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Lonely Planet Collaborates with Mini for Epic Adventure Trip

by on Tuesday, June 04, 2013  No Comments

Lonely-Planet-teams-up-with-MINILonely Planet is all set to celebrate their 40th birthday and this time they have decided to send their two travel writers in a Mini Cooper D Clubman on a tour from London to Istanbul. Lonely Planet said that they are trying to celebrate their birthday celebrations in a better way and therefore they have decided to put two travel magazine writers in a Mini and let them take an epic journey of 10,000 miles across Europe, Asia and Australia. The trip will also celebrate the seminal trip from London to Sydney that was initially made by Lonely Planet co-founders Tony and Maureen Wheeler.

Travelling light: how to sort the wheat from the chaff when preparing for a holiday

by on Thursday, May 23, 2013  No Comments

No matter what type of holiday or trip you are about to embark on, knowing what to take with you and what to leave behind is an essential thing to learn. With increases in the costs for taking all kinds of luggage on a plane it’s important to keep weight down. If you’re going backpacking it’s even more necessary to make sure you’re not carrying anything you really don’t need.

Should You Order Insurance When You Get a Car?

by on Sunday, May 12, 2013  3 comments

When you are renting a car, you are always faced with the decision of whether or not to order the insurance with your rental policy. This is a question that’s answer can be determined by knowing the insurance coverage you already have with your current automobile insurance coverage. Here is a look at what you need to know about insurance before you rent a car.

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by J. Stephen Conn

The first thing you need to do before you ever rent a car is to take a good look at your current auto insurance policy. Take a look at all the sections to see if you can figure out what it says about rental car coverage. Most people’s auto insurance policies cover them with liability insurance in the case that they cause an accident while they are driving any car, including a rental car.

For policy holders who have this coverage, it doesn’t make any sense to pay for expensive insurance from the car rental company. This is duplicate insurance that is completely unnecessary. Of course, it is important to talk with your insurance agent to make sure that you are completely covered with your liability insurance in case you cause an accident while you are driving the rental car.

Flying Solo: How to Plan and Prepare for Travelling Alone

by on Tuesday, April 23, 2013  No Comments

prepare-for-travelling-aloneTravelling alone gives you a whole lot of freedom, which is amazing: you don’t have any companions you need to adjust your schedule to and you can go wherever you want to go to see whatever you want to see. It’s essential to prepare well for your travels, however, as you also have full responsibility over yourself and nobody else to fall back on, should something happen. Here are some tips on how to plan and prepare for travelling alone and what you should do if you’re flying solo.

Google Offers Opportunities to Explore Seven Summits

by on Tuesday, March 19, 2013  No Comments

Kilimanjaro-and-more-with-Google-MapsThere are many places that we wish we could go across the world but there are some places that require lot of courage and determination and only few people in the world actually get the opportunity to go and see such places. However, Google is making things easier for the adventure lovers and also for people that love to take a quick look and tour places where they can never reach. If you love high and tall mountains that are always out of your reach you have the chance to explore them right on your computer or on your smartphone or tablet device.

Top 4 Factors to Consider While Borrowing Money for Travel

by on Tuesday, March 12, 2013  No Comments

While loan is often seen as the last option by many people around the world it is very much the easiest way to get things done especially if you need urgent cash on your side. If you are looking for some travel options and if you don’t have cash ready on your side you will need to look out for better loan options that can allow you to get the right funds for your travel plans. While there are many banks that can provide you with better loan options but it is always a good idea to go for unsecured loans for your travel especially if you have a bad credit. However, still there are many factors that you need to consider when you are focusing on loans that you will need for your travel plans.


by Ben Beiske

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