First Time Traveler Tips

Will Your ID be Valid for Your Next Flight?

POSTED April 10th 2022 BY Travel Writer
The Mandatory Deadline for Presenting a REAL ID-compliant license to TSA is Now May 3, 2023. Due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security has extended the REAL ID enforcement deadline. The new deadline for REAL ID enforcement is May 3, 2023.  The TSA will accept your driver’s license as an ID to fly now if it is a non...
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3 Rules to Save on Airfare

POSTED November 10th 2021 BY Travel Writer
Holidays are stressful enough without having to overpay for airfare. Follow these three rules to save money on airfare. These are the top three savings tips from frequent flyers and industry experts. 1. 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 appealing but overpaying and facing delays...
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Pickpocket Proof Clothing

POSTED October 19th 2021 BY Travel Writer
Travelers are targets for savvy pickpockets and thieves. Tourist season is their busy season That’s why you need to pack pickpocket-proof clothing for travel. Now your clothing can function as what separates you from a pickpocket. Scarves, pants, shirts, socks, and underwear now have discreet and hidden pockets designed to hold valuables close and secure.  These clever travel clothes make great bon voyage gifts too....
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Top Carry-On Essentials For Short and Long Flights

POSTED September 25th 2021 BY Travel Writer
Whether you’re on board for 1 hour or 12 hours, You need to be comfortable. Carry on these essentials to make the flight as pleasant as possible. We’ve pulled together a list of the top essential items proven to make your flight a smooth and pleasant experience. Start the Right Carry-On Bag for Your Flight Start planning for your flight by selecting an antitheft convertible carry-on...
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Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen?

POSTED July 28th 2021 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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How to Avoid Pickpockets While Traveling

POSTED April 21st 2021 BY Beth Williams
Think You’re Savvy Enough to Avoid Pickpockets While Traveling? Ok, so you’re going abroad, you’re not thinking about how to avoid pickpockets well not just yet. The excitement has been building, your luggage is ready to be packed, you’ve got your flights picked, your passport and travel-sized liquids are ready, and you’ve notified your credit card company you’re going overseas. Quite simply you’re prepared!  In...
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The Best Must Read Hotel Safety Tips

POSTED March 6th 2021 BY Travel Writer
Hotel Safety Tips For Travelers Planning your trip or vacation can be fun and exciting. No doubt a primary concern will be where you will stay. After location and amenities the next thing, you should consider is security and safety when selecting your property.  These must-read hotel safety tips can help you find a hotel or resort which takes your security and safety as seriously...
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Should I Carry my Passport or Use the Hotel Safe?

POSTED February 26th 2021 BY Travel Writer
Is it better to carry your passport on your person or use to store it in the hotel safe? Detective Kevin Coffey, travel safety expert, offered advice on protecting your passport on Rudy Maxa World Travel, America’s # 1 Travel Radio Show. You can hear the short 4 minute segment here: Following is a summary of the tips he offered the listeners. What is best?...
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