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Travel Tip: Why You Need to Hold On To Your Boarding Pass
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why You Need to Hold On To Your Boarding Pass

You fly with one all the time and most of you don’t pay any attention to it once you board the plane. It’s your boarding pass. You know…the one you… Read More…

Travel Tip: Are Snacks Returning to United Airlines?
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Are Snacks Returning to United Airlines?

If you’re traveling in the back of the plane, at least one airline is trying to make things a little better. Early next year (and for the first time in… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Most Annoying Airline Passengers
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Most Annoying Airline Passengers

What’s the most annoying air travel behavior? Is it the kid behind you kicking your seat, the drunken passenger next to you, or the passenger with serious body odor? According… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Insider Holiday Travel Tips
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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…

Travel Tip: Just How Bad is Airplane Food?
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Just How Bad is Airplane Food?

We know all  the jokes about airplane food, but now let’s address the health aspects of airline snacks sold on board. A new survey of 12 major airline snack menus… Read More…

Travel Tip: Airlines Help Track Your Checked Luggage
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airlines Help Track Your Checked Luggage

If you’re like me, you’ve come to believe there are two kinds of airline bags—carry on and lost. Airlines now claim to have a better delivery percentage, to get your… Read More…

Why This Is A Great Time to Buy Airplane Tickets
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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…

Travel Tip: Would You Pay $2500 to Keep Your Airline Status?
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Would You Pay $2500 to Keep Your Airline Status?

Airline status. We all want it—the upgrade, admission to the lounge, priority boarding, and no bag fees. Once upon a time, we could actually earn it by flying a certain… Read More…

Travel Tip: A New Way to Get Out of Checked Bag Fees
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: A New Way to Get Out of Checked Bag Fees

Almost everywhere you look it seems that someone in the travel industry is trying to charge you an ancillary fee for everything short of breathing. But now there’s a new… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Room Rates Change in Major U.S. Cities

Most of you already know that air fares are going up, and in some cases, way up. Airlines have shrunk capacity and cut routes and flight frequencies in many markets…. 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…