Travel Tips and Ideas

Top Tips for Packing Light

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More and more people are starting to only pack a carry-on bag when they fly. This is a challenge for over packers. When you have limited space to pack your belongings, you really have to evaluate how necessary it is to bring each item. Even if you’re packing a larger bag, we have some great tips to help you pack efficiently and light!

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Safe Eating Habits on Vacation

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Getting sick on vacation happens all too often, particularly when traveling outside of the United States. Bacteria and parasites are common reasons for why travelers get sick. Here are some ways to help you eat safely and avoid getting sick on vacation.

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Travel Protection Tips During Hurricane Season

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With summer vacation upon us, one of the most important things travelers should stay aware of is Hurricane Season and its unpredictability and its ability to change current and future travel plans. While travel protection solely for the disruption of a hurricane is not available, purchasing a plan with coverage that protects the inconveniences that hurricanes can cause can be helpful. Check out some of the best tips dealing with travel protection that people might often overlook.

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How to Sleep on Any Flight

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One of the most uncomfortable places to fall asleep is on an airplane. You’re often sitting next to strangers, the leg room is minimal, and the cabin temperature is rarely comfortable. If you’ve ever struggled with falling asleep on a plane, you’ll enjoy our tips on how to sleep on any flight.

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How to Get a Replacement Passport

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Your passport is your ticket to travel the world, but what do you do if it gets lost or stolen? It’s one of those things that no one thinks will ever happen to them, but it happens every day. Hopefully you never find yourself in this situation but in case you do, here is how to get a replacement passport.

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Summer Travel Safety Tips

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Summer time is here, which means the kids will be out of school and summer vacation plans will be falling into place. Summer is a time for fun and relaxation, but it is important to remember that summer can also be one of the riskiest travel times of the year. It’s important that you not only arrive to your destination safely, but that you stay aware during your entire trip so you and your family can stay safe, as well as avoid any scams or mishaps. Here are a few summer travel safety tips to ensure that your summer travels run smoothly and are as enjoyable as possible!
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Busiest Times to Travel in the Summer

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Summer is the busiest time of year to travel. School is out so families plan most vacations during this time. The weather is more consistently warm so many people take time off from work to be outdoors. With so many people taking advantage of summertime, travel by any means of transportation is bound to be busy. However, there are certain times during the summer that are particularly busier than others:
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How To Use Your Cellphone Abroad

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Using your cell phone in another country can seem intimidating.  Don’t want to get home to a shocking cell phone bill for calling, texting, or even using your GPS?  We wanted to provide you with a few steps you can take to make sure you stay connected to friends and family while traveling—without paying more than you have to.

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How to Breeze Through Airport Security

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Going through the security checkpoint at the airport can be a hassle. It doesn’t have to be a stressful experience if you’re prepared for it. Some airports may be stricter than others, so it’s better to be over prepared. Here are some tips to help you get through security as easily as possible.

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