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Travel Tip: Secret Ways to Earn Hotel Loyalty Points
Hotels & Accommodations / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Secret Ways to Earn Hotel Loyalty Points

Hotel loyalty programs are free, and most people earn points by staying at the hotel or using a branded credit card. But you might be surprised to learn about other… Read More…

Travel Tip: How the Sharing Economy Works for Business Travelers
Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How the Sharing Economy Works for Business Travelers

The “sharing economy” has been front page news lately. That’s where regular people like you and me share our cars or even our homes, and use mobile technology to get… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why You Should Start Planning for Fall Discounts
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why You Should Start Planning for Fall Discounts

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over. But for travelers, that’s good news because they can find some major fall discounts. Destinations roll out deals to attract business… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Book Activities While You’re Traveling
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Book Activities While You’re Traveling

Okay, so you’ve booked your tickets and your hotel. Wondering how to book activities while you’re traveling? Thanks to technology, there are ways to find and research the best activities… Read More…

Travel Tip: Mushroom Tours Across the Country
Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Mushroom Tours Across the Country

If someone told you they were going on mushroom tours, you’d probably do a double take. But I’m talking about the kind you cook with, and now you can learn… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Childproof a Hotel Room
Family/Kids Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Childproof a Hotel Room

When traveling with a small child, your hotel room can become a danger zone. You can’t always secure your kids, especially in a new environment. But you can take some… Read More…

Travel Tip: Chip and Pin vs. Chip and Signature Credit Cards
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Chip and Pin vs. Chip and Signature Credit Cards

Many American credit card companies have adopted new technology, but don’t get confused by the terminology. We’re all used to the credit cards with magnetic strips, which are known in… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Cruise Ship Crime
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Cruise Ship Crime

When there’s a tragedy on a cruise, it’s headline news. But that’s not always the case with cruise ship crime. Cruise lines are required to report all allegations of serious… Read More…

Travel Tip: Avoid Motion Sickness With These Tricks
Car Travel / Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Avoid Motion Sickness With These Tricks

If there’s one thing that makes people dread travel, it’s getting sick in a moving vehicle. Motion sickness is a real issue, but there are some ways around it. The… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Get Outdoor Workouts at Hotels
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Get Outdoor Workouts at Hotels

It’s one thing to hope for a decent gym at your hotel, but what if you could get a great OUTDOOR workout during your hotel stay? More and more properties… Read More…

Travel Tip: No ID at the Airport? No Problem!
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: No ID at the Airport? No Problem!

Ever gotten to the airport only to realize you left your driver’s license in your other wallet? Turns out, not having a photo ID at the airport isn’t necessarily a… Read More…