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Travel Tip: Apps That Help You Order Food at the Airport
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Apps That Help You Order Food at the Airport

Amazingly enough, airport food is finally improving, and now it’s even easier to get that food without waiting in line. San Francisco airport just launched a new app called AirGrub…. Read More…

Travel Tip: What to Do If You Lose Your Phone
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: What to Do If You Lose Your Phone

For many travelers, their smartphones have become digital wallets that contain everything from banking information to expense reports. So if your phone is lost or stolen, your personal details are… Read More…

Travel Tip: Would You Book A Trip On Your Smartphone?
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Would You Book A Trip On Your Smartphone?

You might research travel on various devices, but what device do you prefer to actually book your trip? Travel providers are now paying attention to “cross-platform” options. People can start their… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why More Airports are Using Beacon Technology
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Why More Airports are Using Beacon Technology

Airports are investing big money into making the travel experience a little better. Why? Because they’re counting on captive audiences to spend money. Hong Kong International Airport is doing a… Read More…

Travel Tip: Now You Can Stream Movies in Your Hotel Room
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Now You Can Stream Movies in Your Hotel Room

Watching movies in a hotel room used to involve overpriced pay-per-view that was charged to your room. But hotel chains are making some changes, and now you can stream movies… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Apps & Technology / Pop Culture Travel

Travel Tip: The Features of New Hotel Apps

Your smartphone can probably do a lot more than you’d expect, and that’s especially true when you get to your hotel. More and more hotels are coming out with brand-specific… Read More…

Robot Butlers & Wireless Room Keys: How Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech
Hotels & Accommodations / Apps & Technology / CBS News

Robot Butlers & Wireless Room Keys: How Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech

When does—or should—hi-tech take precedence over high touch, especially in the hospitality industry? Welcome to the brave new world of avatars, robots, and smartphones taking the place of room keys…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Amazon Destinations Adds Another Way to Book Online
Travel Tips / Budget Travel / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Amazon Destinations Adds Another Way to Book Online

You may have heard the news: Amazon is getting into the travel business. It was only a matter of time, but how does it measure up to the competition? Online travel… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Download Movies Onto Your Tablet
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: How to Download Movies Onto Your Tablet

Admit it, flying is usually when you catch up on guilty pleasure movies that you don’t have time for otherwise. Here’s how to download movies and watch the ones you… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Upload Videos Through These Apps & Sites
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: How You Can Upload Videos Through These Apps & Sites

I get it, you can barely keep up with the latest websites, much less the newest social-networking tools. But when it comes to sharing videos of your travels, there are… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit

Travel Tip: Booking Flights Through Apps & Social Media

If you thought booking flights with a credit card was straightforward, just wait until you see what technology the airlines are using now. JetBlue lets passengers pay for in-flight purchases using… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Cars Designed to Be Safer, Even Drive Themselves
Travel Tips / Car Travel / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: New Cars Designed to Be Safer, Even Drive Themselves

It seems like automobiles keep getting smarter, and there’s some new technology that you definitely won’t want to miss. Of course, driverless cars are the biggest topic these days. In… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Apps That Can Help You Tell Local Time
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Travel Apps That Can Help You Tell Local Time

Not only can travel wreak havoc on your schedule, it can make it impossible to figure out the local time both at home and in your destination. Fortunately, with newly… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps That Can Help You Keep Track of Receipts
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit

Travel Tip: Apps That Can Help You Keep Track of Receipts

It’s always a good idea to keep track of receipts, even when you’re traveling for leisure, not business. But those little pieces of paper can be a nuisance, so here… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Free Wi-Fi at Hotels
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Free Wi-Fi at Hotels

Most of us celebrate when a hotel offers free Wi-Fi, but there’s often fine print attached. So here’s what you need to watch out for with free Wi-Fi at hotels…. Read More…

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Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: How to Store Your Boarding Pass on Your Phone

When you check in for a flight, you have options for getting your boarding pass. Here’s how to store your boarding pass on your phone. You can always print it… Read More…

Take the Guesswork Out of Travel With These New Travel Apps
Apps & Technology

Take the Guesswork Out of Travel With These New Travel Apps

With the world of technology changing and developing every day, it can often be difficult to stay up-to-date with the hottest new apps. To make it easier for you, we’ve… Read More…

Travel to Hard-to-Reach Places with Drone and Time Lapse Videos
Videos / Apps & Technology

Travel to Hard-to-Reach Places with Drone and Time Lapse Videos

Are you feeling the itch to travel and discover a new and unknown part of the world but don’t have the money? Now with the technology of drones and time… Read More…

Travel Tip: Tipping Apps That Can Help You On the Road
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit

Travel Tip: Tipping Apps That Can Help You On the Road

What’s the hardest part about leaving tips when you travel? Figuring out how much to give, of course. Now some tipping apps can take the guesswork out of it for… Read More…