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    Best Villa Rental Agencies

    Few travel decisions are as fraught as finding the right vacation rental. (Will it look like the pictures? Who do I call if the bathtub floods?) Fortunately, the world’s best residential specialists, agencies and club managers expertly navigate these waters — and some provide five-star hotel-worthy services and amenities like complimentary airport transfers, 24-hour concierges […]

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    Airbnb Wants to Book Your Flight, Too

    Airbnb wants to help travelers do more than just find accommodation. As the company teased at its annual conference in November, it is working on building a flight tool. According to a report by Bloomberg on Monday, Airbnb is “developing a service for booking air travel.” The service, known simply as “Flights,” is expected to […]

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    Best Villa Rental Agencies around the world

    Few travel decisions are as fraught as finding the right vacation rental. (Will it look like the pictures? Who do I call if the bathtub floods?) Fortunately, the world’s best residential specialists, agencies and club managers expertly navigate these waters — and some provide five-star hotel-worthy services and amenities like complimentary airport transfers, 24-hour concierges […]

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    The Virtues of a Tour Guide

    Some travelers—you, perhaps—are averse to the very premise of a guided tour. No self-assumed sophisticate wants to be led around by someone holding a whistle and a Ping-Pong paddle with a number on it. I certainly never did, in my indie-traveler youth. Instead I relied on books, on my own wits, and on friends and […]

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    Christmas Airfare Sale from Southwest

    Southwest’s new sale discounts travel to U.S. cities this Christmas. Flights start as low as $49 each way (round-trip is not required). On most routes, travel at the lowest price is valid between December 17, 2016, and January 3, 2017. Discounted flights are not available on December 21 through 23, 26; January 1 or 2. […]