Archive for October, 2013

How to achieve cheap deals on flights

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

cheap deals on flightsThe escalating range of flight fares has made a lot of tourists apprehensive about tours and trips. The flight fares constitute a major part of the entire travel budget and the exorbitant scene here has hampered many travel plans. But the scene is not that bad as apprehended- yes, there are several ways by which you can achieve cheap deals on flights, provided you are ready to compromise in certain cases.

First of all, you can enjoy a cheap flight expense if you are ready to break up your journey in at least 2 flights. In many cases the break journeys do amount to lower charge in comparison to one direct flight. Yes, it’s hectic but then cost-effective as well. Then, you can achieve lower flight deals if you are flexible to compromise with your travel schedule. You must know that the flight fares reach up to dizzying heights when they are very much in demands. It means you are going to get expensive deals during the holidays and weekends when people love to tour around. But the same airline will charge lower rates during the holidays and weekdays. This is one of the most proven ways to acquire cheap deals on flight fares.

Besides, you will be getting low rated flight deals for an early booking. Yes, if you can reserve the seats 3 months prior to the date of journey, you are sure to receive cheap deals. The airline companies usually offers considerable rebates on early reservations. On the other hand you can get highly cheap flight deals on last moment reservations. At times, (especially during off-seasons), the airline companies offer dirt cheap deals to fill up the empty seats. Finally you have the odd hour flights- flights leaving at midnight or wee hours- to come up with cheap flight fares.

Travelling with kids made easy

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Travelling with kidsIt is important that kids be include in family trips. This helps in making the heart grow fonder and giving the child its own space apart from showing her a new place. Children are messy, irritating and cranky but getting a child with you for a holiday ensures you never get bored. Taking a child is something of great responsibility and care.

It is important to go to the paediatrician before leaving for the holiday just to get a general check up of the child done. It is also important that you tell him where you’re planning to go for the vacation. Over here the paediatrician may give some tips of taking care which might be of great benefit once you’re gone. Every weather and terrain may not be suitable for the child. Sometimes in cases of very little children the doctor may suggest not to go to mountain terrains or camping sites as these places may not suit the kid and in turn make your holiday a not so memorable one. It is important that you carry some essentials like mosquito repellents, hats and sunscreens. Some other essentials while travelling with kids would be paracetamol, itching lotion, thermometer, band-aids and oral rehydration syrups. These essentials are truly essential to carry while travelling with kids because as kids they are bound to jump around and have a gala time playing. These essentials may come handy in case of places where running to a doctor may not be quite the option. Carrying some biscuits, cookies and chocolates may seem like a good option so that the small one may have something to crunch in case the journey is long. If food deprived children tend to get way crankier.

It is a very important thing not to let the child get fatigued by a long and tiresome journey.

Great honeymoon destinations for gay couples

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

honeymoon destinations for gay couplesNow that gay rights have been passed and legalised in some parts of the world it means that there will be more gay marriages and therefore more honeymoons. Places like Russia, which has recently passed severe anti-gay laws which may even affect and extend to the gay tourists but there are several other beautiful destinations which would love and welcome newlywed gay couple tourists.

We can start with Provincetown, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. “This is a gay Mecca, which makes it an obvious choice for gay honeymooners” says Pauline Frommer, the publisher of Frommer.com. Provincetown is located at the tip of Cape Cod and is a very beautiful resort town famous for its drag shows, restaurants, charming beaches and gay community that has been there since more than 10 long years now. The Cape Point historic inn and spa and surfside hotel and suites are something to look out for as they offer unimaginable honeymoon packages to gay couples.

Hawaii is a very common and looked put for destination for both gay and straight couples since many years now. Usually honeymooners stay at Honolulu for a few days before flying to the more secluded islands of Kauai and Maui. Most of the hotels here provide best deals to same sex couples as the business prospective are at a high. Luxury hotels here are: Grand Hyatt in Kauai, the Maui Sunseeker LGBT resort and the royal Hawaiian.

Moving on to another destination, Las Vegas, Nevada cannot be missed. Vegas may also be called ‘sin city’ but this does not change anything. It has its mid blowing shows; finger licking food and amazing hotels and restaurants to look into the fact that the honeymooners never have to be bored. Honeymooners like to spend their time at Mandalay bay and the hard rock casino area.

Tips to take care of while traveling with kids

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

traveling with kidsAre you planning family vacation soon? It’s always wonderful to tour around along with your little ones- it helps in good family bonding and always assures an amazing time. However, traveling with kids is a great responsibility and you have to be very careful while planning the vacation. The article here suggests some very important tips to check out while you are flying with the tiny tots.

Consult the pediatrician

This is a very vital point while you are touring with the kids. Remember, every terrain and weather won’t be suitable for the little ones. Thus, it’s important that you consult with the pediatrician about your chosen spots to ensure the destination is comfortable for your children. Sometimes, if you are kids are too small, the doctors generally advice not to go for camping schedules or for the rugged mountainous terrains. Then, yes, before you leave out for your sojourn, make sure to get a thorough checkup for the children to confirm they are in the pink.

The essentials to carry

While you are touring with the kids, a first aid box is the most important thing to pack inside your suitcase. Kids get hurt often and hence you have to ensure that you have the remedies handy so that a minor cut doesn’t get to spoil the fun. Don’t forget to carry your pediatrician’s number with you. Added to these, you have to carry some dry gourmet niceties like chocolates and cookies or cakes so that the little ones have always something to munch on in the long journeys. Then, of course, you have to carry some games or story books to keep them engaged throughout.

Be light with the itinerary

While you are touring with kids, you have to go light and relaxed with the itinerary so that the kids do not get fatigued easily.