Travel Resources

When you are travelling, there are so many things to think about such as flights, hotel accommodations, house sitting services, travel guide books to read, tickets for tours, car rentals, luggage and backpacks, comfortable shoes, clothes, and accessories.

Here are a few resources that we are sure can help you.

Expedia is made up of travellers and technologists who work across time zones, hemispheres, cultures and languages. Their mission is to power global travel for everyone, everywhere.

Expedia helps travelers and partners find the right pathway to reach the best possible travel plans and dreams.

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Trusted House Sitters is based out of Brighton, Sussex, UK and was launched in 2010. Co-founders are Rachel and Andy Peck. 

The purpose of this company is to allow pets to stay safe and happy in familiar surroundings while their owners are away.

It is the largest company in the world – a one-time fee covers you for the whole year. There is an app available at the App Store and Google Play. The house sitter has an opportunity to see the world while the owners can travel with peace of mind making this a win/win situation for all. Join today!

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Whether you are looking for a sitter or want to be a sitter, House Sit Mexico is a win/win solution.

Homeownrs can travel with peace of mind knowing that all is safe, secure and in good hands. Pets can stay in familiar surroundings and not be stressed at having to stay in a kennel.

For the sitter, this provides an amazing opportunity to live in Mexico, taste some fantastic cuisne, and learn about the rich culture. Join today!

 

CheapOAir is an online travel agency that provides you with all your travel needs – airline flights, hotel rooms, and car rental services. Started in 2005, they have access to some of the most innovative, intuitive technologies allowing customers to save big on their travels.

Why not check them out today?

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Booking a shuttle has never been easier! 

*Save money
*Travel stress-free
*Safe rides

Ideal for all budgets, ShuttleFinder provides a variety of different shuttle services back and forth to the airport in the vehicle of your choice. Reservations can be made online.

Architect Miguel Quintana Pali purchased 12 acres in 1984 in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, and with the help of the Constandse brothers began transforming it into a park called Xcaret. Since 1980, it has become one of the most famous attractions in the Cancun-Riviera Maya destination. Grupo Xcaret offers several products:

Xcaret – a majestic park by the sea where you can relive the history of Mexico
Xel-ha – the natural wonder of Mexico featuring nature trails, snorkeling and hundreds of fish
Xplor – an underground world full of grottoes and Stalactite Rivers in the heart of the Riviera Maya
Xoximilco – colorful trajineras, traditional music and food, authentic Mexican fiesta
Xenses – an incredible park and fantasy world where your perception will be challenged
Tour Xenotes Oasis Maya – four different types of cenotes and activities, in the middle of the jungle
Archaeological Tours – to Chichén Itzá, Tulum and Cobá in the Yucatan Peninsula

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Tiquets wants you to find hidden gems, top museums and attractions, and to discover and embrace cultural experiences wherever you decide to go. They offer instant delivery of digital tickets, mobile entry – no printing needed, 24/7 customer support in 11 languages.

A lot of men ask – “What Do Women Want?” Besides love, affection, success and prosperity, it’s very simple:

Women Want Gabriel. Fine Jewelry Everyday. Shop now.

Gabriel & Co., led by brothers Jack and Dominick Gabriel, has been sharing passion and love for fine jewelry for over 30 years. The brothers wanted to capture the beauty of life for those who matter the most, celebrating special occasions and deep relationships. The result is the finest quality jewelry and excellent service, right in the heart of New York City.

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The Herschel Supply Company, founded by two brothers in 2009, is a Canadian company out of Vancouver. Jamie and Lyndon Cormack adopted the name of the small town where three generations of their family were raised. They design and manufacture excellent quality backpacks, luggage, travel and apparel accessories to ease your travel around the world

NEW!! When you need a mask – available in 5 colours! Adjustable, reusable, breathable. The Classic Fitted Face Mask is a non-medical mask that adjusts to fit your face and features an air filter pocket.

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Nordstrom Inc.  has been around since 1901 and has evolved into a business expanding into 40 states and Canada. As a leader in the fashion industry, they provide their customers with a wide array of clothing, shoes and accessories for men, women, and kids.

They offer FREE shipping, FREE returns, and mobile shopping to make purchasing decisions easily.

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New Balance Canada is all about helping athletes in their pursuit of excellence, and to live healthy and active lives. They deliver top-notch quality and performance technology giving you comfort and style. They are confident they are offering you the best product on the market.

New Balance also believes in giving back and is involved in several projects and commitments in their community and around the world.

GRAMMARLY, INC.

Regardless of where you are, especially if your travel is business-related, you can still make sure you are using proper grammar. With Grammarly, you can guard against plagiarism, common spelling mistakes, and punctuation.

Why not try it for FREE!

There are many reasons to shop at Biblio’s  such as:

  • Well, books of course! You will be amazed at the huge selection of new and used books.
  • Bibliophiles – for the person who collects or has a love of books; browse for rare editions of the books you love.
  • To help others – support BiblioWorks which is non-profit and was created in 2005 for communities in need. They believe all book-lovers should have access to books.

We hope you enjoy these must have books in your travel collection. Most are available used as well as new!

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ON THE ROAD BY JACK KEROUAC (Used)*

On The Road first appeared in 1957 with a fictionalized account of the author’s (Jack Kerouac) journey across America as Sal with his friend Neal Cassady as Dean. This book is now considered a classic.

His journeys with Neal take them from New York to San Francisco, and then south to Mexico. Leaving behind a conventional society, they encounter hobos, drifters, fruit-pickers and migrant families in small and big places where they party and make friends along the way.

On the Road has influenced an entire generation of musicians including Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Jim Morrison, poets, actors and musicians including Allen Ginsberg.

*Description: Penguin, 1976. Very Good-condition. Covers lay flat with no bends or folds but has rubbing and edgewear. Pages aged toned. Ships in a box. Soft Cover. Very Good.

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TURN RIGHT AT MACHU PICCHU BY MARK ADAMS

Mark Adams recounts his adventures in travelling to the Inca ruins and ancient cities of Peru to retrace the path taken by archaeologist Hiram Bingham, filled with peril and unaccustomed sleeping arrangements such as sleeping in a tent for the first time.

This book is filled with visions of beautiful, historic landscapes in Peru and will teach you a lot about Peru including ‘what is Machu Picchu?’

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THE BEACH BY ALEX GARLAND (Used)*

The Beach was written by English Author Alex Garland in 1996 and is set in Thailand. After discovering what seems to be an Eden paradise, Richard, a young backpacker, searches for the idyllic and isolated beach but soon finds out that everything isn’t as it seems.

This novel has also been adapted into a movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

*Description: Riverhead, 1997. First. Hardback, Dustjacket. Like New new.

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THE ALCHEMIST BY PAULO COELHO

A highly recommended book, the Alchemist is a classical masterpiece and one of the most read books today with over two million copies sold around the world. It is the story of a young shepherd boy named Santiago, who travels from Spain to Egypt to follow his dreams. 

It teaches us about listening to our hearts and following our dream in spite of difficulties along the way.

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VAGABONDING BY ROLF POTTS

If you are someone new to travelling, this is a must-read for you. This book is about taking time out of your normal life and discovering the world and its wonders on your own terms.

Potts will give you details on how to finance your travels, determine where you want to go, how to adapt to life while travelling, and how to deal with the reality of getting back to a normal life.

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FROMMER’S GUIDES BY ARTHUR FROMMER

Frommer’s Guides cover just about any destination you want – North American, European, other destinations such as New Zealand and Israel, from suggested itineraries  to hundreds of reviews.

Frommer’s Hawaii 2020 covers all the major Hawaiian islands, world famous beaches, rain-forests, and more. You can experience snorkeling in palm-fringed lagoons, sunrises over a volcano, enjoy Hawaii’s rich cultural traditions and cuisine on an unforgettable trip.

Included in the guide is a detachable foldout map and full-colour photos, detailed itineraries for planning your trips, candid reviews of foods and customs, information on jungles, beaches, seas and mountains, etc., up-to-date information on tours, transportation, and ways to save money.

For a deep selection of Frommer’s Guide books, check out their website.

EBOOKS.COM

eBooks.com was launched in 2000 and is a privately held company by founders Stephen and Trudy Cole. They sell ebooks to millions of consumers around the world and have five local sales portals in the US, Canada, UK, Europe, and Australia. Books can be read online or from several devices including the Ebook reader apps.

In addition, eBooks also provides a service to book publishers through Digital Comps that enables publishers to sell eBooks directly to consumers from their own website

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