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Travel Tip: More Cruise Lines Waive Single Supplement Fee
Cruise Travel / Solo Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: More Cruise Lines Waive Single Supplement Fee

It used to be that traveling solo meant paying exorbitant single supplement fees to make up for the fact that you’re using a space designed for two. But things are… Read More…

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Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Photo Apps That Make Your Pictures Look Even Better

Admit it, you take a million smartphone pictures when you travel. Well, there are some creative things you can do to your photos with the right photo apps. You want… Read More…

Travel Tip: How More Airports are Incorporating Biometric Scanning
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How More Airports are Incorporating Biometric Scanning

Could traditional ID cards someday be obsolete? Alaska Airlines is testing out a biometrics program that scans retinas or fingerprints of frequent travelers who fly out of San Jose International… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Wellness Tourism
Spa Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Wellness Tourism

One of the fastest-growing trends in travel is one you probably didn’t realize had a name. It’s called wellness tourism. The idea is to incorporate health into your travels, whether… Read More…

Travel Tip: Another Airline Changes Its Frequent Flyer Miles Program
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Another Airline Changes Its Frequent Flyer Miles Program

Airlines are seriously changing how they play the frequent flyer mile game, which could impact how you travel. The biggest change is that Delta no longer sells tickets for a… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Safe is Your Pet Travel Carrier?
Car Travel / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: How Safe is Your Pet Travel Carrier?

It’s obvious that your pets need to be secured when driving. But just how safe is your pet travel carrier in a crash? A recent study from the Center for… Read More…

Travel Tip: Less Annoying Alternatives to Selfie Sticks
Apps & Technology / Travel Gadgets / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Less Annoying Alternatives to Selfie Sticks

By now you’ve heard about selfie sticks. Most people seem to hate them, but a whole lot of people seem to have them. Here are some less annoying alternatives to… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Camping Has Entered Into the Sharing Economy
Summer / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Camping Has Entered Into the Sharing Economy

In summer, camping and RV sites can fill up fast—sometimes weeks or months in advance. But by talking to the right people, you can find spaces that aren’t necessarily available… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Options for Dining A La Carte on Cruise Ships
Cruise Travel / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Options for Dining A La Carte on Cruise Ships

Cruise ships have come a long way from all-you-can-eat buffets, but those changes could cost you. Norwegian Cruise Line announced it’s introducing a la carte pricing. Starting on the Norwegian… Read More…

Travel Tip: Is Google Taking Over the Travel World?
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Is Google Taking Over the Travel World?

Google has quietly launched a feature that lets you book a hotel room through its search engine. Traditionally, you could search for a hotel on Google, but then you had… Read More…

Travel Tip: How More Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech
Apps & Technology / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How More Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech

Hotel technology is getting more sophisticated, and in some places, it may seem like machines are taking over the world. In Japan, the Henn na Hotel is truly wild. Everything… Read More…