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2011-05-24 13:07:00

BOSTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SmarterTravel®, one of the largest online travel resources of unbiased travel deal reporting for the budget-conscious, today announced the results of its annual Editors' Choice Awards. The travel editors' 2011 picks include the best airlines, perks, reward/loyalty programs, and rewards cards, among others. JetBlue and Southwest received the most recognition, with three and two awards respectively. JetBlue took top honors for Most...

2010-08-05 06:00:00

BOSTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- SmarterTravel®, one of the largest online travel resources of independent expert advice for the budget conscious traveler, has released its list of the World's Scariest Airports for take-off and landing. Highlights include limited visibility landings, inconveniently placed volcanoes, and runways formed when the tide goes out. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-05-26 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing flying, was selected today as the winner of Most Eco-Friendly Airline in the SmarterTravel Editors' Choice Awards. In addition to this recognition, the airline announces that it has recently completed the LEED certification process for its Burlingame-based headquarters with its landlord Equity Office Partners. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090123/VIRGINAMERICALOGO) "As a...

2010-05-24 07:47:00

BOSTON, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- SmarterTravel®, the largest online travel resource of independent expert advice for the budget conscious traveler, today announced the results of its annual Editors' Choice Awards. The travel editors' 2010 picks include the best airlines, airports, reward/loyalty programs, providers and reward cards among others. JetBlue and Southwest received the most recognition, with three and two awards, respectively. JetBlue took top honors for Most...

2009-11-05 10:30:00

BOSTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- SmarterTravel®, a comprehensive travel advice resource for the budget-conscious consumer, today offered tips for staying healthy while traveling, including some of the dirtiest parts of the plane you should avoid, especially during a highly contagious cold and flu season. "Airplanes are a breeding ground for germs, and this year, the added threat of H1N1 gives travelers even more reason to be careful when flying," said Anne Banas, executive...

2009-10-27 11:33:00

BOSTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- SmarterTravel®, the largest online travel resource of independent expert advice for the budget-conscious traveler, today announced the results of its annual Readers' Choice Awards, a survey of more than 7,400 travelers, the majority of whom fly four to six times a year. Of no surprise is that value continues to win with travelers and price is deemed the most influential factor in determining airfare purchases. Southwest swept several...

2009-10-22 15:39:00

BOSTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SmarterTravel®, a comprehensive travel advice resource for the budget-conscious traveler, today urged travelers to take advantage of great deals to Europe while being careful to understand all fees associated with traveling internationally. The SmarterTravel European Airline Fee Guide helps travelers to understand the overall cost of their trips. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2009-10-05 09:20:00

BOSTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- SmarterTravel®, a comprehensive travel advice resource for the budget-conscious traveler, today advised travelers to start planning their trips as more fees and airline capacity cuts will make holiday travel even harder this year. Recently, several major airlines added a surprise $10 holiday travel surcharge, making it even more difficult for consumers to save money on travel this season. "Due to capacity cuts, it is not only about...

2009-09-21 05:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- SmarterTravel(R), a comprehensive travel advice resource for the budget-conscious traveler, today released a checklist of strategies for staying safe while traveling during this highly anticipated flu season. Travel Checklist: Check your health insurance: Before you depart, check your healthcare provider's coverage plans in your destination as a precaution in case you develop the swine flu, or any illness, while traveling. Consider travel insurance:...

2009-05-14 08:25:00

Australia, L.A., Dominican Republic Lead Way - Recession Delivers Hard-to-Pass-Up Deals BOSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- SmarterTravel(R), a comprehensive travel advice resource for the budget-conscious traveler, today announced the top vacation destinations for summer that won't break the bank. Destinations looking to attract travelers are offering hard-to-pass-up-sales, from U.S. cities to more far-flung, exotic locales. "While summer is often a peak time to travel, destinations can't rely...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'