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Travel Tip: Airports Add More Attractions to Keep You Entertained

When it comes to airports, I’m always the one to argue that the less time I spend there, the better. After all, the airport should only be the enabler—the place… Read More…

Travel Tip: Using Public Transportation to Get to the Airport
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Travel Tip: Using Public Transportation to Get to the Airport

Getting to and from airports has always been a time-consuming challenge for most of us. But now, slowly but surely, a number of cities are concentrating on building well-designed links… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Book Fifth Freedom Flights
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Travel Tip: How You Can Book Fifth Freedom Flights

Are you familiar with something called Fifth Freedom flights? It’s an agreement between governments that allows an airline that’s not based in either country to fly between two cities or… Read More…

Travel Tip: On-Time Arrival Ratings for Domestic Airlines
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Travel Tip: On-Time Arrival Ratings for Domestic Airlines

The most recent reports are in, and U.S. airlines had their highest on-time arrival rates in eight years. The data was released in November, and the U.S. Department of Transportation… Read More…

Creative & Funny Airline Safety Videos
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Creative & Funny Airline Safety Videos

I think I can safely say that I’ve seen thousands of airline safety videos in my life. But even if you don’t travel as often as I do, when the… Read More…

Travel Tip: One Way to Pop Your Ears on an Airplane
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Travel Tip: One Way to Pop Your Ears on an Airplane

Do you ever notice your ears popping during takeoff and landing, when the pressure quickly changes inside the cabin? That can often explain why babies tend to cry more. So… Read More…

The Battle for Business Class Passengers
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The Battle for Business Class Passengers

It’s​ ​where​ ​airlines​ ​make​ ​their​ ​highest yield ​and​ ​what​ ​every​ top​ carrier​ ​is vying​ ​for— ​business​ ​class​ ​passengers. Let’s ​take​ ​a​ ​look​ ​at​ ​what ​ some ​of​ the​ top​ airline… Read More…

Travel Tip: Is Buying Duty Free Worth It?
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Travel Tip: Is Buying Duty Free Worth It?

The term duty free sounds great, especially at airports, but it can be very misleading. It pays to be a comparison shopper before you ever get to the airport—before you… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Airports are Beginning to Include Spas
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Travel Tip: How Airports are Beginning to Include Spas

Here’s a rhetorical question, but I’ll ask it anyway. Why do we go to airports? To eat? To entertain our friends? To shop? If we’re honest, we go to airports… Read More…

Travel Tip: Tricks for Finding WiFi at Airports
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Travel Tip: Tricks for Finding WiFi at Airports

If you’re like me, you’re always scrambling to find available free WiFi at airports around the world. In many cases, the WiFi is either incredibly slow, or it’s free but… Read More…

Travel Tip: TSA PreCheck & Global Entry Might Merge in the Future
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Travel Tip: TSA PreCheck & Global Entry Might Merge in the Future

The TSA is now considering merging PreCheck with the Global Entry program. It sounds like a good idea, since merging the two programs would allow better management of the two… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Health & Fitness

Travel Tip: Peter Greenberg’s Tactic for Beating Jet Lag

Taking any long haul flights in the near future? Chances are you’re either worried about or anticipating jet lag. People always ask me about it, and I tell them I… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Get Creative With Bundled Travel Deals
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Travel Tip: How You Can Get Creative With Bundled Travel Deals

You see the travel deals offered all the time—bundled prices that include the airfare, hotel, and sometimes even the rental car. Are these deals worth it? My qualified answer: yes,… Read More…

Travel Tip: One Reason Why Airline Food Tastes Bland
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Travel Tip: One Reason Why Airline Food Tastes Bland

When it comes to airline food, some say the two words are an oxymoron. That may be unfair, but consider that by the time the food is served to you,… Read More…

What You Can Expect for Travel in 2018
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What You Can Expect for Travel in 2018

Are you planning to travel in 2018? A recent survey found international travel bookings jumped 44 percent for the first few months of next year. Despite the expected rise, Americans… Read More…

Travel Tip: Increased Security Screening at Airports
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Travel Tip: Increased Security Screening at Airports

The next time you fly, get ready for some new security screening changes by the TSA at airport checkpoints. For example, are you wearing a cast or using a wheelchair?… Read More…

Atlanta Airport Blackout Leaves Thousands of Passengers Stranded
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Atlanta Airport Blackout Leaves Thousands of Passengers Stranded

The recent power outage at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport has left thousands of passengers stranded. Yesterday, Delta canceled 900 flights, and canceled another 300 flights today. The airline will likely need… Read More…

Travel Tip: How the Travel Bans are Affecting Incoming Travel
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Travel Tip: How the Travel Bans are Affecting Incoming Travel

The U.S. Supreme Court has now allowed the Trump administration to implement a modified travel ban for citizens from about eight countries. Meanwhile the numbers are now in on foreign… Read More…

Peter Greenberg & Southwest Airlines CEO Discuss Airline Industry
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Peter Greenberg & Southwest Airlines CEO Discuss Airline Industry

Today, Peter Greenberg sat down inside the Toyota green room at CBS This Morning with Southwest Airlines CEO and Chairman Gary Kelly to discuss the airline industry. You can watch their… Read More…