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  • Travel Insurance

    Do you buy travel insurance? Have you ever had to use it? I have asked this question before (about a year and a half ago), but want to ask it again.  I buy it for international trips, but not for domestic trips a...
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    • New Attractions for 2015

      List of new attractions opening this year. Any plans to visit these attractions?   The world's best new attractions in 2015 - Telegraph
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      • Tour or no tour?

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        • New Year's Eve at Marriott Marquis Times Square??

          Has anyone stayed at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square for New Year's Eve that DID NOT have a VIP/all access pass in the last couple of years? I have a room booked from 12/31-1/3, but the rate to even get in the tw...
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          • Dynamic Currency Conversion - What Do You Do?

            Currently in Spain and 2 out of 3 nights, I've had restaurants pull the DCC scam on me.  The remaining night I paid cash.   First night:  Told waiter I wanted to pay in Euros, not USD. He gave me the...
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            • Save 10 Percent or More at Marriott Hotels -- Really?

              Has anyone out there gotten a decent rate this way?  Please read below the e-mail I received entitled "Save 10 Percent or More at Marriott Hotels":   Thank you again for being a member of US Lacrosse. Your ...
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              • Own drinks in Mini Bar

                Hotel fines guests who store their own drinks in the mini-bar - Telegraph   Has anyone encountered this on their travels?   erc remember when you request a fridge in your room be prepared to pay $35!  ...
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                • Power of hotel reviews

                  What are your thoughts? Do people use guidebooks for hotel recommendations or rely on tripadvisor? At least now hotels can respond on tripadvisor if there are dubious reviews.   Kate Humble: 'I'm horrified by ...
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                  • Holiday Season, what are your plans?

                    With the Christmas (Holiday Season) coming up. I thought I would ask what do most insiders do over this period?   Travel Interstate / Overseas? Spend the time with family locally / interstate / overseas? Work...
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                    • Vegan dining options

                      Found a great vegan restaurant close to hotel - Candle 79.  Four minute subway ride from hotel - catch the 6 Uptown at Lexington and 51st, go three stop, and get off at 77th st.
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                      • New Eurostar train

                        Eurostar unveils new 200mph Channel Tunnel train - Telegraph   May 2015 will see the start of a new year-round direct Eurostar service to Provence, stopping at Lyon, Avignon and Marseille, followed at the end of...
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                        • NC State Government Rate

                          I have been staying at the Raleigh Marriott City Center for over a year now -- for about 8 nights a month.  Just recently I noticed via the website that they are no longer offering the State Government rate and t...
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                          • The Ebola watch thread

                            With 2 confirmed Ebola cases caught outside East Africa, one in Spain, and the other Texas, both seemingly due to care-protocol breakdowns dealing with cases of travelling victims, I feel an Ebola thread where we can ...
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                            • Use of GPS When Traveling

                              This is an update (correction) to earlier post: Re: Auto GPS Suggestion  and attached discussion:   One good feature of portable GPS is that you can obtain updates and different maps via your computer via...
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                              • EasyJet app

                                easyJet to allow passengers to check in by taking a photo of their passport in new app feature | Daily Mail Online
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                                • Flybe joins avios

                                  Flybe introduces Avios frequent flyer scheme - Telegraph
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                                  • French Barge Vacation

                                    I am trying to plan a trip to France next year for my family plus extended family, and heard about these Barge vacations in different parts of France. So after a few days in Paris and maybe a couple at Euro Disney, I ...
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                                    • Which airport provides the easiest commute to Manhattan?  JFK or EWR?

                                      Heading to NYC in three weeks.  Need to book the airfare... oops! Today! We will not have a car and will only be able to utilize public transportation (rail, metro, bus or taxi).   What do Insiders think?&...
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                                      Which airport provides the easiest commute to Manhattan?  JFK or EWR?

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                                      • Immigration and Customs - which country is better?

                                        We have all been travelling and seen the best and worst of airports, and have commented on all our experiences.  What about immigration and customs --- which country is better?  And which country needs to be...
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                                        • Which would be your MUST see in Paris?

                                          If you had a few days in Paris to sight see what would be your first thing you MUST see during your visit?
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