discuss details and pricing. 1-800-297-6076. M-F, 8am to 5pm CST. Once a freight line item has been shipped it will not possible to convert the order to premium shipping.

    This item ships Ground or USPS. Delivery times related to these ship methods are usually between 2 and 7 business days once the product leaves the warehouse. We will email you tracking information once the product leaves our warehouse. Ground or USPS deliveries do not require a signature and may be left at the ship to location. All deliveries can occur Monday through Saturday depending on your local delivery carrier. Order must be fully processed by 12pm CST to be eligible for “Guaranteed Same Day Shipping.” Orders processed after that time may ship out the following business day.

    Ground or USPS deliveries do not include a guaranteed delivery date.. Should you require a specific delivery date or expedited shipping options, please contact our customer service department so they may assist you with options and pricing.

    Call 1-800-297-6076. M-F, 8am to 5pm CST.





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    E-Travel Services – Requirements #vacation #packages

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    E-Travel Services Requirements

    Updated November 23, 2015

    When is E-Travel Required?

    • Booking travel on scheduled air carriers
    • Reserving rental cars
    • Full service travel arrangements that include air, hotel, and/or car

    Air travel for all state funded executive branch travelers, including board and commission members, clients, witnesses, etc. is arranged by E-Travel.

    Use E-Travel Online when possible. Create your own prelim by using the research option and email the itinerary to the approver and/or traveler. Once approved, a ticket is purchased using E-Travel Online. A final itinerary will be sent to the emails in the travel profile.

    Alternatively call the travel management contractor (TMC) at 1-866-762-8728 or 907-500-4292 to make a reservation. A preliminary or final itinerary will be sent depending on approval status.

    When is E-Travel optional?

    The use of E-Travel is optional for itineraries to rural communities that are served by one of the following carriers and do not include segments operated by Alaska Airlines, RAVN Alaska, or PenAir. Rural carriers that are not included in the list below must be booked through an E-Travel agent to ensure certificate and licensing requirements have been met and are current.

    • Alaska Air Transit
    • Alaska Seaplanes
    • Bering Air
    • Events Air
    • Grant Aviation
    • Hageland Aviation
    • Homer Air
    • Pacific Airways
    • Promech Air
    • Ryan Air
    • Smokey Bay Air
    • Taquan Air
    • Warbelow’s Air Ventures
    • Wright Air Service
    • Yute Air

    What services are not available through E-Travel?

    • Paper complimentary first class upgrades
    • Using Companion Coupons for non-State business
    • Personal credit card as a form of payment
    • Routing change on a personal deviation
    • Hotel direct bills
    • Complimentary upgrades that are paper must be presented at the airport. The travel agency can process upgrades if they are in E-certificate format as well as MVP and MVP Gold status upgrades.

    Routing changes/personal deviation and personal credit cards policies are outlined in AAM 60.080.

    Hotels require a direct bill application from the requestor before authorizing this type of payment.

    How do I request a “State-authorized fare quote” for a trip that has already happened?

    How do I request research services?

    Fees may apply to this service.





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