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Fun Summer Contests

I spotted a couple of fun summer contests today that cover some of my travel necessities – shoes, luggage, wifi, and electronic gadgets. The first is from shoe company Shoes of Prey.  I have not yet tried this service but it’s on my “to do” list.  Shoes of Prey is an Australian e-commerce company that specializes in…

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Uber Does Not Know Where You’re Going – Do You?

I enjoy using Uber, the ever-expanding car service that allows you to use your mobile device to order a town car on demand, estimate cost in real-time, and pay automatically at the end of the ride (gratuity included). One of my favorite features is being able to estimate cost based on real-time traffic and actual…

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Double Check Your Travel Geography When Booking

A distressed passenger is suing British Airways after he thought he booked a ticket to Granada, Spain but instead was bound for Grenada – in the Caribbean – because his travel geography and that of the reservation agent did not align. While many on social media and message boards are crying “frivolous”, it forced me to…

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An App to Prevent a Common Travel Woe – Jetlag Rooster

While like many seasoned road warriors I like to believe that I’m immune to jetlag (with boasts like “my body clock is broken”, I’m definitely guilty of this), the reality is that even a tiny amount of internal disruption can wreck havoc on vacation plans if the internal clock cannot be reset.  For me, jetlag…

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