4 great travel games to play on road trips

4 great travel games to play on road trips

Need to keep the kids busy on a trip? Here are 4 travel games for under $20 that can probably make your life a lot easier. 1. This card pack combines so many games it’ll make driving that bus full of children seem easy. Rubberneckers – A card game for cars Purchase here on Amazon – $12.99 2. Includes 12 classic board games easy to play in the car, you know, because of the magnets. Gamie magnetic board game set Purchase here on Amazon – $17.97 3. You know Mad…

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7 Things to Know About the American Forces Travel Booking Site

7 Things to Know About the American Forces Travel Booking Site

At NerdWallet, we adhere to strict standards of editorial integrity to help you make decisions with confidence. Many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. Here’s how we make money. Service members, veterans and their families now have a one-stop shop for finding and booking travel with military discounts. The Department of Defense has teamed up with Priceline to create a travel booking site exclusively for U.S. military members. It only takes a quick eligibility check on the American Forces Travel booking site to begin accessing savings that claim to include up to 60%…

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Expedia Group: The World’s Travel Platform. Really?

Expedia Group: The World’s Travel Platform. Really?

Since Expedia changed its name from Expedia Inc. to Expedia Group in March, it has been touting itself as “The World’s Travel Platform.” At the company’s partner conference in December, executives took the stage in Las Vegas and variously described the company as already being “The World’s Travel Platform” or aspiring to reach that status. They even made plenty of comparisons to Google, Amazon, and Facebook. Join the 250,000 travel executives that already read our daily newsletter. The boast might come as a shock to millions of people from China to India,…

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5 travel fails that can cost you money or ruin your trip

5 travel fails that can cost you money or ruin your trip

Security lines at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta stretch more than an hour long on Jan. 14, 2019, during the government shutdown. (Photo: John Spink, Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) We all do dumb things when traveling from time to time, but if we learn from our mistakes we can save time and money. Here are some of the most common failures – ones I’ve been guilty of, too –plus what they can cost and how to avoid them. 1. Failure to take into account airport delays In case you’ve been in…

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Why group travel is back in style

Why group travel is back in style

Whether you’re longing to explore somewhere far off the beaten track or experience that once-in-a-lifetime type of luxury holiday, there are many advantages to traveling in a group. And because you’re essentially ‘buying in bulk’, each individual will have more cash left over for activities, souvenirs and experiences! Why group travel is the way to go More heads means coming up with more ideas of how to spend your time, it’s safer, and less daunting than traveling all on your own – especially if there’s a language barrier. There’s always…

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3 Things To Get If You Want To Travel In Style

3 Things To Get If You Want To Travel In Style

The Swirlster Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Swirlster has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Travel in style to make heads turn wherever you go Winter is here! And apart from the glorious fact that we get to indulge in some winter fashion, another thing we are thrilled about is that this is the perfect weather to those places which were too hot to travel to in summer months. So a weekend trip or two is not a bad…

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Top 5 Star Hotels in Jaipur

Top 5 Star Hotels in Jaipur

A comfortable accommodation is the first thing you look for in your holiday tour. And we ensure that you get the most comfortable one in your budget when you take up the Jaipur Tour Package. We also make the arrangements for your comfortable stay in the Rajasthan Tour Package. Top 5star hotels in Jaipur The hotels in Jaipur display lavish and princely hospitality. The hotels are also equipped with modern amenities and facilities. Few popular star hotels in Jaipur are: Taj Jai Mahal Palace The massive hotel in the heart…

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Amsterdam may be a ‘party city’ but you could be fined for rowdy behaviour

Amsterdam may be a ‘party city’ but you could be fined for rowdy behaviour

Amsterdam on Thursday warned rowdy British and Dutch tourists who “party excessively” in the city that they could face stiff fines, in the latest campaign to halt drunken mayhem on the streets. The campaign specifically targets men aged between 18 to 34 years, who are increasingly attracted by the freewheeling Dutch capital’s beer-drinking and soft-drug culture, as well as the salacious draw of its red light district. Enticed by cheap travel, groups of young men — mainly from elsewhere in the Netherlands or Britain — frequently roam the inner city’s…

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Brussels is gorgeous. Here are the 6 best places to visit

Brussels is gorgeous. Here are the 6 best places to visit

If you want to experience Mother Nature in all her glory, Brussels is where you need to be. Sunbeams pierce the sky while birds chirp, spring has arrived in Flanders. The capital in particular comes alive with floral beauty. Here are six of the best locations to discover Brussels: Meise Botanical Garden Just outside of the capital, you can find a green patchwork of plants 18,000 of them to be precise. In the spring, the budding flowers in Brussels’ Meise Botanical Garden provide a colourful spectacle. Stroll through this ‘green…

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Searching for the soul of Florence – the travel secrets of a local

Searching for the soul of Florence – the travel secrets of a local

Sarah Marshall takes an expert-led tour of Florence and finds its artistic spirit still aflame CREDIT:TIMARBAEV/TIMARBAEV Exploding in shades of magenta, mauve and violet, unfurling iris blooms dance on the breezy slopes of Viale dei Colli, one of the few green areas in this stone-built Tuscan city. Each spring, locals meander along stone paths shaded by olive trees, admiring entrants to the Concorso Internazionale dell’Iris, a competition celebrating the city’s emblematic giaggiolo flower. “This is one of my favourite places,” enthuses author Kamin Mohammadi. “It’s only open for two weeks of…

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