Airlines

On-Board Theft – 10 Tips to Protect Valuables While You Snooze in the Sky

POSTED December 8th 2016 BY Ellen
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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First Time Travelers

POSTED January 14th 2016 BY Ellen
Preparation can help cut down on travel delays inexperienced and experienced travelers alike can help ease airport security delays by following these simple guidelines: Before you leave home: Reconfirm your flight. Reconfirm your flight directly with the airline 24 to 48 hours before departure. Pack Smart Here’s a great packing guide with information. Place “Stop” Orders and Advance Payments when applicable. Once your travel is...
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9 Tips for In Flight Comfort

POSTED December 28th 2015 BY Ellen
These are 9 simple reminders about what you can actually do to be more comfortable during your time on board a plane. Sit in bulkhead or exit row aisles. Bulkheads offer extra leg room and no one can recline his seat back into your face. Remember that you have to store your carry-on luggage in the overheads though. Exit rows have the luxury of extra...
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Warm Places for Winter Travel

POSTED November 5th 2015 BY Travel Writer
Hot Winter Escapes! Hello warm, hot or balmy winter escapes! This just might be the inspiration you need to plan and book a retreat from the winter blahs. Check when your passport expires Stay in the United States or venture to a more exotic local. If going outside of the US make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months beyond your return...
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Stop Your Luggage From Being Lost, Tips from Frequent Flyers

POSTED October 28th 2015 BY Travel Writer
You’ve paid the extra fee to check your bag, losing it would add injury to insult.  Here’s what frequent flyers do help insure their checked bags also arrive at their destination. 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 to the Department of Transportation. The good...
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5 First Class Seats You Didn’t Know Existed

POSTED October 14th 2015 BY Travel Writer
Most of us can’t travel in first class, but we can make economy class feel more like a first class with just a little effort. Here are some proven tips from frequent fliers. Before you go…. 1. Prior to booking a ticket check out Routehappy to assess the comfort level of each ticket option. The website compares, the seats, entertainment, power, wifi options and food on available...
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