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Planning the logistics of a vacation can be complicated and overwhelming. Our links provide invaluable travel information so that you can find the best hotel and airfare deals, locate a vacation home, and obtain car rental and public transportation options so that your trip is fun and memorable. 

Arthur von Wiesenberger's Around the World
Veteran travel writer and broadcaster Arthur von Wiesenberger hosts this informative, entertaining weekly show connecting to live professional travel reports from all four corners of the globe.

At Home in France
Why limit yourself to a small hotel room when a vacation rental home or Paris apartment is friendlier, roomier and competitively priced? Choose from a wide selection of properties in the French countryside or apartments in the heart of Paris. Personally inspected cottages, farmhouses and villas in Provence, Dordogne, Paris and more are available.
Looking for a good hotel at a reasonable price? Use to compare accommodations and find great rates for properties around the world.

Entree News
This Santa Barbara-based luxury travel newsletter edited by William Tomicki — who's been called "the Rabelais of travel writing" — offers subscribers "critical, no-holds-barred, witty and practical advice, written by experts who have been there."

A global travel industry news website that also provides PR representation for the global travel and tourism industry and information distribution through newsletters and website archival storage.

Book your hotel reservations, flights, packages, cruises and car rentals all at the same time. Expedia's website lets you preview destinations with 360 degree tours and slide shows. Read about major attractions, culture, weather and more in their destination guides.

France Cruises
France Cruises is the U.S. marketing and reservation center for the most luxurious barging vacations in France. With elegant accommodations, outstanding cuisine and fine wines, impeccable service and personalized excursions, no detail has been spared to make cruising the incomparable Upper Loire among the finest of specialty vacation experiences.
From the latest travel and online shopping deals to fascinating stories about the Aloha State, is the premier destination site for those interested in visiting, living in or moving to Hawaii.

Hertz Dream Cars
Offering sport and luxury automobiles (including supercars such as the Aston Martin Vantage, Audi R8, Bentley Continental GT, Ferrari F430, Lamborghini Gallardo and SRT Viper), Hertz Dream Cars allows customers to rent — you guessed it — their dream cars. Also included is a luxury customer service experience which involves a client concierge, personal orientation with the vehicle and delivery to and pickup from your hotel, home or other off-airport location.

Photos of Krakow's monuments, churches, mounds, Wawel, Kazimierz and many other attractions, plus lots of useful information for foreign tourists.

National Park Service
With the designated protection of the Yellowstone region of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, the United States National Park Service was born. Today, the system consists of 388 parks, which range from Joshua Tree in California to Ellis Island in New York. It has also grown to include interpretation, education and conservation programs. The best way to visit the parks is to purchase an annual National Parks Pass. This pass waives fees to all National Parks that charge admission. Eighty percent of pass proceeds go to park preservation, restoration and other related projects.

Rail Europe
Rail Europe is also the official North American representative for 60 European railroads. On the Rail Europe website you will find transatlantic air at highly competitive rates, complete rail passes, hotels and car rentals. You may purchase Eurail and Europass passes, and special packages through the site.

Rudy Maxa
You may be familiar with consumer travel expert Rudy Maxa as the "Savvy Traveler," from his public radio commentary on "Marketplace" and as host of the 39-part public television series, "Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa." At no charge, you may search his database of past travel articles plus check breaking travel news and last-minute deals on his website.

Travel Specials powered by ShermansTravel
If you seek in-depth reviews from real people, ShermansTravel is the site for you. Every Wednesday subscribers receive Shermans Top 25, an e-newsletter with the week's best deals. The site has up to 1,000 deals hand-picked by the editors for hotels, flights and vacations, and their comparison tool makes it easy to compare prices among air and hotel providers. You'll also find travel guides and advice like, "How to See Athens on a Budget," or "Nine Great Airports for a Layover."

Travelocity provides Internet and wireless reservations information for approximately 700 airlines, 55,000 hotels and 50 car rental companies. Also available are more than 6,500 vacation packages, tour and cruise departures and a vast database of destination and interest information.

Get travel information in one convenient place with wandermelon — an informative, entertaining and unbiased resource for travel news and articles. Sourcing what you need to know before you go, Wandermelon gives travelers shortcuts to the world’s best experiences and destinations.

Yahoo! Travel
The Internet's leading global consumer and business services company, Yahoo! Inc. offers a comprehensive network of essential services for Web users around the globe as well as businesses of all sizes. As the first online navigational guide to the Web, Yahoo! ( is the leader in traffic, advertising, household and business user reach. Yahoo! is also the most recognized and valuable Internet brand globally, reaching over 237 million unique users in 25 countries and thirteen languages.

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