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AirTreks Makes Condé Nast’s Travel Specialists List for 2012

We’ve got plenty to be excited about here at the AirTreks World Headquarters – a successful year with public appearances at the Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference,  Tbex, and Meet Plan Go. But this month our excitement centers around our inclusion on the 2012 edition of the Condé Nast Travel Specialists Collection. The […]

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Bay of Islands cruise on the Ipipiri, New Zealand

There are so many things to do in the Bay of Islands of New Zealand, but if you’re not out sport fishing, a short cruise is an excellent way to see the bays and islands — and sometimes to see whales and dolphins as well; knocking off a couple of great experiences in one go. We […]

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Tips For Students Interested in Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is one of the most exciting and educational experiences you can have.  Not only do you get the opportunity to immerse yourself in a new culture, and learn to speak another language, you also up your employment potential.  So here are ten tips that’ll help you get the most out of your time […]

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Island Hopping In Thailand

The Land of Smiles is the perfect country for island hopping. With over 1,000 islands scattered throughout the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Siam, choosing which ones to visit can be a daunting task. Several of the larger islands are well-developed, with infrastructure, hotels, and restaurants on par with western standards. As a result, […]

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Paraguay travel advice

From the South America section of the Indie Travel Podcast We’ve spent the last week traveling in Paraguay, so thought we’d share our Paraguay travel advice with you! To listen to this podcast, hit play or find episode 214 for free in iTunes: Podcast: Play in new window | Download Travel in Paraguay seems to be a topic that no-one really […]

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Your Afternoon Video – Mission Eiffel Tower

It doesn’t matter how many times people tell you to skip big tourist sites when you travel to Paris. It doesn’t matter how it irks you to part the waves of obnoxious touts and photo-hungry visitors or how prices are so inflated they float away from you. When you visit Paris the first time you’ll […]

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Welcome to TripPlanner version 6.0

Over the past several months, we here at AirTreks have released a series of new and exciting developments to our average visitor’s user experience. At the beginning of the year there was a total homepage redesign, which we love, then we launched the super cool and insanely useful Travelbase. Now we’re pleased to introduce our […]

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Travel gear recommendations

From the Travel Gear section of the Indie Travel Podcast. While there are thousands of new product releases each year, there’s only so much stuff you can fit into a carry-on sized bag, so everything we carry is carefully considered in terms of both utility and weight. Download episode 215 for free in iTunes, or hit play […]

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Things to Do on Kangaroo Island, South Australia

From the Australia section of the Indie Travel Podcast Kangaroo Island (map) in South Australia is jam-packed with things to do for local visitors and international tourists. Here are our favorite things to do on ‘KI’ as people call it. To listen, press play or download episode 211 (and plenty of others) free in iTunes: Podcast: Play in new window | Download Our […]

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Trip of a lifetime, thanks to AirTreks

This article is by journalist Laura Lippstone who booked her trip around the world with us back in May. Happy to have her writing today about her experience on the AirTreks Travel Blog. Unlike Liz Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, my quest to take a round-the-world trip had nothing to do with finding myself; […]

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5 of the Most Romantic Places in Manchester

Manchester has grown through time, culture, and bucolic stateliness into a marvelous site for a romantic experience.  A trip for two to Manchester can span such a range of interests and activities that undoubtedly there is something for everyone, and every couple will find something that will bring them closer. Heaton Park

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5 Indispensable Passport Safety Tips for Travelers

The friendly passport: petite, colorful, a little dog-eared but undoubtedly the international traveler’s best friend. It gives you the world and asks for nothing in return, except perhaps knowing where it is at all times. But because of its intrinsic value, it’s also a tremendous liability – to lose it brings incalculable annoyance. Which brings […]