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The Hotel Taxi Scam you need to avoid!

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This scam in essence is a common play conducted by Hotels across the world that do not value their clients best financial interests. In its simplest form, whenever a Hotel Guest requests to the Concierge or Reception for a Taxi to the airport or wherever, the Hotel calls a Taxi Company or worse still a friend of someone with whom they have crafted a commission based deal.
Essentially the commission becomes a kind of surcharge and the Hotel Guest will end up paying significantly more for the ride. The minimum mark up is around 5 euro and the maximum can even go up to 50 euro in extreme cases for longer rides. This scam manifests its way in various forms around the world. At London Heathrow Airport Hotels for example, commonly private cars are used (even unofficial on occasions). Some 5 star Hotels justify the unofficial surcharge by arranging for a Limousine or Luxury car, even if you just asked for a mere Cab.

SOLUTIONThe first rule of the thumb is to simply never blindly trust a Hote…

The thorny issue of Hotel Security

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As an avid female business traveller who occasionally travels alone, I know all too well those nagging feelings of insecurity, especially when one checks into a Hotel for the first time. I place my personal (including possessions) security as a high priority and thankfully Hotels are now beginning to take this viewpoint more seriously these days, especially within the EU borders. I’m pleased to see that Hotels particularly in the EU are taking some positive measures to improve Hotel security and safety overall and the decision of the EU to hold all Hotels responsible for the contents has made a great difference.

For example in the UK, a Hotel is liable for damage or loss to guests’ property caused by negligence or breach of contract. In other circumstances, the Hotel may limit its liability to £50 per item and £100 per Guest (or if in Greater London, £750 per item and £1,500 per guest) so long as it has a correct and prominently displayed notice to this effect in its reception. Each …

Discover Africa: Find the Best Ways to do so!

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Africa's wild and natural beauty is more than enough to entice you!

However, Africa has got so much more worth of seeing at least once. It's the land that brings together history, wild nature and animal life, desserts and beaches.

See below the list with all destinations in Africa we consider as the top and don't hesitate to disagree with us! We will be pleased to read your suggestions!


1. Cape Town, South Africa
2. African Safari, Kenya
3. Table Mountain, South Africa
4. Robben Island, South Africa
5. Sun City Casino, South Africa
6. Pyramids, Egypt
7. Abu-Simbel Temples, Egypt
8. Fish River Canyon, Namibia
9. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
10. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Top USA National Parks!

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See below the most visited National Parks in USA according to National Geographic!

15 Reasons Why Frequent Travelers Are More Likely To Be Successful

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Success can be defined differently for everyone but the fact is some people achieve it and some people don’t. What is it that successful people do or have to find success that others don’t? There has been a lot written about the skills and habits needed to live a successful life and I think most of us know the things we could work on like building confidence or overcoming fears to be more successful in areas we want to. There are people that have a higher likelihood for success than most. Frequent travelers, people constantly on the move learn many life skills exploring our world. Here are 15 reasons why frequent travelers are more likely to be successful because of that:

1. They Know how to Thrive Outside their Comfort Zone
Frequent travelers are in unfamiliar situations regularly. They must work through the unknown because of necessity. Faced with countless new experiences they learn valuable coping strategies that help them shoulder uncertainty and remain calm and effective. This…

Poll: Name the Place you Would Crazily Like to Visit!

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Vote for the place you would absolutely love to visit at least once in a lifetime and Perpetual Traveller will make its utmost to create an entire article dedicated to the one that gets the highest score!

The article will contain information about the best restaurants, bars, beaches, hotels and stores of that location offering you the more complete guidance into your dreamy vacation!

So, which one is it? Name the place you would crazily like to visitItaly: Where romance meets cultureCaribbean: It's not only for Pirates USA: Live the American Dream!Spain: For Spanish guitar sounds, wine and Latin dances!Hawaii: The most exotic place of the USSouth Africa: For those that find Nature's value superior!France: Disturbingly beautiful and dangerous for singles!Australia: There is nothing you won't find here!China: Chinese Cuisine is the most popular for a reason!Greek Islands: The most hospitable "beaches" in the world!pollcode.com free polls

Top Ocean Views in the World!

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Be sure that the point where sea and land meet will provide you panoramic views of craggy shorelines and pounding oceans.

This is the list with the 10 Best Ocean Views according to National Geographic!

Most Haunted Places Ever!

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These are the wrong places for those in the "easily scared Travellers" category!

Do you belong in that category?

Cruise Ship Suites to Drive you Crazy!

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Cruise Lines have been taking big steps towards innovation and luxury in the past decade.
They are continuously raising the bar with all the exceptional activities and facilities offered on board. However, the following types of accommodation built within cruise ships are jaw dropping, specially because they make you feel like you are floating in style!