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Finnair’s top five advantages, or why Finland’s main carrier is good

Finnair has been named Best Airline in Northern Europe for the seventh consecutive year at the World Airline Awards. And in 2015, the airline was recognized as the most punctual in Europe – a great reason to be proud. In Russia, Finnair flies from five cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg,…

How to catch a bargain ticket price

Anyone who has ever planned a trip knows that airfare prices change frequently. To some, they may remind the jumping exchange rate, the value of which is impossible to predict. In fact, many factors affect the price: the number of airlines flying to the desired city, the number of days…

How to save on calls while traveling in Russia and abroad

When I worked in the Vesti program, we were given $ 100 a month to pay for a mobile phone. This money was enough, including for personal purposes, so no one really thought about tariffs for cellular communications. Until one day an incident happened. My colleague Larisa received a letter…

Secrets of profitable roaming or what Lithuanian Zhdun told me about

The alarm sounded exactly at 8:00. I sat up jerkily on the bed. The vacation, which seemed so tempting yesterday, was less exciting today. But nothing, the main thing, is to jump into the car, and the road will already do its job – knocking out KPIs, presentations, disputes with…

5 travel tips you’ll definitely want to share

“Je ne comprends pas ce que vous dites. Malheureusement, je ne peux pas vous aider … “, – the elderly French pharmacist threw up his hands. I tapped myself on the neck again: “Pillow! I need a neck pillow. “ “Je ne comprends pas”, – the Frenchman waved his hand…

Most train tickets are bought a day before departure and on the day of the start of sales

The difference in price between tickets for the same train purchased 59 days before departure and 1 day can reach 300%. Travel booking service OneTwoTrip analyzed train ticket purchases for five months of 2017 and found out how many days before departure, service users buy train tickets. The most popular…

What presidents fly on: how the airliners of the country’s top officials are arranged

Presidents, chancellors and prime ministers cannot be met on a regular plane, even in first class: for security reasons, the first persons of states fly on private flights. In each country, special administrative aircraft are allocated for the chapter – sometimes it is a whole fleet of ships. Aircraft of…

6 hotels where history was made

There are many hotels in the world that are valuable not only for their location and convenience, but also for the historical events that took place in them. Together with Forbes Life, we have selected six hotels that have hosted important political and cultural events. King David Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel…

How kings and presidents travel

We are talking about why the monarchs of Britain do not fly in the same plane, from which the shells in the jet of the Sultan of Brunei are made, and what is more about ketchup. Royal family, UK Prince William and Kate Middleton have made several world tours in…

10 myths about train travel

We explain the myths associated with travel by rail. Myth 1. An electronic ticket must be printed Shot from the movie “Murder on the Orient Express” (2017) Partly wrong. According to the rules of Russian Railways, the conductor on the train can present an electronic ticket on the screen of…