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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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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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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What’s the Difference Between a Travel Charger and an Adapter

POSTED February 10th 2021 BY Travel Writer
The difference between a travel charger and an adapter is rooted in their function Do you know the difference between a travel charger and an adapter? Do you need both or just for your destination? Here’s a quick read to clarify what your need to stay power upped and connected when you’re away from home. Travel Chargers or Converter A travel charger is also known...
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Best Travel Books-Inspiration, Planning and Budget Advice

POSTED September 28th 2020 BY Travel Writer
This article is all about finding the best travel books and the right resources to start your traveling. Get inspiration on where to visit and what to see to how to travel safely, smoothly, and at within a budget that is comfortable for you. These reads are our picks for complete and realistic advice. Pick a book for inspiration, one for practical how-to advice and...
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International Driver’s Permit or License-Steps to Get an IDP Before You Go

POSTED April 22nd 2020 BY Beth Williams
An international driver’s license or international driver’s permit known as an IDP is a must if you intend to drive overseas, check with the embassy or consulate of the countries you will visit to learn their driver’s license, road permit, and auto insurance requirements. The IDP allows you to drive a vehicle in a foreign country as long as you have a state-issued driver’s license....
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What You Can Do to Prevent DVT In Flight

POSTED March 14th 2020 BY Travel Writer
You’ve heard that you should take measures to prevent dvt in flight. You’re smart to think about preventing deep vein thrombosis or DVT in your legs during a long flight and dangers of a clot traveling and becoming a pulmonary embolism. Do you have an upcoming flight that is longer, and is there anything you can do to minimize your chances of getting a potentially...
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How to Beat Jet Lag

POSTED March 3rd 2020 BY Travel Writer
How to Beat Jet Lag Quickly and Safely 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.  Jet lag can specifically cause physical fatigue and mental fog. Beating jet lag is all about...
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