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Travel Tip: Apps for Packing, Lost Luggage, and Food Allergies
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps for Packing, Lost Luggage, and Food Allergies

It’s now time to celebrate even more useful travel-related apps. And these apps get down to basic common sense—as well as necessity. PackPoint is an app that makes customized packing… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Lack of Sleep Can Affect Your Diet
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Lack of Sleep Can Affect Your Diet

If you’re a frequent traveler, you know valuable sleep is on the road. You also understand how tough it can be to get enough rest when you’re traveling. Plus, you… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotels Around the World Where You Can Go Stargazing
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hotels Around the World Where You Can Go Stargazing

There’s a different kind of hotel experience—destinations visited not only to spend the night, but to stay awake long enough to soak in the beauty of the night sky. Welcome… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Do Travelers Actually Feel About Cruising?
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Do Travelers Actually Feel About Cruising?

This year, a staggering 1.2 billion people will cross an international border. But how many of them will take a cruise? Only about 24 million—a mere fraction of that total…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Airlines Start to Auction Seat Upgrades
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airlines Start to Auction Seat Upgrades

If you’re a frequent flyer, you know it’s all about the seat upgrade. We do everything we can, including using frequent flyer miles, to get into the front cabin. But… Read More…

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Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: The Best & Worst Cities Where You Can Retire

It’s not just about travel. It’s about quality of life for many Americans, and one of their last big trips is also one of their most important—traveling to a new… Read More…

Travel Tip: The End of the Flat Tire Rule
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The End of the Flat Tire Rule

In the airline business there used to be an unwritten rule that was considered a compassionate rule—the airlines called it the flat tire rule. If you arrived at the airport,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Micro Hotels Offer Small Hotel Rooms, Affordable Prices
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Micro Hotels Offer Small Hotel Rooms, Affordable Prices

How much time do you really spend in your hotel room? Think about it. Other than showering, sleeping, and watching an early morning or late night show, the answer is… Read More…

Travel Tip: Airport Superhubs That Make Connections Easier
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airport Superhubs That Make Connections Easier

The key to getting from Point A to Point B, especially when it comes to long haul international flights, is to choose a super hub for your connection. Many airlines… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Blogs That Give You the Inside Scoop From Locals
Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Blogs That Give You the Inside Scoop From Locals

Looking for the best pizza in Chicago, or the coolest new public art in Berlin? How about the best late night bars in Melbourne? There are some great city blogs… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Apps That Can Help You Navigate Airports
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Apps That Can Help You Navigate Airports

If you’ve booked a connecting flight lately, you may have noticed that the airlines often give you very little time between those connections. At many airports, where the walk between… Read More…

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Trains / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Train Passes You Can Use Around the World

As the summer approaches—otherwise known as high travel season—looking for inexpensive airfares may prove to be a difficult challenge. But there are deals out there—if you can plan your trips… Read More…

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Apps & Technology / Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Paying to Access WiFi on Cruise Ships

Let’s be honest. For most of us, we don’t change our lifestyle when we change our location. If we’re Type A in New York, we’re just as likely to be… Read More…

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Caribbean / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Who Is Actually Traveling to Cuba Right Now?

Are you thinking about going to Cuba? The once forbidden destination now tops the list for many travelers as a go-to destination. Six decades of pent-up interest and curiosity seem… Read More…