Travel Contests: Week of May 28, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a 13-day European tour for two from STA Travel Win Three Travel Adventures of Your Choice from HostelWorld.com Win $5,000 to spend on a London & Wales trip Win a trip to Prague from Travel Channel Win a trip for two to China, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, or Singapore […]

Travel Website of the Week: Packnada

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With all of the hassles these days of checking bags and even carrying them on (did you see this week Frontier Airlines has joined Spirit and Allegiant in charging for carry-ons?), I can definitely see a rise in services like new startup Packnada. Unfortunately, Packnada is only valuable right now for frequent travelers to Singapore […]

Travel Contests: Week of April 9, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win one of 52 trips to Australia Win a 7-day trip to your dream destination for two from Switchfly (Twitter contest; Johnny is a judge!) Win a luxurious summer trip for two to Hawaii from InsideHook and others Win […]

Sneak Peek: SilkAir’s New Boeing 737

SilkAir’s new Boeing 737-800

Last week I flew to Seattle compliments of Singapore Airlines so I could witness a momentous occasion for both Boeing and Singapore Airlines’ regional carrier SilkAir. In 2012, SilkAir made an important decision to go from an all Airbus fleet to a Boeing fleet. SilkAir currently flies more than 350 weekly flights to 45 destinations […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Take Advantage of Long Layovers

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Take Advantage of Long Layovers If you have more than a few hours of layover time in a city, don’t spend them milling around the airport or buying overpriced Duty Free goods. Instead, find out if there is anything close by that will let you get a flavor of the area. Some airports (like Singapore’s Changi and Amsterdam’s […]

Singapore Airlines Ending World’s Longest Flight

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According to the AP’s Scott Mayerowitz, Singapore Airlines is ending their nonstop flights from the U.S. (LAX & EWR) to Singapore. They have been the world’s longest nonstop flights. The Singapore to Newark route had a distance of 9,520 miles and flight time took 18 hours and 20 minutes. The Los Angeles to Singapore route […]

Video of the Week: Now You Can Park Your Car in the Living Room

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Do you love your car so much you wish you could park it in your living room? Don’t laugh – I know plenty of people who wish they could. A building in Singapore has made it a reality – could it be the future? Check out this video of the owner of a Lamborghini Aventador […]

Travel News: Week of July 30th, 2012

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Top Travel News Delta Air Lines to shut down Comair regional unit Global airlines gross $22.6 billion in ancillary revenues Airport customs agent pleads guilty to groping women Singapore Airlines to move A380 out of JFK for winter, switch to SFO-HKG-SIN Skydiver jumps from 96,000 feet An 11-year-old who flew from Manchester to Rome without […]