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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Sept. 25, 2013: Copenhagen is Europe's Bicycle City

DrFumblefinger ·
Did you count how many bikes there were, PHeymont?
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Sept. 25, 2013: Copenhagen is Europe's Bicycle City

PHeymont ·
Morr than the stars in the skies, I think....
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Re: Hovelstay: " Anti-luxury" short term student rentals

Travel Rob ·
A very interesting idea. They have a few properties that are cheap but the majority don't seem to be. Here's the half completed tree house for $19 a night. http://hovelstay.com/index.php...os-angeles-area.html
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Vacation Rentals to Pop Up on Expedia Soon

PHeymont ·
Expedia and HomeAway, a marketplace for vacation rentals, have announced that Expedia will start listing HomeAway rentals on its site starting early next year. It's an interesting move: Expedia has worried that listing vacation rentals might...
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London legalizes Airbnb, similar rentals

PHeymont ·
Making good on its February promise  to legitimize short-term rentals up to 90 days a year in London (already permitted elsewhere in UK), the UK government's Deregulation Act has been passed in Parliament and, with the Queen's assent, become law....
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Zipcar adds more airports; tests one-way rentals

PHeymont ·
Zipcar, which rents cars by the hour to its members for short-term use, is expanding its on-airport locations, adding seven more for a total of over 50. The new ones include Orlando and Tampa.   For those who aren't familiar with Zipcar, it works...
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New startup aims to be "Airbnb for yachts

PHeymont ·
Airbnb has made a name for offering vacation rentals that range from a couch to a condo to a house or caravan, including the occasional boat. Beds on Board, a new startup, aims to do more or less the same, except they're focusing on yachts.  ...
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Hertz summer plan: raise prices, cap capacity

PHeymont ·
Hertz ad featured on a Ryanair jst               Wikimedia / robot   Just like the airlines, Hertz is adjusting capacity in search of greater profitability. And it's also doing something they're not doing at the...
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SF's Airbnb law amended, faces more challenges

PHeymont ·
San Francisco's "Painted Ladies." Short-term rentals in San Francisco continue to raise controversy.   San Francisco, one of the first cities to work out an arrangement for legalizing short-term rentals, has amended the law passed in October to...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Sept. 25, 2013: Copenhagen is Europe's Bicycle City

PHeymont ·
Amsterdam has the reputation, but Copenhagen has a real claim to being the city that most depends on bicycles for daily transportation. Every morning and evening you’ll see rush hour crowds of students, executives and older folks on the way to...
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AirBnB: More NYC Rentals Ruled Legal

PHeymont ·
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023...l-in-ny-rental-case/
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Hovelstay: " Anti-luxury" short term student rentals

PHeymont ·
Hovelstay is a Glendale, CA start-up that's offering short-term rentals for students in a variety of interesting places for $99 a night or less. Renters must have a verifiable .edu address, and can rent for terms ranging from a night to a semester......
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Barcelona gets serious about 'over-tourism'

PHeymont ·
Barcelona is enforcing rules on holiday rentals with fines on offending agencies. It's also banning Segways and groups in crowded spaces.
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Paris adds scooters to rental options

PHeymont ·
Paris's famous bike rental and electric car rentals are now being joined by Cityscoot, which allows users to rent an electric moped on the street.
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Airbnb: We're Not at War with Hotels (and we're bigger!)

PHeymont ·
Airbnb, the big vacation rental site, is now so big it's about to become the world's largest hotelier—except it says it's not really in that business, and not at war with those who are. Airbnb's chief says he's in favor of reasonable regulation,...
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Airbnb to warn 'outlaw' hosts in Paris

PHeymont ·
Airbnb and Paris have come to an agreement: the company will warn hosts who are violating rental regulations, and the city will see how that works out.
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Many Happy Returns! German company rents Christmas trees

PHeymont ·
For those who hate to have a cut-down tree and then throw it out, but can't bring themselves to love an artificial tree, Germany's Happy Tree company has a solution. They'll rent you a festive tree, and then take it back after the holiday. A startup last year when they rented 400 trees to customers in Cologne and Dusseldorf, this year they are aiming at 3000, in 12 cities, including Hamburg, Bremen and Hannover. Last year, about 75% of the trees survived the holidays; the company is aiming...
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Where they're going: NY, Paris top Airbnb New Year list

PHeymont ·
The recent terror attacks in Paris apparently haven't put off its lure for visitors; Airbnb reports it's the top New Year holiday booking in Europe, and second only to New York world-wide. The vacation rental company says it has 45,000 people booked in Paris for the holiday, and 47,000 in New York. The rest of the top 5 are London with 35,000, Sydney with 25,000 and Barcelona with 24,000. The figures indicate a quick and solid comeback for Paris's tourism industry; immediately after the...
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Vienna taxman to collect its share of 'sharing economy'

PHeymont ·
Vienna allows short-term rentals but requires licenses—and taxes. Authorities are cracking down now on those with neither or who owe taxes.
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7 Things To Check Before Purchasing Car Rental Insurance

Mike A (Guest) ·
Some important information to consider when purchasing insurance for a car rental.
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