Travel Tips and Ideas

American Food Traps: International Dishes that Are Actually American

Traveling internationally? Looking to eat the food of the region? Here are the top 6 foods to avoid on your travels if you want to dodge American culinary tourist traps!

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7 Surprising Must-See Destinations in the US

There’s tons of ultra-popular locations in the US to travel. According to TripAdvisor, New York City, Maui, Las Vegas, Oahu, and Orlando are America’s most vacationed destinations in 2018.

But there’s also countless other United States’ travel spots that are worth checking out – and some may surprise you!

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Why Using a Travel Agent is the Best

why using a travel agent is the best

Do you use a travel professional when you book travel? If not, you should consider it next time! Travel agents are such a great resource for many reasons. You’re almost guaranteed to have a better booking experience when a professional is helping out. Why’s that? Check out the top reasons why using a travel agent is the best.

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5 Practical Reasons to Purchase Travel Insurance

Health, auto, homeowner, life – the list of essential insurance goes on and on. You probably don’t even think twice about purchasing one of these plans, since they protect against everyday disasters.

Travel insurance, on the other hand, may be viewed as optional. Why? We all want to believe that once you turn vacation-mode on, setbacks and disasters disappear; yet this mentality is simply (and unfortunately) untrue!

Just because your email is set to autoreply and you’re wearing your favorite pink palm tree polo doesn’t mean you’re in the clear.

While we all hopefully will never have to use travel insurance for life-threatening circumstances like transportation and treatment at a US-approved hospital, there’s many more reasons to pick a travel protection plan before your next journey.

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5 Justifications Why First Class Flying Might Be Worth the Money

Flying First Class certainly means opening up your wallet big time. Whether it’s an extra hundred dollars or an extra few thousand dollars, First Class travel is not cheap. Most people already cringe at the bill associated with a flight. So when is it actually worth the extra dollar-dropping to invest in a premium ticket to your destination?

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Bleisure Travel 101

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One of the most common travel trends right now is “bleisure.” This is a mix of a business trip with a leisure trip. What this means is travelers are sent somewhere for business by their job, and then they extend their trip for their own leisure.

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Stop Jet Lag for Good

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When you travel to a different time zone, it can become a challenge to adjust to the local time. Luckily there are many tricks you can try to prevent your body from struggling through jet lag.

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Prepare for Travel During Hurricane Season

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It’s hard to forget the record-setting hurricane season we had in 2017. Though we hope such a severe hurricane season won’t happen again this year, it can serve as a reminder that the weather isn’t something we can control or predict. Your travel plans could be disrupted by a storm, and that’s why travel insurance is a good idea for any travel plans, especially during the summer months.

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10 Ways to Help Protect Your Baggage

Most people spend a lot of time making packing decisions for their trips. Lost and delayed bags can really put wrench in your travel plans. There are some preventative measures you can take to help prevent baggage loss and delay. Here are ten ways you can help to protect your baggage.

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Student Spring Break Travel Tips

 

It’s that time of year again and students are traveling to destinations all over the world to kick back, relax, and take some time off from a busy school schedule. It can be one of the most exciting times, but it is also important to remember that you need to stay as healthy and safe as possible when traveling to a new location. Before you leave, check out some of the of these spring break safety tips to make sure your trip goes smoothly!

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