First Time Traveler Tips

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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Top 9 Carry-On Essentials For Everyone

POSTED September 25th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Carrying the right items in your carry-on bag can make a huge difference between a comfortable or miserable flight. Whether you’re on board for 1 hour or 12 hours, we’ve pulled together a list of the top 9 essential items proven to make your flight a smooth and pleasant experience.      Komfort Kollar Inflatable Travel Pillow, $27.95  Get a good sleep while sitting up!...
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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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Best and Fastest Way to Access Important Documents in an Emergency

POSTED May 18th 2017 BY Beth Williams
When planning your trip, especially overseas, you need to plan what you would do if you lost or had your important travel documents stolen.  While this might be an inconvenience domestically, once you are in another country it grows into a time-consuming and frustrating problem.  Have peace of mind knowing your contingency plan is in place.  How would you replace documents overseas – knowing that:...
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Are You Prepared for an Emergency Abroad?

POSTED April 7th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Emergencies while travelling abroad can come in all shapes and sizes, from a natural disaster to political upheaval, an accident or illness to becoming the victim of crime.  Not many people like to think of these possibilities before they travel, but some basic preparation for a potential emergency will make your trip a lot easier should the worst really occur. To help you get organised...
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Emergency Assistance: Get Help At a U.S. Embassy or Consulate

POSTED March 31st 2017 BY Travel Writer
U.S. embassies and consulates are located in countries around the world which have diplomatic relations with the United States. Those who work in the American embassy or consulate are official representatives of the U.S. and its interest. They act as liaisons between the U.S. government and the host country. Most US embassies and consulates are located in the country’s capital city.  Working with the Department of State,...
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Refresh Your Travel Skills

POSTED March 24th 2017 BY Travel Writer
It’s exciting to think and plan a trip to somewhere completely new! It can also be a little bit scary, confusing and overwhelming if you haven’t flown in a very long time. Times change and so do airports; read further here to gain a few tips on how to negotiate the airport experience more calmly and easier. Here are ten useful tips that will guarantee you a smooth...
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Understanding The Different Types Of Travel Insurance

POSTED February 10th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Travel Insurance is your backpack plan. Even the best thought-out plans may be interrupted by circumstances out of your control, think political unrest, global or personal financial troubles, health emergencies as well as natural disasters. So when planning your flights and hotels be sure to put travel insurance on your planning check-list too, for peace of mind. Insurance will help you recover expenses should you be...
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Wrinkle Resist Shirt Folder

POSTED January 27th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Travel shirt folder keeps dress shirts and casual shirts from scrunching up and wrinkling in your bag. Clever packing aid keeps shirts from wrinkling in your carry-on or checked bag. This shirt packer comes with the instructions printed on the board, so you’ll always have them handy. This lightweight travel shirt folder keeps up to 5 shirts from sliding and wrinkling in your luggage. There’s...
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