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Travel Tip: Apps That Help You Track Weather & Exchange Rates
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps That Help You Track Weather & Exchange Rates

If you define a successful trip by how much you can minimize the abuse, then a whole new wave of travel apps may be there to help rescue your experience…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps That Track Your Friends & Grocery Shop on the Go
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps That Track Your Friends & Grocery Shop on the Go

It’s a new year and time to celebrate—or at least acknowledge—some very useful travel apps on the market. One works like a human GPS. It’s called Find My Friends, and… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Airline Seating Could Change in the Future

Just when you thought the challenge of airline seats — and airline seating — couldn’t get any more difficult, consider this. A French aircraft maker has announced plans to build… Read More…

Travel Tip: Mingling Apps for Solo Travelers
Apps & Technology / Solo Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Mingling Apps for Solo Travelers

Are you a single traveler but don’t like traveling alone? There are now some mingling apps that can help you meet new people while you’re on the road. There’s Skout,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Resources You Can Use While Traveling Solo
Apps & Technology / Solo Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Resources You Can Use While Traveling Solo

If you’re traveling solo, you’re not traveling alone. Single voyagers are one of the fastest growing segments in the travel industry—and one of the most neglected. But now there are… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why It’s Illegal for Hotels to Block Wi-Fi Hotspots
Apps & Technology / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why It’s Illegal for Hotels to Block Wi-Fi Hotspots

If you’re like me, what’s the first thing you do when you get to your hotel? After crawling around looking for an electrical socket to plug in your laptop, you… Read More…

Travel Tip: Farecasting Tools That Can Help You Find Low Airfare
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Farecasting Tools That Can Help You Find Low Airfare

It seems that we’re always searching for the lowest airfares—if they exist at all these days. Fortunately, there are still some low fares to be found—you just need to know… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Apps That Can Help You Plan As You Go
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Apps That Can Help You Plan As You Go

If necessity truly is the mother of invention, there are a number of really great apps out there that will help you every time you travel. Business travelers should check… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Truth About Traveling With A Smartphone
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Truth About Traveling With A Smartphone

Most of us love our smartphones. Some of us are obsessed by—and with—them. One recent survey revealed that on average, Americans spend three hours a day just staring at their… Read More…

Travel Tip: A New Way You Can Claim Denied Boarding Compensation
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: A New Way You Can Claim Denied Boarding Compensation

Most of us are somewhat familiar with the rules of denied boarding compensation. This is what happens when you get bumped from your flight even though you have a valid… Read More…

Travel Tip: Risky Places to Use Free Wi-Fi Hotspots
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Risky Places to Use Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

Just about everywhere we travel, many of us are usually looking for an available—and free—Wi-Fi hotspot. But these hotspots may be too hot. Some of them are run by networks… Read More…