Cheap Flights, Seat choosing, Parking and hotels
I love flying. I've been to almost as many places as my luggage. Bob Hope
skyscanner.net is an award winning site which claims to be the best and fastest way to find cheap flighs. It also covers hotels and car hire.
Or try :-
For price comparison of cheap flights from UK and Ireland see www.cheapflights.co.uk
For cheap flights plus savings on hotel bookings see: www.expedia.co.uk
or see the flights section on http://www.kelkoo.co.uk which compares prices on any branded product
Low cost airlines:
and www.ba.com may also be worth trying!
It can be cheaper to book international flightsthrough a US website such as www.Orbitz.com or www.Cheaptickets.com . To check the market, look at a US comparison site such as www.Sidestep.com and compare it with a UK comparison site such as www.travelsupermarket.com.or www.cheapflights.co.uk
Air Pass programs are some of the best bargains in the travel industry, combining an international ticket with an airpass you may be able to save a great deal of money while visiting some exotic destinations. see www.airtimetable.com/airpass.htm
You can do this online on most occsions, so it is worth getting advice on which are the best seats.
check off- site rates on www.airport-parking-shop.co.uk or on www.airport-parking.co.uk
or stay overnight at a hotel offering parking whilst you are away:
Hotel booking websites
Booking through these will often be cheaper than direct with the hotel
www.bnb.com 'rent from real people' in 192 countries.
Hotel discounts for seniors
see www.marriott.co.uk for 'senior discount'
Hyatt Hotels in North America: http://www.hyatt.com/hyatt/specials/offers/details.jsp?category=25
World Hotels: http://www.worldhotels.com see'special offers'
Car Hire try www.carhire3000.com who act for all the main companies
Using Credit cards overseas
There are two credit cards that do not charge a foreign exchange loading fee when used anywhere overseas:l Nationwide Gold Visa and Post Office Platinum Master Card.
Or what about going by rail - see the topic page on 'Rail travel'
Weather - do you want to see a 5 day forecast for anywhere in the world - see Weather Widget http://weather-24.net/en/weather-widget/