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Travel Tip: Preclearance Will Expand to 10 International Airports
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Travel Tip: Preclearance Will Expand to 10 International Airports

There’s some good news coming out of the Department of Homeland Security, and it could affect how you travel internationally. Preclearance is a screening process operated by U.S. Customs and… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Eat Locally at Airports

It’s one thing to eat and shop locally when you’re in a city. These days, even airports are forgoing the Cinnabons in favor of more local options. In Austin, getting… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Future of Airport Security
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Travel Tip: The Future of Airport Security

It’s been a while since the TSA rolled out those controversial full-body scanners. But officials have been quietly testing out new technology that could change how we fly. One study… Read More…

Airlines Test New Methods for Faster Boarding
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Airlines Test New Methods for Faster Boarding

The art, or science, or finesse of boarding a plane: Does any airline get it right? Does your airline board a flight from the front to the back, or vice… Read More…

Travel Tip: ADA Turns 25, But Changes Still to Come for Travel
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Travel Tip: ADA Turns 25, But Changes Still to Come for Travel

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While we’ve come a long way, the travel industry still has a lot of work ahead. Uber has… Read More…

Travel Tip: A Look At The Rankings for Airline Satisfaction in 2015
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Travel Tip: A Look At The Rankings for Airline Satisfaction in 2015

Every year, J.D. Power polls passengers on North American carriers, analyzing their satisfaction across a number of categories—including cost and fees, the reservations process, and in-flight services. What’s interesting is… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Therapy Dogs at Airports
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Therapy Dogs at Airports

You may have heard me rant about travelers gaming the system with their so-called emotional support animals—A.K.A. pets that have no certification but fly for free. Well, that may be… Read More…

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Travel Tip: More Airlines Add Premium Economy Seats

It’s been a longstanding tradition for the airlines to charge for better seating and more service. Now that option is becoming more common in coach. Alaska Airlines just launched its… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to See the World on a Private Jet
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Travel Tip: How to See the World on a Private Jet

Have you ever wondered how the 1 percent prefer to get around? I have two words for you: private jet. In a handful of cases, you can travel that way… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why Ancillary Fees Aren’t Going Away Any Time Soon
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Travel Tip: Why Ancillary Fees Aren’t Going Away Any Time Soon

The numbers are out and there’s no doubt about it. Ancillary fees aren’t going away. Here’s why: Data from the Department of Transportation has shown that in 2014, airlines collected… Read More…

Emotional Support Animals: How More People Fly With Their Pets
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Travel with Pets

Emotional Support Animals: How More People Fly With Their Pets

Do you think you’ve been seeing a lot more animals at the airport recently? It’s not your imagination—it’s easier than ever for animals to ride on airplanes. The Air Carrier… Read More…