Airlines

Which Trusted Traveler Program Should You Choose?

POSTED October 11th 2017 BY Travel Writer
There are four separate Trusted Traveler programs operated by the Department of Homeland Services (DHS). They are designed to get pre-approved travelers faster and more efficiently through airport security. (Read avoiding the long lines of TSA checkpoints) Each program has a different travel security focus depending on where you tend to travel to the most. They all have a fee associated with them but the...
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Know Your Flight Rights

POSTED October 11th 2017 BY Travel Writer
It’s extremely valuable for passengers to be aware of their rights and the aviation laws in the United States. We’ve broken down the rules and regulations step-by-step, but you can find detailed information from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings. From fees to delays to baggage rules, these are the air consumer’s bill of rights that can make or break...
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33 Easy Tricks to Make Trip Planning a Breeze

POSTED October 4th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Learn what to do before you plan your next trip to make traveling as organized, stress-free, and cost-effective as possible. From prepping and packing to getting through airport security with ease, a few easy guidelines and pre-travel preparation can help cut down on travel delays and on-the-go mishaps. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced traveler, these 33 easy tricks are sure to help make planning...
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4 Ways to Earn a Flight Upgrade  

POSTED July 27th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Everyone loves an upgrade, especially when embarking on a long flight. While you won’t get to your destination any faster, the extra seat space, legroom, and food can make flying a much more pleasant experience. There are several ways to get that upgrade to first or business class. Loyalty Loyalty is the best way and our most suggested way to earn a flight upgrade. Many...
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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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On-Board Theft – 10 Tips to Protect Valuables While You Snooze in the Sky

POSTED December 8th 2016 BY Beth Williams
Are Your Valuables Safe In Your Carry-On Bag? With all the other worries associated with air travel, the last thing you want to think about is theft on board airplanes. The people who steal from travelers’ carry-on bags are both airline employees (usually flight attendants) and fellow travelers. Unfortunately, theft from sleeping and unknowing passengers has been going on for years – while not extremely common, it only...
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Best Ways to Save on Holiday Travel

POSTED November 10th 2016 BY Travel Writer
Holidays are stressful enough without having to overpay for travel. Follow these 3 rules to save money on airfare and to increase your peace of mind. These are the top three savings tips from frequent flyers and industry experts. Rethink your travel dates and or times The holidays themselves or their eves are usually the cheapest days to fly.  At first it may not be...
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2016 Top 5 Travel Apps

POSTED July 22nd 2016 BY Travel Writer
Apps are intended to make every part of your life easier especially while traveling. Travel Apps vary from helping you pack less, to planning trips intelligently, to even having access to world maps and languages that can help you communicate and travel easily within your destination. Here are 5 mobile apps you need to check out for your travel plans in 2016. Hopper- Airfare Predictions...
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Travel Tips: Speed through TSA Airport Lines with These Hacks

POSTED May 18th 2016 BY Travel Writer
Travelers are waiting in longer and longer TSA security lines, missing flights and in some cases sleeping overnight in the airport. Recent news headlines are full of record numbers of passengers in the U.S., coupled with a 10% reduction of TSA screening personnel has lead passengers standing in hours-long lines at a growing number of U.S. airports. The TSA says it’s taking measures to solve...
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How to Travel With Your Pet on a Plane

POSTED February 18th 2016 BY Travel Writer
When traveling with your pet, it is always important to make travel decisions that keep your pet the safe and comfortable. It’s vital that you plan ahead of time. You have to make travel decisions that will keep your pet safe and comfortable. Follow these tips for domestic air or car travel.  International travel with your pet requires much more preparation. Did you know that...
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