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Archive for January, 2012

Ask Peter: Wheelchair Travel, Repositioning Cruises & More
Cruise Travel / Accessible Travel / Ask Peter

Ask Peter: Wheelchair Travel, Repositioning Cruises & More

If you have a travel problem or just need advice before your next trip, then ask Peter. Every Saturday on Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio (click here to listen to the… Read More…

What Airline Merger Rumors Mean for You: A CBS This Morning Report
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools / Videos / CBS News

What Airline Merger Rumors Mean for You: A CBS This Morning Report

Just a few years ago, the U.S. had six major legacy airlines: Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Northwest Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways and Continental Airlines. But then in 2008,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Myths Debunked
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Car Travel / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: Travel Myths Debunked

Let’s face it, as much as we travel, there are still three common travel myths that still persist. Here are the facts behind the myths: Will electronics crash my plane?… Read More…

Airline Fee Transparency Debate: Spirit CEO Ben Baldanza Responds
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools

Airline Fee Transparency Debate: Spirit CEO Ben Baldanza Responds

The DOT is enforcing a new protocol for airline pricing requiring airlines to: include all fees and charges in the advertised price; ban post-purchase price increase; allow passengers to hold a… Read More…

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Warm-Weather Winter Vacations
Travel News / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tools / Destinations / Travel Deals / Adventure Travel & Sports / Family/Kids Travel / Romantic Travel / Africa / Hiking & Biking / Luxury Travel / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Warm-Weather Winter Vacations

Did you know that today is National Escape day? In honor of this January day, why not plan a winter escape from the cold?  Kerri Zane’s Window Seat or Aisle… Read More…

PeterGreenberg.com Contributor Contest Winner: Meet Marie LeRose
Travel News / Travel Contest / Family/Kids Travel

PeterGreenberg.com Contributor Contest Winner: Meet Marie LeRose

Our PeterGreenberg.com Contributor contest was a close race, but contributor Marie LeRose managed to win hearts and a whopping 57 percent of your votes. Learn a little bit more about… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–London, England–January 28, 2012
Travel News / Radio Show

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–London, England–January 28, 2012

The latest rule from the DOT requires airlines to be transparent with their fares, and not all airline officials are happy about it. On his radio show, Peter speaks with… Read More…

Travel Tip: Chartering a Boat
Travel Tips / Adventure Travel & Sports

Travel Tip: Chartering a Boat

It’s high season in the Caribbean and if you’re like me, you’re dreaming of sailing off into the sunset. And guess what? Charting a boat is an attainable dream, if… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio: Live Stream, Show Archives & More
Radio Show

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio: Live Stream, Show Archives & More

Broadcasting from a different location around the globe each week, Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio features all the travel news you can use and has up-to-the-minute destination coverage for this year’s… Read More…

Icarus Award: Check Once for Failure
Travel News / Icarus Award

Icarus Award: Check Once for Failure

Check your pockets, check your pet carrier, check your taxes, and check the fine print. This week’s travel failures hammer home the importance of precision on the road. Find out… Read More…

Slideshow: 5 Unusual Hotels From Around the World
Travel News / Hotels & Accommodations / Slideshow

Slideshow: 5 Unusual Hotels From Around the World

For many travelers, a hotel is just a place to rest in between adventures. But in some places there’s no need to look outside the room for excitement. We’ve rounded… Read More…

Travel Tip: Best Weather Resources
Travel Tips / Natural Disasters

Travel Tip: Best Weather Resources

If there’s one thing that can derail a trip, it’s bad weather. The good news is that there are plenty of resources out there to help you anticipate weather-related problems…. Read More…

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Training Like a Yankee, Part 7
Specialized Travel / Adventure Travel & Sports / USA

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Training Like a Yankee, Part 7

Contributor Roy Berger’s Yankees’ Fantasy baseball camp adventures are drawing to a close. See what lessons he learned on and off the field and if he plans on suiting up… Read More…

Travel Deals: Valentine’s Day Savings Around the World
Destinations / Budget Travel / Travel Deals / Beach Vacations

Travel Deals: Valentine’s Day Savings Around the World

Valentine’s Day is only  three weeks away…what do you have planned? A romantic getaway can make or break a relationship. Don’t let your first fight be about money or planning!… Read More…

CONTEST: New Rules vs. Old Rules
Travel Contest

CONTEST: New Rules vs. Old Rules

We’re tallying the votes and announcing the winner of the contributor contest first thing tomorrow morning. In the meantime, we’re launching our next January/February contest.  We all know travel has changed… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Excavate Devon
Travel News / Travel Tools / Voluntourism / Cultural Immersion / Culture

Voluntourism Spotlight: Excavate Devon

At PeterGreenberg.com we pride ourselves on keeping up extensive listings of volunteer travel (a.k.a voluntourism) opportunities and our archives are continuing to grow. Check back each Thursday for our voluntourism spotlight… Read More…

Travel Tip: Off Season in Wine Country
Travel Tips / Culinary Travel

Travel Tip: Off Season in Wine Country

Believe it or not, wine country doesn’t shut down once the grapes are grown and harvested.  In fact, the off season is exactly when wine regions around the country gear… Read More…

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Training Like a Yankee, Part 6
Specialized Travel / Adventure Travel & Sports / USA

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Training Like a Yankee, Part 6

Contributor Roy Berger had a streak of good luck at Yankees’ Fantasy baseball camp, but will his success continue in the last two games? Check back for the conclusion to… Read More…

Top Five Places to Propose in 2012
Travel News / Destinations / Romantic Travel / Luxury Travel / Romantic Getaways / Weddings & Honeymoons

Top Five Places to Propose in 2012

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the time of year for romance and maybe even something more. If you’re looking to pop the question, destination wedding expert… Read More…