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Airlines & Airports / Travel News / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: International Travel Continues to Drop After Travel Ban

Many of you have seen or heard reports about the drop in travel from foreign visitors to the U.S. since President Trump signed the first executive order on immigration and… Read More…

Travel Tip: How the Leggings Ban is a Reminder of Airline Dress Code
Airlines & Airports / Etiquette / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How the Leggings Ban is a Reminder of Airline Dress Code

Many of you might have seen the story about the two passengers on the United flight who were denied boarding because they were wearing leggings. The attire apparently violated an… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Ways You Can Claim Compensation When Things Go Wrong

There are now some sophisticated apps and services to help you claim compensation when things go wrong. Is your flight delayed? Did your bags go missing? Were you bumped? Was… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Best & Worst Food in Domestic Airports

A recent study revealed the nation’s best and worst airport food. Guess who came in last? LaGuardia, JFK, and Newark sat at the bottom of the list. What was the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why the TSA Has Been Very Busy Lately
Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why the TSA Has Been Very Busy Lately

The TSA has been very busy lately. One day in February, the agency discovered 21 firearms at U.S. airports—the most weapons ever seized in a single day. The firearms were… Read More…

Travel Tip: Monarch Airlines is Offering Perks to Nice Travelers
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Monarch Airlines is Offering Perks to Nice Travelers

Do nice guys finish last? Not necessarily. British-based Monarch Airlines has decided to launch a new year-long promotional campaign to highlight traditional values and basic good manners for its passengers…. Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Airlines & Routes Make Airfares More Affordable

Almost every week, a new airline seems to be flying long-haul nonstop—and discounted—service to America. Last week, Hainan Airlines announced new routes from China to Los Angeles. Norwegian Air Shuttle… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Think You Had a Bad Flight? These Stories Might Top It

The next time you have a complaint about an airline—or a fellow passenger—consider the following recent cases. A British jumbo jet from London’s Heathrow to San Francisco was delayed for… Read More…

Royal Jordanian Targets Electronics Ban in New Ad Campaign
Travel News

Royal Jordanian Targets Electronics Ban in New Ad Campaign

Right before Donald Trump was elected, Royal Jordanian advertised its airfares to the U.S. with the tag line: “Just in case he wins…Travel to the US while you’re still allowed… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Apps & Sites that Can Help You Book a Hotel Room
Apps & Technology / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Apps & Sites that Can Help You Book a Hotel Room

Looking for a great hotel rate? A number of new apps are now competing to give you instantaneous quotes. These are not just on rates, but on other things you… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What Won’t Change About Air Travel in the Near Future

In the last months of the Obama Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed a consumer-friendly rule on how airlines disclose the fees they charge. The rule would require airlines… Read More…

Travel Tip: Airlines Cut Back Service Between Smaller U.S. Airports
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airlines Cut Back Service Between Smaller U.S. Airports

A growing number of small and midsize U.S. cities are facing a crisis: air service. According to The U.S. Travel Association, 60 percent of U.S. airports have lost connectivity in… Read More…

Travel Tip: Changes for Air Service and Cruise Travel to Cuba
Airlines & Airports / Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Changes for Air Service and Cruise Travel to Cuba

Six months ago, U.S. airlines were all jockeying for position to see who would be given permission to fly to Cuba. Many of them won the right to fly to… Read More…

Discovering Ponce, Puerto Rico’s Surprising “Second City”
Caribbean / Culinary Travel

Discovering Ponce, Puerto Rico’s Surprising “Second City”

The laid-back allure of Ponce, Puerto Rico’s Caribbean city, draws local vacationers to the island’s South Coast during holidays. But many mainland tourists overlook the colonial charms and cultural riches… Read More…

Travel Tip: Common Airfare Travel Scams You Could See on the Internet
Airlines & Airports / Travel Scams / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Common Airfare Travel Scams You Could See on the Internet

You know the old saying: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Well, that certainly applies to travel, which is why travel scams are so widespread…. Read More…

Travel Tip: What Recent Hotel Mergers Mean for You
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What Recent Hotel Mergers Mean for You

Many of you are aware of the recent hotel merger and acquisition deal. Marriott took over Starwood, making it the largest hotel company in the world, with 5,700 properties and… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Supersonic Travel Could Return to the Skies
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Supersonic Travel Could Return to the Skies

How about a flight to London from New York in less than four hours? That was the promise in 1973 when the supersonic Concorde was first introduced. That plane did… Read More…

Disruptor Airlines Create Deals on International Airfare
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Travel Deals

Disruptor Airlines Create Deals on International Airfare

It is perhaps the biggest travel sale in years—and one that could extend through 2017. It’s happening as a result of a perfect storm of the continuing fallout from Brexit,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why This is a Good Time to Use Your Frequent Flyer Miles
Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why This is a Good Time to Use Your Frequent Flyer Miles

Are you a member of an airline’s frequent flyer program? The chances are good, and possibly you’re a member of more than one program. So, you’re probably sitting on a… Read More…