When is Amazon Great Indian Festival? Best deals and discounts to expect



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Amazon Great Indian Festival will kick off on October 17 for non-prime members. The sale will begin a day early for Prime members. So far, there have been plenty of deals revealed, which will make you postpone a few purchases be it smartphones, smart speakers, smart TVs and other products. There is an additional 10 per cent discount for HDFC Debit and Credit cardholders.

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Renting an RV during a pandemic showed me how road trips are different right now. Here’s what to expect before you go.



a car parked on the side of a road: The pandemic has complicated the once-simple road trip. Sophie-Claire Hoeller/Insider


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The pandemic has complicated the once-simple road trip. Sophie-Claire Hoeller/Insider

  • Pre-pandemic, road trips were as simple as making a great playlist, hopping in the car, and seeing where the wind takes you.
  • But, as I found on a recent road trip in an RV, the coronavirus has complicated things.
  • Public restrooms are few and far between, getting gas and eating out can be a risk, and planning
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What to expect from South Africa’s ‘travel restriction list’



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Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has revealed that ‘most countries’ will be allowed on South Africa’s permitted travel list for Level 1, as the country prepares to open its international borders on Thursday.

Level 1: When will South Africa reopen its borders?

MKN was speaking during an event to commemorate World Tourism Day. The industry has taken a pummeling in South Africa, following six months

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What to expect for holiday travel amid the pandemic

You may be starting to look ahead to the holidays and there’s no doubt that travel is already changing.

Now, hotels are putting together packages that try to accommodate some of these travelers.

“We’ve seen things as extreme as the Four Seasons in Orlando put together a package where they set up a private school room, where they actually have their camp staff acting as teachers,” said Dia Adams, a

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WXOW’s travel through the years: expect the unexpected

(WXOW) – If News 19 had a frequent flier club, Amy DuPont would be a platinum member.

As an award-winning reporter and anchor at WXOW from an internship in 2000 until 2015, DuPont shared stories of some incredible adventures from life-saving surgeries in Africa, to those who answered the call of duty.

DuPont said of tagging along during Marine boot camp, “I would like to think families…would look at that

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Survey: Almost 75% of American hotels expect more layoffs this year

  • The US hospitality industry is struggling to weather the coronavirus pandemic. And it’s about to see even more layoffs, according to a new report from the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA).
  • A survey of 1,000 hotels conducted in mid-September found that almost 75% of hotels anticipate more layoffs before the end of the year. As it is, most hotels are operating with less than half of their pre-pandemic staff.
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Here’s what to expect at Tap That Downtown, a new craft beer destination on Roosevelt Row

The Roosevelt Row area of downtown Phoenix is fast becoming an epicenter for craft beer fans. Soon, there will be a new spot to enjoy a beer, although the service style at the new bar will be different than customers might expect.

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Vacation rentals expect to remain busy during off-season due to virtual learning


CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Labor Day Weekend marks the unofficial end of summer and despite a pandemic, stay at home orders and a hurricane some coastal businesses are slammed as people flock to the beaches to celebrate the holiday.

“We’ve been slammed just about every day,” Carolina Beach Inn Co-Owner Tom Dinatale said. “80% full most every day and on the weekends we are definitely 100% full.”

Tom and

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Don’t expect annoying airline fees to go anywhere anytime soon | Travel Troubleshooter

Even though airlines are dropping some of their most-hated fees, the era of airline fees is far from over.

Airline fees aren’t going away. If anything, they are just getting started. Experts predict airlines and other travel companies will now try even harder to bait customers with low prices and then prod them into paying extra for something they want.

In August, United Airlines announced that it would “permanently” eliminate

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