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Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Traveling to Cuba
Caribbean / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Traveling to Cuba

You’ve probably heard the government has relaxed the trade embargo to Cuba, but what exactly does that mean for you? Here’s what to expect in the coming months. Right now,… Read More…

Travel Tip: What to Know Before Retiring Abroad
Passport, Visa & Customs / Senior Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What to Know Before Retiring Abroad

When we’re in the midst of cold weather, a lot of people start thinking about retiring in warmer climates. Here’s what you need to know to make the dream of… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Changes for Last-Minute Hotel Cancellations
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Changes for Last-Minute Hotel Cancellations

It used to be that canceling your hotel reservation was no big deal. But some hotels have quietly changed their policies, so listen up. Both Hilton and Marriott now require… Read More…

Travel Tip: Flying with Skis and Snowboards
Travel Tips / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Flying with Skis and Snowboards

A lot of skiers and snowboarders choose mountains that are within driving distance…and for good reason. Flying with all that equipment is cumbersome. But there are ways of flying with… Read More…

Travel Tip: Portable Gadgets for Your Camera
Travel Gadgets / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Portable Gadgets for Your Camera

Taking photos when you travel is a time-honored tradition. Now there are some new gadgets for your camera that can upgrade even the most basic devices. Maybe you missed the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Smart Luggage is Coming
Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Smart Luggage is Coming

In a world where travel technology exist everywhere we look, it’s no wonder our luggage is also getting smarter. A lot of smart luggage is still in the development stage,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Find Cruise Deals During Dead Week
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Find Cruise Deals During Dead Week

We’re now in one of the best times of the year for travel—known in the industry as the “dead week”—and cruises are some of the best places to find deals… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Year’s Resolutions for the Airline Industry
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Year’s Resolutions for the Airline Industry

It’s time for 2015 resolutions. No, I’m not talking about exercising more or eating less. I’ve got some resolutions for the airline industry. Ask any airport authority how many airline… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Hotels Designed for Millennials
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Hotels Designed for Millennials

If there’s any phrase that drives me nuts, it’s when marketers talk about “reaching the younger demo” or “engaging with millennials.” The good news? Hotels that are jumping on the… Read More…

Travel Detective Blog: What We Know So Far About AirAsia Flight 8501
The Travel Detective® Blog / Travel News / Travel Tips

Travel Detective Blog: What We Know So Far About AirAsia Flight 8501

As the story of the disappearance of AirAsia Flight 8501 continues, the inevitable avalanche of questions begins. Some “experts” will immediately jump to speculation, and the conspiracy theorists will be… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Free Inflight Entertainment is Improving
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Free Inflight Entertainment is Improving

If there’s one thing that helps make a long flight bearable, it’s having a good selection of free inflight entertainment at your fingertips. Thankfully, the airlines are starting to get… Read More…