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How to get the best offers on your Mumbai to Bangkok flight.
Looking for the best flight offers? Want to get the best deals on your Mumbai to Bangkok flight? Well, the internet has brought you to exactly the right article. Here will give you some tips you can use to book your seat at the lowest price possible. Read on! Tip number 1: Book in advance! The first tip to get the best flight offers for your trip is to book in advance. We know it may seem like a no-brainer but you would be surprised to know how many people leave their booking for just a week or two before their travel dates. By this time, seats would have started to fill up and prices can start to slowly take off. To avoid this, simply book your flight tickets in advance and you are sure to get the best deal possible. Tip number 2: Compare, compare, compare! Right, being loyal to one airline or one ticketing partner is not going to get you anywhere! To get the lowest price for your Mumbai to Bangkok flight, you need to compare between all the available options before you. Go through all the airline websites, scan travel company websites and look at travel aggregators as well. This is the only way you can get the best deal on your flight tickets. Tip number 3: Use a private browsing window. When your browse through the internet looking for the best flight offers, almost every site will drop a cookie onto your PC. This cookie then knows what you are looking for and can help website manipulate the prices of the ticket. To avoid this, you can use a private window – this will not allow cookies to be downloaded and will ensure you see airfares that are not affected by your search history. Tip 4: Look for offers. It is important to look for offers! These days almost every ticketing partner and airline will have offers running that will help you save a lot of money on your booking. For example, Akbartravels.com can help you save up to Rs. 25,000 through instant discount if you book your flight on a Thursday and use the code: PARDES. This offer can help you save a lot of money, especially if you are travelling in a group. You can avail this offer on each individual’s ticket and save BIG in the process. Similarly, the site will have numerous other offers one bank and payment partners that can help you save on tickets on the rest of the days of the week. Tip 5: Try travel packages. You could also choose to get yourself a Thailand tour package. This won’t get you cheap flights, but it should help you save money on your trip and that is the end goal after all, isn’t it? Most travel packages will include hotels, flights, and meals, leaving you very little to spend on. This will help you save money, especially if you are travelling in a large group as this gives you some added bargaining power. Hope this has been helpful, good luck and travel safe!
The one thing you need to know before you leave for the airport
After Air Canada denied Dong Heon Kim boarding on his recent flight to Korea, he joined the ranks of disappointed travelers who have shown up to the airport ready for take-off only to have their plans thwarted by missing or inadequate travel documents. Now he wants to know if we can help. Can we? Yes, but not in the way that Kim had hoped. His story serves as a reminder of the importance of consulting with an official information source before heading to the airport for an international flight. If you don’t verify that you have all the required documentation for travel, you may end up back home where you started. Ready for take-off? Kim’s story began when he purchased a ticket on Air Canada through ExploreTrip, an online ticketing agency. When he showed up at the airport for his flight, the Air Canada representatives determined that because his trip stopped in Vancouver, he needed an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) to transit through Canada. That moment was the first time Kim had heard about this requirement. But since this ETA can sometimes be granted at the airport, the Air Canada staff assisted Kim with the application. However, he did not receive an immediate approval and missed his flight. Kim then made another traveling misstep. He says that instead of canceling his flight in person, he sent an email to Air Canada and went home. The airline listed Kim as a no-show. A no-show When an airline determines that a passenger is a no-show, the traveler loses the value of the entire ticket. So when Kim contacted us, he wanted to know if he could hold ExploreTrip responsible for his lost flight and force it to reimburse him. He believed that someone at this agency should have informed him of his need for an ETA. As we have pointed out many times, travelers are responsible for making sure that they have purchased their tickets from a well reputed agency like Cheapoair and possess all the required documents . And, expecting an online agency with which Kim had no personal contact, to inform him of his personalized travel needs was especially ill-advised. Terms of using ExploreTrip I checked the terms of usage for ExploreTrip, and as expected, under FAQ’s it reads: What kind of visa and documents are required for my travel? Do I need transit visa? All international travelers need to have valid documents and visa to get entry into the other country even for certain transit countries. You are responsible to ensure that you have all necessary travel documents and visas before booking the ticket. To check the visa requirement for transit and destination country, please click on this link below to get the relevant details. We suggest you to contact the respective country embassy in [the U.S.] the usa as per your itinerary to get the accurate information for [your visa] and documents. Under this FAQ was a link to an online tool provided by the International Air transport Association(IATA). With this tool, a traveler can enter their personalized travel information, and the required travel and health documents appear. If Kim had utilized this tool before his intended journey, he would have been alerted to his need for an ETA. This type of language described in ExploreTrip’s FAQs can be found across the board in the travel industry. Similar disclaimers can be found in the terms of the airlines, online travel agencies and with traditional travel agencies. Knowing the required travel documents The responsibility for knowing and obtaining the proper travel documents lies with the traveler. Kim’s case highlights the fact that you also need to check the entry requirements for any country through which your flight may connect. And it’s not just missing visas or ETAs that could put the brakes on your trip. Rita Finger recently contacted us because her daughter was denied boarding on her flight to Switzerland. She attempted to check in with less than three months’ validity left on her passport. The requirement for entry to Switzerland is three months beyond the dates of travel. As a result, she incurred an additional expense of $2,500 (to change her flight) and the cost of an expedited passport. Her mother wants to know who will reimburse her daughter. Unfortunately, the answer is no one. When a traveler makes a mistake such as this, they almost always bear the financial burden. The U.S. Department of State Long before packing your suitcase, make sure to consult the Department of State’s website. Here, you will find an abundance of information for your international travel needs. You can also find the contact information for the embassy of the country to which you plan to travel. This embassy will be the ultimate authority on the currently needed travel documents for your destination. By the way, a consumer advocacy site also cannot be relied upon to give you advice as to what travel documents you will need. We have had several consumers post to our forums recently asking for guidance about their complicated travel needs. We can’t give that type of advice. As we have seen time and again, the implications of having the wrong information can be disastrous. Who could forget the recent case of Elgy Gillespie who tried to fly to Ireland with no passport at all? That was an expensive mistake. Please consult the embassy or consulate of the country to which you wish to travel to make certain of your needed travel documents. We never like to hear about travelers missing their planned vacations and losing money in the process. But, we hope that by providing this information, we can prevent our readers from ending up in similar circumstances. Remember, doing your pre-travel research can save you a big headache down the road.
Making BabyCakes NYC's Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Sandwich Cookies
Erin McKenna's BabyCakes bakery in New York's Lower East Side is a much beloved destination among the vegan foodie community - so much so that after much demand, she opened yet another similar and completely successful sister bakeries, simply named Erin McKenna's, is both Los Angeles and Orlando. What makes these baked goods so popular? Well, first off, everything in the bakery is vegan - and that's not all! From cupcakes to waffles to even freshly baked doughnuts, Erin makes sure there's something available for every diet or possible allergy, never using refined sugars, gluten/wheat, soy, dairy, or egg. Somehow, magically, they're amazing! Don't believe me? Her cookbook, BabyCakes Covers The Classics, is a continuous bestseller! When I went to BabyCakes NYC for the first time in 2009, I went for the cupcakes, but ended up falling completely in love with their chocolate chip sandwich cookies. They were two large chocolate chip cookies sandwiching candy-colored frosting in a way that was equally light and indulgent. What I love is that, in this aforementioned cookbook, Erin gave fans the recipe for making this at home. She even stopped off on Martha Stewart's television show to demonstrate! Try this out at home, as this is a terrific recipe on its own or used as a base to freestyle with your own different flavors. The frosting for this one will be vanilla, but in the past, BabyCakes has offered ones with mint flavor or peanut butter inside. This recipe makes 36 cookie sandwiches, so even if you steal a bunch for yourself (which you'll want to), there's still plenty to share! ------------------------------------------------------------------------ BabyCakes NYC's Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Sandwich Cookies For the Cookies: 1 cup coconut oil 6 Tablespoons homemade applesauce or store-bought unsweetened applesauce 1 teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons pure vanilla extract 1 and 1/4 cups evaporated cane juice 2 cups Bob's Red Mill gluten-free all-purpose baking flour 1/4 cup flax meal 1 teaspoon baking sode 1 and 1/2 teaspoons xanthan gum 1 cup vegan chocolate chips For the Frosting: 3/4 cup rice milk or unsweetened soy milk 3/4 cup dry rice milk powder or dry soy milk powder 1 tablespoon coconut flour 1/4 cup agave nectar 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups coconut oil, melted and cooled 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1. Preheat the oven to 325. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. 2. In a medium bowl, mix together the oil, applesauce, salt, vanilla and cane juice. In another medium bowl, whisk together the flour, flax meal, baking soda and xanthan gum. Using a rubber spatula, carefully add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and stir until a grainy dough is formed. Gently fold in the chocolate chips just until they are evenly distributed throughout the dough. 3. Using a melon baller, scoop the dough onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing the portions 1 inch apart. Gently press each with the heel of your hand to help them spread. Bake the cookies on the center rack for 15 minutes, rotating the sheets 180 degrees after 9 minutes. The finished cookies will be crisp on the edges and soft in the center. 4. Let the cookies stand on the sheets for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack and cool completely before frosting. 5. In the jar of a blender or bowl of a food processor, combine soy milk, soy powder, coconut flour, agave nectar, and vanilla. Blend ingredients for 2 minutes. With machine running, slowly add oil and lemon juice, alternating between the two until both are fully incorporated. 6. Frost the underside of a cookie and sandwich it with the other. Optionally, roll these cookies in sprinkles or miniature chocolate chips!
Know How to Enjoy Culinary Travel Around the World
If you follow travel industry trends, you have probably noticed the increasing number of culinary travel blogs that talk about gastronomic delights from around the world. From hidden ramen spots in Tokyo to Michelin restaurants in Madrid to mom-and-pop eateries in Marrakech, these blogs make you want to pack your bags and hop on a plane to try the flavors of the word. Indeed, culinary travel blogs are showing the growing interest of tourists in food and wine tourism. But what exactly is culinary travel and why is it big right now? While culinary travel blogs have just become phenomenal, they are not entirely new. People have been going to different parts of the globe to taste and discover different kinds of cuisine for centuries. But today's generation of travelers want to share every epic foodie moment on their social media, whether they tried fried insects from a local food stall or splurged on a 10-course meal in a celebrity-chef restaurant in Dubai. This is why tour operators now provide tour packages designed for food enthusiasts and even for serious gourmands. By joining one, you won’t just enjoy a gastronomic adventure—you will also be able to visit incredible destinations and even pick up some cooking skills along the way. According to various culinary travel blogs, here are some of the best ways to get the most out of culinary travel packages. Learn food history Culinary tourism is not only about specialty dining experiences. Of course you will visit various restaurants, cafes, and bistros, but it's a lot more than that. The best trips let you meet with chefs and take part in food seminars and events. Culinary travel packages allow you to learn about local culinary cultures and customs. You will explore age-old cooking traditions and uncover the history of certain cuisines, discovering how they have evolved over the years. Cook local dishes It's one thing to know about how foreign dishes are made, but it's another thing to prepare and cook them yourselves. To make this trip extra memorable, take cooking lessons and learn directly from local cooks. This way, you can recreate your favorites at home. Explore the local area What better way to learn about food history than to be in the very place where the recipes originated? Some of the best culinary travel packages take you to farms and markets where you can buy and even harvestlocally growningredients yourself. About the Company Dynie Sanderson, Editor and Writer of Napa Food Gal Travels offers visitors an inspiring journey as a resource on culinary and wine destinations, luxury travel and resorts, restaurants, food and culinary events, unique get-a-ways, solo travel, and soft adventure travel. As an experienced food, wine and travel writer, Dynie’s passion for food and travel takes her to destinations near and far working in partnership with tourism boards and Destination Marketing Organizations. Dynie Sanderson has been a food, wine and travel writer for over 20 years with editorial contributions to a variety of regional lifestyle publications including being Publisher/Editor of GuestWest Magazine and Food and Flavor Editor for Napa Valley Life Magazine. Dynie – NapaFoodGal is the Editor and Content Creator for NapaFoodGalTravels as well as managing her popular social media outlets. She also is contributor to a variety of print and online publications with upcoming features to be showcased in JustLuxe, “the hotel guide”, FWT, AppleNews, Google News, USA Today 10Best and more … Today, NapaFoodGalTravels has a reach of over 200,000 people across the world between her blog and social media channels. Monthly page views per Google Analytics: 88.2K Twitter Followers: 61K Instagram Followers: 18K Facebook Fans and Friends Combined: Over 6,000