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Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa!

Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa!

Saudi Arabia threw open its doors to foreign tourists on Friday. They are launching a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealing to foreign companies to invest in a sector it hopes will contribute 10 percent of gross domestic product by 2030. The Muslim kingdom, relatively closed off for decades, has in recent years […]

Posted on September 27, 2019 by in Aegean Airlines, Aeromexico, Destinations & Inspiration, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Hilton Izmir Review

Hilton Izmir Review

You can book the Hilton Izmir here. Izmir is Turkey’s third largest city and has a pretty position along the Aegean Sea. The Hilton Izmir is in an admirable location right downtown in Konak, Izmir’s best neighborhood right by the sea. We’d had an early flight from Istanbul and the airport bus dropped us off […]

Posted on July 22, 2015 by in Hilton Honors, Hotel Reviews

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Which websites allow a 24-hour free cancellation for airline tickets?

Which websites allow a 24-hour free cancellation for airline tickets?

  The US Department of Transportation has been a proponent of a number of consumer-friendly guidelines. One of them is the requirement for all domestic and foreign air carriers to allow free cancellations or fare holds for 24 hours. The rule kicks in for any carrier and for non-refundable tickets bought at least 7 days […]

Posted on April 16, 2015 by in AAdvantage, Delta Skymiles, Jetblue TrueBlue, United Mileage Plus

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Top 5 reasons to use Priceline Express Deals

Top 5 reasons to use Priceline Express Deals

We’ll let you know the top 5 reasons to use Priceline Express Deals – but first, a little about Priceline… WHAT IS PRICELINE? We’ve written about Priceline before – it’s the uniquely pioneered e-commerce service where you can name your own price when booking your travel needs, whether it be hotels, flights, car rental, cruises or vacation packages. Priceline […]

Posted on April 7, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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Updated in 2018: My Favorite 27 Things to do in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Updated in 2018: My Favorite 27 Things to do in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

My Favorite 27 Things to do Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Understand Addis Abeba (or Addis Ababa) is the capital of Ethiopia and located at 7,546 feet of elevation. It is a good idea to bring Diamox for the first week until you are adjusted to the elevation. Despite being north of the equator, Ethiopia’s ‘winter’ […]

Posted on March 12, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Marriott Friends and Family rate – Is it worth having?

Marriott Friends and Family rate – Is it worth having?

What's the Marriott Friends and Family rate? We've written about this before. Marriott employees can arrange for their friends and non-immediate family members to get a special discount rate at Marriott properties when booking online using the code MMF and showing valid ID and official paperwork at check-in. The Marriott Friends and Family rate discount […]

Posted on February 15, 2015 by in Hotel Friends & Family Discounts

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CLC Lodging – A Quick Guide

CLC Lodging – A Quick Guide

What is CLC Lodging? CLC Lodging helps companies manage their travel in 3 ways: rate, administration and operational efficiency. By negotiating hotel rates for workforces in North America, CLC Lodging can help businesses save money on their hotel room spend with discounted rates. By also utilizing CLC Lodging’s administration, audit, record-keeping, hotel payment and reporting […]

Posted on October 24, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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How to get a Russian Visa without going crazy

How to get a Russian Visa without going crazy

josef.stuefer With a European Union or US passport most countries make it easy for you to clear immigration. Many countries require no visa or give you a VOA (visa-on-arrival). Things are different for Russia, China and India. I applied for a Chinese visa recently and was impressed with the SF consulate – the whole process […]

Posted on May 6, 2014 by in Cheap flights

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