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Earning Frequent Flyer Points with Agoda Max Points

Earning Frequent Flyer Points with Agoda Max Points

When I travel in Asia I nearly always book a part, if not all of my accommodation with Agoda.

I find that you get a pretty good rate and they also have a wide range of accommodation types and budgets.

I’ve never tried to get points on Agoda because I …

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Easy way to make 1500 Qantas Frequent Flyer Points

Good news everyone, here’s an easy way to make 1500 Qantas Frequent Flyer Points.

You may have seen this on news.com.au because they are promoting it as well.

If you read my article Travelodium Monthly Results you would see that I have over 100,000 Qantas Frequent Flyer points. I’ve had one return trip to Singapore that I have …

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Great Facebook Pages for Backpackers in Australia

Hey There Gentile Jerkwads,

Got a few excellent Facebook Groups for backpackers in Australia.

Generally on these groups there are discussions about where to find fruit picking work or work in general. Where to go partying and looking for hookups, sharing rides and selling stuff for those going home.

There is also plenty of discussion.

The groups are all …

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Barossa Valley
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Finding work in Australia for backpackers

Finding work in Australia is not a particularly difficult thing to do, however finding good work in Australia can be more difficult.

Vineyard in the Barossa Valley

The types of work vary in years gone by getting short term work in call centre’s have been easy to find but not so much anymore as more …

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Contiki Discounts for Europe 2018

Hi,

At Travelodium we like to find you good discounts so you can travel more. Also recommending these tours can bring in a source of income for this website so I can travel more and be able to get you better information.

Today I’ve got a nice discount for Australian travellers to Europe this summer that is …

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Travelodium Monthly Results – Making Money from your Blog

I’ve seen quite a few bloggers putting their financial results on their blog. I guess it is a self reporting technique to put the onus on yourself to do everything you can to improve the financial position of the blog.

I’ve had this blog for 11 years now and despite having a lot of Social Media …

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Doha Qatar
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Great deals to Europe with Qatar Airways

Since Qatar Airways has started flying to Adelaide I’ve been noticing some great deals when you fly to Europe with Qatar Airways from Adelaide.

There are a few benefits in flying Adelaide to Doha and onwards to Europe.

It is one of only 2 airlines that are flying direct from Adelaide to the Middle East so you …

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The Circus Bath
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Discount Sightseeing in UK

After getting some really good feedback about my recent post Rail discounts in UK I thought I’d also mention another great way to save some money while travelling through the UK.

English Heritage Membership gets you unlimited access to over 400 historical properties and places through the UK.

This includes

84 Religious Sights/Churches

66 x Castles

58 x Prehistoric Sights

53 …

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Greek Island church
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Travelling through Europe with Interrail

Many years ago when I first travelled through Europe my plan was to travel down to Greece spend a few months in the islands and then spend a couple months travelling through Central Europe checking out the sights.

I bought a Eurail card so I had unlimited rail for the 3 months travelling through Europe however …

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Tower Bridge London
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Aussie Backpackers in London – Rail Discounts

Rail Discounts in the UK and Europe

Hi There Aussie Backpackers in London  – I remember backpacking in London they were some of the best and worst days of my life.

As much as it’s a great thing and a great place to live London is fucking expensive.

I’ve found a couple rail discounts in the UK and …

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Charles Bridge Prague
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Nightlife in Prague – what to do at night

Many, many years ago on my first around the world trip I arrived in Prague. Back then it was a very different place.

Prague had been suffering from 40 years of state sponsored neglect, beautiful old building that had survived World War 2 were run down due to the lack of time and money spent on …

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mykonos wedding
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Wedding in a villa in Mykonos

Picking a wedding spot must be one of the most difficult choices a couple has to make. The place has to benefit from a nice location and enjoy a scenic setting. The place has to be big enough to house all the party: all the friends, the distant and first-degree relatives, the friends of the …

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Things to do in Toronto

Over the past few years, Toronto has consecutively been named as one of the top livable cities in the world and I am proud to call it my city. Though it is not as beautiful as Vancouver, not as culturally rich as Montreal, this busy Canadian city has a beauty and vibe of its own.

1. …

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A day in Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park lies about a 2 hour drive south east of Darwin. The park is about the size of Slovenia but during the wet season (when I was there) access to the park is restricted due to flooding.

The park contains a large amount of Aboriginal Rock Art and a habitat for a large amount …

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Are Lonely Planet Guides relevant for today’s traveller

Lonely Planet Guides have been around for over 40 years now and are steadily decreasing in their appeal. Also for the past 10 years Lonely Planet has been owned by large publishing companies and this diminishes the ideal that Lonely Planet is a small publisher that is looking out for the independent traveller …

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Things to Do in Indianapolis, Indiana

Things to Do in Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis is located just about dead center in the state of Indiana. Tagged as “The Crossroads of America” due to the many highways, interstates and railroads that converge on the city, Indy is the largest U. S. city not on a navigable waterway. Now considered a major sports center, Indianapolis continues …

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Wage theft in Australia

Vineyard in the Barossa Valley

On 21 November, 2017 a report Wage Theft in Australia: Findings of the National Temporary Migrant Work Survey was released. The survey is the most comprehensive study of wage theft and working conditions among international students, backpackers and other temporary migrants in Australia.

Findings include:

Almost a third (30%) of international students and …

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Simplify Your Traveling This Holiday Season

Simplify Your Traveling This Holiday Season

Whether you are going back home to visit your family or you are planning an exotic getaway, traveling during the holiday season can be quite challenging; not least of all because everyone else is doing the same. Crowds and long waits can really …

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Staatsoper Vienna
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Travelodium Travel Magazine 29 October 2017

29 October 2017

What’s happening in my World

At the moment I’m not travelling so I’m in Adelaide working on the websites I’ve been concentrating on selling my caravan. I find a caravan just a bit too big for a single person and a bit cumbersome to move around in. I think eventually I’ll look to buy …

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Monaco view
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Travelodium Travel Magazine 8 October 2017

8 October 2017

What’s happening in my World

At the moment I’m not travelling so I’m in Adelaide working on the websites I’ve been concentrating on Instagram this week and have over 500 new followers.

Best Flight Deals

Americas

Los Angeles to Anchorage via Minneapolis/St Paul  with Delta Airlines Oct – Dec 17 US$261.

Europe

London/ Manchester to Cancun return with Thomson …

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Info for AirBnB owners – Air Conditioning

This article is for people who are starting or have started to sell rooms on AirBnB to make extra money for themselves on this sharing platform.

In Australia our climate is so changeable that you will probably need a good air-conditioning system for your rooms.

You have the choice of 3 different types of system.

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Houses of Parliment United Kingdom
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Travelodium Travel Magazine 1 October 2017

1 October 2017

What’s happening in my World

At the moment I’m not travelling so I’m in Adelaide working on the websites most days.

Best Flight Deals

Americas

Los Angeles to Anchorage via Minneapolis/St Paul  with Delta Airlines Oct – Dec 17 US$261.

Europe

London/ Manchester to Reykjavic return with Easyjet valid May 2018 GBP 42

Asia

Singapore to Chennai return with Scoot valid …

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Beach in the Pacific
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Travelodium Travel Magazine 25 September 2017

25 September 2017

What’s happening in my World

At the moment I’m not travelling so I’m in Adelaide working on the websites most days.

Best Flight Deals

Americas

San Francisco to Washington DC with American Airlines selected days US$99.

Europe

London Heathrow to Chiang Mai return with Air China valid late Nov – Dec 2017  from GBP 328

Asia

Singapore to Chennai return with …

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Hvar Harbour Croatia
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Travelodium Travel Magazine 18 September 2017

18 September 2017

What’s happening in my World

At the moment I’m not travelling so I’m in Adelaide working on the websites most days.

Best Flight Deals

Americas

San Francisco to Washington DC with American Airlines selected days US$99.

Europe

London Gatwick to New York return with Norwegian Air valid Nov 2017-Mar 2018  from GBP 288

Asia

Singapore to Chennai return with Scoot valid …

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Buda Castle
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Travelodium Travel Magazine 11 September 2017

11 September 2017

What’s happening in my World

At the moment I’m not travelling so I’m in Adelaide working on the websites most days. I’m looking to start advertising the website and I’ve found a website that shows a lot of promise and I’ll be advertising on growtraffic.com for a while to build up the website.

Best Flight …

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Santorini
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Travelodium Travel Magazine 4 September 2017

4 September 2017

What’s happening in my World

At the moment I’m not travelling so I’m in Adelaide working on the websites most days.

Best Flight Deals

USA

Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong via Seattle/Tacoma with American Airlines selected days Jan-Mar 2018  US$502 but some discount fares available for $443

UK/Europe

London Gatwick to Boston return with Norwegian Air valid Jan- …

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Amalfi Coast
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Forget Naples in summer head straight to the beach

Naples in summer can be a hot and unpleasant place to be as a traveller, but a short trip away is a wonderful coastal area which has been a haven to travellers for centuries.

Neapolitean Riviera

The Neapolitan Riviera is Italy’s most idyllic holiday spot that has been popular over many centuries. The Neapolitan Riviera …

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Lisbon
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Top 10 Countries to visit in 2018

Travelling these days is a past time fraught with difficulties war, terrorist attacks and highly volatile financial situation makes you wonder, Why bother? But over the past few decades there has always been wars in Iraq, Central America, South America not to mention Russia imploding in the 90’s.

But in amongst the doom and gloom there …

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