Support Travel Notes by downloading our toolbar and giving it a
Travel Notes Toolbar (Click here
for Firefox version).
Hopefully you'll find it a 'must have' and use the 'Tell a Friend' feature to
help spread the word.
Apart from direct links to Travel Notes content, right from the
'Travel' menu, we don't just keep you on our Internet properties but help you get to the
online destinations you want, faster.
To achieve this, we've added some great search resources and will be
adding more; we've got the latest travel articles (RSS feeds) from some of the best travel
sources online; there's a pre-tuned radio with some great 'World Music' channels to help
you dream of foreign travel or remind you of places you've visited (you can also add your
own channels and favourite music files); we're adding television and video content from
various sources; and we're offering you some high quality, illustrated travel features
from top-end content providers.
There's also an 'e-mail notifer' feature; a pop-up blocker; and quick
access to world weather forecasts.
There are a number of other gadgets that can be added to the toolbar -
to help make time spent online more productive and, of course, add a little fun to the
And, above all, it's free; downloads in seconds (without the need
to restart your computer) - for both Internet
Explorer and Firefox - and is
just as easy to uninstall (if you really want to).
I hope you'll find the Travel Notes Toolbar easy to use, once you
install it, but here's a quick tour to help you.
- This is the direct link to the Travel Notes
- The pull-down arrow, beside the logo, presents you with a list of toolbar
As we improve the toolbar, there's no need to install an 'upgrade';
just refresh the toolbar and you'll be where we are; although updates should occur
The quickest way to search is just type your keywords into the
search box and search the World Wide Web.
On the search-returns page, you'll also get links to other search
resources we think are useful. No need to type the search terms again, just click the link
you want to re-try the search on.
Alternatively, you could click on the arrow in the search box to select
the particular source you want to use, to get to your destination faster.
We're always adding more regional and country-specific search
engines to the list, so send us your suggestions.
The 'Travel Community Search' actually searches across up to ten
authoritative travel sites. We can always change the sources we use, if needed.
The highlighter on the toolbar is dimmed by default.
The highligter glows when you select some text on a webpage, or have
something in the search box. Selecting text on the webpage also enters it in the search
You can then click on the glowing arrow, to find out how many times
the selected text appears on the page.
Or you can click Go and
search for the highlighted term.
The 'Travel' menu takes you to our country pages, where
you can find all the latest Travel Notes and related links. There's also an option to 'Add
Your Travel Notes', right at the top.
The 'Notes' option allows us to stay in contact with
our users and our users to reply to us, right from their browser.
While the 'New' section keeps you up-to-date with all
the latest RSS feeds from some of the best travel articles being written on the Internet.
I've already pre-tuned the radio with music stations from around the world.
While we'll be expanding this list, you can also add your own radio
stations, or files from your computer, to personalise 'your' radio even more.
is where we have international television, with live streaming, and a collection of travel
'Travel Photography' section is for professionally illustrated travel features.
Compare flight prices from
a number of sources, direct from your toolbar.
Keep an eye on the weather while you surf; with a
dynamic weather icon showing the current weather conditions where you are, or where you
choose to go.
Click on your dynamic weather icon in the toolbar and you can get
quick access to weather conditions for anywhere in the world.
There's only so much we can fit on a toolbar, without it all getting messy and
confusing, so tucked away on the right is access to your e-mail notifier settings and
This is also where the interactive components ('gadgets') get stored.
You can choose to add all sorts of cool gadgets, from entertainment
gadgets such as games and music, to useful utilities such as search tools and calculators.
I look forward to your toolbar feedback; especially suggestions
for other search engines, radio stations, visual media and gadgets to add - or what's not
working and might need deleting.
You can give us your feedback direct from the toolbar itself.
So don't waste any more time and get to your destination faster,
by downloading the Travel Notes Toolbar now.
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