The Open Travel Index

Our partner OMIO has developed a new Open Travel Index, a handy way to determine if and when you can travel point-ot-point. You can stay updated on the latest travel regulations for your destination based on your current location including border status, quarantine restrictions and testing requirements, as well as find out what safety measures are in place from your…

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Don’t suffer for your art

If you can’t come to the arts, let the arts come to you with our selection of free virtual museum collections. With the promising news of a COVID vaccine, we need to take care of our mental health more than ever, especially if we want to prepare for our collective comeback to post-pandemic life.  Experts agree that keeping the mind…

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Driving Miss Basel

Basel, Switzerland, is home to over 30 museums, one of the more famous museums is the Kunstmuseum, which is the oldest museum in Switzerland and holds some of Europe’s most amazing collections of fine art. An interesting site in Basel is Kannenfeldpark, which is a park that was formerly used as a graveyard in the late 1800’s and now is…

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1. Dream 2.Plan 3.Go!

We’ve mentioned, recently, that many travel experts are expecting July 2021 as the time where travel will finally pick up again. Our partner Skyscanner’s recent survey highlighted that 82% of UK travellers and 85% of US travellers are intending to go at least on one vacation in 2021. And some travel providers are  featuring offers can be up to -40%…

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OK Tours!

Those in the know, know that Central Europe is still a hidden secret in many ways.  And one of the most beautiful and modern is Prague, in the Czech Republic.  If you have not explored this part of Europe, then you are missing a treat.  The Czech Republic is not a geographically large country, but it has a rich and…

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Air travel bubble

Travel experts are looking to July 2021 as the time where travel will be likely to happen, again.  We here at Matouring can’t wait. But there are positive signals that this may happen.  From our partner Agoda, read this: After months of travel restrictions, Agoda reveals a massive surge in hotel searches as Singapore and Hong Kong travelers take advantage…

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Cuba is on fire!

Cienfuegos means one hundred fires.  And that will surely be the number of flames that light your heart and your soul when you visit this most exquisite city in Cuba. Cienfuegos was founded in 1819, when French colonists settled in around the most spectacular and natural bay in Cuba. Bringing their elegant, classical architecture, wide, airy streets giving it a…

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You auto get to know Holiday Autos

Please welcome our new partner, Holiday Autos! Focused on Europe, Holiday Autos makes car hire easy. The find you the best price in car rental worldwide. The have 30,000 pickup locations in all major airports and also downtown. Their Customer Care Team is available 7 days of the week so if your plans change they can help. They offer free…

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Too sexy – Milan

Milan is a historic city known for its spectacular cathedral, but this classic city in Northern Italy offers tourists enough charming ancient buildings to keep you exploring for weeks. A car rental in Milan, Italy is the ideal way to tour this historic locale – renowned for its fashion and thought of as a hub for risk-taking contemporary art. Experience…

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Remember to Garden Your Reservations

One of the most important things you can do after you buy an airline ticket is “gardening” your reservations, especially when you book travel far in advance. I take the term gardening from Nicholas Kralev, tending to the bookings — checking up on them, and doing minor maintenance. Some common things that happen to reservations between the time of ticketing and travel:…

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Is Bitcoin still a hit coin?

Do you know that you can use Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies to book flights, hotel rooms, and even pay for tours? The travel industry has notably been at the forefront when it comes to embracing cryptocurrency as a method of payment. Many travel agencies, online flight, and car rentals booking platforms have opened their doors to crypto-enthusiasts, enabling them to…

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Want something new for your travel list? Czech!

The Czech Republic is an old and modern jewel just waiting to be discovered.  Its capital, Prague is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central Europe. It is a frontier of the modern West and the former Iron Curtain, hiding such beauty and elegance that you will be amazed. Prague has a bit of everything: historical monuments, admirable…

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The Schengen calculator

A European Visa calculator For visa-free visitors, duration of stay in the Schengen countries is up to 90 days over 180 days in retrospect. If you frequently visit these countries, in order to avoid a nightmare you have to check whether you have violated the EU requirement for a maximum of 90 days, considering the last 180 days. Schengen Visa…

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Blink!

Attention avid travelers and readers!  Matouring is pleased to announce our partnership with Blinkist. Blinkist, is a book-summarizing subscription service based in Berlin, Germany.  All about them:  “Almost none of us have the time to read everything we’d like to read. Yet we lose countless hours to activities that bring us little joy such as commuting, chores and staring at…

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Get to the points!

Rewards!  Who’s a good boy? There’s nothing better than getting something back when you spend your hard-earned money. That’s why we’re glad to be able to now feature Frequent Flyer programs on Matouring.com.  Here, you can buy and sell your points in one convenient place. Right now, our new partners are Alaska Airlines, British Airways, Etihad and Southwest Airlines. Check…

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Smile, you’re on hidden camera

Privacy is perceived differently across the world. For example, in Germany, very few offices have open doors, while in America, this is quite common. However, nobody would be okay with secretly being watched, especially during private activities. People might think you’re being paranoid, but you can’t help it. You’ve probably seen one too many movies about guests having to deal…

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Save up to 15% on these Booking.com deals!

Do you need an escape at the moment? View, book and relax with at least a 15% discount on selected properties for stays until January 4 with an excellent offer. At the time of this writing, Canada has one of the lowest rates of Covid, so you can visit knowing that not only are the residents looking out for the…

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