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Using Your Computer For Travel Aid

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florida_ref_2001Using your computer to help you to make the most out of your vacation is becoming more and more commonplace.  Nobody really uses travel agents anymore – they all just hop online and scour the most popular travel websites (such as Orbitz and Travelocity) for the best deals.  Another great way to shop for plane tickets is to use an app – Kayak.com and Flight Tonight are great ways to score the cheapest tickets available.  Kayak is a price comparison tool that can help you to quickly and easily find the cheapest fares across most airlines.  It’s the fastest and easiest comparison tool, in my opinion.

If you’re hesitant to use your computer to help plan out your vacations because it’s slow and sluggish and doesn’t run well, then the best thing that you can do is to invest in a cleaning program.  Most of the time the reasons that your computer is running slow are easily dealt with.  The most common causes of a slow and sluggish computer are clutter, malware or spyware, extra software that you don’t need, registry errors, and more.  There are specific software programs that you can get for each of these problems, and it can be a piece of cake to get your computer running well enough to help you plan out a big trip.

Another great way to plan out travel is to look for hotels and car rental deals online as well.  You can also find a ton of information about destinations just by searching Google and reading different websites.  There’s something for every remote travel destination, and you can use boards like Metafilter in order to obtain locals knowledge or tips and tricks from people who have been there already.

Another great app for travel in the United States is Yelp.  This is a great way to find the best restaurants and other destinations, and you can read user reviews about the places and see pictures before you go, so you know exactly what you’re getting.

Filed under Travel Tips
Aug 29, 2014