Category Archives: *Travel Tips*

Haggling with hoteliers becoming a guest habit

Consumers haggling for best prices in accommodation. Image: GraysEscape.com

The top ten most popular properties on haggling website GraysEscape.com have been announced, with newcomer to the site, Oaks Hotels and Resorts, taking out two of the spots. Continue reading

HotelsCombined App

Description

The HotelsCombined app is the only hotel search and comparison app available on the Blackberry Z10 and was designed to complement the new technology on the Blackberry Z10.

The app allows users to view and compare the latest deals from the top booking websites, including Expedia, Hotel.com, Booking.com and Agoda, in just three clicks.

The app also shows guest ratings and reviews for the advertised properties, where available. Continue reading

Orion Expeditions App

Description
Orion Expeditions has launched a new app, which allows travellers to obtain information on the cruise line’s many itineraries as well as slideshows of visited destinations and video clips on what guests can expect to experience on the ship.

The app also has a live Bridge Camera which allows viewers to follow the ship on its expeditions. Continue reading

Clipix App

Description
Clipix is a program that allows users to save the webpage that they are on, onto their computer into a ‘clipboard’ or add a website to the home screen of their smartpone. Continue reading

My Airport App

Description

My Airport is the official Aéroports de Paris app which provides information on everything from flight schedules to information on public transport including travel time and fares.

This app includes; maps of the airports, taxi ranks and contact numbers of taxi services, route information from current location to destinations such as parking lots, terminals and airport hotels as well as Wi-Fi hot spots.

The app also comes with a currency converter, information on time zones and tourist desk locations. Continue reading

How to keep your phone charges down overseas

International roaming made easier with travel cards and Wi-Fi apps. Image: pixabay.com

Smartphones are great – I don’t know what I would do without one, but when it comes to travelling overseas, the idea of taking a smartphone can be as scary as staying in a hostel from a horror movie. Continue reading

How to make the most of a holiday

Make sure you keep note of where each photograph was taken before they all start to look the same. Image: fotopedia.com

There are times when the beach seems like just a place with sand and water and the people are all foreign to you. If you feel like this on a holiday you must remember two things: this beach is different and you are the foreigner. Here are some tips on how to ensure that each trip is special. Continue reading