Category Archives for "Travel Tips"

October 18, 2013

Top 5 Packing Tips

Nothing seems to cause more pre-travel anxiety than packing. To help ease the pain, we have some simple tips that will help you travel comfortably and fashionably. Tip #1 – Shoes & Socks Whatever you do, make sure your “daily” shoes are comfortable and that your socks fit! You’ll probably find yourself walking much more […]

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October 18, 2013

Basic Travel Dos and Don’ts

DO — Go With the Flow Whether you’re going abroad or traveling within the US, you’ll quickly realize that they do things differently than they do back home. Knowing the culture of where you’re going and what to expect can greatly enhance the experience. Be prepared that you won’t be able to speed up the […]

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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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