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Allegiant Air starts charging for use of overhead bins

By Julie Jacobson, AP An Allegiant Air flight prepares to land in Las Vegas.

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Frugal Traveler Blog: In New Zealand, a Man, a Van, a Plan

Early on a chilly March morning, my iPhone alarm clock sounded. I extracted myself from deep within a navy blue comforter, sat up and opened the door. I had momentarily forgotten where I was. Oh, right. I gazed out at Lake Taupo, a sprawling lake on New Zealand’s North Island. Ducks gliding along just offshore […]

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What travel expenses are tax deductible?

As a freelance television commercial producer who travels frequently for work, Newman can’t afford not to keep receipts for every taxicab, every meal and every newspaper he buys. When April 17 rolls around, he’ll be armed with enough documents to make sure he’s getting every tax deduction he’s entitled to — and is able to […]

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T Magazine: Asked & Answered | Tilt

Big AddictOne of the six hotel rooms in Au Vieux Panier that doubles as an art installation, ”Panic Room” was designed by the French graffiti artist Tilt. The stately hôtel particulier Au Vieux Panier sits on one of the many labyrinthine cobblestone streets in the hillside district of Le Panier, Marseille’s oldest neighborhood and home […]

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Allegiant to charge $35 for carry-ons

Allegiant Air will begin charging passengers for carry-on bags, according to AirlineReporter.com. FIRST REPORT:  Allegiant to start charging for carry-ons (AirlineReporter.com) “Allegiant will begin charging for carry-ons for travelers booking new reservations beginning Wednesday (it will go live on our website late Tuesday night PDT),” Allegiant spokeswoman Jessica Wheeler confirmed today to David Parker Brown […]

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In Transit Blog: Sampling the Easter Markets of Prague

Taiko Prague Frisky young lovers, barbecued pork and rows upon rows of colorful hand-painted eggs are all part of Prague’s pastel-hued Easter markets. The old tradition of men playfully swatting their paramours with artfully decorated willow sticks in exchange for plum brandy and painted eggs is a beloved part of the seasonal fun. These Easter […]

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Report: Allegiant to charge $35 for carry-ons

Allegiant Air will begin charging passengers for carry-on bags, according to AirlineReporter.com. FIRST REPORT:  Allegiant to start charging for carry-ons (AirlineReporter.com) “Allegiant will begin charging for carry-ons for travelers booking new reservations beginning Wednesday (it will go live on our website late Tuesday night PDT),” Allegiant spokeswoman Jessica Wheeler confirmed today to David Parker Brown […]

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In Transit Blog: It’s Panem in N. Carolina For ‘Hunger Games’ Fans

visitnc.com Fans of “The Hunger Games” books whose thirst for the trilogy wasn’t slaked by the opening of the blockbuster film last weekend can still visit the country of Panem, where teenagers are pitted against one another in deadly fights. It takes only a vivid imagination and transportation to North Carolina, where the movie was […]

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Revel new casino Atlantic City

Atlantic City, the nation’s second largest gambling market, has a new casino resort. The highly-anticipates Revel opened with much fanfare at 7 a.m. Monday. State and local dignitaries, including New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, were on hand to kick off an eight-week preview of the resort. The smoke-free beachfront property features more than 1,800 […]

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In Transit Blog: At Element Hotels, Power Your Laptop As You Pedal

In a green twist on multitasking, Element Hotels has introduced a power-generating stationary bike at its Miami location, offering guests the opportunity to plug in and recharge their cellphones, laptops, MP3 players or other electronic devices while burning calories. A generator linked to one bike in the gym converts pedal to electrical power. The system […]

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