The Corliss Group Luxury Travel Agency: Vältä Tourist huijaukset


3 Ways To Avoid Tourist Scams

nämä kolme vihjettä, joiden avulla estää kohteeksi turisti huijaus.

1. Kuuntele, kuuluko

varottava se, joka näkee, etenkin noin suosittu turisti.

2. Neuvotella maksut etukäteen

aina samaa mieltä hintaa taksit (ei m:ssä) ja matkaoppaat etukäteen. Tarkkaile myös juomarahat jotka voit siirtyä ylilataaminen esiintyy että epävirallisia takseja. Älä käytä unlicenced matalaprofiiliset ohjaamot jostakin kaupungista.

3. Säilytä lainataan lähelle sinua

hoitaa pussit ja rahaa erityisesti ruuhkaisilla alueilla ja kun se on jäänyt vähälle huomiolle, esimerkiksi yrittäessään löytää aina tien oudolle metrolinjoja. Varatkaa itsellenne aikaa ja zip-ylös pussit ja taskut.



  1. The Corliss Travel Group

    Travel advice for holiday eve getaways

    During Monday’s online chat, a traveler asked: “Just how bad do you think I-95 will be [on Christmas Eve] going south to Richmond? I want to be able to get there by 1 p.m., so I figure I better leave before 9.”

    File this in notes for next year: That was a smart idea. The morning rush around D.C. was non-existent. The traffic maps and cameras continue to show a smooth ride to Richmond on Tuesday morning.
    That’s likely to change as the day advances. I-95 south of the Capital Beltway is often the most congested spot in the D.C. region for getaway traffic.
    Here are some last minute reminders for those driving north or south.

    Advice for northbound travelers
    • The I-95 alternatives. 1) Route 50 across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, follow Route 301 to Route 896 (Churchtown/Boyds Corner roads) to Route 1 (toll) or Route 13. From there, drivers can reach I-295 and the Delaware Memorial Bridge, which connects with the New Jersey Turnpike north to the New York area. This route avoids the Delaware toll plaza and includes some nice Eastern Shore scenery. 2) Baltimore-Washington Parkway or I-95 to I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) around the west side of Baltimore to I-83 north to I-81 north, just east of Harrisburg, Pa. Follow I-81 north, then take I-78 east into New Jersey. There, drivers can take I-287 to I-80, picking up I-95 for the George Washington Bridge (toll eastbound), or continue north on I-287 to the New York Thruway and take the Tappan Zee Bridge (toll eastbound) across the Hudson River. Other drivers like to head west before heading northeast. They take I-270 westbound, then pick up Route 15 in Frederick and drive north to the Harrisburg area, where they can link to I-81 and I-78.

    • Like many other states, Maryland suspends highway work around the holidays. Maryland’s work-zone speed cameras don’t take a holiday.

    • Some Northeast highway and bridge tolls have risen since the last holiday season.

    • With the Maryland House rest area on I-95 temporarily closed for reconstruction, I-95 North drivers will need to go 14 more miles to reach the Chesapeake House in North East, Md.

    • The highway-speed E-ZPass lanes in the middle of the Newark, Del., toll plaza vastly improved I-95 travel. Reach them from the two lanes on the left side of the highway. All lanes should be open for the holiday period.

    • E-ZPass is like gold if you’re traveling during the holidays, but only if you look for the “E-ZPass only” lanes. Getting stuck in long lines for “E-ZPass or cash” practically negates the value of the pass.

    • Drivers who continue on to the New Jersey Turnpike may find themselves amid a slowdown between exits 6 and 9, where the turnpike is being widened to 12 lanes.

    • Some drivers cringe at mention of the George Washington Bridge among the Northeast routes, because it leads to the Cross Bronx Expressway, a nightmare at peak periods. But if you monitor traffic conditions, and you’re driving off-peak, this may be the quickest way to New England.

    • In Maryland and most other East Coast states, use call 511 to get traffic information on the go. Delaware isn’t part of the 511 system but does provide traffic updates to travelers who tune their radios to WTMC (1380 AM). Delaware also has a Twitter feed with traffic updates: @DelawareDOT.

    • In range of New York, check all-news WCBS (880 AM) or WINS (1010 AM) for traffic reports every 10 minutes. For WCBS, it’s on the eights. For WINS, it’s on the ones. And from commenter vtavgjoe: Don’t forget KYW (1060 AM) for traffic reports (on the 3′s) around Philly, and New Jersey 101.5 to cover the Garden State and NJ Turnpike traffic. And from commenter informedtraveller: Delaware interactive traffic map here:

    Advice for southbound travelers
    • Like Maryland, Virginia suspends road work right around the holidays.

    • Christmas HOV rules. Tuesday: Normal HOV restrictions are in effect. Interstate 95/395 reversible lanes will remain southbound Christmas Eve night and Christmas Day. Wednesday: HOV restrictions are lifted. I-95/395 reversible lanes will remain southbound until midnight Christmas Day and switch to northbound by 2 a.m. Thursday. Thursday: Normal HOV restrictions are in effect.

    • New Year’s HOV rules. Tuesday, Dec. 31: Normal HOV restrictions are in effect. I-95/395 reversible lanes will remain southbound New Year’s Eve night and New Year’s Day. Wednesday, Jan. 1: HOV restrictions are lifted. I-95/395 reversible lanes will remain southbound until midnight New Year’s Day and switch to northbound by 2 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2. Thursday, Jan. 2: Normal HOV restrictions are in effect.

    • 95 Express Lanes construction. Lane closings on I-95 in the 29-mile work zone for the express lanes are restricted from 5 a.m. Tuesday until 8 p.m. Thursday, and again from 5 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, until 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2. There will be no daytime lane closings in the work zone this coming weekend and Jan. 4-5. All overnight lane closings in the regular lanes on I-95 must end by 7 a.m. on these weekends.

    • If you’re planning to swing west and take Route 29 to Route 17 before coming back to I-95 around Fredericksburg, frequent commenter 1995hoo notes that there’s a new traffic pattern to get onto Route 17. Driving southbound through Opal on Route 29, the new exit is on right after the traffic light.

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  2. Corliss Group Travel Tips for Mobile World Congress 2014: What’s New?

    This year’s Mobile World Congress is going to be huge. With more than 75,000 people expected at the world’s largest mobile technology trade show, we’ll be talking to Microsoft about its new CEO, to Motorola and Lenovo about their merger, and we expect to see new phones and tablets from Samsung, LG, ZTE, and more. It all starts Sunday, Feb. 23, with the show floor opening the following day.

    MWC is held in the Fira Gran Via, a huge convention center in the suburbs of Barcelona. Last year, I wrote an official, GSMA-sponsored travel guide to the show, and most of the tips still apply. I checked with the Barcelona city council, the GSMA, the Fira and local wireless carriers and got some updates, though.

  3. Corliss Group Travel: Top 5 Mistakes While on Vacation

    Taking a break from the corporate grid and the responsibilities of everyday life are one of the best things in the world. However, not all vacations are perfect, people make mistakes. It takes skill and research to really get away from it all and enjoy every bit of the moment in that vacation that you deserve.

    Below are Budget Travel’s Top 5 Mistakes during Vacations which can be easily avoided.

  4. Corliss Group Travel: Partnering to Shape Commercial Aviation’s Next Century

    IATA has emphasized the importance of industry-government partnership as the industry embarks on the second century of commercial aviation.

    “The most salient lesson of commercial aviation’s first century is the value of partnerships. Through partnership, industry and government made flying the safest way to travel. This is a good guide as we look ahead to aviation’s next century. No matter what the challenge, solutions built in partnership between industry and government are the most durable and yield the best results,” said Tony Tyler, IATA’s Director General and CEO, in his keynote address at the Singapore Airshow Aviation Leadership Summit.
    In a keynote address, Tyler highlighted opportunities for partnerships in designing regulation, growing connectivity and planning for sustainability.

  5. Corliss Group Travel, Spotlight Russia: 7 golden travel tips

    (CNN) — What lies beyond Sochi?

    Only the largest country in the world in terms of area.

    Post-Olympics, should you find yourself stretching out to explore the rest of Russia — especially Moscow and St. Petersburg — a little cultural background can help you make the most of this dazzling land.

    Chivalry rules

    You can’t miss them: flowers are everywhere in Russia, even in the bitterest cold.
    Men give women flowers for almost any occasion — it needn’t signal romantic interest.
    Women carrying huge bouquets down the street or in the Metro are a common sight.
    MORE: Dacha, cha-cha and a gay bar: 9 ways Sochi surprises
    It’s a sign that relations between the sexes are still largely traditional.
    Women are offered food and drinks first.

    Men are expected to take a woman’s coat and to walk her back to her hotel, car or even elevator.
    Chivalry can appear charming or antiquated, depending on your view, but either way it’s best to go along if you want to make friends.

  6. Corliss Group Top 5 Travel Resolutions You Should Start Doing This 2014

    Many people want to travel better and even more. It’s easier today because of the advancement of technology, airline tickets are cheaper than they used to be, travel blogs websites and books are readily available and more affordable, so what’s your excuse for not being able to travel?

    If you really want to travel, set some goals. Whatever it is your reason for wanting to travel, whether you just want to get with the fad, or you want to fill stamps on your passport, or the classic reason of seeing the culture and surroundings each new country has to offer, set your goals, and set them with quality.

    If you want quality travel tips, here is the Top 5 we’ve gathered from

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  8. Corliss Group Travel, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong Launches Afternoon Tea for Gentlemen

    The afternoon tea ritual with delicate sandwiches and warm scones is one that is normally preserved for women, an experience that Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is famed for in both Clipper Lounge and Café Causette.

    This March, however, the hotel will launch a series of special afternoon teas for gentlemen to enjoy in the famed Captain’s Bar and The Chinnery.

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