The Washington Times - August 5, 2008, 10:11PM

By Jacquie Kubin

If you are like me, you have searched the travel deal web sites wondering if you might be able to find that impossible to believe airline - hotel combination deal that will put you on Maui in a four star hotel for $89 per night. Your brother-in-law is always going on about the latest, greatest travel deal they got and now they are heading for California’s Napa Wine Country for less than $200 per person round trip airfare and a four-door, mid-sized car for only $12.99 per day,


But the deals aren’t out there when you look.  Or maybe it is just that you are too afraid to take advantage of an offer that seems “just too good to be true.”

Barbara Messing,V.P., (Photo courtesy of has recently launched to help those, like me, who are always searching for a good deal, but questioning the ones we found.  This group’s service, launched by the people at Hot seeks out the best hotel, airfare and car rental deals they can find. Then they put it up for you to review, along with their professional opinion on the property or deal. 

Chances are they are a better resource than your brother-in-law.

Offering you a chance to ask questions on how to use, what to look for in a hotel property, when an airfare is the best available and more, Barbara Messing, Vice President of joins Donne Tempo for a live chat this Thursday, August 7 at 1:00pm EST.  

And find out from the experts how to identify the best travel deals on the web.