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Briggs & Riley Travelware Names Favorite 20 Websites and 12 Apps for 2012

HAUPPAUGE, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/02/13 -- Briggs & Riley knows what it's like to be on the road, so before you hit it, we want to arm travelers with our 20 favorite websites and 12 favorite apps of 2012. Our global team selected these sites based on their personal preference and uses. Combined, we travel approximately 300,000 miles per year. Every day we strive to make the lives of travelers easier.

"There's no shortage of sites and apps but knowing the ones that are right for your traveling style and travel psyche can make all the difference," says Richard Krulik, CEO of US Luggage, Briggs & Riley parent company. "Briggs & Riley customers appreciate utility, care, good planning and making the most of each trip."

20 Favorite Sites for those Who Travel:

1. NBC Travelkit
2. Flyertalk.com
3. LonelyPlanet.com
4. Traxo.com
5. About.com Mobile Office
6. PeterGreenberg.com
7. AirfareWatchDog.com
8. PC Magazine
9. RealSimple.com
10. Fodors.com
11. BoardingArea.com
12. 1bag1world.com
13. PracticalTravelGear.com
14. PC World.com
15. Gadling.com
16. Frommers.com
17. Kayak.com
18. Gizmodo.com
19. Telestial.com
20. Skyscanner.com

12 Favorite Apps for those Who Travel:

1. SeatGuru App
2. TomTom GPS App
3. Google Maps App
4. Groundlink
5. Zagat App
6. XE Currency App
7. Google Translate App
8. iCam App
9. Red Butler
10. Pintrips
11. WhatsApp
12. HotelTonight

About Briggs & Riley Travelware

Briggs & Riley Travelware is known for innovation and design excellence. Having invented the first wheeled luggage and the outside handle system, Briggs & Riley takes credit for many firsts in the industry and consistently re-designs to meet every traveler's need. The introduction of newly engineered Baseline collection with CX compression/expansion technology has become the industry's largest breakthrough in travel gear engineering in decades. The company's wide variety of check-point friendly and high performance luggage and business cases remain light weight while keeping critical functions and features that frequent travelers rely on. The maximum durability and superb value of pieces come with Briggs & Riley's best-in-the-industry Simple as that® lifetime performance guarantee, a guarantee that even covers damage caused by an airline. Visit www.briggs-riley.com to view all of our collections and learn about our latest products and store locations. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook; http:[email protected], Briggs & Riley on Facebook for announcements on specials, promotions and new products.

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