Save Money (and the Environment) while you Travel with the New

Press Releases — By on April 14, 2009 at 8:52 am

With a new design and enhanced functionality, NileGuide Saves You Green, In More Ways Than One
San Francisco: It can be tough to plan a trip that fits within your budget, let alone one that also limits your carbon footprint. NileGuide ( invites travelers to check out a new design, new geographic coverage, and new trip planning tools to enable customers to take their next trip without breaking the bank.

NileGuide helps travelers to stretch their precious travel dollars further by filtering thousands of hotels and restaurants according to their preferences (like kid-friendly, hip, or romantic) while also staying within their preferred cost range. NileGuide also gives travelers maximum price transparency with one-click hotel price comparison tools.

Don’t have time to plan at all? NileGuide suggests trip itineraries created by their team of local experts that won’t strain the wallet (like Budget Outdoors in Hawaii).  Once they’ve decided what to do, customers can print or download a free guidebook, customized for their trip.

“I am impressed with the NileGuide makeover. They got rid of a lot of clutter from their previous version and it now feels slicker with a clean User Interface,” says Jen Leo, Lead blogger, L.A. Times Daily Travel & Deal Blog.

Using NileGuide’s proximity planning tools, customers can organize their trip itinerary to save on transportation costs while limiting their carbon footprint. By grouping nearby points of interest, travelers can dramatically reduce the cost of their trip, financially and environmentally. For example, NileGuide makes it easy to find a restaurant near a selected hotel or a bar near the museum, while suggesting other options in the neighborhood. Visit the NileGuide blog ( for insider tips on how to save money through “smart” trip planning, while also staying green.

With powerful recommendation tools, NileGuide helps customers plan THEIR perfect trip, quickly and easily, instead of wasting time and money endlessly surfing the web. Plus, NileGuide’s local travel experts give the inside scoop on what to see and what to skip, providing up-to-date knowledge about the areas they call home.  See what live music fan Lia in Portland recommends doing on a Saturday night or where hidden gem connoisseur Erin in London likes to grab a quick bite to eat on the cheap.

Explore NileGuide’s new look and feel, and take the opportunity to streamline your personal travel experience – watching your wallet and your environmental impact at the same time

About NileGuide:

NileGuide is the only one-stop-solution for personalized travel planning. NileGuide is a completely free service that provides high-quality customized recommendations to allow anyone to plan their perfect trip. It is the world’s first truly interactive travel guidebook.

Founded in 2006 and based in San Francisco, NileGuide is a private company whose investors include Draper Richards, KPG Ventures, Austin Ventures, and Tenaya Capital.