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Proven tips for budget travel in Lisbon

Proven tips for budget travel in Lisbon

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Traveling in Europe can be expensive these days- especially for people going there from the Americas or Asia. Lisbon, however, is an ideal and often overlooked European city where one can still enjoy the sights and sounds without feeling like a grubby backpacker. Don't Waste Money on Transportation Portugal's own airlines- TAP Portugal and SAPA- both provide low-cost flights from North America that are cheaper than using U.S.-based airlines. Once one arrives in Lisbon, the airport is quite close to downtown and taxi fares are also cheap compared to fares in other countries. A ride from the airport to the heart of the city will only cost 5 to 10 euros with minimal traffic. The first thing to do is to buy a 24-hour transportation pass, which costs 4 euros and enables one to boar...
Proven tips to plan perfect vacation getaway

Proven tips to plan perfect vacation getaway

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Escape to paradise. Envision long walks on deserted beaches with waves crashing against desolate shores. Lone footprints mark the sand as sea mist sprays and spirits soar. A dream vacation in paradise is possible with insider tips on how to book an exclusive vacation rental. With so many resources available on the internet, in travel guides and on websites, finding the best romantic vacation deal has never been easier. With a little bit of research, one can find cabins that sleep eight for the same price as a luxury hotel room. One just needs to know where to look. For large families or parties traveling together, booking a vacation rental is more affordable than renting several hotel rooms or suites. Here are some helpful tips to help you find the best deal. Check out Vacation R...
Fun things to do in Seattle for teens

Fun things to do in Seattle for teens

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Vacations with teens are a joy (kidding). But, there are fun things for cool hip teens to do that are within walking distance of the big Downtown Seattle hotels. So, take some money out of the ATM and try to remember what it was like to be a teenager, raring to have fun, but still under mom's or dad's control. A busy teenager is a happy teenager. Vacations for Teens Parents know their own teen's personality and can gauge the level of their child's maturity for themselves. Some kids can be set loose with bus fare and a map, or can be dropped off at the Seattle Center unsupervised (with a pal or two). Other teens need an adult to guide them through unfamiliar city territory. Most of the time, a child's age will be the biggest factor. So, check out these fun things that are wi...
Top gifts and tips for business travelers

Top gifts and tips for business travelers

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Business travel can send individuals across the globe and back. While packing smart and keeping safe are always important, there are also a few gadgets and other items that can ensure smooth traveling. Consider one or more of these gifts for the business traveler on your gift list. Navigation Systems Such as GPS Tracking Systems to Keep Business Travelers on the Right Path Business travel often means visiting new or unfamiliar areas; while public transportation can sometimes alleviate getting lost, it's not perfect. A GPS tracking system can help travelers to find the right destination – as well as locate relevant stops along the way, such as for gasoline or food. Priority Pass, Airlines for Access to Airport Club Lounges While air travel can be an efficient way to get from p...

Pet friendly lodging traveling tips

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Pet friendly lodging has risen in popularity within the past few years. Therefore, it's no surprise that many people need to learn important traveling tips prior to taking their favorite four legged friend with them when they go on vacation. One of the most important traveling tips is to be aware that many of the places that offer pet friendly lodging only allow dogs. Therefore, cats may need to stay at a pet motel. There are many dog friendly hotels available, not only in United States, but internationally as well. Dog Friendly Hotel Features and Specifics It is very important when making accommodations, hotels are made aware the dog will be coming along. Pet friendly lodging usually offer the smoking rooms to people who travel with pets. So if you have allergies to smoke, consid...
Travelling tips from Belfast to rest of Ireland

Travelling tips from Belfast to rest of Ireland

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The fastest means of getting to Dublin, the capital of the Irish Republic and Ireland's largest city, is the Enterprise Rail Service which departs from Belfast Central Station on East Bridge Street. Train Timetable For Services Between Belfast Central Station and Dublin Connolly Trains to Dublin Connolly Station leave at 06.50, 08.00, 10.30, 12.30, 14.10, 16.10, 18.10 and 20.10 Monday to Saturday. The service reduces to five trains on Sunday at 10.00, 13.00, 15.00, 16.00 and 19.00. Most trains stop at Portadown, Newry, Dundalk and Drogheda. The 08.00 service stops only at Portadown and Newry. The journey time is approximately two hours and both first-class and standard class seating is available. Enterprise trains feature a buffet car and a trolley refreshment service. H...