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Travel Betty Quick Tips- Rental Car Refueling

June 11th, 2007 · No Comments

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Don’t think that you’ll be able to find a gas station close to the airport when you’re returning a rental car. You won’t. And if you do, it’ll be overpriced. Of course, not as overpriced as it will be to [...]

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Fly In Comfort. Pack Your Own Comfort Bag.

May 16th, 2007 · 3 Comments

If the word ‘fuselage’ is any indication, planes aren’t built by people with an appreciation for comfort. Ever since I made the decision to wean myself off of Xanax, it has become clear to me that if I want to enjoy flying, I need to take matters into my own hands. For my Egypt trip I [...]

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Tags: Air Travel · Tips · Travel Gear

Travel Betty Quick Tips- Unpacking Luggage

May 13th, 2007 · No Comments

When you are staying in a hotel for only one night, unless you’re certifiably clairvoyant, just bite the bullet and unpack your luggage. Inevitably, whatever you’re looking for will be found as far away from your searching hand as possible. Trust me, you’re going to end up with jumbled ant mounds of clothing and accessories [...]

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Travel Betty Quick Tips- Money Handling

April 24th, 2007 · No Comments

In countries where the sweat factor is high, you don’t want to be fondling the local currency without then washing your hands before mealtime. This also applies to countries where toilet paper is a luxury.

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Travel Betty Quick Tips- Hotel Budgeting

April 16th, 2007 · No Comments

If you’re staying at a higher priced hotel, you’re going to pay higher prices for everything from bottled water to transportation. To avoid that freshly ripped off feeling, either budget accordingly or step two feet off-property to find a convenience store or taxi with the silver service taxi in Melbourne which is the best in [...]

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Travel Betty Quick Tips- Cruise Fitness

April 10th, 2007 · 2 Comments

All-you-can-swallow buffets are no excuse for poor exercise habits!

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Travel Betty Quick Tips- Carry On Luggage

April 4th, 2007 · No Comments

Dіѕсоvеrіng a gаріng hоlе whеrе your bаg’ѕ zipper оnсе wаѕ оr ореnіng your suitcase tо find ѕmаѕhеd ѕоuvеnіrѕ аrе bоth rеgrеttаblе yet еntіrеlу preventable travel mіѕhарѕ. Thеrе аrе preemptive measures уоu саn tаkе to ѕаfеguаrd уоur luggаgе well bеfоrе уоu whіѕk оff tо faraway destinations. Here аrе ѕеvеn smart ѕtrаtеgіеѕ for рrоtесtіng уоur bag from [...]

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