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Boston Discovery Guide is reader-supported. We cover our expenses through advertising and affiliate relationships. When you buy through links on the website, we may earn an affiliate commission. For example, we affiliate with Google to display their ads ("Adsense"), and in return they provide a share of their advertising fee to us when an ad is clicked. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases. Other affiliate relationships may compensate Boston Discovery Guide with a commission if you purchase their products (at no additional cost to you) after clicking on links in texts or images on the pages. These commissions enable us to provide all the free content on this website, and continue adding to it without requiring a subscription or membership fee to access the website's content.
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We choose affiliates based on our belief that they deliver excellent value and in most cases have first-hand experience with them.
For example, we book our own tours in Paris and other locations through Get Your Guide, Trusted Tours, and Viator because they work with top tour companies in each location; we've always had positive experiences with them, and believe that you will too. We book hotels through Hotels.com and Booking.com, and save with CityPASS when we travel to other cities where their passes are available. We book concert, sports, and other event tickets through TicketLiquidator, TicketNetwork, StubHub, Viagogo, and Ace Tickets. We use GoLastMinute to find the cheapest airfares when we travel. We shop for travel guide books as well as many other travel-related items through Amazon.
Boston Discovery Guide's current major affiliate partners include:
AceTickets - Large Boston-based ticket reseller, offering tickets to all kinds of events and a 200% guarantee on every ticket they sell
Amazon - Competitive prices, excellent selection, and sometimes free shipping. BostonDiscoveryGuide.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com
Amazon - Competitive prices, excellent selection, and sometimes free shipping. BostonDiscoveryGuide.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.
Art.com/Allposters.com - Prints of Boston
CityPASS - Discount card for top Boston attractions
Classic Harbor Lines - Fun and informative Boston Harbor cruises
Expedia - Excellent selection of travel packages and accommodations, often at discount prices
Get Your Guide - Tours to interesting places with top-notch guides and transportation
GoLastMinute - Excellent travel flight and hotel search tool for finding and comparing the cheapest flights and hotels; specializes in finding last minute discounts, special promotions, and unannounced flash deals
Goldstar Events - Get a free "membership" to access half-price deals on entertainment, sports, local cruises
Google Adsense - Ads for Boston events, restaurants, hotels, etc .(and whatever else they display)
Hotels.com - Excellent selection of accommodations, often at discount prices
Priceline - Excellent selection of travel packages and accommodations, often at discount prices