Sleeping on an airplane is a challenge. But if you are traveling on a long-haul flight and happen to require medical equipment to help you sleep, the challenge just grew exponentially.
Being a travel agent can make you paranoid. But as the old line goes, just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you.
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.
Charles Stewart figures he should have known better. The promises made by his MileagePlus Explorer card from Chase — yes, the one that’s heavily promoted in airports and on travel blogs — looked too good to pass up.
Barry Shiller’s vacation rental owner got a better offer just before he checked in. And suddenly, his family had no place to stay for their theme park vacation this spring.
I recently advocated shopping at brick-and-mortar stores rather than buying online. Now I’m going to do an about-face. I recommend caution when shopping in person in order to avoid the following scenario:
Does anyone really believe that airlines are installing bigger overhead bins so you can drag your regulation-size carry-on bag on the plane?
Think twice before taking a nap on a plane. That’s what safety experts and frequent travelers advise in the wake of the latest in-flight sexual assault incident …
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.
At the Players Cafe in Liberia, Costa Rica, Marc Anderson had to fork over a bundle when he bought breakfast at the airport. His order consisted of four coffees, two orange juices, one bottled water, one bagel, two English muffin sandwiches, and one Denver omelette.
ID theft can be stopped before you leave your home. But what happens when you’re already on the road?
When it comes to travel insurance, there are more shades of gray than a certain popular series of erotic fiction.
All Ali Wallick wanted was the hotel room she had booked. Nothing more.
A recent poll bears out something I already believed to be true, and am happy to see: Consumers are finally losing their enthusiasm for airline and other affinity credit cards.
Remember what flying used to be like?
No one knows exactly why part of Andrew Smith’s business class airline reservation from Salt Lake City to San Juan, Puerto Rico, vanished.
It happened to Susan Solovic on a recent flight. As her seatmate stood to go to the bathroom, she knocked over a soda on Solovic’s laptop.
If you’re on Facebook, maybe you’ve seen the messages that supposedly protects your privacy and stops others from using your content without permission.
If you’re not already using new a “smart” chip credit cards, you probably soon will be.
Rick Hudnett recently pulled into a Chevron station near his home in Orlando. He wishes he hadn’t.
On Jan. 1, 2016, your driver’s license issued in Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire or New York will not be enough to board your flight. Domestic travelers from those four states, no matter where they are, will need to bring a second form of identification such as a passport or U.S. military ID.
Susan Farkas couldn’t stay in the New York City apartment she’d rented. The air conditioning was on the blink during
We’ve all heard it: Cruises are fun. Cruises are cheap. Just walk onboard, grab a drink and relax while the captain drives. And best of all—after you’ve paid for the room, everything else is “free.”
Thanks to technology, travel can be booked with a few quick swipes and clicks. For most people, it means the process is much faster. It also means more mistakes.
When Eric Crusius boarded his recent American Airlines flight from Washington to Dallas, the air conditioning was powered down and
Does anyone think fast food is healthy? I don’t.
Hit the road early if you want to avoid Labor Day traffic. That’s time-tested travel advice with little scientific backing