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About Routes International Transportation and Travel
Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Heinz
Hammer and I am the chief administrator of Routes International (RI).
What started as a small site to help sell my book "Routes, The Lighter Side
of Public Transit" has now developed into a comprehensive transportation
and travel related reference and travel booking site covering all modes of
transportation by air, land, rail and sea worldwide with members in over 60 countries.
My interest in transportation was awakened at an early age in Germany where
my grandfather and my uncle, who both worked for the railway all their
lives, allowed me to observe them at their various fascinating assignments. After immigrating to Canada at age 23 I enjoyed my working life with a large public transportation company in various positions feeding my passion for "people" transportation.
I also developed a keen interest in aviation which eventually led me to a
part time career as a flight instructor. A genuine interest and
appreciation for all "people" movers has helped shape the character of the
You will find direct links to all modes of passenger
transportation companies by land, rail, air and sea worldwide, plus many
related services such as bus and train schedules of major US providers. This will assist you in making informed travel and transportation
Whether you are a professional searching for information such as contacts,
suppliers, colleagues, customers etc. or perhaps a 'clippie' from
Manchester embarking on a real or imaginary journey, you have established
an unparalleled point of departure!
Routes International gives you instant access to railway passes and ferry reservations for Europe, great books and fantastic posters about transportation, and much much more...
Our travel site, which has recently been separated from RoutesInternational to facilitate easier navigation through both sites now has its own domain: routestraveler.com. It is powered by the Priceline Partner Network: The most amazing travel service where you can shop and compare from over 201,000 hotels around the world and select your exact hotel and price - or - Name Your Own Price® and save up to 60% off the best available retail rates.
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You can be sure you're getting the lowest rate at top-notch hotels - even at the last minute. If you can fly any time of day, agree to fly on any major airline, stay in any name-brand hotel or rent from any of the top 5 rental car agencies - you can save a lot of money by booking with Routes Traveler!
Customer Service for all your travel needs is open 24/7 - 365 days a year. If you have any questions going through the booking process, no matter what time of day or night, you can easily connect with a live agent online to assist you.
Once you have taken our travel site for a thorough spin you will agree that there is nothing better out there.
My pursuit to keep RoutesInternational.com and Routestraveler.com up-to-date requires many hours of work and research
on a daily basis and I'm very grateful to all of you who take the time to
submit new links and let me know about broken ones. Your comments (positive
or negative) are a constant boost to my commitment to provide you with the
best travel and transportation services. With your kind support you help to
ensure the future of RI.
Wishing you happy and safe journeys.
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