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Travel Tip: How to Prevent Lost Luggage
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Prevent Lost Luggage

A new report says that more than 24 million bags were delayed, damaged, lost, or stolen last year by airlines. About five percent of those bags were never seen again. So,… Read More…

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Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Gear to Keep Your Money Safe

Pickpocketing is one of the oldest crimes around, and while you can’t protect yourself 100 percent of the time, there are ways to keep your valuables a little safer. A… Read More…

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Luggage & Packing / Travel Contest

Briggs & Riley Contest: Tell Us About A Travel Service Industry Hero

When you travel, sometimes things can can go very wrong. A perfect storm, a nightmare scenario, a travel disaster. But in the travel industry, it’s not just the delivery of… Read More…

Travel Tip: Less Annoying Alternatives to Selfie Sticks
Apps & Technology / Travel Gadgets / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Less Annoying Alternatives to Selfie Sticks

By now you’ve heard about selfie sticks. Most people seem to hate them, but a whole lot of people seem to have them. Here are some less annoying alternatives to… Read More…

Travel Tip: More Airlines Add Checked Bag Fees
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: More Airlines Add Checked Bag Fees

JetBlue has announced that it’s now charging for checked bags, which marks the end of an era. Here’s what’s happening in the world of airline nickel-and-diming. JetBlue charges $20 to… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Gear You Can Use When You’re at the Beach
Beach Vacations / Summer / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Gear You Can Use When You’re at the Beach

If you’re headed to the beach this summer, there are some basic concerns. With necessity being the mother of invention, there’s probably a travel gadget to help you. One problem… Read More…

Travel Tip: IATA Proposes New Dimensions for Carry-On Luggage
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: IATA Proposes New Dimensions for Carry-On Luggage

On June 9, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced something called the Cabin OK initiative, which was immediately met with resistance by many U.S. airlines, not to mention passengers…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Portable Gadgets That Can Help You Stay Healthy
Health & Fitness / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Portable Gadgets That Can Help You Stay Healthy

Traveling can disrupt your healthy routines or even trigger underlying health conditions. But a few portable gadgets in your hotel room could make all the difference. The dry air in… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Luggage That Collapses Easily
Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Luggage That Collapses Easily

If you have a lot of luggage or limited storage space, you can probably relate to the pain of trying to put away your suitcases. That’s why collapsible bags are becoming… Read More…

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Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Keep Track of Keys & Other Items With These Gadgets

Are you always misplacing your keys or cell phone? Thanks to technology, losing your valuables may become a thing of the past. How many times have you left a charger… Read More…

Travel Tip: New All-In-One Travel Gadgets
Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New All-In-One Travel Gadgets

For many of us, our goal is to pack as lightly as possible. One way to do that is to use travel gadgets that actually serve more than one purpose…. Read More…