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Fall In Love With Puerto Rico

With all Puerto Rico has to offer you’re sure to find something perfect just for you and that special someone. No passports are needed by US citizens. Plus airfares to Puerto Rico are 30% to 50% less than other Caribbean destinations! Book now and get a 4th night free. To plan your romantic getaway call…

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Americans Are Vacation Deprived

Another summer in the United States, another summer where half the country only dreamed of a real vacation. As in summers past, a vast swath of Americans did not take time off to hit the beach, take a road trip, visit a national park, or explore countries beyond their borders. The lack of vacation time taken by…

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Priceline Quietly Kills Off “Name Your Own Price”

For those paying attention, it’s not news that Priceline killed off it’s “Name Your Own Price” feature for airline tickets last week, without fanfare. Unlike the promotional hoopla that surrounded the sacking of William Shatner’s Priceline negotiator this announcement was made quietly and without explanation. (They’ve actually sacked Shatner three times, first in 2006 when…

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The State of Airline Upgrades

Until recently, if you had even mid-tier elite status with an airline, you could bet on getting upgraded from economy to business or first class on many, if not most, of your flights. Not anymore. These days, scoring a free upgrade has become the exception rather than the rule of frequent flying. Here’s why—and what…

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Inside Tokyo’s Swankiest Capsule Hotels

Traditionally, Japanese capsule hotels have had a shabby reputation. Often located in the popular bar areas, the coffin-sized sleep spaces are notoriously frequented by Japanese salarymen in a drunken stupor who missed their last train home. Now, a new kind of stylish capsule hotel is popping up across the country. With a blend of function and style,…

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Zip Into Adventure!

Bored with the same old routine? If you’re tired of each day seeming like the last, we’ve got a vacation for you… Imagine six days in Costa Rica, with sunshine, zip lines, a volcano, horseback riding, sailing, snorkeling and more! The sky’s the limit and how much fun you have is totally up to you.…

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Holding Business Conferences on a Cruise Ship

According to the Cruise Line International Association’s (CLIA) annual report published in June, demand for cruising is at an all-time high and has risen 68 per cent in the past ten years, with passenger numbers globally projected to hit a record 24 million by the end of 2016. This growth has been helped by busi­nesses’…

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Currency Exchange 101

After the U.K. recently voted to leave the European Union, Brexit spurred many Americans into suddenly considering the value of the U.S. dollar. Too often, however, even experienced travelers don’t always contemplate all currency conversion options, or when they do it’s at the last minute. Like many other travel decisions, choosing how to spend money…

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Virgin Galactic Receives License for New Rocket Ship

Virgin Galactic has moved one step closer to offering commercial flights into space. The company secured operator licenses today from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation for its newest space ship, the VSS Unity, and for the companion rocket, WhiteKnightTwo. The license approval comes nearly two years after the fatal crash of…

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The Best Public Transportation Systems

Taking public transportation in an unfamiliar city can be daunting. But if the city you’re in has an effective system, there’s no need to waste money on cab fare or Uber when you could be saving money — and maybe even getting somewhere faster — with public transportation. The folks at Business Insider have created a chart detailing some…

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