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Car Rental Tips for Foreign Countries

POSTED November 23rd 2016 BY Beth Williams
Want to drive when you get there? You should be able to, however, the laws governing car rentals do differ from country to country. Here’s an overview of what you need to know before you go and hit the road. License/IDP Most countries will accept your valid state driver’s license with another form of photo ID such as your passport. Some countries may also require an...
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Best Ways to Save on Holiday Travel

POSTED November 10th 2016 BY Travel Writer
Holidays are stressful enough without having to overpay for travel. Follow these 3 rules to save money on airfare and to increase your peace of mind. These are the top three savings tips from frequent flyers and industry experts. 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...
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Stop Your Luggage From Being Lost, Tips from Frequent Flyers

POSTED October 28th 2016 BY Travel Writer
You’ve paid the extra fee to check your bag, losing it would add injury to insult.  Here’s what frequent flyers do help insure their checked bags also arrive at their destination. Tips to Prevent Lost Luggage Every year two million bags are lost, damaged, delayed, or pilfered, according to “mishandled baggage” reports made by the largest U.S. airlines to the Department of Transportation. The good...
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Passport Replacement Tips – FAQs an Emergency Abroad

POSTED October 8th 2016 BY Beth Williams
What Should a U.S. Citizens Do if Their Passport is Lost or Stolen Abroad? The first thing you should if you lost your passport when abroad is contact the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate for assistance. Phone numbers for U.S. embassies and consulates are also available here  Country Specific Information and Key Officers handbook. You will need to speak to the American Citizens Services unit of...
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How to Stay Safe When Your Car Breaks Down

POSTED August 12th 2016 BY Beth Williams
Even the most careful driver can be faced with an emergency situation. If the emergency happens in an unfamiliar area or at night, it becomes even more stressful. Don’t panic and start to gather as much information about your situation.  Also planning ahead of time what you can do to stay if your car breaks down will help get you through the situation with less fear...
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France: Found-Lost Gold Ring Scam in Paris – Video

POSTED August 3rd 2016 BY Beth Williams
Beware of the Lost-Found Gold Ring Scam The “lost ring” scam is one of the oldest and most famous of the tourist scams in Paris, as well as all across Europe.   There are several versions of this scam and is dependent of the scammer. How the Scam Works In essence the “lost ring” or “found ring” scam, which is based on the simple act of distraction. ...
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