If you’re a new cruiser, you likely have question after question about making your reservation, what actually happens on cruises, meals, entertainment, tipping and many other issues.
United Airlines flight 1031 was about 80 miles east of Cancún, on its way from Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, when it encountered turbulence earlier this summer — severe turbulence.
Don’t leave home without your smartphone. Not just because you might have to make an emergency call while in transit. But consider this question: When is the last time you saw a pay phone? I can’t remember, either.
The bags you use for travel, your knowledge of airline and security rules, and how you pack your belongings in your bags can have a major impact on your trip.
Concerned about the Zika virus? When it comes to travelers’ health, that’s only part of the story.
What you wear on a flight matters. Whether you’re on a puddlejumper, or a long, transoceanic flight, how you dress can affect your health, comfort, and well-being. It can even help you if there’s a crash.
One of the challenges for parents, guardians and chaperones of minors — boys and girls under the age of 18 — is documentation. Children, even newborns, need government-accepted identification, proof of citizenship, and often, documentation that the child has permission to travel internationally with an accompanying adult.
If you’re trying to choose between 20 or more different categories of cruise ship cabins, you might be forgiven for suffering
Want to arrive at your destination refreshed and ready to go? Then you’ll need to sleep on the plane.
Until last week, air travelers could opt out of a full-body scan at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport screening areas, instead choosing an enhanced pat-down.
Navigating through snow, sleet or freezing rain can be challenging even for an experience motorist. But if you’re unfamiliar with winter driving conditions, it could be catastrophic.
If you travel, you need to protect your laptop computer.
If you’re wondering what to give the traveler in your life for the holidays this year, I have the answer. Make that, answers.
It seems as though every week we read about another passenger, family, or group of passengers refused boarding or getting thrown off their flight, even after the plane has left the gate.
Is it time to ban carry-on luggage on planes? Would that speed up the boarding process? Some say the answer to both questions is “yes.”
In the confusion that followed the horrific terrorist attacks against Paris, friends and family were desperate to communicate with loved ones visiting Paris. It was an important reminder of a little-known but useful State Department program that tracks Americans overseas. I’ve used it and it works.
ID theft can be stopped before you leave your home. But what happens when you’re already on the road?
In a recent survey of travelers, 39 percent said they had either been directly victimized or know someone who was victimized while traveling, who either experienced having sensitive identity data stolen, or encountered identity theft itself while away from home.
Last year, domestic airlines collected more than $3.5 billion in luggage fees, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. During that time, airlines carried about 580 million passengers, and mishandled (damaged, lost, delayed, pilfered bag and/or contents) approximately 2.1 million passengers’ checked bags.