Airlines

Prevent Lost Luggage, Tips from Frequent Flyers

POSTED October 10th 2019 BY Travel Writer
You’ve paid the extra fee to check your bag, losing it would add injury to insult. Do what frequent flyers do to prevent lost luggage and help ensure your checked luggage arrives at your destination with you. 8 Tips to Prevent Lost Luggage  Every year two million bags are lost, damaged, delayed, or pilfered, according to “mishandled baggage” reports made by the largest U.S. airlines...
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Best Luggage Locks: Selecting a TSA Lock

POSTED August 10th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Guide to TSA Luggage Locks – Which Lock to Choose Many travelers ask,”should I lock my luggage?” Yes, however,you should only travel with a luggage lock that has the dual function of locking your luggage while still allowing for inspection of your bags by the TSA. You may need to upgrade your luggage lock to a TSA approved lock, here’s why. The Transportation Security Administration...
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Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen?

POSTED June 28th 2019 BY Beth Williams
 The short answer to “Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen” is yes, but read on. It’s a panic moment, you’re leaving for the airport and you can’t find a government photo ID like a driver’s license, passport, or military ID. It is lost or stolen. The good news is that if you’re 18 years of age or...
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Is Premium Economy Worth the Extra Money?

POSTED June 21st 2019 BY Travel Writer
What is Premium Economy? Relatively new, premium economy class is a class of service between economy and business or first class. The premise of premium economy is to offer more than economy class and less than business class for only slightly money than the cost of economy class. The price jump from economy class to business class is often more than the price of another...
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This supplement could save your life on your next flight

POSTED March 23rd 2019 BY Travel Writer
No doubt you’ve heard about developing deep vein thrombosis or DVT in your legs during a long flight. DVT can be a life-threatening blood clot that travels through your bloodstream to your lungs causing a pulmonary embolism. A pulmonary embolism can block blood flow and be fatal. Signs of potential DVT include swelling of the ankles and/or legs and can be very uncomfortable. Good news,...
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How to Prevent Theft at Airport Screening

POSTED December 10th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Theft At Airport Screening Stations – This is a Must Read! Theft at airport security checkpoints continues to be reported at airports around the world.  Theft at screening stations is most prevalent in foreign countries or domestic airports without stringent TSA screening protocols. While this is not a very common type of theft, it can be devastating because it typically includes the theft of passports,...
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On-Board Theft: 10 Tips to Protect Valuables While You Snooze in the Sky

POSTED December 8th 2018 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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Which Airlines Offer the Most Legroom

POSTED November 8th 2018 BY Travel Writer
You want the best of both worlds, economy airfare and the maximum of legroom you can get, particularly if you’re flying a long distance.  Most airlines offer various levels of seating and service on their aircraft, this is particularly true for longer flights. When booking your next flight be sure to understand the various levels of service and seating available. A little history and a couple...
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