The Open Road

Driving Solo: The Preferred Choice

Have Imageyou ever been on a road trip and come close to drop-kicking your co-passenger? While you may have had the best of intentions when renting a car and planning the trip with your best bud, fiance, spouse or children the final result may not have been so pleasurable. There is nothing worse than driving to the tune of a passenger telling you, "Turn left here...

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Riding the Subway in Tokyo: Some Helpful Tips

Before Imagesettling down and completing my studies at University, I spent a lot of time in Japan. I think in the span of 2 years I traveled back and forth about 4 times. It's a pretty painless flight from Vancouver to Tokyo since is only 9 hours in the air without any stops. The first 2 times I was there for 4-6 weeks and the 3rd and 4th times I averaged about 4 months on Japanese soil.

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Revolution Reservation System Goes Mobile

Mobile Website Main PageMost people carry a Smartphone these days, and can browse the internet for travel deals. But making a car rental with a phone has been nearly impossible, … until now! We are proud to introduce the Revolution Mobile Website, which works with any one of 90 existing Revolution™ websites, offering the perfect mobile source for car rentals.

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Camping with Children: The Best Activity on Earth

Taking Imageyour children camping is one of the best activities on earth.  My husband swears by this philososphy: If our daughters are showing any signs of emotional upset the solution is - take them camping!  He is adament that this iis the cure-all for any type of problem.  His mantra - 'Take 'em to the great outdoors, get down and dirty and forget about your troubles.'  (I am hoping that this plan of his will still work when they are teenagers and struggling with regular tee

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Sunshine and Summertime: Time for the Great Outdoors!

I Imageam, without a doubt, giddy from the recent outburst of sunshine and heat we've been experiencing over here on the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada.... and a little lightheaded thinking about all the wonderful adventures waiting for me and my family just outside the door. 'Tis the season to pack up the crew, rent a car, throw a tent in the trunk and open the map to choose an exciting getaway.

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Even an Uplanned Ferry Wait can be Fun!

This Imageweekend, my husband and I took our 3 young daughters to the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia for a weekend holiday with some friends and their daughter. We were invited to stay at a beautiful log cabin up in the mountains. Words cannot express the beauty of landscape - we were surrounded by tall pine trees, green grass, and had a full panoramic view of 3 or 4 different lakes. If there is one word to sum all of this up, it is WOW!

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How Agencies Stand Out at Car Rental Express

ExpressItech announced a new Car Rental Express.com (CRX) website launch on June 8, 2010. Agencies can stand out, to get the most reservations at the new site. Here are some vital aspects of listing at CRX.

New Renter Rated System
· A new Renter Rated system (formerly the Consumer Reliability Index) is prominently displayed at the new site. Renters will now be able to add the reasoning behind their rating and this appears on the CRX site. Agencies with 4 stars or more should benefit from increased rentals.

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Women Traveling Alone? Why Not!

AImagere you itching to go away and take an adventurous holiday? Do you need some time to self-reflect and dance to your own beat? Are you finding it hard to co-ordinate travel itinerary with family and friends? If your answer to these questions is a unanimous 'yes', then why not follow the increasing UK trend, rent a car and take your next trip solo?

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ImageRobyn obtained her BA from the University of British Columbia in 2001 in Anthropology with a specialization in Archaeology. She spent a semester in Kenya, Africa where she gained hands-on archaeological experience. She then moved to Jerusalem, Israel where she completed her MA in Jewish Studies and Contemporary Israeli Culture.

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