Category Archives for "Travel Tips"

October 18, 2013

Travel Safety

At the Airport Terminal Use concealed bag tags. Spend as little time as possible in airports. Pass through security checks quickly. Do not remain in vicinity of checkpoints. Once through these areas, go to a lounge or other open area away from baggage lockers and find a seat with a good view of the area. […]

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October 18, 2013

Dollars, Francs, Pounds, but No Problem

Written by Dan Suits. European travel used to involve endless hassle with foreign currencies. In the first place, hotel, restaurant and other charges had to be settled in cash, so you had to get two or three thousand dollars in traveler’s checks from your bank at home, carry them around and keep them secure during […]

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October 18, 2013

Top 10 Cruise Traveler Tips

Purchase trip interruption insurance. It’s is worth the nominal investment. Review your cruise documents in advance for important guidelines and travel tips. Prior to leaving home, double-check your flight schedule for flight departure and arrival updates. Arrive to the airport early – at least 2 hours prior to departure unless local circumstances dictate allowing a longer time. Security screenings […]

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October 18, 2013

Make the Most of Your Travel Dollars

An Insider’s Guide to Saving Money Flights Buy roundtrip tickets. The least expensive fares often apply to roundtrip tickets. Purchase early. Try to make your reservations and ticket purchases at least 21 days prior to departure. This advance-purchase period varies. Some fares require an advance purchase of 3, 7, 14, or 21 days, while others […]

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October 18, 2013

Why I Bother With a Travel Agent

Written by Sara Metz. The New York Times just ran a story about the battles between online airline ticket dealers and the airlines that use them to list flights, resulting in some airlines being removed from popular sites like Orbitz and Expedia and making it even more difficult for travelers to compare prices and find good deals. […]

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