Travel News, Deals & Offers

Travel News:

  • Were the Wright Brothers really the first to achieve powered flight? Check out an article disputing this on
  • Last summer we really enjoyed our room we booked in Singapore using Airbnb. Skift has a very interesting article worth reading- Airbnb gears up for big legal and legislative battles in New York.
  • USA Today has a fun slideshow featuring some of the Coolest Starbucks Around the World. While I’m not a coffee drinker this was still pretty interesting to check out.
  • Learn all of the basics about sunblock from Outside Magazine. Click HERE to check out their article The Sunblock Lowdown.
  • Thrillist reports that you can buy a 1,200 year old Italian castle with it’s own prison for under $8 million. Find out more and see some photos of the property here.

Travel- Related Deals & Offers:

  • Michael W Travels (yes me!) is giving away 2 United Club passes & A Luggage Handle Cover. (Passes are good until June 30.) Giveaway ends in less than 24 hours. Enter HERE.
  • “Like” iTravel Advisor from AAA on Facebook and tell them where in the world you’d rather travel to be entered for a chance to win a Caribbean cruise for two. Enter by June 13 HERE.
  • Joby, the makers of GorillaPod are having a Father’s Day Sale. Save 20% on select products- GorillaPod SLR Zoom, GorillaPod Focus, UltraFit Sling Strap for Men, GorillaTorch Flare and GorillaTorch Switchback. Sale ends 6/16/13
  • Priceless by Mastercard is giving away tickets to MLB All Star Week events taking place in NYC. Close of registration varies depending on the prize. Enter for your chance to win here. Enter asap as final entry for one of the events is 6/10
  • Win One Million American Airlines miles from Wyndham Rewards. Enter by clicking here. Enter by August 26.
If you have any travel related news, deals or offers that you would like to share, please leave a comment!

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