Tag Archives: Air Travel

The Red Eye Flight Survival Guide

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The last thing you want to do on vacation is show up in a new country completely jet-lagged, haggard, and cranky after a hellish red-eye flight. When you only have so much time to spare, every day counts! But taking a long-haul doesn’t have to be the worst thing in the world. In fact, they […]

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August 14, 2012 by | 1 Comment

A Guide to Getting Around in Europe

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One of the best things about traveling through Europe is how easy it is to get around – more often than not, it’s cheap, extremely efficient, and FAST! And if you have a preferred way of traveling, chances are you’ll find it in Europe. If you’re planning your own European trip, here are a few […]

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August 6, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Travel Alert: Peruvian Airlines Grounded for 90 Days

This past August 18, the Peruvian government shut down Peruvian Airlines due to noncompliance with air safety regulations, including maintenance problems discovered after an emergency landing on August 2.

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August 23, 2011 by | Comments Off on Travel Alert: Peruvian Airlines Grounded for 90 Days

Surfer Mutiny at British Airways

Editor’s note: We originally posted this back in 2007, when BA first announced their surfboard ban. Since then the world’s surfing community has been boycotting BA over its policy. Just last week BA announced that from October 9, 2009, it will start carrying surfboards again – as long as they’re 6′ 3″ or less in […]

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September 27, 2009 by | 8 Comments

Q&A with CheapOair

Editor’s note: We were looking for some cheap airfares recently and came across the travel website CheapOair.com, which specializes in cheap airfares. We were intrigued, so we sent them some questions. Erin McBride, their Director of Social Marketing, was kind enough to reply. Q: In a nutshell, what is CheapOair? How is it different from […]

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September 27, 2009 by | 3 Comments

7 Tips on Finding Cheap Flights

As America continues to look a bleak economy straight in the face, it is more important than ever to leverage all options to find the cheapest flights and trips online, so we can still enjoy an affordable vacation. Done right, the intelligent traveler can chop considerable dollars off his or her airfare and invest it […]

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July 29, 2009 by | 1 Comment

London Airport Transport: Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted

So, you’re thinking a little summertime in London might be nice. And you’re right. All those divine parks to walk in, gorgeous spring fashions to buy, and delicious pints of lager to drink outside on a warm evening. Not to mention the fish and chips, mushy peas and spotted dick to eat. (Settle down, it’s […]

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April 12, 2009 by | 20 Comments

Las Vegas Airport Shuttles & Transport

Editor’s Note: This is the second in our “airport transport & airport shuttles” series. We’ve asked Viator’s own hardcore travelers — the people who travel month in, month out — to write brief insider guides to airport transportation at major airports around the world. The following is by Alesia Stochel, the manager of Viator’s Las […]

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March 31, 2008 by | 3 Comments

London Heathrow Airport Transfers: An Insider’s Guide

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Heading to London Heathrow? The easy part is finding a flight. The tricky bit is getting from Heathrow into London itself. That’s something we know a little bit about here at Viator, and we’ve decided to share it with you, unbiased, unvarnished, warts and all. Take a few minutes to check out the options.

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March 25, 2008 by | 6 Comments

Flying to Australia, Mate?

Are you planning a trip to Australia from the United States, or vice versa? Here’s some good news. On February 15 the two nations signed an open skies agreement that deregulates air traffic between all airports in both countries. In a nutshell, it means that any certified air carrier can now fly between Australia and […]

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March 10, 2008 by | Comments Off on Flying to Australia, Mate?