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Do You Know Where The Most Germs Live in Airports and on Airlines? It’s Not Where You Think

POSTED February 6th 2019 BY Travel Writer
If you travel on the airlines for business or pleasure, you’re going to meet hidden germs along the way from the airport to the airplane. If you know where the most germs are hiding in the airports and on the airlines, it could mean the difference in keeping you healthy on your next trip. Good health is everything when you travel because you want to...
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How Much Should You Tip-Guidelines for Hotels, Restaurants, and More

POSTED January 30th 2019 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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Your Passport is Lost or Stolen – What to Do

POSTED January 21st 2019 BY Beth Williams
In case your passport is lost or stolen in a foreign country, the need to act quickly is urgent. You need to report your lost passport soon as possible to the US Consulate or Embassy nearest you. They will then assist you in getting a replacement passport.  Also, you need to know what you have to do next. There are crucial steps you need to...
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Why You Need a Security Camera Strap

POSTED January 20th 2019 BY Beth Williams
Safeguard Your Camera with an Anti-Theft Camera Strap An anti-theft camera strap can help you bring home your saved memories plus your valuable camera. “Camera snatches,” or “cut and run” camera thefts, usually occur in tourist locations. Smart thieves recognize the value of your equipment and can be quick to find a way to relieve you from it.  It’s easy to be distracted either intentionally...
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Over the Counter Meds You Should Always Pack

POSTED January 8th 2019 BY Travel Writer
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 speak the language. So be prepared to alleviate your symptoms or cure your ills by always...
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Trip or Travel Insurance? Or Both!

POSTED January 7th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Travel insurance or trip insurance? Insurance is necessary for peace of mind for you and your family when you travel. We’ve tried to make understanding the difference between trip and travel insurance easy. Insurance is your backpack plan if you encounter problems before or during your travels. Even the best thought-out plans may be interrupted by circumstances out of your control, think political unrest, global...
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