Voltage Converters

As you may or may not know, when you travel internationally you will need a voltage converter in the electrical outlets in order to use your electrical items such as a curling iron, blow dryer and battery charger. You can find voltage converters at a number of stores including Walmart. These converter kits come with … [Read more…]


Win a transatlantic cruise from CunardPrize:Balcony Cabin for 2Roundtrip coach airfareDining in Britannia RestaurantSpa treatment for 2Dinner for 2 in Todd’s English Restaurantwww.cntpromo.com/DestinationCunardEnds: 2/28/2010 Where are You Contestwww.cntraveler.com/whereareyouLook at the picture, read the clues and guess the location.Prize:3 day getaway to the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, Arizona.Monthly Anchorage Live Big SweepstakesPrize: Four nights accommodation, two-day rental … [Read more…]

Shaping Up for Your Vacation

Many cities, especially in Europe, are compact and easy to walk around (and the shopping areas can go on for miles). Which will help save money since you don’t have to hire a cab or use public transportation. However, unless you already to a fair amount of walking, spending several days walking around a city … [Read more…]

Travel Contests

Win a Trip to DenmarkENTER BY: December 31, 2009GRAND PRIZE: Trip for two to the Copenhagen area, two nights in Malmo, Sweden and three nights in Copenhagen, Denmark. Scandinavian Airlines of North America, Inc. (SAS) will sponsor 2 economy roundtrip tickets from a US SAS gateway. ARV: $4,700.http://vd.netminers.dk/Tracker/Presentor.aspx?survey_id=107&cid=vd Fandango’s Nine SweepstakesPrize: A 4 day/3 night … [Read more…]

Smooth Hound

http://www.smoothhound.co.uk/ This website is my all time favorite place to look for accommodations. From this site you can search for accommodations around the world. The thing I really love about Smooth Hound is that they not only list the bigger hotels but also smaller private hotels, guest houses and B&B’s which the larger travel search … [Read more…]

Photo Contests

Got some great travel photo’s? Try entering them into these travel photo contests and win some great prizes. Smithsonianhttp://photocontest.smithsonianmag.com/ Highlife Travelhttp://www.bahighlife.com/Competitions-and-Offers/Photo-Competition/Gallery.html

Searching for that Cruise Deal

I am a huge bargain traveler. I never just open a brochure, find a cruise I want and pay the brochure price. First I go to the cruise line’s website and price the cruise I want. I also check their specials section. You would think if they were running a special on my cruise it … [Read more…]

Travel Contests

Montanahttp://nationalgeographic.promo.eprize.com/montana/Prize: A 7 day/6 night Montana National Park vacation package for two.Ends: Jan. 31, 2010 Trip to Hollywoodhttp://www.travelproupintheair.com/Prize: A 4 day/3 night trip for two to Los Angeles, California staying at The Beverly Hilton, plus two Travelpro carry-on sized suitcases and two Hollywood tour packages.Ends: Jan. 15, 2010 Any U.S. Locationhttp://www.justblinds.com/static/destination_contest.cfmPrize: An all-expenses paid vacation … [Read more…]

Long Layovers

If you have ever experienced a long layover in a connecting city you know how miserable it can be. How much shopping can you really do in a airport. On my upcoming trip to South Africa my family will have a 5 hour layover in London on the way there and a 8 hour layover … [Read more…]

Travel Contests

LOS CABOS LUXE GETAWAY” SWEEPSTAKEShttp://www.gourmetscoop.com/offers_loscabos0909.aspDeadline: 12/31/2009Three-night stay at Las Ventanas al Paraiso Enjoy deluxe accommodations in a Junior Suite with majestic ocean viewsFirst-class, round-trip tickets for two on Continental Airlines Exclusive cooking class for two Enjoy a private hands-on cooking experience with the resort’s chef in their Herb Garden Kitchen Round-trip transfers between San Jose … [Read more…]