TheTwentyDollarTrick.com On Saturday, I was on Leo Laporte’s show The Tech Guy, as I am every week at 3:30pm ET. One of the stories I mentioned was hotel secrets from a front desk clerk who just wrote a book. Here’s the link to his 10 tips. But one of those tips is to slip $20 [...]
Frequent fliers and business travelers will love this! It’s a website that alerts passengers three days in advance what the chances are of a weather-related delay. KnowDelay.com is a brand new site created by former pilot Geoff Murray that factors in meteorology and years of on-time performance data to get a better understanding of how [...]
Similar to the way Pinterest works, this new online tool allows travelers to “pin” and see flights they’ve found across the web in one spot and share them publicly or privately. It automatically updates real time prices and availability no matter what site the flight was found on. Anyone you’ve shared a Pintrips board with [...]
Accruing airline miles is a game to most people but trying to figure out what the miles are worth practically requires a PhD in economics. To help you decide if you should pay with miles or cash, check out this “Mile Value Calculator.” The blog that it’s located on isn’t the most eye-pleasing but it’s [...]
Here’s a brilliant, simple service that some travelers (especially families) will find super useful. PassportAlert.com provides users with free alerts, either by e-mail or text message, well in advance (16 months) of their passport expiring. You can stop the alerts any time, either through the website or by replying to the text message alerts. I [...]
Here’s a brilliant website that the Swissotel brand created. It’s an interactive guide about worldwide etiquette. It offers guidance on various forms of social etiquette, including how much to tip, how to dine without committing any faux pas, as well as the various ways of greeting people and saying “cheers” around the world. It contains [...]
My beautiful wife just created a new travel blog called OhTravelissima.com. It’s getting rave reviews from her peers since it is aesthetically pleasing and informative. It’s geared towards female travelers but guys might like it too. She also has a new Facebook page so please check it out and ‘like it’.
Rooomr is a travel site where they pair really cool hotels with really cool art and culture events. They’re more Ace Hotel, less chains. And what kind of events do they get behind? Art Basel, Coachella, Winter Music Conference, The Armory Show, Noise Pop, FFF Fest, and NY Fashion Week — to name a few. [...]