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Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: If Your Flight is Canceled, Can You Sue the Airline?

Let’s set the scene. You’re on your way to a pivotal business meeting. You’re on the threshold of a crucial sale or a command performance appearance. The financial stakes are… Read More…

Travel Tip: Popular Summer Travel Destinations
Travel Tips / Destinations / Summer

Travel Tip: Popular Summer Travel Destinations

Where are you thinking of traveling this summer? In the wake of terrorist incidents overseas, a review of our travel plans by Allianz Global Assistance found that we may be… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Health & Fitness

Travel Tip: How Jet Lag Can Affect You While You’re Traveling

Do you suffer from jet lag? Thousands of Americans say they do. There’s growing scientific research to support the effects of long-haul jet traffic on our sleep patterns, our awareness… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Booking More Comfortable Seats On Your Next Flight

Are you looking for a more comfortable seat on your next flight? It’s not just where you look for a better seat, but how. It’s not getting any easier. Many… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Trouble with Flying & Eating Too Much
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Health & Fitness

Travel Tip: The Trouble with Flying & Eating Too Much

If you’re a frequent flyer, you might not want to hear this news. But it appears that the more you fly, the fatter you get. Is it the airline food? The… Read More…

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Travel News / Travel Tips / Travel Deals

Travel Tip: How You Can Find Travel Deals in Europe This Summer

By most calculations, this should be a great and less expensive summer to travel. The U.S. dollar is strong, foreign currencies are weaker, and fewer people are traveling. So where… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs

Travel Tip: Which Airlines Make it Easy to Redeem Frequent Flyer Miles

Millions of us are members of at least one frequent flyer program and we earn our miles through our credit cards or by flying. But the real challenge—and it’s getting… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Airports Try to Calm Tensions With Therapy Animals

Let’s face it: most of us don’t relish going to the airport. We don’t want to shop there, eat there, or relax there. We just want to get through the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Do Recent Air Travel Incidents Reflect Airline Values?
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Do Recent Air Travel Incidents Reflect Airline Values?

In the last two months we’ve seen the same situation—or at least the same issues—repeated half a dozen times on at least five separate airlines. I’m talking about passengers versus… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Eco Travel

Travel Tip: Practicing Eco-Friendly Habits When You’re on the Road

Do you want to be a responsible traveler? It’s often the little things that count. When you’re at a bar or restaurant ordering a drink, refuse the straw. Bartenders and… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Business Lunch Becomes Less Popular
Travel News / Travel Tips / Culinary Travel

Travel Tip: The Business Lunch Becomes Less Popular

If you’re trying to budget your business travel, one interesting statistic is shaking up a longtime cultural habit: the business lunch. The three-martini lunch more or less disappeared years ago…. Read More…

Travel Tip: How Banks & Airlines Impact Your Frequent Flyer Miles
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs

Travel Tip: How Banks & Airlines Impact Your Frequent Flyer Miles

Would you believe that some airlines make as much money selling miles to credit card companies as they do selling seats to passengers? It’s true. A little-known fact is that… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: When Travelers Are Kicked Off Flights

Getting kicked off planes. First, it was United Flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville when the doctor was dragged off the plane. Then, it was the American Airlines flight with… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Most Fun States Around the Country
Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: The Most Fun States Around the Country

Thinking about where to go in the U.S. this summer? What about judging a destination by how much fun it is? Personal finance website WalletHub just released its report on… Read More…

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Travel News / Travel Tips / Destinations

Travel Tip: When Travel Destinations Become Too Popular

When is a destination just too popular? What is the tipping point when too many tourists descend on that location? Is it possible to love a place to death? A… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: How Rules Could Change After Recent Airline Incidents

Powerful cell phone videos of passenger mistreatment by airlines go viral. The result? Bipartisan angry reactions by members of Congress—and hearings on passenger rights in Washington, D.C. So does that… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Comparing Business Travel Costs Can Help You Budget
Travel Tips / Money, Currency & Credit

Travel Tip: How Comparing Business Travel Costs Can Help You Budget

If you want to know how expensive your trip might be—even within the United States—it might help to see what U.S. corporations are paying their employees on a per diem… Read More…

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Travel Scams / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Watch Out for These Travel Scams that Look Like Deals

As we’re nearing summer, it’s time for this year’s parade of travel scams. The first rule to avoid a travel scam is not to be lured by incredibly low pricing…. Read More…

Travel Tip: What Long TSA Lines Mean for You
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: What Long TSA Lines Mean for You

The warnings have already been issued: it’s going to be a tough summer at security checkpoints in many U.S. airports. The TSA is understaffed at a critical time during the… Read More…