Travel Tips and Advice for Safer, More Comfortable, and Worry-Free Travel.

Travel Tips: Speed through TSA Airport Lines with These Hacks

Travelers are waiting in longer and longer TSA security lines, missing flights and in some cases sleeping overnight in the airport.

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Top Pickpocket Locations London Subways

While London tops many traveler’s lists as one of their must-see cities to visit in Europe, certain London’s subway lines are tops with pickpockets.

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Women's Travel Essentials

Keep it Light for Peace of Mind Whether you’re packing, going out for a day of sight-seeing, or going out at night, you will want to keep it light.

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Best and Fastest Way to Access Important Documents in an Emergency

POSTED May 18th 2017 BY Beth Williams
When planning your trip, especially overseas, you need to plan what you would do if you lost or had your important travel documents stolen.  While this might be an inconvenience domestically, once you are in another country it grows into a time-consuming and frustrating problem.  Have peace of mind knowing your contingency plan is in place.  How would you replace documents overseas – knowing that:...
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Pre-Flight Etiquette: Your Do’s and Don’ts

POSTED May 12th 2017 BY Travel Writer
New security regulations have been put in place to help keep travelers safer and weed out any potential threats. In order for these regulations to operate smooth and effectively, we should all learn a little something about airport etiquette. What is airport etiquette? How are you supposed to behave when in the airport? Here are 5 airport etiquette tips on what to do and what...
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Be Aware of “Rogue” or Free Wi-Fi Networks

POSTED April 30th 2017 BY Beth Williams
If you use so-called ‘free’ Wi-Fi networks while at your favorite cafe or while traveling, you might get more than you bargained for. Protect yourself – and your identity – with these simple tips. You’re sitting in an airport lounge and seize the chance to check your e-mails before your flight departs. You log on and are tempted by a wireless Internet provider offering free...
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Five Things to Learn From Someone Who Fell Victim to a Pickpocket

POSTED April 27th 2017 BY Beth Williams
If you have never fallen victim to a pickpocket, you are lucky – and to tell you the truth – if you were just a little street smart, you may never in your lifetime. However, pickpockets come in a variety of levels of expertise, and falling victim to one, especially one who gets all of your information, credit cards, as well as your passport and...
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How to Make A Hidden Pocket in Your Bra

POSTED April 26th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Women can make their own hidden pocket in their bra to hold small valuables such as cash and credit cards.  If you are traveling abroad and worried about pickpockets, check out this easy solution at this web site – click here to learn how to make a secret compartment in your bra. If want you don’t want to make one or want something more versatile consider these great options:  ...
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Shopping Overseas with Credit Cards

POSTED April 22nd 2017 BY Beth Williams
In most foreign countries, consumer protection laws are different from those in the U.S. With the exception of certain protections under the Fair Credit Billing Act, the laws of the country in which you make the purchase prevail, so be sure that you understand all the terms of the sale, including shipping arrangements, before you sign a sales slip. You may be surprised when you...
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Photography Restrictions in Foreign Countries

POSTED April 22nd 2017 BY Beth Williams
What you video or photograph in some foreign countries could land you in trouble. Some countries other than the U.S. have stricter rules about what you may photograph or film than we do. This is especially true when it comes to taking photographs of certain government buildings.  It appears that most of the problems arise when the destination you are visiting is having an internal...
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Renting Cars with Credit Cards

POSTED April 22nd 2017 BY Beth Williams
Many travelers prefer to pay for rental cars with credit cards. In fact, if you don’t have a major credit card, you may find that some car rental companies will not rent you a car, or will require a large cash deposit to cover any potential damage. Are you covered? You may even save money when you rent a car using a credit card, since...
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Are You Prepared for an Emergency Abroad?

POSTED April 7th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Emergencies while travelling abroad can come in all shapes and sizes, from a natural disaster to political upheaval, an accident or illness to becoming the victim of crime.  Not many people like to think of these possibilities before they travel, but some basic preparation for a potential emergency will make your trip a lot easier should the worst really occur. To help you get organised...
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Emergency Assistance: Get Help At a U.S. Embassy or Consulate

POSTED March 31st 2017 BY Travel Writer
U.S. embassies and consulates are located in countries around the world which have diplomatic relations with the United States. Those who work in the American embassy or consulate are official representatives of the U.S. and its interest. They act as liaisons between the U.S. government and the host country. Most US embassies and consulates are located in the country’s capital city.  Working with the Department of State,...
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