Travel Resources



My Travel Op has traveled throughout the world. In our travels, there are certain travel or retail providers that we use (many extensively) and believe in. Some of the primary companies we use and/or recommend are listed below.

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 Air travel, lodging and car rentals

We use extensively for lodging reservations throughout our travels. has very competitive rates everywhere we travel whether it’s a large hotel or a small guesthouse (bed and breakfast). is another excellent lodging reservation site that we use frequently. They provide a free room night with every ten nights that you book through them. We find them extensively throughout the world and their rates to be very competitive Same Day Deals!



Trivago’s hotel search allows users to compare hotel prices with just a few clicks from over 200 booking sites for more than 700,000 hotels worldwide. More than 80 million travelers use the hotel comparison monthly and save up to 39 percent for the same hotel room!



TripAdvisor is a great tool to use when you are planning a trip because it has a ton of reviews from other travelers. It has reviews of almost everything travel related from hotels and flights to things that are at your destination like restaurants and different sites to see. This is definitely where i spend a lot of time planning my trips.



This is a great website to book air travel, lodging and car rentals. We use Travelocity to book hotel rooms and car rentals. The website is easy to use and has excellent rates.



Hertz car rental service caters to a wide variety of people. It offers all of the rental types you will need, plenty of extras, a website that’s easy to get around and a plethora of customer support options.


An online travel site search engine, Cheapflights offers connections to nine “partners,” including Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline, American Airlines, British Airways and also JetBlue, whose flights aren’t offered by all other travel search sites. One of the more popular online travel companies, this company seems to have fewer unhappy customer complaints than any other site.


Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic provides three classes of service on most flights, upper class, premium economy, and economy. Virgin Atlantic offers complimentary meal and bar service on all of its flights in all cabins. All passengers enjoy personal, seat-back entertainment featuring movies, television programming and games. Additionally, passengers have access to a CD jukebox with over 100 albums.


Travel Accessories


Just like you, we have purchased numerous things on They have just about everything you might need. Anytime you purchase a product from Amazon, click on this link.


eBags is an online retailer of handbags, luggage, backpacks, laptop bags, and accessories based in Greenwood Village, Colorado near Denver. They carry brands such as Samsonite, Dakine, Fossil, Nautica, Under Armour and many many more! Check em out tons of travel accessories and all kinds of bags for your travel needs.

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Lonely Planet

There’s a whole world of amazing sights, hotels, travel companies and gear manufacturers out there – and we want to tell you which ones we think are best. But we never compromise our opinions for commercial gain. If you read something written by a Lonely Planet author, you can guarantee they’ve been there, had a look for themselves and are telling you what they really think. It’s trusted advice from a trusted source. We’ve been reading Lonely Planet Guides as long as we can remember and there is so much information packed into these guides we couldn’t have learned what we have and seen some of the places we’ve seen without them, we highly recommend using them to plan your next adventure!




Travel Insurance


This is a travel insurance provider with an AM Best rating of A (Excellent). A travel insurance policy is vital when traveling to a foreign country. We have purchased a policy from Travelex. They have very competitive rates.

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