Travel Websites from Guenmai

Sep 29th, 2005, 06:46 AM
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Travel Websites from Guenmai

Whenever I'm in S.E. Asia, I go into the bookstores and buy travel magazines of the region. While in Singapore, last month, I picked up my ususal stash of magazines of which one was the Aug/Sept 2005 issue of Destin Asian in which there's an article on travel websites. The websites listed are (which you all probably know) I haven't had time to check them out yet, but maybe they will be of use to some of you. Happy Travels!
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Sep 29th, 2005, 09:01 AM
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thanks for the info, guenmai. will try to look at them before my trip. read your horror stories, unbelieveable.
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Sep 29th, 2005, 09:30 AM
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Kuranosuke...I could write a book of travel horror stories! Have a great time on your trip and eat for two at Sabai for me...Smiles...Happy Travels!
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Sep 29th, 2005, 12:37 PM
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Another good one I recently discovered is

Thanks for the tips, as always.
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Sep 29th, 2005, 04:38 PM
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Guenmai: How did you book the Oriental Hotel for the $200 rate? Thank you for all the good travel tips!
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Sep 29th, 2005, 07:05 PM
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I called up American Express Platinum Travel which is open 24 hours a day. They quoted me the rate and I was booked. very easy. I VERY seldom prepay anything, but just have rooms held with my credit card. Platinum Travel usually can get really good rates. I think Gloria uses them, must have a Platinum card to be able to book through them. They are the ones who...up until this past me into the Four Seasons for $138.breakfast included...F/S/Sun and $158.breakfast included M-Th. This past trip it was a bit more expensive and without breakfast included, but still a decent rate and especially since I booked a standard room and ended up getting a 4-step upgrade... a $300 room for $175... it was really worth it. That's happened before at other hotels. Happy Travels!
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Sep 29th, 2005, 08:15 PM
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I just got offered a Platinum Amex but the membership fee blew me away. AUD395! That's 50% of a econ fare to Singapore or K.L, ex Sydney. I'll stick with the gold at AUD165. And thanks for the info on websites, Guenmai.
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