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Travel Tip: Watch Out For These Hidden Fees on Cruises
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Watch Out For These Hidden Fees on Cruises

There’s a myth that cruising can be an all-inclusive experience as long as you avoid the obvious extras. But there are some other hidden fees on cruises you need to… Read More…

Travel Tip: Preclearance Will Expand to 10 International Airports
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Preclearance Will Expand to 10 International Airports

There’s some good news coming out of the Department of Homeland Security, and it could affect how you travel internationally. Preclearance is a screening process operated by U.S. Customs and… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Eat Locally at Airports

It’s one thing to eat and shop locally when you’re in a city. These days, even airports are forgoing the Cinnabons in favor of more local options. In Austin, getting… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Take Scenic Train Rides Around the U.S.
Trains / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Take Scenic Train Rides Around the U.S.

It’s one thing to take the train from point A to point B—in which case you definitely want to bring along some entertainment. But when it comes to scenic train… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Future of Airport Security
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Future of Airport Security

It’s been a while since the TSA rolled out those controversial full-body scanners. But officials have been quietly testing out new technology that could change how we fly. One study… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Best & Worst Beaches in America
Beach Vacations / Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: The Best & Worst Beaches in America

Now that we’re officially in beach season, do you know the best—and the worst—beaches to visit this summer? Every year, a coastal scientist named Stephen Leatherman, a.k.a. Dr. Beach, ranks… Read More…

Travel Tip: ADA Turns 25, But Changes Still to Come for Travel
Airlines & Airports / Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: ADA Turns 25, But Changes Still to Come for Travel

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While we’ve come a long way, the travel industry still has a lot of work ahead. Uber has… Read More…

Travel Tip: A Look At The Rankings for Airline Satisfaction in 2015
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: A Look At The Rankings for Airline Satisfaction in 2015

Every year, J.D. Power polls passengers on North American carriers, analyzing their satisfaction across a number of categories—including cost and fees, the reservations process, and in-flight services. What’s interesting is… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Therapy Dogs at Airports
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Therapy Dogs at Airports

You may have heard me rant about travelers gaming the system with their so-called emotional support animals—A.K.A. pets that have no certification but fly for free. Well, that may be… Read More…

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Apps & Technology / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Features of New Hotel Apps

Your smartphone can probably do a lot more than you’d expect, and that’s especially true when you get to your hotel. More and more hotels are coming out with brand-specific… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: More Airlines Add Premium Economy Seats

It’s been a longstanding tradition for the airlines to charge for better seating and more service. Now that option is becoming more common in coach. Alaska Airlines just launched its… Read More…