First Time Traveler Tips

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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How to Sleep on a Plane

POSTED March 3rd 2020 BY Travel Writer
Sleeping onboard an aircraft is tough but following the advice of seasoned travelers on how to sleep on a plane is a good start to getting the rest you crave. Selecting the right seat can make a difference, some seats are better than others if you want to sleep.  Read on to learn how to avoid noisy passengers and other annoyances of a red-eye flight....
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What’s the Difference Between a Travel Charger and an Adapter

POSTED February 10th 2020 BY Travel Writer
The difference between a travel charger and an adapter is rooted in their function. Travel Chargers or Converter A travel charger is also known as a converter. Typically a travel charger or converter converts, that is steps down, the local electricity to a lower voltage. The US and Canada use lower voltage electricity than most parts of the world. The problem is if you plug...
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Will Your ID be Valid for Your Next Flight?

POSTED February 10th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Update! Due to the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak, the Mandatory Deadline for Presenting a REAL ID-compliant license is now October 1st, 2021. How the Real ID ACT Will Affect How You Board a Plane Come October 1st, 2020 Will the TSA accept your driver’s license as ID? The Real ID Act is a piece of legislation that imposes much stricter measures on how people can obtain...
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Travel Scams in Europe You Need to Know Now

POSTED January 15th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Where there are tourists, there are pickpockets and con-artists. Travel scams in Europe typically fall into two categories.  Distraction thefts and thefts of opportunity. Some scams seem to be more prevalent in some countries while other travel scams are more popular in different countries. You’re more vulnerable to being ripped off in unfamiliar surroundings and street thieves take advantage of this. Trending Distraction Travel Scams...
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Over the Counter Travel Medications You Should Always Pack

POSTED January 8th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Here’s your list of 8 most purchased must-pack over the counter travel medications you should pack. It never fails if you’re going to get sick while away from home, it’ll happen at night when the stores are closed or somewhere when you’re a distance from a town with a drug store, and the worst scenario is it happens in a foreign country where you don’t...
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Anti-Theft Waist Packs Protect Your Gear from Theft

POSTED January 5th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Anti- Theft Waist Packs And Hip Packs Protect Your Gear  Question#1. Is your current waist pack an anti-theft waist pack? Would it stop a skilled thief?  Question #2 While out enjoying the sights, using public transportation, shopping or dining, where do you carry your wallet, passport, money, credit cards, phone, and other valuables? If you use a regular waist pack or purse or bag they...
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