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Travel Tip: What a New Law Could Change About Travel
Airlines & Airports / Travel News / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What a New Law Could Change About Travel

Well, Congress finally did the impossible—it actually agreed on a piece of legislation regarding the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Officially, it was the agency’s Reauthorization Bill, and travelers are going… Read More…

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Travel Detective Blog: The CDC Zika Virus Travel Alert in Florida

The CDC Zika virus travel alert for Florida is being called unprecedented. At the very least, it’s certainly unusual. But it is a strong indication of how fast the problem… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Travel News / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What the Brexit Means for American Travelers

We’ve all seen the immediate airfare fallout in the wake of the United Kingdom Brexit vote to leave the European Union. Airfares—both in coach and in business class—have dropped substantially…. Read More…

After the Brexit Vote: How You Can Save on Travel This Summer
CBS News / Europe / Money, Currency & Credit

After the Brexit Vote: How You Can Save on Travel This Summer

When the vote came in and Brexit prevailed, the impact on financial markets was quick. But no industry felt the sting quite like the travel sector. In one 24-hour period,… 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…

What’s Behind the TSA Delays?
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

What’s Behind the TSA Delays?

We’ve been hearing about long delays at the airport at TSA security lines. There’s a good chance if you’re flying this holiday weekend—or for that matter, the rest of the… Read More…

Why You Might Have to Pay to Avoid the Dreaded Middle Seat
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Why You Might Have to Pay to Avoid the Dreaded Middle Seat

Some veteran travelers have a name for it: agony by design. There are first class, business class, premium economy, and economy seats. If you happen to get stuck in the dreaded… Read More…

Earthquake in Ecuador: What You Need to Know & How You Can Help
Travel News / Voluntourism

Earthquake in Ecuador: What You Need to Know & How You Can Help

On Saturday, April 16, Ecuador suffered a 7.8 earthquake. According to the United States Geological Survey, the epicenter was 16 miles south of Muisne, Ecuador. The earthquake in Ecuador was… Read More…

Ways You Can Make the Most of Your Frequent Flyer Miles
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Mileage & Reward Programs

Ways You Can Make the Most of Your Frequent Flyer Miles

According to one study, nearly 60 percent of Americans with frequent flyer miles admit they don’t know how airline reward programs work. The Economist estimates there are 17.5 trillion unused… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016
Africa / Canada / Caribbean / CBS News / National Parks / Polar Regions / South America / USA

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016

If you’re looking for the hot new spots for the new year, Peter Greenberg has compiled his hot destinations for 2016: they are accessible; thanks to a strengthening U.S. Dollar,… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Insider Holiday Travel Tips
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Christmas

Peter Greenberg’s Insider Holiday Travel Tips

The holiday season is upon us, and that means many Americans will be traveling to visit their loved ones. This year, AAA predicts more than 100 million people will travel—90… Read More…

Why This Is A Great Time to Buy Airplane Tickets
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

Why This Is A Great Time to Buy Airplane Tickets

It’s been a record breaking year for airlines, with the highest profits seen since the Wright brothers first took to the sky. While U.S. carriers are expected to fly 38.1… Read More…

How Heightened Security Could Affect Holiday Travel 2015
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Travel Safety

How Heightened Security Could Affect Holiday Travel 2015

The Sunday after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year, and this year about 2.7 million people will return home on that day. This comes on the… Read More…

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Pop Culture Travel / Travel News / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Study Shows Travel Is Now A Top Priority for Americans

What’s most important to you about travel? A recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research and Hampton by Hilton found some interesting facts about the country’s current travel preferences. According to the… Read More…