An Insider's Guide to Travel: News, Tips, Information & Inspiration

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Car Travel / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Credit Cards With Rewards for Gas and Groceries

It’s one thing to use a credit card to rack up air miles, but what if your main transportation is a car? A credit card that earns points at the… Read More…

Airlines & Hotels Push Against Online Travel Agencies
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

Airlines & Hotels Push Against Online Travel Agencies

There’s a big battle brewing between the OTAs (Online Travel Agencies)—such as TripAdvisor, Expedia, and many others—and the suppliers, the airlines, and the hotels. Why are some airlines pulling their… Read More…

Travel Detective Blog: Travel Insurance with Crisis Response Service
The Travel Detective® Blog / Travel Insurance

Travel Detective Blog: Travel Insurance with Crisis Response Service

Travel insurance continues to be one of the more misunderstood essentials. When do you buy it? What kind? Of equal importance is WHERE you purchase it. I’m a big fan… Read More…

Travel Tip: New UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Destinations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New UNESCO World Heritage Sites

If visiting a UNESCO World Heritage Site like the Great Barrier Reef or the Pyramids of Giza is on your bucket list, I’ve got a few options that may give… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps That Help You Order Food at the Airport
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps That Help You Order Food at the Airport

Amazingly enough, airport food is finally improving, and now it’s even easier to get that food without waiting in line. San Francisco airport just launched a new app called AirGrub…. Read More…

Travel Tip: What to Do If You Lose Your Phone
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What to Do If You Lose Your Phone

For many travelers, their smartphones have become digital wallets that contain everything from banking information to expense reports. So if your phone is lost or stolen, your personal details are… Read More…

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Caribbean / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Travel to Cuba Right Now

Now that Cuban travel regulations have been relaxed, everyone is scrambling to do business there. The first thing I predicted is happening: cruise ships, which are essentially floating hotels that… Read More…

Travel Tip: Will Resort Fees Ever Go Away?
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Will Resort Fees Ever Go Away?

I’m the first one to nail hotels that charge mandatory fees without disclosing them. You know the story: $30-a-day resort fees for the privilege of using the gym, mandatory bellman… Read More…

Travel Tip: Would You Book A Trip On Your Smartphone?
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Would You Book A Trip On Your Smartphone?

You might research travel on various devices, but what device do you prefer to actually book your trip? Travel providers are now paying attention to “cross-platform” options. People can start their… Read More…

The Golden Opulence Sundae at Serendipity 3. Image Credit: Yelp Reviewer Carla E.
Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find the Most Expensive Ice Cream Sundaes

Dessert may be an indulgence, but what if it sets you back a thousand dollars—or more? At Serendipity 3 in New York, you have to order the Golden Opulence Sundae at least… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Volunteer During Your Cruise
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: How You Can Volunteer During Your Cruise

If you’ve ever thought about volunteering on your next vacation, your cruise line may already be one step ahead of you. Carnival Corporation is launching a new ship called Fathom… Read More…