Yes you can! But here are a few things you need to remember before you try. (Hint: don’t wait too
Sometimes, it’s best to walk away from a loyalty program. I explain when you should do it — and why.
If you’re hard-earned loyalty points have expired, here’s how to get them back — and how not to get them
Your miles don’t have to expire. Here are a few tips for keeping what you’ve earned.
So-called “affinity” credit cards can be a good deal for collecting miles and points — but not always. I outline
Your loyalty program contains a few clauses in the terms and conditions that you absolutely must know about before you
When you’re picking a loyalty program to join, how do you determine which one is right for you? Here are
Thinking of becoming a frequent flier or frequent stayer? Here’s what you need to know before you do.
Here’s what to do when your luggage goes missing at the airport. Don’t worry — it’s not the end of
Your bag doesn’t have to get lost when you check it. Here are a few of my favorite tips for
Got questions about how to pack for your next trip? Here are few answers for you.
The ability to check a bag used to be included in your airline ticket. Not anymore. Here’s my advice.
From airlines to hotels, travel companies are trying to persuade you to book directly. There are benefits to that —
When is the best time to apply for a passport? How about a passport renewal? Here’s the answer.
Before you hire a travel agent, you should watch this video. It’s everything you need to know about how your
What should you look for when you’re trying to find a good travel agent? I break it down for you.
Yes, there are times when you should book a trip yourself. Here are a few questions you should ask yourself
When should you put the computer down and talk to a real travel agent? I’ll tell you when to turn
Not all “word of mouth” advice is the same. Here are a few thoughts on whose advice you can —
Think booking through an online agency is the same thing as buying through a human travel agent? Think again. I
Package tours can be a great deal — except when it isn’t. I explain the pitfalls.
Here are a few of my favorite tips for getting through the TSA line a little quicker. You don’t even
How much cash should you carry when you travel? I’ll break it down for you and help you steer clear
Credit cards come with all kinds of bells and whistles. Here are the ones you should have if you plan
Your credit card may protect you against fraudulent travel purchases. Here’s how.
Many travel businesses offer discounts if you pay by wiring cash. But should you? Here’s my take.
Airport food has a well-deserved reputation for being awful. But you don’t have to eat it the next time you