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PLANNING YOUR DREAM SAVVY VACATION 

 

Australia

 

Wind River, Wyoming

 

 

Angels Landing, Utah

 

-The Latest Savvy Travel News – Late Breaking News in the Travel Industry?

 

-Time of Day – (see Helpful Savvy Travel Conversion Chart)

 

-Currency Exchange – (see Handy link)

 

-What’s in a Name: What’s in a Name – Like Hotel Flagships, Some Nations and Cities Change Their Identity. Whatever Happened to Stalingrad, the West Indies?

 

-Travel and Taxation: the Taxman Cometh

 

-Weather or Not – Where and When? The Ideal Time or Not.

 

-Temperatures and Distances – (see Very Handy Charts)

 

-Pinching Pennies – to Tip or Not to Tip: Don’t Be a Tightwad – Reach Into Your Pocket and Reward Good Service

 

-Traveling Green: We’re Talking Recycling Used Towels and Sheets, Not Greenbacks!

 

-Special Interest Travel

 

-Interest: Sports – Best Locations Depending on Your Sport

 

-Use of Credit Cards: Good Luck – They’ll Stretch Only So Far

 

-Last Minute Travel

 

-Tasty Dining Experiences: a Select Group of Unique and Exceptional Dining Opportunities

 

-A Shopping We Will Go – Window Shopping: Stretching Your Shopping Dollar – Where to Barter and Not

 

-The Confession Box

 

-Disclaimer

 

-Helpful Sources

 

-Decisions Not Listed – What Savvy Travel Decisions is Not

 

-Affordable Destinations 2015: Bargains Don’t Last Forever

 

 

 

-Airfare Comparisons: a Few Helpful Tips and Good Luck!

 

-Alarming Trend of Surcharges and Fees: It’s Only Bound to Get Worse

 

-Comfortable Seat Assignment: You Have Got to Be Kidding, Unless You are Twiggy!

 

-Rights of Air Passengers? Snicker, Snicker: Darn Few!

 

-Open Skies Pact Implications: Lower Rates? Doubtful.

 

-Airline Consolidations: Like “Ten Little Indians” and Then There Was One: Air China??

 

-Aircraft Disinsection: Spraying the Infected Yankee Tourists!

 

-Airport Check-In: Hurry Up and Wait

 

-Baggage Alert: Protect Your Belongings From Theft – a Few Precautions to Practice

 

-Carry-On Luggage: Please Don’t Bring Your Cruise Trunk!

 

-Jumbo Aircraft Seating 400 – 500 Passengers, Two Hundred Thousand+ Ton Cruise Ships: is a Return Comeback of the Dirigibles on the Horizon?

 

-It’s No Joke: TSA’s Secure Flight Program

 

-Thanks to the Unpleasantries of Flying, Inter-city Bus Travel is Enjoying a Resurgence

 

 

 

-Hotel and Resort Rates: Helpful Sources For Searching, Shopping For the Lowest Hotel Rates

 

-In Search of a Good Night’s Rest: a Selection of Lodging By Destination

 

-Hotel Lodging Add-Ons: Check Your Billing Carefully Before Checking Out

 

-Bedbugs: They’ve Gone Buggy All Over You! Some Lodging Provides Bugs For No Extra Charge.

 

 

 

-Auto Rentals - Kick the Tires and Compare Rates

 

-Hourly Auto Rentals: Best Drive Fast!

 

 

-Mapping Your Vacation: Helpful Sites in Planning Your Dream Vacation

 

-Protecting Your Castle While on Vacation: Safeguarding the Family Trinkets

 

-Kids in Tow – Family Travel: Most Travelers Appreciate a Well-Behaved Youngster

 

-Savvy Packing Tips: Two Into One Won’t Work Even Sitting on Them

 

 

 

-Health Advice

 

-Medical Travel and Trip Cancellation Protection Insurance: Don’t Leave Home Without It – Plan Ahead, be Prepared, and Hope That You Do Not Need to Use It

 

-Prescriptions on Vacation

 

 

 

-It’s Time to Cruise

 

 

 

-Train Travel

 

 

 

 

-Destination Entry Requirements – Let Me In: the Ensuing Paper Treadmill – Which Documents are Required to “Open Sesame” the Gates

 

-Getting To and From Airports: Okay, You’ve Arrived. How Far is it to the City Center? Your Choices and Costs of Transportation.

 

-A Blow to Credit Cards Abroad: Check Before You Depart – Not All Credit Cards are Accepted Outside the United States.

 

-Delay, Delay, Delay: Please Get Me to the Church On Time

 

-Hey! That’s My Suitcase! He’s Stealing My Suitcase!!