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Travel Tip: How to Reinstate Your Expired Miles
Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Reinstate Your Expired Miles

If you’re a casual collector of frequent flyer miles, then listen up. The airlines may just empty your account if it’s not kept active. Here’s how you can get those… Read More…

Travel Tip: Getting Deals With Last-Minute Travel Apps
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: Getting Deals With Last-Minute Travel Apps

You may not consider yourself a spontaneous person, especially when it comes to travel. But with the rise of last-minute travel apps, you may just be convinced otherwise. You’ve heard… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why Hotel Spas are Growing
Health & Fitness / Spa Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why Hotel Spas are Growing

Want to know one of the fastest growing trends among hotels? It’s health and wellness. The latest reports show that hotel spas earned 4.6 percent more last year than the… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know When Traveling with a Cold
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know When Traveling with a Cold

It’s cold and flu season, so what does that mean for your travels? No one likes being next to the sneezing, coughing guy on the plane. But it’s about your… Read More…

How Much are Airlines Making from Ancillary Revenue?
Airlines & Airports / Money, Currency & Credit

How Much are Airlines Making from Ancillary Revenue?

Once upon a time, not so long ago, you bought an airline ticket, you checked your bags, they fed you, and you got to pick your seat. It was all… Read More…

Travel Tip: Avoid Blocked Credit Cards
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Avoid Blocked Credit Cards

Next time you rent a car or check in to a hotel, be careful which form of payment you hand over, or you could find yourself with an empty bank… Read More…

Travel Tip: Watch Out for Hidden Fees
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Watch Out for Hidden Fees

Hidden fees are a necessary evil in travel these days. But some charges are nastier than others. Here’s what to watch. If you have to cancel your non-refundable airline ticket, you… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Parking Space Apps
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Parking Space Apps

What’s the most annoying thing about driving in a busy city or attraction? Remembering where you parked your car. The good news is your smartphone can save the day—with parking… Read More…

Travel Tip: Watch Out for This New Travel Scam
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Watch Out for This New Travel Scam

I’m going to start this one with a warning: guys, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. When someone says you can save on travel IF… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Leave Voice Messages
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Leave Voice Messages

Sometimes, travel and circumstance make calling someone long distance impossible. That’s when you may just want to leave a message. Here’s how to leave voice messages while you travel. WhatsApp, which… Read More…

What the Carnival Cruise Quarantine Means for International Travelers
CBS News / Health & Fitness

What the Carnival Cruise Quarantine Means for International Travelers

Last week, a woman who handled specimens from Thomas Eric Duncan—the first man to die of Ebola in the United States—was quarantined on board the Carnival Magic in the Caribbean. I reported for CBS… Read More…