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Check.fm – Let Those You Care About Know Where You Are

It wouldn’t be entirely inaccurate to term Check.fm a location-based service. It is not that Check.fm could be compared to Foursquare or the recently-released Facebook Places. But it is a service that revolves around the place you are located at. To be precise, what Check.fm does is to notify the people you have designated beforehand that you have arrived at a specific location. That is, you arrive at a place, and upon checking in the...

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TaxiShare.tk – Share A Taxi And Save Some Money

TaxiShare is a new tool that will let travelers save some money by cutting a common expense short. That is, using this service someone who has arrived at an airport can share a taxi with another person when riding to the city, consequently saving half the fare. In order to use this system you must specify the city you are arriving in as well as the time of arrival before you have caught your outbound flight. Once you have arrived you...

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PitAirport.com – Pittsburg International Airport

Granted that airport sites are hardly any fun at all, though it goes unsaid that they must strive to be as useful as possible; in this respect, PitAirport.com has managed to come up with a rather low tech site, yet it’s useful as they get. Targeting travelers alone is one of its strong points (other sites join cargo and institutional sections with passenger services, and that just makes it all more complicated); and although I missed...

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FlyPDX.com – Possibility. In Every Direction.

FlyPDX.com is the gateway for Portland’s International and domestic Airports and Port. By exploring this site, you can see a list of carriers, shops and restaurants, parking and security information and flight/ship schedules. Each of the site’s sections aim at a noticeably different audience, and the airport’s bit is very useful, especially for travellers, as you can find driving directions, learn how full (or empty) the parking lots...

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