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How to Get Around in Vietnam Photo

How to Get Around in Vietnam

Posted on September 7, 2011 in Travel Tips

Observing (and photographing!) the transportation of people and goods is one of my favorite travel activities, one that I was able to indulge during a holiday in Southern and Central Vietnam. Here are some tips and photos from my trip... Continue reading How to Get Around in Vietnam

Travel Tips: Getting the most of out your luggage Photo

Travel Tips: Getting the most of out your luggage

Posted on August 1, 2011 in Travel Tips

With rising prices for checked luggage, it is getting more important to pack smartly and efficiently. Our guest blogger explains the best way to do just that... Continue reading Travel Tips: Getting the most of out your luggage

The Hidden Wealth of New York Photo

The Hidden Wealth of New York

Posted on April 18, 2011 in Travel Tips

All right, chappies. Our brand new contest is up, and we’re chomping at the bit to give one of you lucky readers a trip to the Big Apple. Check out our hidden attractions to whet your appetite for the city... Continue reading The Hidden Wealth of New York

Fending Off Baggage Fees Photo

Fending Off Baggage Fees

Posted on February 10, 2011 in Travel Tips

The kind folks over at Airfare Watchdog have updated their chart to show you just how much you’ll pay in baggage fees if you check a bag when you fly this year. How can you avoid baggage fees? You have a few options... Continue reading Fending Off Baggage Fees

How to Earn Rewards with Stash Photo

How to Earn Rewards with Stash

Posted on February 9, 2011 in Travel Tips

For any traveler, discovering a great place to stay can be one of the mood-setters of the whole trip. But the intimate, secret spots and independent hotels usually lack one thing that travelers want: a rewards program... Continue reading How to Earn Rewards with Stash

Avoiding Transaction Fees Photo

Avoiding Transaction Fees

Posted on January 26, 2011 in Travel Tips

Last night your humble editor attended a “Travel Summit,” which was as exciting as a summit can be. The talk there centered around international credit card fees (told ya it was exciting!) that companies levy when you buy something abroad... Continue reading Avoiding Transaction Fees

Our Gift to You - Holiday Traveling Tips Photo

Our Gift to You - Holiday Traveling Tips

Posted on December 22, 2010 in Travel Tips

As some of the busiest travel days of the year roll past, we here at IgoUgo want to wish everyone good luck on their voyages, no matter what the mode of transportation. As a gift, here’s some tips and tricks to get you through any bumps in the road... Continue reading Our Gift to You - Holiday Traveling Tips

6 Smart, Helpful Free Web Tools for Travelers Photo

6 Smart, Helpful Free Web Tools for Travelers

Posted on December 20, 2010 in Travel Tips

These new online travel-helpers all exist in that golden how-have-I-survived-without-this realm -- and the fact that they’re all completely free makes them a no-brainer. Make sure to add these gems to your trip-ready arsenal... Continue reading 6 Smart, Helpful Free Web Tools for Travelers

7 Tips for Avoiding Hellish Holiday Travel Photo

7 Tips for Avoiding Hellish Holiday Travel

Posted on November 18, 2010 in Travel Tips

Come November and December, it seems like nearly every member of our IgoUgo family is planning a holiday trip. If you’ll be on the road or in the sky with millions of other travelers like us, here are some tips for arriving with holiday cheer intact... Continue reading 7 Tips for Avoiding Hellish Holiday Travel

Track, Report, and Avoid Bed Bugs--With Your Phone Photo

Track, Report, and Avoid Bed Bugs--With Your Phone

Posted on November 11, 2010 in Travel Tips

Bed bug fear has reached fever pitch, and we can finally say, yes, there’s an app for that: the new Bed Bug Alert, now available through iTunes. For IgoUgo members concerned about the nocturnal bugs, it’s got six legs up on the competition... Continue reading Track, Report, and Avoid Bed Bugs--With Your Phone

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