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The BootsnAll Travel Network is the one-stop independent travel resource, with everything you need to research and plan your next trip, such as cheap flights, hotels, rail passes, travel insurance, and so much more. Since 1998, we’ve been inspiring travel dreamers, arming them with the information and tools they need to turn their dreams into reality, and encouraging them to keep dreaming even when they get back home.

All Points East

All Points East is an award-winning independent adventure travel company offering small-group tours to Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Malaysia (including Borneo), Brunei and China. Their holidays are designed to appeal to those wishing to discover the real South East Asia; singles, couples, families – old and young – anyone with a sense of adventure! Find out more about All Points East small group adventure tours.

World Nomads

World Nomads’ global travel insurance covers residents of over 150 countries, with high levels of medical and evacuation cover, 24-hour emergency assistance and cover for a large range of adventure activities. Their policies can bought online 24/7, from anywhere in the world, even if you’re already traveling. As plans often change when abroad, you can also extend your policy and even claim online. Find out more about World Nomads’ flexible travel insurance policies.

Italy Rail Pass

1st Class Eurail Pass for 2. 10 travel days within 2 months on the Eurail network. Provided by the BootsnAll Travel Network and Italy Rail Travel on WhyGo Italy.

Four hotel nights from Anantara

Anantara. The word in Sanskrit means “without end” and evokes the freedom, movement and harmony that are the spirit of the Anantara Experience. Each Anantara Resort draws its strength from the rich cultural traditions, historic heritage and natural beauty of its destination. As such, every experience is a unique voyage of discovery and inspiration that is distinctly Anantara. Learn more about Anantara’s luxurious resorts.

Briggs & Riley

Briggs & Riley Travelware is dedicated to building a lifelong relationship with its customers by consistently understanding and exceeding their needs. The company offers a variety of innovative, high-quality luggage and business case collections; each aimed at a specific user lifestyle. Briggs & Riley backs all of its products with its “Simple as that” warranty, the most comprehensive lifetime guarantee in the industry that even covers damage caused by an airline. Find out more about Briggs & Riley’s high quality travel gear.


At ExOfficio, high performance apparel is an obsession. From built-in UV protection to bug repellent apparel, they’re constantly striving for the perfect piece of clothing to accompany you on your next adventure. Whether it’s a trip to the coffee shop in our casual wicking-wear or an adventure around the globe in our performance underwear, they’ve got you covered. Browse through ExOfficio’s range of high performance apparel.

Transitions Abroad

For over 30 years, Transitions Abroad magazine has been the only publication dedicated to work, study, living, and cultural immersion travel abroad. Its purpose is the dissemination of practical information leading to a greater understanding of other cultures through direct participation in the daily life of the host community. Browse Transition Abroad’s curated collection of essential travel resources.

Auto Europe

For over 56 years, Auto Europe has been a leader in worldwide car rental services. Their services include over 8,000 car rental locations in over 130 countries worldwide; scheduled air from the USA to Europe; Worldwide three, four and five star European hotels; chauffeur and transfer services; prestige and sports car rentals; mobile phone and GPS rentals; and motorhome rentals. Read more about Auto Europe’s comprehensive travel services.


Serengeti Eyewear produces sunglasses made for those who look above and beyond, with patented lens technology that was originally developed to be the ultimate automobile windshield for safety. Serengeti Eyewear offers performance, distinct signature designs, and quality craftsmanship. It is simply the world’s most advanced eyewear for driving and everyday use. See more about performance eyewear.


1-800-Fly-Europe offers cheap airfares to Europe, including flights to London, Paris, Rome and more! These cheap flights to Europe are discounted tickets at the lowest rates. Depart from New York, Boston and other cities to take advantage of our cheap international flights. Read more about discount flights and packages to Europe.

Southwest Airlines

Southwest began with one simple notion: If you get your passengers to their destinations when they want to get there, on time, at the lowest possible fares, and make darn sure they have a good time doing it, people will fly your airline. And you know what? They were right. Find out more about affordable flights in North America.


Lowa has been manufacturing outdoor boots for more than 80 years. These boots, handcrafted in Europe, are known for their high quality construction and include a wide variety of options for mountaineering, backpacking, trekking, hiking, trail running, walking and playing in the snow. Men’s and Womens’ sizes available. Browse Lowa’s collection of high quality outdoor boots.

Rough Guides

Rough Guides have been publishing since 1982 and the immediate success of their first book spawned a series that rapidly covered dozens of destinations, and acquired a broad readership that relished Rough Guides’ wit and inquisitiveness as much as their enthusiastic, critical approach. Read more about Rough Guide travel guides.


Travelfish.org produces iPhone travel apps for independent travelers to Southeast Asia. These apps cover a range of destinations in the region and are supported by the Travelfish.org travel planning site. Find out more about their iPhone apps for travelers.

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