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Know Before You Go: How to Avoid Airline, Cruise & Hotel Fees
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Know Before You Go: How to Avoid Airline, Cruise & Hotel Fees

All too often, you come back home from a trip with a credit card bill that is much bigger than you expected. What’s to blame? Unanticipated fees and hidden costs…. Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Travel Solo
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Know Before You Go: How to Travel Solo

You don’t always need a companion to go on your dream trip. On the surface, it may seem like the travel industry is not entirely welcoming to single travelers. If… Read More…

5 Secrets of Hotel Safety: A CBS This Morning Report
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5 Secrets of Hotel Safety: A CBS This Morning Report

Far too many people let their guard down when traveling, especially when it comes to their hotel. The fact is, hotels are extremely vulnerable to crime, whether it’s the risk… Read More…

Know Before You Go: Travel Style and Beauty Essentials
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Know Before You Go: Travel Style and Beauty Essentials

Believe it or not, everything you need to look good on the road can actually fit in one small bag. From wardrobe to makeup to hair styling, smart packing techniques… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Prevent & Recover Lost Luggage
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Know Before You Go: How to Prevent & Recover Lost Luggage

Peter likes to say there are two kinds of bags: carry-on and lost. Yes, shipping a bag can be an easy solution, but it’s not the only option. These days,… Read More…

The Most Over-the-Top Inauguration Packages: A CBS This Morning Report
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The Most Over-the-Top Inauguration Packages: A CBS This Morning Report

Washington, D.C., is gearing up for the presidential inauguration on January 20. Whether it is a second-term president or a newly elected leader, just about every hotel in Washington goes… Read More…

How to Protect Your Personal Information on the Road
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How to Protect Your Personal Information on the Road

Did you know that 38 percent of credit-card hacking cases involved the hotel industry? It happens because many hotels haven’t—and won’t—spent the money to upgrade their computer systems against hackers,… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Sightsee on Public Transportation
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Know Before You Go: How to Sightsee on Public Transportation

When you’re traveling to a new city and want to see the sights, opt for experiences designed for locals, not tourists. Don’t jump on the tour bus or boat that… Read More…

How You Can Travel Back to Downton Abbey: Castles, High Tea & More
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How You Can Travel Back to Downton Abbey: Castles, High Tea & More

Season Three of Downton Abbey has started and it’s shaping up to the be the best one yet. If you can’t wait until this Sunday’s episode, check out Alyssa Caverley’s… Read More…

How Severe are the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Problems?
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How Severe are the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Problems?

The 787 Dreamliner broke ground as the fastest-selling wide-body jet in history, but these days the headlines are all about problems. Following its launch there has been a string of… Read More…

2013 Travel Trends: How to Find a Deal Amid Rising Prices
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2013 Travel Trends: How to Find a Deal Amid Rising Prices

Looking at the travel trends of 2013, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news is that airfares are expected to rise 8 to 12 percent due to increased… Read More…

The Boating Industry After Hurricane Sandy: A CBS Evening News Report
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The Boating Industry After Hurricane Sandy: A CBS Evening News Report

Currently, Hurricane Sandy has accounted for roughly $62 billion in damage. With that destruction came an unexpected boost to one business: recreational boating. More than 65,000 boats were damaged or… Read More…

The Best Time to Find Deals to Hawaii, Alaska, Vegas & Beyond
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The Best Time to Find Deals to Hawaii, Alaska, Vegas & Beyond

It’s the first weekend of 2013 and if you’re already planning your next vacation, Peter is here with some travel secrets. When traveling to the hottest destinations in America, timing… Read More…

4 Ways to Volunteer in Peru’s Local Communities
Eco Travel / Mexico & Central America / Videos / Voluntourism

4 Ways to Volunteer in Peru’s Local Communities

Travelers may think of Machu Picchu when they head to Peru, but that’s just the start. For a truly immersive experience within a local community, take part in a volunteer… Read More…

Health & Travel 2013: Wellness Treatments in Malaysia
Medical Tourism / Southeast Asia / Videos

Health & Travel 2013: Wellness Treatments in Malaysia

Malaysia is building its reputation as a hub for medical tourism, but a trip there is not just about treatments. It’s also about the concept of wellness and aftercare. If… Read More…

2013 Extreme Travel: Swimming with Sharks in Cape Town
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2013 Extreme Travel: Swimming with Sharks in Cape Town

Want to add extreme travel to your bucket list? The region outside of Cape Town, South Africa, is known for adventure experiences, from soft to majorly adrenaline-fueled. That’s right, we’re talking… Read More…

Dealing with Air Travel Delays: A CBS Saturday Morning Report
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Dealing with Air Travel Delays: A CBS Saturday Morning Report

The past year hasn’t been kind to travelers, between bad weather, fewer flights and higher fees. But things could be worse. After the DOT ruled that airlines have to pay… Read More…

Alternative New Year’s Celebrations: A CBS Saturday Morning Report
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Alternative New Year’s Celebrations: A CBS Saturday Morning Report

Everyone knows about the Big Apple drop in Times Square, but there are plenty of alternatives around the country. Peter stopped by CBS Saturday Morning to share some of the… Read More…

Health & Travel 2013: Medical Tourism in Malaysia
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Health & Travel 2013: Medical Tourism in Malaysia

Prince Court Medical Center is becoming a main tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Why? It’s all about the brave new world of medical tourism.  A heart bypass could… Read More…