Spring 2005 Page 6
Web Sitings - Travel Favorites and Search Engine News
If in February there be no rain, 'tis
neither good for hay nor grain.
All that rain does make for good surfing - web surfing, that is. Try this selection of links to kick the blues, plan a weekend, spring or summer escape, or just dream.
|Air, Hotels, Cars|
|http://www.expedia.com/ - Flights, hotels, cars, packages, cruises, activities|
|http://travelocity.com/ - More of same ...|
|http://www.hotels.com/ - And more ...|
|http://lodging.com/ - And more ...|
|http://www.kayak.com/ - And a new site that does the same.|
|http://www.sidestep.com/ - Compare prices for flights, hotels and car rentals.|
- Search for better prices on airfare.
tours and attractions
http://www.viator.com/ - Buy tickets and passes to attractions in hundreds of cities.
Post a question and you’re sure to get an answer.
http://frommers.com - The "Deals and News" section has information on cheap travel, such as airfare wars and consolidators' specials, from the magazine "Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel."
http://www.responsibletravel.com/ - "Holidays that give the world a break."
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/ - Travel services, travel advisories, blogs, and books to buy. Get your travel ideas here.
http://www.journeywoman.com/ - Online travel magazine.
http://craigslist.org/ -Vacation rentals around the world (and a whole lot more).
http://www.tripadvisor.com/ - Get opinions on hotels and restaurants, find links to published articles and reviews, and search the web for user opinions in message boards.
Ready to give Google a rest? Try these two
Yahoo Local now reports traffic information for major metropolitan areas, including Sacramento. Go to Yahoo maps, enter your city, and when the map loads, click on the "View Traffic on Map."
* BTW, if you're looking for quotes, hop on over to the SCC library databases where you'll find Oxford Reference Online, which contains quotation books, dictionaries, thesauruses, maps, timelines, and more.
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