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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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How to Prepare for Any Medical Emergency While Traveling

POSTED February 9th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Don’t let the fear of a medical emergency while traveling stop you from traveling. Prepare for an emergency or even a small health-related inconvenience and then begin packing your bag. You can fall sick, experience a minor injury, or have an accident anywhere in the world. It’s just easier if a medical emergency happens at home because you have quick and easy access to care...
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What People Steal From Hotels

POSTED February 7th 2020 BY Travel Writer
What People Steal From Hotels Have you ever taken something from a hotel? How about the travel-sized shampoo or unused soap? Hotels expect that and even see it as advertising for the hotel you take home. However, what some people steal from hotels goes beyond that. Some hotel guests steal large and expensive items like towels and robes. No doubt you’ve found a card placed...
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Travel Health Is Your Travel Destination Safe?

POSTED January 30th 2020 BY Travel Writer
How You Can Track the Spread of Any Illness Around the World Concerned about where to travel or if where your plans are taking you are safe from a health perspective?  Now you have a couple of tools to help you learn about your destination with up to the minute advice. The following two websites show where the Coronavirus has spread and where there are...
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How Much Should You Tip-Guidelines for Hotels, Restaurants, and More

POSTED January 20th 2020 BY Beth Williams
How Much Should You Tip? Guidelines for Hotels, Restaurants, and Bars One question most travelers ask is how much should you tip?  Typically the one place you end up tipping most frequently is in your hotel. There is the bellstaff, housekeeping, the concierge and dining room personnel. If they provide a service, they typically should get a tip. How much you should tip for those...
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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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