Top 10 in Travel News: Week of March 25, 2015

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Qatar Airways boss accuses Delta of flying ‘crap’ planes DogVacay launches new service for cat owners who need pet sitters New Malaysia Airlines’ CEO to take over earlier than planned Higher passenger fees will discourage travelers from flying Hawaii shark attack: Tiger shark chomps on snorkeling man […]

Cyclones hit Australia, ‘Sharknado’ scene happens in real life

Waking up this morning, residents in Lennox Head, New South Wales saw a familiar scene from the movie Sharknado. A four-foot shark washed up on the shore of an east coast Australian beach today. Photos of the shark made its way around social media. How did the shark get there? Northern Australia was just pounded by […]

Travel Contests: Week of January 21, 2015

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This week’s travel contests include: Win an Allianz Global Assistance GoBag in celebration of The New York Times Travel Show! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win two tickets to your dream destination with Turkish Airlines (on social media) Win a pampering vacation for two in Barbados Win a week-long cruise departing from your choice of Texas or Florida (on Facebook) Win a […]

Travel Contests: Week of December 3, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a 2-night stay at Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk in Waikiki, Hawaii! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a romantic getaway for two to Martinique Win a trip for two to Australia Win a trip for two to Copenhagen, Denmark Win one of three Polaroid Pic-300 Instant Print Cameras (on Twitter) Win a culinary trip for […]

Travel Contests: Week of November 25, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a trip for two to Australia Win one of three Polaroid Pic-300 Instant Print Cameras (on Twitter) Win an exquisite watch, plus a trip to Paris to show it off, from Travel and Leisure Win a spa vacation in the US Virgin Islands Win a trip for two to Scotland […]

Travel Contests: Week of November 19, 2014

Florida

This week’s travel contests: Win a 4-day Florida beach getaway Win $20,000 for a dream trip in Barclaycard’s Great Getaway Giveaway Win a Hawaii getaway in the Hilton Ultimate Weekender Sweepstakes Win a 3-night trip for two to Cancun Win free Allegiant flights for you and a friend for an entire year (from six cities) Win a […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of September 17, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Marriott to Place Gratitude Envelopes in Hotel Guest Rooms Free In Flight GoGo Wifi & Free In Flight Texting with T-Mobile WestJet to charge some travellers for first checked bag Minnesota Man Films TSA Attempt To Screen Him After He Lands Southwest plans Baltimore-Costa Rica flights Australia […]

Great Fares on Air New Zealand to Australia

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Tourism Australia’s slogan is There’s Nothing Like Australia and I couldn’t agree more. When people ask me where my favorite place in the world is, Australia is always on the list. It’s one of the most interesting and unique places I’ve been and I love going there. “But it’s so far!” That’s what I hear […]