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Vacation Planning Junkie

Christmas is done planned.

Sort of.  I mean, we have airline tickets (yay for airline miles!).  I’m working on hotels and transportation.  I have three of four guidebooks…

The whole travel guide thing is ridiculously addictive.  I have thirty.  So far.
The whole travel guide thing is ridiculously addictive. I have thirty. So far.

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SkyScanner Makes It Easy to Find Cheap Tickets to Random Destinations

Most of us have probably had the thought:  “I don’t care where we go, I’ll just see where I can get great prices.”  That sounds great, until you’ve spent six hours on the Ryan Air website and you still don’t have a plan.

Enter SkyScanner.  While it is like most other travel search sites, it has some features that make it especially appealing to me.  First, you can enter your destination as “Everywhere.”  Second, you can search for fares over a month, which is awesome if your plans are flexible or even semi-flexible. Continue reading SkyScanner Makes It Easy to Find Cheap Tickets to Random Destinations

Great Britain Friends and Family Railcards

£10 off the regular £30 one year Friends and Family Railcard, online only, unti 24 February 2014.  Use promotional code WEB10.  More information at website.

If you are going to do any family train travel in Great Britain, you absolutely must buy a Friends and Family Railcard.  It will save you loads of money, sometimes even paying for itself on the first trip.

Eligibility

Pretty much anyone can buy a Friends and Family Railcard – you don’t have to be a family.   Heck, you don’t even need to be friends! Continue reading Great Britain Friends and Family Railcards