‘Tis the season for minimalist travel

It’s that time of year when an already tight space on a plane, train or automobile seems even tighter, thanks to those extra holiday presents or layers of bulky winter clothing you’re wearing. Maybe it just feels worse because of the airspace intrusion of an oversized seatmate or a yapping emotional-support poodle.
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Don’t get lost: 3 insider tips on how to keep your stuff when you fly

You’re probably feeling a sense of loss today.
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Wait, you charge how much for carry-on bags?

When you fly, there is a surcharge for everything. Barbara Murphy-Sanders wishes she’d known that — and we wish we could have told her — before she booked her tickets. Read more “Wait, you charge how much for carry-on bags?”

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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Can banning carry-on luggage really speed up boarding?

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.”
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