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Summer is just around the corner, and whether you’re looking forward to a break from school, an epic backpacking trip, or even just a week away from the daily grind, it’s time to start thinking about your next great adventure. Be it around the corner or around the world, Stephanie Yoder of Twenty-Something Travel and Mike Tieso of Art of Backpacking are experts on planning trips of a lifetime. Since leaving her job in September 2010, Stephanie has been traveling almost nonstop – keeping busy with escapades like climbing the Great Wall of China. Mike has also been traveling around the world writing, photographing and filming his journey for the past three years.
Join us this Wednesday, March 21st from 12 – 1 pm PT to get tips direct from the source, as Stephanie and Mike join us live from their current locale of Buenos Aires. To participate, follow @Bing, @Fareologist, @20stravel and @artofbackpackin – and be sure to include the hashtag #BingIt in all tweets to follow along and contribute to the conversation. As a special bonus, we’ll give away $50 gift cards to two lucky participants.
In the meantime, here are a few tips from Stephanie and Mike to get you in the travel state of mind:
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Hotel Rate Indicator: The Hotel Rate Indicator analyzes historical rate data from thousands of hotels to help determine whether the current price is a good deal, or not a deal at all. View a city map with details for each hotel, color coded by Rate Indicator data. Rate Indicator is available for more than 59,000 hotels in major cities around the world.
- The #BingIt Team:
Loving the price and hotel rate indicators - what a great idea. Can these be used on Australian airlines any time soon? All I can see on the Bing Travel site is American airfares.
I was hesitant to go backpacking through Europe with my buddies last summer, but I ended up going. I had THE time of my life, I will forever be planning the next trip!
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