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Travel Tip: It’s Getting Easier to Use Your Miles to Buy One Way Tickets
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: It’s Getting Easier to Use Your Miles to Buy One Way Tickets

It used to be that airlines only wanted you to use frequent flyer miles for round-trip tickets, if and when you could redeem them at all. But things are changing. Delta… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why You’ll See More People at the Airport This Spring
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why You’ll See More People at the Airport This Spring

If you think air travel is tough now, just wait. The numbers are showing that air travel this spring is reaching its highest levels in seven years. Here’s what this means… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Travel While the U.S. Dollar is Strong
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Travel While the U.S. Dollar is Strong

There’s some good news for travelers this year. The U.S. dollar is strong and holding, which means countries that were once out of your price range may now be within… Read More…

Image Credit: The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
Travel Tips / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: How You Can Save on 2016 Ski Passes

I know, I know, most of you don’t even want to hear the word “snow.” But believe or not, next year’s winter ski passes are going on sale, so the… Read More…

Ålesund Port in Norway. Image Credit: Tom Bayly
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where Cruise Lines Are Adding New Ports

For years, cruise ships typically sailed to the same ports, week after week. But these days, cruise lines are venturing into new territory. Carnival Cruise Lines has created a program… Read More…

Travel Tip: New All-In-One Travel Gadgets
Travel Gadgets / 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…

Travel Tip: What If You Fall Off A Cruise Ship?
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What If You Fall Off A Cruise Ship?

Over the years, we’ve seen several reports of people falling off cruise ships, often with tragic consequences. Just how big of a risk is it, and what is the cruise… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Be a Park Ranger For a Day
National Parks / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Be a Park Ranger For a Day

You’ve heard of bring your kid to work day. When you’re traveling, you can keep that education going by having them join a ranger for the day. Coming up on… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can See Cherry Blossoms in the U.S.
Festivals / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can See Cherry Blossoms in the U.S.

We’re approaching one of the most famous symbols of spring: the cherry trees are in bloom. Cherry blossoms traditionally signify the beginning of spring, and while many people associate these… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Free Wi-Fi at Hotels
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Free Wi-Fi at Hotels

Most of us celebrate when a hotel offers free Wi-Fi, but there’s often fine print attached. So here’s what you need to watch out for with free Wi-Fi at hotels…. Read More…

Travel Tip: What’s Happening in Cuba Travel
Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What’s Happening in Cuba Travel

Here’s what is happening with Cuba travel. It wasn’t that long ago that the Obama Administration announced it’s relaxing rules on travel from the U.S. to Cuba.  I’ve always said… Read More…