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Car Travel / Travel Tips

Little Rental Fee Surprises

Most of us know to be on guard against hidden fees and charges when traveling, but some new car rental fees are being hidden extra well. Rental car companies are… Read More…

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Rooms of Romance

Did you know that your hotel room could act as an aphrodisiac? Check out some cozy rooms that just might get your loved one in the mood. At the Old… Read More…

Airlines & Airports / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips / USA

Kids’ Time in Airports

It used to be that a long airport layover with kids was something parents dreaded. These days, airports are actually catering to tiny travelers. Airports have finally begun to recognize… Read More…

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More Airlines Are All-Business

There’s a new airfare war being fought across the Atlantic. And this time, it’s all business-class. While Eos Airlines and Maxjet already offer premium service from New York to London,… Read More…

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Coups and You

Fiji and Thailand, two popular destinations, each recently suffered a coup. What has the effect been on tourism? Not a whole lot. Read on to find out how you might… Read More…

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Average After-Ticket Costs

Federal taxes, security taxes, baggage fees, airport landing fees — all of these are part of the costs of flying, but they’re rarely disclosed on your ticket price. But they… Read More…

Travel Tip: Affordable Luxury in Apartments & Hotels
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Affordable Luxury in Apartments & Hotels

Looking for a spacious suite in an expensive destination like Paris or Manhattan? Forget hotels — check out local apartments instead. Most people know that apartments will usually be cheaper… Read More…

Travel Tip: Frequent Flyer Miles…for Pets
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Frequent Flyer Miles…for Pets

For those travelers who dread leaving their pets with the local kennel, or even with friends or family, there’s a frequent flyer solution that might work for you. Several airlines… Read More…

Travel Tip: Just How Clean Are Airplanes?
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Just How Clean Are Airplanes?

Just how clean are airplanes? A new survey asked passengers to rate the cleanliness of major American air carriers. This recent survey asked flyers to rank cleanliness on a scale of… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Maximize Your Mobile Phone
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Maximize Your Mobile Phone

Do you want some easy ways to get directions, currency conversion rates, flight updates, and weather info on the go? What if these ways are also free? To access free… Read More…

Travel Tip: Preventing Permanently Lost Luggage
Luggage & Packing / Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Preventing Permanently Lost Luggage

If you’re constantly the victim of lost luggage when traveling, there is new hope for you. Services like Boomerang It and Track It Back allow passengers to avoid putting their… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Make Good Vacation Photos Great
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Make Good Vacation Photos Great

You get back from vacation and find out that the digital pictures you took didn’t turn out that well. Don’t despair — here’s how to make good vacation photos great…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Are In-Car Navigation Systems Dangerous?
Travel Gadgets / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Are In-Car Navigation Systems Dangerous?

A GPS Navigation system in your car can help get you to your destination. But thanks to their distracting properties, they might also get you hurt. GPS systems can help… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Volunteer Vacations
Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Volunteer Vacations

Volunteer vacations are becoming one of the more popular trends in travel. Teaching English in a classroom abroad is the standard in volunteer vacations, but there are plenty of other… Read More…

Travel Tip: Websites That Help You Find Low-Cost Airlines
Budget Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Websites That Help You Find Low-Cost Airlines

We’ve all heard of low-cost carriers like Southwest and JetBlue, but sometimes it’s the low-cost carriers you might not have heard of that offer the best deal. By helping you… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Dangers of Counterfeit Money
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Dangers of Counterfeit Money

Counterfeiting happens across the globe, and with all kinds of currencies. Here are some ways to avoid getting — and passing — counterfeit money when you travel. Counterfeit currency can… Read More…