Save the Environment, One Airfare Search at a Time
If rising flight prices and environmental concerns are keeping you at home, check out Search Green Travel before you hang up your traveling shoes.
As co-founders the the eco travel blog Go Green Travel Green, we launched Search Green Travel as a free tool that helps users find cheap flights and save the environment at the same time.
With the hype about carbon footprints and increasing concern global warming, we wanted to create an easy way for travelers to reduce their environmental impact. And we know that in the today's economy, travelers can't afford to spend more. So Search Green Travel is a simple way for travelers to be greener -- and save money.
Here's how it works. You use Search Green Travel exactly as you would any other travel search engine. Each time you search for cheap plane tickets, hotels, or rental cars, money is generated through advertisements. Go Green Travel Green receives a share of advertising revenue, then we donate 50% of profits to charities. And it doesn't cost you anything.
We donate to small but effective non-profit environmental organizations with annual expenses of less than $3.5 million. Charities we currently support include EcoLogic Development Fund, Global Green USA, Seacology, Alliance for Global Justice, and Fauna & Flora International.
The mission of Search Green Travel, currently in beta testing, is to give back to the environment, one airfare search at a time.
The tool uses a popular travel search engine, which searches hundreds of sites to find the best prices on airfare, hotels, and rental cars.
Not everyone can afford a hybrid car or an ecotour in the Amazon. Thats why we focus on simple steps anyone can take to travel greener. We're turning something travelers do every day -- look for cheap tickets -- into support for sustainability and conservation.
Weve been developing this tool for some time, and were excited to finally launch it. Its still in beta testing, so we welcome feedback from fellow eco-conscious folks. What do you think? Is it something youll use? How can we improve it?
- Elizabeth and Kimberly
Search Green Travel
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