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Are you in the process of booking a vacation? Are you looking for a few good ways to save time and money along the way? Have you set your sights on taking a trip you will always remember, all without overspending? It doesn’t matter if you’re searching for the best family vacations on Expedia or chatting about your options with your travel partners, nothing changes the fact that you need to do so with a budget in mind. An all inclusive vacation is the perfect choice for bargain hunters. With this approach, you get everything you need to have the…

Pets on Planes: What You Need to Know

It’s probably pretty obvious that Hipmunk loves animals (I mean, we have one as our mascot. We also boast a dog-friendly office). And as a travel company, we’re highly sensitive to the conflicts that arise between wanderlust and the love for one’s pet. We’re also pretty good at mitigating the risks when we choose to take our pets on planes. Following the news of the untimely death of Simon the Giant Rabbit, I asked around the office for tips on keeping your furbaby safe on flights. Make Sure They Are Healthy Enough to Fly This one should be pretty obvious, but…

Disney Parks may be the happiest places on earth, but not if you’re stuck in long waiting lines your entire trip. Globally, Disney theme parks see over 150 million visitors each year with Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom seeing over 20 million annual visitors alone. With so much attendance, it is imperative to strategise when it comes to planning your next visit. Here are some must know tips when it comes to avoiding waiting lines and maximising your fun while holidaying in a Disney theme park. Book a Disney Private VIP Tour A VIP Tour is a sure fire way…

Have you ever gone whale watching? If not then you need to treat yourself and give it a try. We have been whale watching around the world, in fact, we just returned from Oslob Philippines for whale watching, and we have to say that data point is still our favorite with a much better experience and more sightings than anywhere else we have been. California has some of highest concentrations of dolphins and whales of any area in the United States, and whale watching in Dana Point is some of the best in California. Here are some tips to make…

Office 365 represents the movement of major software suites going to a SaaS model as opposed to letting users buy the software outright and install it directly on their hard-disks. It works partially in the cloud and partially on the local system, which creates security concerns among organizations large and small. Microsoft has built-in features that reduce some of the strain that comes with the platform, but it’s not perfect. Office 365 is still vulnerable to phishing attacks via email. All it takes is for one user to click on a link to cause problems for their own accounts and…

If you are looking for a great adrenaline rush during your next vacation — the type that makes your stomach feel like it’s hitting the floor — you can either ride the tallest and scariest roller coaster you can find, face your fears with a trip into a deep dark cave filled with bats or accidentally lose your smartphone. That horrid feeling of “Oh NO, where is it?” can make your stomach churn and your head fill with worry. After all, that little hand-held computer holds tons of personal info, and the last thing you need is to have your…

Are you someone who is always searching for a good deal? If the answer is yes, does that apply to when you want to get in a vacation or even a day trip or two? When you take the time and effort to search for deals, you are more than likely going to come across them. Are you seeking specials for trips to Disneyland, Disney World, and Universal Studios? Uncover Savings Today So that you are able to seize deals as often as possible, keep these pointers in mind: 1. Internet – The worldwide web is a great starting point…

Image Credit: http://www.antheagranite.com/wp-content/uploads/shutterstock_110793839.jpg Travelling abroad is immensely popular these days. Holidays give people a great amount of perspective while affording some time to unwind and have fun. Getting to know more about the world has never been so exciting. Whether you’ve travelled before, or are just getting started with your journeying, it’s always good to have a starting point. Simply booking your ticket can often be the perfect way to start, but there are a few things that could really be beneficial throughout your journey. If you’d like to become a pro traveller, then read on. Fund Your Travels Travelling…