Travel Nov09

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Travel Nov09

  1. 1. Computer Class: <ul><li>Finding Travel </li></ul><ul><li>Information Online </li></ul><ul><li>Ann Owens </li></ul><ul><li>E-Resources Librarian </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>Finding the best rates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Airline and hotel web sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumer awareness </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>All the web sites we discuss today are in the library’s Delicious bookmarks: </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/askus/travel </li></ul>
  4. 4. Add Delicious to Favorites <ul><li>Open Internet Explorer. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to travel bookmarks: http://delicious.com/askus/travel </li></ul><ul><li>Click “favorites” or the yellow star in the menu at the top of the browser window. </li></ul><ul><li>Select “add to favorites.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Finding the best rates <ul><li>Travel planning sites </li></ul><ul><li>Expedia (Yahoo Travel, Travelocity) </li></ul><ul><li>Priceline </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Airlines and Hotels </li></ul><ul><li>Airline web sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Southwest (Hawaiian, United) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hotels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wynn (Hilton, TraveLodge) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Consumer Awareness <ul><li>Transportation Safety Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Sacramento International Airport </li></ul><ul><li>Weather Underground </li></ul><ul><li>Time and Currency </li></ul><ul><li>Complaints </li></ul>
  8. 8. Thank You! <ul><li>Find these websites again on Delicious at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/askus/travel </li></ul><ul><li>Please complete the evaluation form </li></ul><ul><li>to help us develop even better classes! </li></ul><ul><li>Ann Owens </li></ul><ul><li>E-resources Librarian </li></ul>

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