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Luggage Made in the USA
Luggage & Packing

Luggage Made in the USA

When it comes to luggage, we’re all looking for different things, and it often comes down to size, weight, reliability, and price. If you’re looking for luggage or travel gear… Read More…

Travel Tip: Getting Enough Sleep When You’re on the Road
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Getting Enough Sleep When You’re on the Road

How much sleep do you get at night? Not enough? How much do you get each night when you travel? The numbers are a little scary, because your sleep patterns… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why You Should Have a Duplicate Passport
Passport, Visa & Customs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why You Should Have a Duplicate Passport

It’s sad but true. Most Americans don’t own a passport. Only about 37 percent of U.S. citizens have one. But smart travelers actually have two passports. Yes, U.S. State Department… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Hotels are Incorporating Voluntourism Opportunities
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: How Hotels are Incorporating Voluntourism Opportunities

Voluntourism—or giving back when you travel—is one of the fastest growing trends in the travel industry. More and more hotels—at the corporate level—are getting involved in supporting local communities in… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Consequences of Charging for Coach Seats
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Consequences of Charging for Coach Seats

Last year, traveler complaints jumped 34 percent to the highest level since 2000. One particular growing complaint comes from parents who are finding it increasingly difficult to sit next to… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotels with Dog-Friendly Perks
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Hotels with Dog-Friendly Perks

When it comes to traveling with your pet, the travel industry has finally discovered something that many of us have known all along. Our pets are part of our family,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Which Airlines Have the Most Award Seats Available?
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Which Airlines Have the Most Award Seats Available?

When it comes to frequent flyer awards from the airlines, some seats are, well, freer than others. Some airlines are downright stingy when it comes to rewarding you for all… Read More…

Travel Tip: What Current Gas Prices Mean for Your Summer Road Trip
Car Travel / Summer / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What Current Gas Prices Mean for Your Summer Road Trip

Are you taking a road trip this summer? You’ll enjoy the cheapest gas prices in 12 years, with estimates of $2.04 per gallon nationwide. That’s 59 cents less per gallon… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Ways to Transfer Your Hotel Reservation
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Ways to Transfer Your Hotel Reservation

We’ve all heard about nonrefundable airline fares. But what happens if you have a hotel reservation that the hotel considers nonrefundable? Welcome to the brave new world of hotel resale… Read More…

Travel Tip: Maintaining Your Safety When You’re Staying at a Hotel
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Maintaining Your Safety When You’re Staying at a Hotel

Many of you might remember the Erin Andrews case. In 2008, while Andrews was staying at the Nashville Marriott Hotel, a man in the next room secretly videotaped the sportscaster in… Read More…

Travel Tip: Can Robots Replace Humans in the Hospitality Industry?
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Can Robots Replace Humans in the Hospitality Industry?

Some think it’s a great idea, and others think it’s cute or just a fad. But a number of hotels and restaurants are employing robots at the front desk and… Read More…

All-Inclusive Resorts: Why You Need to Read the Fine Print
CBS News / Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit

All-Inclusive Resorts: Why You Need to Read the Fine Print

All-inclusive resorts have been around for more than 60 years. In a growing world of nickel and diming, the all-inclusive concept is certainly attractive. But if you’re thinking of staying… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Ways to Track Your Luggage
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Ways to Track Your Luggage

If you’re like me, you’ve always believed that there are two kinds of airline bags: carry-on and lost. Airlines will tell you they’re doing a better job with checked bags—losing,… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Top 5 Places With Lightning Strikes
Natural Disasters / Summer / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Top 5 Places With Lightning Strikes

It happens every year. When summer arrives, so do more lightning strikes. But it seems this year may be worse than others. The odds are still overwhelmingly in your favor… Read More…