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More Airlines Are All-Business

There’s a new airfare war being fought across the Atlantic. And this time, it’s all business-class. While Eos Airlines and Maxjet already offer premium service from New York to London,… Read More…

Travel Tips

Coups and You

Fiji and Thailand, two popular destinations, each recently suffered a coup. What has the effect been on tourism? Not a whole lot. Read on to find out how you might… Read More…

Travel Tip: Average After-Ticket Costs
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Average After-Ticket Costs

Federal taxes, security taxes, baggage fees, airport landing fees — all of these are part of the costs of flying, but they’re rarely disclosed on your ticket price. But they… Read More…

Travel Tip: Affordable Luxury in Apartments & Hotels
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations

Travel Tip: Affordable Luxury in Apartments & Hotels

Looking for a spacious suite in an expensive destination like Paris or Manhattan? Forget hotels — check out local apartments instead. Most people know that apartments will usually be cheaper… Read More…

Travel Tip: Frequent Flyer Miles…for Pets
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Frequent Flyer Miles…for Pets

For those travelers who dread leaving their pets with the local kennel, or even with friends or family, there’s a frequent flyer solution that might work for you. Several airlines… Read More…

Travel Tip: Just How Clean Are Airplanes?
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Just How Clean Are Airplanes?

Just how clean are airplanes? A new survey asked passengers to rate the cleanliness of major American air carriers. This recent survey asked flyers to rank cleanliness on a scale of… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Maximize Your Mobile Phone
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: How to Maximize Your Mobile Phone

Do you want some easy ways to get directions, currency conversion rates, flight updates, and weather info on the go? What if these ways are also free? To access free… Read More…

Travel Tip: Preventing Permanently Lost Luggage
Travel Tips / Luggage & Packing / Travel Insurance

Travel Tip: Preventing Permanently Lost Luggage

If you’re constantly the victim of lost luggage when traveling, there is new hope for you. Services like Boomerang It and Track It Back allow passengers to avoid putting their… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Make Good Vacation Photos Great
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: How to Make Good Vacation Photos Great

You get back from vacation and find out that the digital pictures you took didn’t turn out that well. Don’t despair — here’s how to make good vacation photos great…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Are In-Car Navigation Systems Dangerous?
Travel Tips / Travel Gear / Travel Gadgets

Travel Tip: Are In-Car Navigation Systems Dangerous?

A GPS Navigation system in your car can help get you to your destination. But thanks to their distracting properties, they might also get you hurt. GPS systems can help… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Volunteer Vacations
Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Volunteer Vacations

Volunteer vacations are becoming one of the more popular trends in travel. Teaching English in a classroom abroad is the standard in volunteer vacations, but there are plenty of other… Read More…

Travel Tip: Websites That Help You Find Low-Cost Airlines
Travel Tips / Budget Travel

Travel Tip: Websites That Help You Find Low-Cost Airlines

We’ve all heard of low-cost carriers like Southwest and JetBlue, but sometimes it’s the low-cost carriers you might not have heard of that offer the best deal. By helping you… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Dangers of Counterfeit Money
Travel Tips / Money, Currency & Credit

Travel Tip: The Dangers of Counterfeit Money

Counterfeiting happens across the globe, and with all kinds of currencies. Here are some ways to avoid getting — and passing — counterfeit money when you travel. Counterfeit currency can… Read More…