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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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    • 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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      Save 10 Percent or More at Marriott Hotels -- Really?

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      • Tour or no tour?

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        Tour or no tour?

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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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                Vegan dining options

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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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                                    • FYI Insiders - Free National Park Admission - April 19-20, 2014

                                      U.S. National Park ServiceFree Entrance Days in the National Parks   Many of us Insiders enjoy America's National Parks. On April 19-20, opening weekend of National Park Week, admission to the 133 parks that nor...
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                                      FYI Insiders - Free National Park Admission - April 19-20, 2014

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                                      • Favorite travel tip

                                        My favorite travel tip is  to make sure you have enough resources incase travel is delayed by a few days. We were driving home from AZ to Iowa this Christmas and our car broke down. We were stranded (Mom Dad. 9 y...
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                                        • Rome hotel tax increase

                                          An increase in the hotel taxes:   Rome doubles hotel tax - Telegraph
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                                          Rome hotel tax increase

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