Saving on Flights Just Got a Little Bit Easier

(Photos courtesy of Airfarewatchdog.com)

Our sister site Airfarewatchdog, the site that helps you track down airfare deals and provides money-saving tips, just released its first iOS app, which makes it easier to save on commercial flights. The app helps you look for getaways from your local airport—it even includes deals not advertised by airlines! You can save on your favorite routes and set push notifications so that you'll be alerted whenever a good fare from your favorite city becomes available. You can even stay informed with tons of useful air-travel information from the experts at Airfarewatchblog. The app is available in the iTunes store, so download it today and start saving!


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Travel Trend Watch: Bizarre Travel Gadgets

(Photos courtesy of Amazon, Studio Banana Things, and The Scrubba Wash Bag)

Nowadays there are plenty of gizmos and gadgets to make our traveling experiences more enjoyable. From Wi-Fi T-shirts to Ostrich Pillows, travel accessories are certainly advancing from the functional to the bizarre. Have these designers gone too far in search of the perfect travel gadget?

  • PlaneSheets—Plane seats experience a lot of wear and tear and many times it's difficult to move past their unexplainable stains and dingy appearance. PlaneSheets allow you to experience "clean flying" by putting a clean sheet in between you and the thousands of other travelers who have sat in that seat. Sold in a washable and disposable version, PlaneSheets puts the "personal" back into personal travel.
  • Scrubba Wash Bag—The Scrubba Wash Bag is perfect for washing clothes on the go. It's proven to be twice as effective as hand washing: Travelers simply fill the bag with water and a cleaning agent, roll and clip the bag, open and squeeze to expel air, rub against the internal washboard, and rinse.

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