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Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Your Passport & Visas
Passport, Visa & Customs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Your Passport & Visas

Understanding the logistics behind getting travel visas isn’t easy, and the fact is, the rules can change on a whim. If you’re traveling for less than 90 days within a… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Use Crowdfunding for Your Travels
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips / Weddings & Honeymoons

Travel Tip: How You Can Use Crowdfunding for Your Travels

Is it possible to get other people to pay for your travels? That’s where crowdfunding COULD come in handy, but don’t assume that it means a totally free ride. This… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Booking Flights Through Apps & Social Media

If you thought booking flights with a credit card was straightforward, just wait until you see what technology the airlines are using now. JetBlue lets passengers pay for in-flight purchases using… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Cars Designed to Be Safer, Even Drive Themselves
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Cars Designed to Be Safer, Even Drive Themselves

It seems like automobiles keep getting smarter, and there’s some new technology that you definitely won’t want to miss. Of course, driverless cars are the biggest topic these days. In… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Apps That Can Help You Tell Local Time
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Apps That Can Help You Tell Local Time

Not only can travel wreak havoc on your schedule, it can make it impossible to figure out the local time both at home and in your destination. Fortunately, with newly… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps That Can Help You Keep Track of Receipts
Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps That Can Help You Keep Track of Receipts

It’s always a good idea to keep track of receipts, even when you’re traveling for leisure, not business. But those little pieces of paper can be a nuisance, so here… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Get Companion Airline Tickets
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Get Companion Airline Tickets

Does getting a free ticket for your travel companion sound too good to be true? It’s possible, if you pay attention to the fine print. Here’s how you can get… Read More…

Travel Tip: It’s Getting Easier to Use Your Miles to Buy One-Way Tickets
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: It’s Getting Easier to Use Your Miles to Buy One-Way Tickets

It used to be that airlines only wanted you to use frequent flyer miles for round-trip tickets, if and when you could redeem them at all. But things are changing. Delta… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Travel While the U.S. Dollar is Strong
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Travel While the U.S. Dollar is Strong

There’s some good news for travelers this year. The U.S. dollar is strong and holding, which means countries that were once out of your price range may now be within… Read More…

Travel Tip: When Traditional Travel Insurance is Not Enough
Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: When Traditional Travel Insurance is Not Enough

It’s one thing to protect your travel investment with a basic trip-cancellation insurance policy. But with so many other “what-ifs” in the travel process, you may need more than traditional… Read More…

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Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Store Your Boarding Pass on Your Phone

When you check in for a flight, you have options for getting your boarding pass. Here’s how to store your boarding pass on your phone. You can always print it… Read More…