Release notes for APR 2, 2015

Flight searches on Indie are now up to 25% faster and 14% on average.

This improvement was made possible by another change we made recently. After many months of work, we completed a fundamental change to the technology of how Indie searches and books fares.

This fundamental change will allow us to add more useful search features which we previously could not, such as better control over nearby airports. Stay tuned.

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RTW & Long-Term Travel Planning

Planning your long-term or RTW trip can be a fun and daunting task, but one that is totally, 100% worth every moment! So this week we decided to talk about planning these RTW trips, what apps and websites people use to help them, what people love and hate about planning, and what advice they have for first-time long-term travelers.

This was definitely a fun chat (even though yes, we are aware that Twitter had a hiccup, and stopped refreshing the #RTWChat feed halfway through for some of you – us included). So if you missed any of the awesome answers and advice, come see them now!

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2015 Travel Plans – #RTWChat

Welcome 2015! We started off the new year of #RTWChat by asking you about your travel plans and travel dreams for this year.

We are always looking for travel inspiration, so we asked who had plans already for this year, and what your dream RTW trip would include. We got some great answers, and if you don’t have any travel plans yet, we hope this inspires you to get started!

We also hope that @hannahnawwal from Not All Who Wander made her train. #RTWChat can be very distracting (in a good way!)

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#RTWChat Year-End Wrap Up

As December rolls on, 2014 is coming to a close. With the holidays upon us the next couple weeks, we’re going to take a short break from #RTWChat until the new year.

So yesterday we wanted to reflect on our year of travel in 2014, which was the topic for #RTWChat. Some of you had some amazing travel experiences this past year, while others have sacrificed travel in 2014 to prepare for something big in 2015!

Check out the recap below to see what others in the travel community have been up to in 2014.

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