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Ask Peter: Egypt Travel Safety, Finding a Good Airfare & More
Ask Peter / Middle East / Travel News / Travel Safety

Ask Peter: Egypt Travel Safety, Finding a Good Airfare & More

It’s Travel Tuesday, and we have a new “Ask Peter” column for you. With growing questions about Middle East travel safety and issues of airline consolidation raising airfares, the recent… Read More…

Ask Peter: Solutions to Redeem Miles & Book a Competitive Rate?
Ask Peter / Cruise Travel / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel News / Travel Tools

Ask Peter: Solutions to Redeem Miles & Book a Competitive Rate?

It’s Travel Tuesday, which means we have a new “Ask Peter” column for you. Last week, we focused on destinations. This week, it’s all about the travel process. We have… Read More…

Ask Peter: Booking Blocked Seats & Bucket-List Cruise Deals
Airlines & Airports / Ask Peter / Cruise Travel / Cultural Immersion / Family/Kids Travel / Travel News / Travel Tools

Ask Peter: Booking Blocked Seats & Bucket-List Cruise Deals

Yesterday, we threw a Twitter party all about creating the better bucket list. Today, in our weekly “Ask Peter” column, Peter looks at a few of the standout bucket-list questions…. Read More…

Ask Peter: Plan Ahead for Cruises, Caribbean Islands & More
Ask Peter / Cruise Travel / Travel Insurance / Travel News / Travel Tools / Water sports

Ask Peter: Plan Ahead for Cruises, Caribbean Islands & More

We’re looking ahead this week with advice on 2013 travel. Find out the hottest Caribbean islands, the evolution of  river cruising, and the factors to consider when buying travel insurance… Read More…

Ask Peter: Earning Miles, Choosing a Travel Agent & More
Airlines & Airports / Ask Peter / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel News

Ask Peter: Earning Miles, Choosing a Travel Agent & More

Last week, we threw a Twitter party to tackle your end-of-summer travel dilemmas. And boy, did you have questions and problems to solve. Today, in his Ask Peter column, Peter… Read More…

Ask Peter: London Fares After the Olympics & Driving Overseas
Ask Peter / British Isles / Car Travel / Italy & Greece / Travel News

Ask Peter: London Fares After the Olympics & Driving Overseas

Overseas travel is only getting more complicated following the London Olympics. With huge shifts in price and ever-changing rates, find out the Olympics’ impact on European travel as well as… Read More…

Ask Peter: When to Book a Flight, Checking Bags & Avoiding Fees
Airlines & Airports / Ask Peter / Travel News

Ask Peter: When to Book a Flight, Checking Bags & Avoiding Fees

Airlines made $32 billion in the last year from auxiliary fees, so sure seems like it’s in the industry’s best interest to make flying as  complex as possible. Luckily, Peter… Read More…

Ask Peter: Nonrefundable Flights & Alaska Cruise Solutions
Airlines & Airports / Ask Peter / Cruise Travel / Travel Insurance / Travel News / Travel Tools

Ask Peter: Nonrefundable Flights & Alaska Cruise Solutions

When it comes to finding an answer to your travel problems, sometimes it’s not as simple as a one-size-fits-all solution.  In some circumstances, it pays to buy travel insurance; in… Read More…

Ask Peter: Insane Baggage Fees, Hawaii Shoulder Season & More
Airlines & Airports / Ask Peter / Beach Vacations / Hawaii / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tools

Ask Peter: Insane Baggage Fees, Hawaii Shoulder Season & More

Summer travel also means summer travel frustrations. Think oversold flights, packed luggage compartments, crowded beaches and much more. Luckily, Peter is here not just to empathize but to problem solve…. Read More…

Ask Peter: Summer Air & Hotel Deals & More
Airlines & Airports / Ask Peter / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel News / Travel Tools

Ask Peter: Summer Air & Hotel Deals & More

Summer travel is peak season, but even in the midst of the high airfares and hotel rates, there is still a window of hope for scoring a deal. This week… Read More…

Ask Peter: How to Score an Upgrade & Senior Travel in Hawaii
Airlines & Airports / Ask Peter / Cruise Travel / Hawaii / Travel News / USA

Ask Peter: How to Score an Upgrade & Senior Travel in Hawaii

Fast, cheap and easy. As the old saying goes you can have two out of three, but not all three. Instead of just looking for the quick fix, ask Peter… Read More…