Author: Erin Weiland (page 2 of 12)

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!
Continue reading

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!

Continue reading

Top 5 Holiday Travel Scams

 

holiday-travel-scams-1

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!

Continue reading

What Not to Pack in Your Checked Luggage

not-to-pack-image

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!

Continue reading

Travel Protection Tips During Hurricane Season

1

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.

Continue reading

Summer Travel Safety Tips

Beach scene with striped towel, sunglasses, flip flops, seashell and starfish laid on old weathered blue wood decking. Space for copy.

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!
Continue reading

Travel Insured’s New Look!

Travel Insured International has a new look!

Travel Insured logo

Continue reading

How To Use Your Cellphone Abroad

cellabroad

 

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.

Continue reading

Student Spring Break Travel Tips

springbreakphotoIt’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 you need to stay as healthy and safe as possible during your break. Before you leave, check out some of the most important spring break safety tips to get the best out of your trip!

Continue reading

Winter Air Travel Tips

West Yellowstone road snow packed by winter travel; Sam & Mary Cissel; February 1992

Winter is finally here and as we all know, it can be one of the most difficult times of year to travel. In the winter months, it is important to take certain precautionary steps if you are traveling including being prepared for cancellations and delays, as well as keeping you and your travel companions safe. We wanted to provide you with some helpful tips to ensure you will have the most enjoyable trip as possible no matter the ice, snow, or sleet that may show up unexpectedly during the upcoming winter months.

Continue reading

Older posts Newer posts