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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…

Travel Tip: What You Should Know Before Traveling With a Credit Card
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Should Know Before Traveling With a Credit Card

Traveling with a credit card can have some unintended consequences if you’re not careful. Here’s how to properly prepare before you embark on an international trip. One of the first… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Get With Cruise Loyalty Programs
Cruise Travel / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Get With Cruise Loyalty Programs

You’ve heard of loyalty programs for airlines and hotels, but what about cruise loyalty programs? They’re out there, and if you’re a regular cruiser, they’re worth knowing. Windstar Cruises automatically… Read More…

Robot Butlers & Wireless Room Keys: How Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech
Apps & Technology / CBS News / Hotels & Accommodations

Robot Butlers & Wireless Room Keys: How Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech

When does—or should—hi-tech take precedence over high touch, especially in the hospitality industry? Welcome to the brave new world of avatars, robots, and smartphones taking the place of room keys…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Amazon Destinations Adds Another Way to Book Online
Apps & Technology / Budget Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Amazon Destinations Adds Another Way to Book Online

You may have heard the news: Amazon is getting into the travel business. It was only a matter of time, but how does it measure up to the competition? Online travel… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps & Gadgets That Track Fitness On the Road
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps & Gadgets That Track Fitness On the Road

Most of us know how hard it is to maintain healthy habits on the road. That’s exactly why fitness devices have gotten so popular. With wearable technology, you can track… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Download Movies Onto Your Tablet
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Download Movies Onto Your Tablet

Admit it, flying is usually when you catch up on guilty pleasure movies that you don’t have time for otherwise. Here’s how to download movies and watch the ones you… Read More…

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Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Hotel Credit Card Hacking

Credit ­card fraud is no joke, and one of the riskiest places for credit card hacking is in hotels. The most recent security breach was at Mandarin Oriental hotels, where… Read More…

Travel Tip: Countries Where Medical Travel Insurance is Mandatory
Health & Fitness / Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Countries Where Medical Travel Insurance is Mandatory

Medical coverage when you travel is one of those things you don’t miss until you absolutely need it. But sometimes, it’s not just a good idea…it’s actually mandatory. To travel… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Upload Videos Through These Apps & Sites
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Upload Videos Through These Apps & Sites

I get it, you can barely keep up with the latest websites, much less the newest social-networking tools. But when it comes to sharing videos of your travels, there are… Read More…

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…