Airlines

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. It 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! Unfortunately, thefts at airport screening stations continue to be reported at airports around the world.  This type of crime is more prevalent now in foreign countries or domestic airports without stringent TSA screening protocols. While this is not a very common type of theft, it is one that can really turn a trip sideways, because it typically...
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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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What Congress Says About Airline Seat Sizes

POSTED October 12th 2018 BY Travel Writer
The bottom line on airline seat roominess is that it’s more about safety than comfort for passengers in economy class. The final version of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 says that the FAA should “study” the need for seat size regulation. The bill says the seating dimension should be safe and says nothing about comfort. To make seats more comfortable they would need to...
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Money Mistakes Even Savvy Travelers Make

POSTED August 31st 2018 BY Travel Writer
No one wants to spend more than is necessary for air travel. If you can’t be inconvenienced with awkward flight times, or by adding a day on one or both ends of travel because of an odd travel schedule don’t be tempted by deep discount flight sites. Here’s why. Discount travel sites like Priceline’s Express Deals and Hotwire’s Hot Rate Flight often offer lower airfares sometimes 10% to 20% less,...
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How to Beat Jet Lag

POSTED August 24th 2018 BY Travel Writer
How to Beat Jet Lag If you’ve ever traveled across time zones you know that jet lag can be debilitating and can influence your normal circadian rhythm making you tired too early in the day or causing you to wake up too early in the morning. Here are the best tricks to keep your body clocking ticking. Drink lots of water Hydrate before, during, and after...
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4 Ways to Earn a Flight Upgrade  

POSTED July 27th 2018 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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New TSA rule for carry-on and powders

POSTED June 27th 2018 BY Travel Writer
The smart traveler should now allow for even more time to move through the TSA security screen process. Along with liquids powders are now being regulated as to how much you can have in your carry-on when you board a plane. If you have more than is allowed, you’ll be forced to throw it out. The TSA now says that more than 12 ounces of powder will be...
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