7 insider tips for cruise newbies

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. Read more “7 insider tips for cruise newbies”

Why you should take air turbulence seriously

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. Read more “Why you should take air turbulence seriously”

Top 10 smartphone travel apps of 2016

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.
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What not to ignore when packing for trips

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.

When making packing decisions, you need to consider airline luggage limitations and liability limits, governmental airport security prohibitions and regulations, and your travel health needs.
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Don’t just worry about the Zika virus — worry about this, too

Concerned about the Zika virus? When it comes to travelers’ health, that’s only part of the story.
Read more “Don’t just worry about the Zika virus — worry about this, too”