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RyanAir is making some changes to its fees structure that passengers should be aware of: for all flights booked after May 5, checked baggage fees are increasing to £8/€10 for the first bag booked online (£16/€20 if purchased at the airport), £16/€20 for each additional bag (max. 3 total) whether online or airport. [...]


Planes, trains and automobiles! We’ve got it all in this week’s news roundup.
Traveling around the UK over a bank holiday weekend can lead to major delays on public transportation, warns Pam Kent of the IHT Globespotters Blog. In a recent post (inspired by tomorrow’s holiday), she notes,
Network Rail, the government body that looks [...]


Today is International Museum Day and thousands of museums around the world will take part by offering free entrance or special events this weekend only.
You can find a partial list of participating countries and museums here. If you don’t see your museum of choice listed, don’t fret — give them a call and find [...]


Get a free Rand McNally Road Atlas for filling out a survey about your shipping habits over at the DHL website. The atlas contains over 80 pages of maps for the United States, Canada and Mexico. A great resource before the summer travel season takes off!
While you’re thinking of it, why don’t you take a [...]

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While passing through the “Czech Republic,” I picked up a flier (similar to this one) targeted at German tourists on breweries in the Plzen region. (If you’re a beer drinker, you are certainly familiar with the anglicized name of their traditional beer, pilsener.) While the vast majority of beer consumed is today produced [...]


We’re two months into our 2008 Travel Events calendar, and in case you forgot to note it down, tonight is a total lunar eclipse, visible from Europe, Africa, and the Americas. USA Today translates the times across the U.S. continental time zones. While Americans can wander outside after finishing dinner, Europe and Africa [...]


If you’ve ever wondered about the phenomenon that is Groundhog Day or have an itch to visit Punxsutawney just to say you’ve been there, check out my post on the subject over at the Geek Buffet. Now back to our regularly scheduled programming. . .
On February 1, U.S. passport fees climbed once again. [...]


Have you made (more) travel one of your resolutions for 2008? As if any of us needed a reason to travel, this year offers up a full calendar of travel events to get you out the door and exploring your world. Try on these 12 colorful ideas for size!
January: Celebrate Carnival in Netherlands [...]


TripAdvisor is offering two free luggage tags on request at their website.  Check it out!

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Welcome to the first Travel on a Shoestring Carnival for the Americas. Here you’ll find North American, Central American and Caribbean travel tips for those without a lot of money to spend.
For a first-time carnival, we had a great turn out this week! My top three picks are:
Mrs. Micah’s guest post save [...]

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