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In Loving Memory of Billie Frank
In Loving Memory of Billie Frank

I am so very sorry to report the passing of Billie Frank, whom I loved and whose blog posts were adored by so many BidOnTravel.com blog readers. An More

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My Cheech & Chong Ride & Other Car Rental Risks
My Cheech & Chong Ride & Other Car Rental Risks

Well, I opened the door of my new Alamo rental before driving off its Albuquerque airport lot and was hit by an overwhelming smell. It was if the More

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Time Tips for Best Peak Season Travel Values
Time Tips for Best Peak Season Travel Values

Finding significant travel discounts during peak seasons—best beach weather, best ski conditions, etc.--can be frustrating and not very productive. Nevertheless, two-peak season "loopholes" allow you to avoid high More

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Avoid Around World Airfare Mistakes
Avoid Around World Airfare Mistakes

12 Around the World (or any more than one stop long trip) airfare mistakes: 1. Have too many stops close to home When young (or retired), you may More

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Good Travel Health - Tips to Keep You Well
Good Travel Health - Tips to Keep You Well

We’ve all witnessed those travelers who constantly wash their hands and drench them in antiseptics. I give them an “A” for effort. Nevertheless, in spite of their routine More

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La Loma Linda Hotel Review Zipolite Mexico
La Loma Linda Hotel Review Zipolite Mexico

I came upon a wonderful little hotel called La Loma Linda in Zipolite Mexico. It's not for everyone, though, and this La Loma Linda review will help you More

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Open Jaws? Circle Tickets? = Airfare Savings
Open Jaws? Circle Tickets? = Airfare Savings

Many airlines permit two types of airfares that can save you money and time if you book them using the tips I’ll give you here. These airfares are More

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Buy Consolidator Airfares Safely
Buy Consolidator Airfares Safely

"Travel consolidators" also known as "bucket shops" are travel agencies that have arrangements with specific airlines to sell international tickets for considerably less than the airline's published fares. More

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Wanderu User Guide - Tips, Savings, Cautions
Wanderu User Guide - Tips, Savings, Cautions

Wanderu offers a great new way to book inter-city bus and rail transportation. For the first time, Wanderu lets you compare prices of Amtrak and 24 bus company More

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Arcata CA: Hippie Values Live
Arcata CA: Hippie Values Live

Humboldt County—location of Arcata CA--and adjacent Mendocino County together mark the epicenter of illegal marijuana cultivation in the United States. Nevertheless, although the region experiences significant marijuana tourism, More

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A Mojave Airplane Graveyard Comes to Life - Fun Video
A Mojave Airplane Graveyard Comes to Life - Fun Video

Among all the "practical" travel tips in this blog, thought it would be great to post this fun airplane video purely for your enjoyment. Tempest Freerunning filmed this More

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An Independent Shore Excursion That Almost Went Terribly Badly
An Independent Shore Excursion That Almost Went Terribly Badly

Sometimes even horrific travel experiences can turn into fond memories. Such was my independent shore excursion at a cruise stop in Aqaba, Jordan.  I know better than to More

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Grafton Capital Hotel Review (Dublin)
Grafton Capital Hotel Review (Dublin)

I really like the atmospheric but comfortable Grafton Capital Hotel, a small, older, and less expensive hotel in the heart of Dublin. Without question, the Grafton Capital Hotel More

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A Hint of Spring Comes to Dublin
A Hint of Spring Comes to Dublin

Snapped these photos of Saint Stepen's Green and Merrion Square Park featuring trees in Dublin on 2013.02.27. Luckily for me, spring came a month late this year.  Above: More

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Isle of Skye Travel Guide
Isle of Skye Travel Guide

Isle of Skye sightseeing, hiking, directions, cottage rentals, and much More

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Our Kicks on Route 66 - I
Our Kicks on Route 66 - I

Route 66 is the most celebrated highway in the USA. More

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South Jersey Shore - Visitor Tips
South Jersey Shore - Visitor Tips

Cape May, The Wildwoods, Avalon and Stone Harbor >>> Frommer’s #1 More

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Rental Car Tips 101 - Tips, Cautions
Rental Car Tips 101 - Tips, Cautions

These tips give you basic information that every rental car More

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In Loving Memory of Billie Frank

I am so very sorry to report the passing of Billie Frank, whom I loved and whose blog posts were More

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Following the Fred Harvey Trail

Who is Fred Harvey? While today the name probably doesn’t ring a bell, almost 150 years ago the man and More

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My Cheech & Chong Ride & Other Car Rental Risks

Well, I opened the door of my new Alamo rental before driving off its Albuquerque airport lot and was hit More

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Time Tips for Best Peak Season Travel Values

Finding significant travel discounts during peak seasons—best beach weather, best ski conditions, etc.--can be frustrating and not very productive. Nevertheless, More

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5 Places in Santa Fe to Breakfast with the Locals
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La Loma Linda Hotel Review Zipolite Mexico
La Loma Linda Hotel Review Zipolite Mexico

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