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7 Tips for Surviving Long Haul Flights

 

No matter how much you prepare, being stuck on a long flight is going to come with some uncomfortable moments along the way. A little bit of planning before you leave can make a huge difference in your travel experience. Arriving at your destination feeling your best is an important part of starting your trip, so here are a few tips that will help you survive that flight across the world!
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When Do I Buy Travel Protection?

While technically you can purchase a travel protection plan as late as up to the day before you leave, there are many reasons why purchasing a plan early is the way to go. We suggest that you purchase a protection plan as soon as you pay your first initial payment towards your planned trip!

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The Biggest Complaints About Air Travel

We all know that traveling can often be a hassle. Surely, we have all complained a time or two about the endless security, time changes, or luggage issues we’ve experienced. While many complaints go unreported, the U.S. Department of Transportation has compiled data in public reports posted online about what travelers have to say about their experiences. Check out the top five airline travel complaints.

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Family Spring Break Travel Tips

After a long, cold winter one of the most exciting times of the year is getting ready for spring break vacation. It’s the perfect way to start the new season with your family, and to unwind and have some fun after the winter months.  Traveling with your family can be tough – so we wanted to provide you with a few tips that will make sure your travel plans go a little bit smoother this year.

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Cruise Travel Tips

We are officially in the heart of “Wave Season” which lasts from January to March and features some of the best deals on cruise ship vacations that are offered all year round. Cruises are a great option for several types of travelers including couples, honeymooners, students, and families. Cruise vacations can be very different than a vacation to a single destination, so it is important to know what to be prepared for. Whether you are thinking about embarking on your first cruise adventure, or you plan one yearly, we wanted to provide a few tips that will make your cruise vacation easier, safer, and more enjoyable!
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2017 Travel Resolutions

2017 has officially arrived, which means most of us have been thinking about our resolutions and the changes we would like to make in the new year. Our suggestion is to make a goal of traveling smarter. Here are a few tips to get yourself started in 2017!

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Top 5 Holiday Travel Scams

 

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Traveling during the holidays is one of the most exciting times of the year. Visiting with friends and family, enjoying holiday activities and food, getting away from home and exchanging presents are at the top of the to-do list. While this is one of the most giving times of the year, it is also important to remember that with such a high volume of travelers, unfortunately, the number travel scams that occur does in fact increase. We wanted to provide you with some of the most common travel scams and ways to avoid them so you won’t have any disruptions during your perfect holiday season!

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What Not to Pack in Your Checked Luggage

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Packing for a trip can be stressful, especially when we all know packing the wrong things has the potential to ruin your trip—especially if that bag gets lost, damaged or delayed. A simple rule of thumb all travelers should abide by? Pack anything of value or importance in your carry-on bag, in case your luggage accidentally doesn’t show up. However, there are a few other things that you might not have thought about. Here are 5 things that you should always be sure to leave out of your checked luggage during your next 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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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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