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A travel blog brought to you by The GO Group, a ground transportation company serving more than 60 airports worldwide and its mascot Vinnie Van Go. Whether you travel for business or pleasure, you’ll want to check out Vinnie's tips, recommendations and “news you can use.”
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Traveling to Rochester, MN? The Mayo Clinic is only the beginning Vinnie says "don't miss any of these great tourist attractions."
Keep kids happy at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport by visiting the Children's Museum of Chicago’s playground called "Kids on the Fly”, located near Gate F1 in Terminal 2. The aviation-themed exhibit features a cargo plane that needs fueling; a cockpit in a fantasy helicopter; a luggage station and an air traffic control tower. Another exhibit, located in Terminal 2, is dedicated to the memory of WWII hero Lt. Commander Edward"Butch" O'Hare, showcasing a restored F3F-4 fighter plane. In Terminal 1 children can gaze at the life-size Brachiosaurus skeleton.
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#Travelers the world over were shocked by the news that two Americans were arrested March 7 for carving their initials into the Coliseum and then taking a #badselfie to commemorate their vandalism. For more examples of tourists behaving badly . . .
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Fathom Way To Go, an award-winning #travel website, has posted 24 suggestions for packing like a pro. Among the tips Vinnie Van GO likes best are how to get more room in your #suitcase, making sure all your devices are charged before arriving at the airport and packing something that make any outfit smarter. Read more tips ...
Delays got you down? Long layovers leaving you listless? Our mascot Vinnie Van GO says to use these times as opportunities to enjoy the many art exhibits occupying spaces in most major airports. Among the ones he recommends are ...
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Looking for something more exciting than flowers and boxed candy for Valentine’s day? Chocolate factory tours offer something new for Valentine’s day. Why not take a loved one on a tour of a chocolate factory to see how these sweet confections are made, asks our mascot Vinnie Van GO. He recommends ...
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Where will you be this Sunday? Chances are you’re heading to a sports bar to watch the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks battle it out in Super Bowl XLIX. Nowhere is the cheering likely to be louder or more partisan than in the sports bars of Boston and Seattle where fan fever will be at its highest pitch. Our traveling mascot, Vinnie Van Go, has done a little research to identify the best sports bars in each of those team hometowns. Here are his recommendations ...
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The GO Group is proud to announce its newest member, Redy2Go, in Sydney Australia. Our mascot, Vinnie Van GO, is particularly pleased because he loves water adventures particularly when they associated with a major metropolis.
If you are planning to travel to Jacksonville, Fla., this winter, you are in luck. The GO Group just welcomed its newest member – GO Airport Shuttle and Sedan, which is offering both shared ride and private car service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX).
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We asked our customers whether (non-service) animals should be allowed to ride with their owners in airplane cabins. A little more than half of the respondents said "yes," but 63 percent of them noted that it was acceptable only if the animals were kept in designated areas to accommodate those with allergies.
Should an International Air Transport Association (IATA) airline bankruptcy leave passengers stranded, the association will provide travelers with “rescue fares” to ensure passengers can fly home, according to a recent news release posted on eturbonews.com.
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Cheapflights.com predicts that air etiquette or “airtiquette” will be a major issue in 2015.
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If you are going to be in Chicago sometime over the holidays, our partners at GO Airport Express offer these suggestions for ways to catch the holiday spirit.
While most travelers aren’t changing or cancelling travel plans due to fear of contracting Ebola,they are washing their hands and using hand sanitizer more frequently according to a survey conducted by The GO Group.
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The travel advisors at GO Airport Shuttle & Executive Car in Ft. Lauderdale report that locals and tourists will come together at Pompano Beach Community Park on Saturday, November 22 to celebrate Brazillian Fest.