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Re: Expedia lifts the veil on airline fees

DrFumblefinger ·
I like transparency and think this is welcome news for travel consumers. Also a smart move on the part of Expedia, I think.
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Re: Kayaking among the Ghost Ships of Mallows Bay

DrFumblefinger ·
I think this would be an absolutely fascinating experience! Thanks for bringing it to our attention, Stephanie.
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Re: The easy life at Koh Kood island, Thailand

DrFumblefinger ·
If you can't relax here, you can't relax. Thanks for sharing this piece of tropical paradise with us, Linn!
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Re: The easy life at Koh Kood island, Thailand

Samantha ·
The Dustia Resort sounds incredible (except for the little pests, lol). Will definitely have to keep it in mind when we travel to Thailand one day. Thanks for a great post and awesome pictures.
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Re: The easy life at Koh Kood island, Thailand

Mac ·
We love Thailand and this looks like another place to put on our "must go" list for the next trip. Thanks Linn for a great review!
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Re: Canada's 10 Best Kayaking Destinations

Marilyn Jones ·
I do not kayak, but I enjoyed reading about these locations and seeing your excellent photos!! Well done!!
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Re: Canada's 10 Best Kayaking Destinations

DrFumblefinger ·
Great suggestions! Another excellent place to Kayak is Johnston Strait, on the inside passage between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Several pods of Orcas live here so your chance of seeing them is excellent!
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Re: Canada's 10 Best Kayaking Destinations

Floating Authority ·
I'm happy that you enjoyed this post. Thanks for reading!
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Re: Canada's 10 Best Kayaking Destinations

Floating Authority ·
Thank you for that Suggestion! I'll have to keep it in mind. Canada has so many amazing places to paddle there could be at least 50 that could feature on this list!
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Re: Watch those search engines: the big ones are not always best!

Travel Luver ·
Wow! I wouldn't have thought there would be such great variability. I'm still fairly new at this, and it sounds kind of complicated. Are there any flight search engines you'd recommend routinely using?
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Re: Fun or Tool: Kayak tells you where your dollar can go!

Travel Rob ·
I like that concept. Thanks, I will try it out. Here is a great sale from Qatar; I can compare their sale to these fares Huge Airfare Sale; Grab Tickets to GO FAR on QATAR
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What changes in European hotel booking could mean to you...

PHeymont ·
You may soon have a real reason to use a "metasearch" site such as Kayak or Travago to find your European hotel room, rather than an actual booking site such as Booking.com or Expedia. Up to now, almost all prices have been the same; that may be about...
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Watch those search engines: the big ones are not always best!

Former Member ·
I was just booking a one-way trip from Barcelona to Marseille for next summer hoping to use some points sitting on a bank-based (but not airline-affiliated) card. Imagine my shock when the ticket (which I knew should cost about $89) showed up as...
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Kayak adds Cuba to searchable destinations

PHeymont ·
Kayak.com has become the first of the major U.S.-based search engines to make it possible to search for flights to Cuba from U.S. cities, in the wake of the loosening of travel restrictions. Not that U.S. airlines have jumped in with non-stops, yet,...
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Hop on the Bus, Gus...or maybe a train

PHeymont ·
Wanderu, a startup travel aggregator (think Kayak) is now offering schedule and fare information for the major U.S. bus lines (Greyhound, Megabus and Boltbus) and has just signed a distribution agreement with Amtrak that will allow them to include...
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Expedia buys Orbitz; now it's down to 3

PHeymont ·
Or maybe 2.   Expedia has snapped up Orbitz and its subsidiary brands, including ebookers.com and CheapTickets.com. In the past year it has also acquired former main rival Travelocity.   Its remaining big rival is Priceline, which owns...
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6 Reasons Kayaking Must Be In Your Bucket List

Ryan Holman ·
You must be having your bucket list consisting of one or the other adventure you want to do in life. Be it scuba diving or bungee jumping; one should try something that gives a thrilling experience. However, there are few people for whom safety comes first. Kayaking is something that’s meant for them. It is one of the most exciting and amazing adventures of all time. Kayaking is a dazzling experience especially when you get extraordinary sights and views altogether. The kayaking at Los...
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Ryanair takes on the online travel sites

PHeymont ·
Ryanair has proposed that airlines take the offensive against online travel sites and price comparison sites, such as Expedia, Opodo, Kayak, etc.; he believes they "shouldn't exist" and "make no sense." He's written to four other big European carriers...
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Expedia lifts the veil on airline fees

PHeymont ·
In a move possibly intended to show a little difference from its rivals, Expedia will now display typical airline fees, including baggage charges and change fees before the final purchase of the ticket.   Typically, up to now, those charges are...
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The easy life at Koh Kood island, Thailand

Travellinn ·
Koh Kood, or Koh Kut, was for me an unknown island, and I was excited to experience it. The island is fairly large, actually the 4th largest in Thailand, and is situated in the eastern part, just a short boat ride from  Trat .  ...
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Outdoor pursuits to try in 2018

Christina Woodard ·
As Christmas becomes New Year and we start thinking about what the future holds we often become uncomfortably aware of the present. Of all those adventures we've been putting off and of the ticking of the clock that moves us relentlessly forwards. So make 2018 a year to remember by trying your hand at some new outdoor sports. Shake off that post Christmas lethargy and get yourself moving! Surfing Don't like getting muddy? (Surely you're kidding us!) Then why not choose 2018 as your family’s...
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Canada's 10 Best Kayaking Destinations

Floating Authority ·
Floating Authority shares ten top spots to go kayaking in Canada. Canada may well have the best assorted destinations for kayaking of any country in the world.
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Kayaking among the Ghost Ships of Mallows Bay

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
A fascinating and not well known destination. Stephanie is introduced to kayaking in a place that is both historic and natural, and very near the nation's capitol.
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In John Steinbeck’s wake: My Blog from the Sea of Cortez.

DrFumblefinger ·
(Isla Espiritu Santo, views of the Sea of Cortez, Mexico) As a lad I enjoyed exploring the world through the pages of a good book.  Arthur C. Clarke lead me on diving adventures off Ceylon and Australia, as well as on a...
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Palouse Falls State Park -- one of Washington State's hidden gems

DrFumblefinger ·
    In a most improbable feat of natural engineering, a beautiful nearly 200′ (60+ m) waterfall was plopped in the middle of nowhere.  At least many would call the rolling grasslands and eroded lava formations of...
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Fun or Tool: Kayak tells you where your dollar can go!

PHeymont ·
I used to enjoy a feature that existed years ago on Travelocity or Expedia (not sure which) that allowed you to type in a dollar amount and a date, and it would tell you where you could go for that amount. I just today noticed that Kayak has a...
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Rocket flights to nowhere available for booking on Kayak

PHeymont ·
The space-age equivalent of the old cruise to nowhere—sail out into international waters and return—is now available for booking on Kayak.com, at prices ranging from £63-80,000 for a 40-minute trip from Curacao to Curacao. The  flights are being offered by XCor, one of several companies competing for rich space tourists. Passengers, one per flight, will take off horizontally, go vertical on rocket power to about 40 miles up and then glide down in a 'slow' sightseeing...
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Split Rock Creek and Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Samantha ·
Samantha shares her visit to Split Rock Creek and Park in South Dakota. It was interesting and she learned a little bit about Jesse James and some of his adventures in the area.
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How an Eco Entrepreneur Finds Success With a Swamp Tour

Jacob William ·
In remote areas of New Orleans Kayak, you can find a serene desert, often spared by man. Let's be honest, that's what everyone wants to see. A number of different groups will take you deep into these remote areas of Louisiana and guide you through the swamps, bringing you closer to wildlife. Along the way, you will hear the stories of the swamps; learn about their stories and their mysteries. The best guides will tell you about the pirates who once visited these swamps and the big foot...
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Re: Expedia buys Orbitz; now it's down to 3

Travel Rob ·
I am going to miss an independent Orbitz. I really like Priceline and Expedia but occasionally i found a flight that was cheaper to book on Orbitz.
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Re: What changes in European hotel booking could mean to you...

Travel Rob ·
I think that's a positive thing . I believe the vast majority of hotels will still give Booking.com the lowest price but the added competition now should be good for consumers
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