Travel News, Deals & Offers

Travel News:

  • Check out an awesome slideshow about “What It Takes To Upgrade a 777: Behind the Scenes at United’s San Francisco Hangar” from Conde Naste Traveler
  • The 2014 Major League Baseball season will open in Sydney, Australia with the Los Angeles Dodgers playing the Arizona Diamondbacks. This will mark the first time MLB games will be played in Australia. Find out more in this ESPN article.
  • Skift has an article about the Top 20 Countries Fueling U.S. Tourism. It’s interesting yet not so surprising who the top two are. They’re our closest neighbors. Europeans visiting the U.S. dropped again in 2012 while Asian and Latin American visitors increased.
  • USA Today has a list of 10 Great Family Friendly Museums around the US. We visited one from the list- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts during our trip to Nashville and loved the kids area. We’ll definitely try to check out some of the other museums on this list in the future.

Travel- Related Deals & Offers:

  • Daily Getaways Week 2 starts on Monday- June 17. I’m considering going for the Club Carlson offer on June 19. 100,000 Gold Points sounds like a good deal for $385. (save 10% using your Amex card). 
  • The 25th annual National Geographic 2013 Photo Contest is accepting entries until June 30. Send in your photo hereThere is a $15 fee per photo entry.
  • Win a trip to Australia from Qantas and American AirlinesEnter through Facebook by July 24 11:59pm ET
Here are a few offers from Intrepid Travel:
  • Win a Trip to Greece departing either August 17 or 31. To enter, tell Intrepid about your favorite ancient sites before June 21. Airfare and other travel expenses are not included. Enter here.
  • The Intrepid Photo Competition ends on June 30. You can enter photos in various categories. The Overall Winner gets a choice of an Intrepid Original group trip. Find out more here.
  • The Nau & Intrepid Off the Grid Travel Giveaway also ends on June 30. You and a friend can win a trip from Intrepid and a Nau Travel Kit. Find out more and enter here.
If you have any Travel News Deals or Offers you’d like to share, feel free to leave a comment below.

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