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Have you ever wondered how your newspaper's plastic bags or some extra contact lens carriers can be used while traveling? Then it may be time to pick up a copy of the new book, The Smart Traveler's Passport: 399 Tips from Seasoned Travelers....read more»

High rollers and adrenaline junkies can unite in zero gravity over Las Vegas, starting April 20, when Zero Gravity Corp. starts parabolic flights above Sin City....read more»

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Google has just introduced a new mobile tool that allows you to send a quick text message and retrieve flight status information almost immediately...read more»

According to Scott McCartney of the Wall Street Journal, airlines pay extra attention to complaints registered with the Department of Transportation (DOT)—even more so than those grievances logged directly with the companies....read more»

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It seems the usual reasons of "rising maintenance and labor costs, and jet fuel prices" led American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, and United to jack up their prices last week....read more»

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Priceline has launched what we think is an unbeatable perk: free access to restaurant and attraction reviews from Zagat....read more»

County Kerry, on Ireland's southwestern coast, features the famous Ring of Kerry, one of the country's most panoramic drives along the Iveragh Peninsula. You'll also find the beautiful <a href="http://homepage.tinet.ie/~knp/"target="_blank">Killarney National Park</a> in this region. (Photo: F&aacute;ilte Ireland)

Aer Lingus will add San Francisco, Orlando, and Washington, D.C. (Dulles), to its route map later this year, increasing the number of U.S. cities it serves from four to seven....read more»

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JetBlue, darling of the budget-minded leisure traveler, has taken another step toward the lucrative business travel market. The low-cost airline plans to test the sale of refundable tickets with the added benefit of a guaranteed aisle or window seat....read more»

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E.U. Ministers have approved an "open-skies" agreement between the E.U. and the U.S. that gives both European and U.S. airlines far more flexibility than before about where they fly from and to, and will also open up Europe's busiest airport, London Heathrow, to more competition....read more»

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The process immigrants must go through to get U.S. citizenship can be long and convoluted. Apparently, if you're an international airline, the procedures can be just as difficult....read more»

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