Welcome Hipmunk

Written on November 29, 2010 · Tags: ,

A new search engine for flights with a great visualization of results: one simple page with a grid instead of various pages with a lot of text. Moreover results can be easily narrowed by “agony” - that is a combination of price, duration and stops - and other key elements. It’s an US... Read more

How to pack - video guide

Written on June 4, 2009 · Tags: , ,

Lonely Planet and OneWorld “Pack it in” guide:  Read More →

How to get an itinerary of your trip

Written on November 6, 2008 · Tags: , ,

Especially if you are going to have a complex trip - multiple flights, hotels and locations - TripIt will save you timing and lot of separate pieces of paper to carry on. Simply forward all different confirmation emails you get from travel agencies, airlines, trains, hotels and rental cars and TripIt... Read more

How to book a short-haul economy flight online

Written on September 10, 2008 · Tags: , ,

There are thousands of online booking sites, but most use a very small number of the same global distribution systems (GDS = an international computer reservation system that accesses many databases of suppliers, airlines, etc in different countries, such as Amadeus, Sabre, Galileo). That is why you... Read more

When a travel agent gives you value

Written on September 9, 2008 · Tags: , ,

Nowdays if you need to book a  domestic flight or one across Europe flight without doing via your corporate travel agent, do-yourself-online is your choice. We share our best tips here. But there are kind of travels when the middle-man, old travel agent, will do much better than yourself: exactly the... Read more

How to select your trolley

Written on July 11, 2008 · Tags: ,

Tip 1: Do not spend too much for it. if you’re a frequent traveler, your trolley will need to be replaced every 2/3 years. So do not invest too much money on it. That means no LV or Prada trolley because you’ll be really disappointed how quickly it will be ruined. Tip 2: Smaller than maximum... Read more

Tips to get a good plane seat

Written on March 18, 2008 · Tags: , , ,

Which are the worst economy seats on a plane? A) middle seat B) near toilet C) near screaming kids D) seat that doesn’t recline. The answer is: a middle seat that doesn’t recline, near the toilet and screaming kids and that’s on the back of the plane! How to avoid to experience a flight... Read more