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How to rent a car if you’re under 25 – use Silvercar!

Travelers under the age of 25 have traditionally had difficulty renting cars. Those younger drivers have a new option available, as startup rental car agency Silvercar has lowered their minimum car rental age from 25 to 22. Not only is the company allowing people aged 22-24 to rent cars from them, Silvercar isn’t even charging an additional fee to […]

Travel Contest Roundup: January 21, 2015 – Paris, Scotland, Galapagos & more

After a brief break, your weekly travel contest roundup is back! Check out what trips you can win this week. Contests include: Paris, France, Glasgow, Scotland, Galapagos Islands, the Australian Open, St. Croix, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, St. Petersburg, Florida, Hawaii, San Francisco, California, and more. Good luck! Win a trip for 2 to Paris, […]

500 free Virgin America Elevate points

Virgin America is offering a nice little holiday gift for those who participate in their Elevate frequent flier program. Program members should have received an e-mail this week offering 500 bonus Virgin America Elevate points. The catch? There is none, just enjoy the free miles once you register. The Ts & Cs say they should […]

Travel Tip: Be courteous to the person in front of you when using personal inflight video screens

In my last post, I wrote about Virgin America’s clever new ad campaign calling out boring airlines. Their aircraft feature personal video screens that give access to Dish Network, as well as a variety of on-demand entertainment options. Having entertainment options like these is great, except for one small issue: The need to touch the […]

Virgin America ad campaign takes on BLAH Airlines, complete with 6 hour video ad, fake credit cards

Virgin America released a creative new advertising campaign today. Centered around the fictitious BLAH Airlines, the ad campaign showcases just how boring flying on other airlines can be compared to Virgin America. The craziest part of this campaign is a 5 hour, 46 minute video that simulates what it’s like to fly from Newark to […]