There’s no survival guide for long road trips with kids, but maybe there should be.
Travel agents should really stop calling themselves travel agents. Travel advisors is a better word. Or perhaps even travel advocates.
You’ve probably already heard a lot of advice about what you should do do this summer — buy this, vacation there, see that movie. But what shouldn’t you do?
Don’t look now, but there’s a guy next to me at the bottom of the chairlift. He’s snowboarding in a swimsuit. And nothing else.
If you travel abroad this summer, look out for visa trouble.
High prices. Long airport lines. Terrorism. Zika. You’ve got enough to worry about, between making sure your hotel reservations match your arrival dates and ensuring that all your credit cards will work. And now this?
Here’s a real shocker: New York’s airports are the most miserable in the United States, according to a new study. They’ll also be among the worst during a summer that promises to test the patience of air travelers like never before.
Did you take any paid vacation this summer? Have you taken any in the past 12 months? Unfortunately, it’s likely you didn’t, and this is not necessarily good.
The TSA is having a heckuva summer.
Now you see those summer travel deals. Now you don’t.
The Transportation Security Administration’s vaunted new PreCheck system, which offers selected air travelers access to expedited security screening, is hurtling toward its first big test: a crowd of spring break passengers, quickly followed by a crush of inexperienced summer vacationers.
It’s that time of year. I’m interested in your upcoming travel plans — and your best advice for a better trip.
Are you still forgetting to pack your manners when you travel? If you are, then please meet Grace, a flight attendant who recently turned to me for some career advice.
I can’t remember the last time I asked you for help mediating one of my own disputes. But I could use a little help with this one.
If you’re afraid a TSA agent might bungle your screening when you fly somewhere this summer, maybe you should do what John Klapproth did when he was traveling from Seattle to Anchorage recently.
Nothing — not higher gas prices, not soaring airfares, not climbing hotel rates — seems to be keeping travelers off the road this summer.
If you don’t have the time or the money for vacation this summer, maybe you can spare a few hours for a daycation.
Clem Bason is the president of Hotwire.com, the discount travel Web site. I asked him about the outlook for bargains in the second half of the summer, and to address some of the consumer complaints about so-called “opaque” travel sites.
Travelocity’s Roaming Gnome needs no introduction. This summer, everyone’s favorite lawn ornament is embarking on what he calls the Summer of Possibilities tour to promote the season’s travel bargains. The gnome’s social media friends vote on his next destination, and away he goes. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to interview the gnome on this occasion.
When it comes to travel, does anyone know what’s going to happen this summer? A lot of people claim to. Actually, three organizations unleashed surveys on an unsuspecting public within a 48-hour period recently, each offering a slightly different, and at times, contradictory summer travel preview.
There’s got to be a better way to handle all of the negativity of summer travel than voodoo dolls, recreational drugs and firearms. So I asked a few experts to tell me how they’d cope with the travelin’ blues.
Oh, the terrible things we come home to from vacation. While everyone else seems obsessed with how we will — or won’t — spend our summer, does anyone care what happens when it’s over?
It’s just the kind of pick-me-up news we needed to get the summer travel season started. Two new surveys — one released yesterday and one scheduled to be released tomorrow — suggest the state of travel has gone from bad to worse.