- Check out what’s going on around the world this month from Lonely Planet: Festivals of the World: Where to go in October
- The 11th annual openhousenewyork weekend will be October 12-13 at various sites around NYC.
- See a slide show of the World’s 20 Most Amazing Bridges from Weather Channel
- Check out America’s Most Awesome Boardwalks from Budget Travel
- Fodor’s has 10 Best Fall Foliage Trips in the US
- Outside Magazine has an interesting article The Wild World of Ejection Survival
- Boeing Dreamliner Continues to Disappoint Airline Customers according to Skift
- Check out this awesome Oktoberfest-inspired amenity kit that I received from Lufthansa flying business class home from the Balkans.
A couple from Kim:
- Southwest fired the captain of the plane from the LaGuardia nose gear landing incident back in July.
- A Calgary man becomes the world’s most travelled after ending a 23 year adventure around the world.
Travel Deals & Offers:
- Win a culinary trip for two to Mexico City and a years worth of chocolate. Enter here by October 6.
- Citi Bike- the new bike share program in NYC is on sale through Gilt City. A 7 day pass is $16 (usually $27) and an annual membership is $50 ( usually $103). Offer expires October 10, find out more about the offer here.
- Win a 3 night Vegas Vacation including airfare from Airfarewatchdog. Enter through Facebook here by October 11.
- Hipmunk is giving away $1,000 for travel anywhere in the world in a contest being ran on Pinterest. Enter here by October 18.
- Enter for a chance to win tickets to the New York Wine and Food Festival. 15 winners will get a pair of tickets to Sunday Slices which takes place on October 20. Click here to enter by October 14, 3:59 PM EST.
- REI is giving away 7 Trips to places like Antarctica, Australia, Everest, Galapagos and more, enter daily until October 31.
- If you upgraded to a new iPhone 5S or 5C (or any other smart phone), sell your old smart phone here to make some money before it loses value. (If you use my link you will get an additional $10 on your first trade-in and I will also get $10.)
- Win a Wine Getaway for 2 to France. Enter by November 30 by “liking” FranceGuide on Facebook and then filling out the entry form.
If you have any Travel News, Deals or Offers that you’d like to share, feel free to leave a comment below or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.