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Friday, October 10, 2003

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Five Tips To Avoid Earaches In The Air - Air travel takes us from sea level to mountain level in seconds. Unfortunately, this can create a painful imbalance. Here are tips to help cope.

10 Things We Learned In Travel This Week  - Citizen Plane, a mayor who wants tourist to go away, bad Gladiators, Zoom in the skies, vasectomy talk grounds train & more.

Website Of The Week: - - Looking for fun in a city you don't know? PubClub is the rockin' worldwide nightlife guide to pubs, clubs, cities and events. 

Ask Anita: Cruise For Free -  
"Can you get a free cruise if you organize a group to go on a ship?" 
- Harold Evans, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Take Our Poll: Airline Pilots & Hats - American Airlines pilots are voting on whether or not they will rid themselves of their uniform hats. Should airline pilots be required to wear uniform hats?

Amish in Volant photo by Anita Dunham-Potter

Amish Country

The Lure Of Amish Country - Where to go in the U.S. to experience the Amish way of life.

Hunt For Red October - New England isn’t the only place to experience fall’s splendor.  Find the other areas in U.S. where the foliage is spectacular.

'dam Fine Cruise - The Zuiderdam is not your typical Holland America ship.  Designed to woo a younger family oriented crowd she's brighter and bolder than any other ship in the Holland America fleet.  

More Airlines Announce E-Ticket Sharing - See the latest additions.

Deal Spotlight

Travel Deals

Colorful Savings

Ski Sale: Hotels From $56, Air/Hotel From $229 - Pretty soon, the flakes will be flying at your favorite ski resort and if you plan your ski trip now, you'll save up to 25% on our already low hotel prices. Hotels start at $56, or you can get a 3-night air/hotel vacation from $229 . Plus, you'll get your lift tickets for less than you'd pay at the mountain. From Stowe to Whistler, all your favorite ski spots are on Expedia®. Hurry, they're only on sale until October 31. 

Book Early And Yule Save! 7-Night Christmas Cruise - Cruises on Royal Caribbean and NCL from $599!!

Fall & Winter Sale To Europe From $283 - Right now, United and Lufthansa can take you to Europe for less with fares starting at just $283+ round-trip. To take advantage of these great deals, book your flight by October 21, 2003. Low fares are available to many of United's and Lufthansa's 100 European destinations--book today!

International Fare Sale From American As Low As $198 - American has announced an international sale to answer United and Lufthansa's worldwide deal, with fares as low as $198 round-trip. 

Fall Hotel Sale - rates From $34 - Missed out on taking that summer vacation? Now you can take that well-deserved vacation or weekend getaway without spending a lot. From beaches to mountains to big cities, you’re sure to find the ideal destination and the right hotel on Travelocity. Publishes 'Best Days To Fly' Calendar For Columbus Day Weekend - Priceline is taking the guesswork out of holiday airline ticket buying by publishing a "Best Days To Fly" calendar for the Columbus Day period.

priceline Hotels: Last Minute Super Savers - Deals from $25 to over 50 hot destinations. 

HOT! Booking Buddy - Get multiple fare quotes from one convenient location. Enter your travel itinerary just once, and let Booking Buddy search each travel site you choose! 

HOT! Last Minute Deals - $50 Off! - Get away this weekend for less. Last minute deals are a great way to get away for less. Enter BEFREE50 into the Promotional Code field on the billing page during check out, and $50 will automatically be deducted from the final price.

Homewood For The Holidays Rate! - The holiday season is fast approaching! And, in the spirit of the holidays, stay at any participating Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel and enjoy a great Homewood for the Holidays rate of $69-$99* a night, depending on location. This special offer is available from November 1, 2003 – January 11, 2004.

2-for-1 Fares On Caribbean Voyages Aboard Seven Seas Navigator - This fall, sail to the Caribbean on one of four cruises to or from Tampa.  Best of all, 2-for-1 fares that include gratuities, in-suite bar set-up with complimentary wine, beer or premium liquor and complimentary wines at dinner.  10-day cruises from $4,795 - two for one! 

See the Rockettes with Amtrak Vacations
- Take Amtrak to New York City and experience Radio City Music Hall's world famous Rockettes.  Packages start at $161 includes round-trip train fare and orchestra seat tickets.

Silversea's Caribbean - From $1,967
- With unprecedented savings on voyages aboard the elegant, all ocean-view suite Silver Whisper, now is the time to ensure an extraordinary vacation for you and yours.  Special 6 to 9 day voyages through the best of Silversea's Caribbean.  Click here to read my Silver Whisper review. 

Last Minute Car Rental Rates -  Cars from $16.99 a day!

Travelocity's Good Buy Rates - Save up to 70% on top hotels.

Travelocity's FlexFares - Save up to 47% on major airlines. Offers $25 CDNow Coupon For Online Hotel Bookings - is offering a $25 CDNow gift certificate for travelers who book hotel reservations by December 31, 2003.

Take Our Poll

Travel News

Should Airline Pilots Wear Hats

American Airlines pilots are voting on whether or not they will rid themselves of their uniform hats.  Should airline pilots be required to wear uniform hats?


Click here to visit our poll archives to see what our readers have to say about other topics.
Steve Wynn: Big Hair Caused Tiger Attack - Siegfried & Roy's cat was distracted by woman with a big hairdo in the front row.

Hard Rock Cafe Will Fly High - Famous for its rock 'n roll atmosphere and memorabilia, the Hard Rock Cafe will soon be available in the air. The theme restaurant chain confirmed that it will supply its signature food to United Airlines for a test period starting Oct. 31. 

New Disney Space Ride So Real It's Sickening - Walt Disney World's newest attraction, which opened on Thursday, cost $100 million to build and delivers a remarkable simulation of a rocket launch and spacecraft landing, right down to the nausea and brief moment of weightlessness.

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