Category: International Travel (page 1 of 3)

The Biggest Passport Mistakes

You’ve booked your next trip abroad! No matter how experienced of a traveler you are, sometimes mistakes happen. Here are some of the most common passport mistakes you should be sure to avoid before you leave.

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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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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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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 Feel Safer About Traveling

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In a changing world of travel, there are bound to be safety concerns. It’s understandable that people may be afraid of traveling more than they were before due to several recent events. Travel is still generally very safe, so hopefully such tragedies haven’t deterred you from traveling altogether. Here are some ways to help you feel safer when traveling.

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2016 Travel Trends

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Each year we try to find what the most popular travel trends will be for the upcoming year. Luckily, most of the trends this year are going to be favorable to travelers. Check out what travel trends we’ve uncovered for 2016 and start thinking about where you want to take a trip this year!
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International Travel Safety

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Traveling abroad is exciting but also very different from the U.S. It’s unfamiliar to most people, so it’s important to know how to stay safe. Each city has different safety concerns, but some safety tips are the same regardless of location.
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Popular 2016 Travel Destinations

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2015 is quickly coming to an end and it’s just about that time where we all want to start planning our getaways for next year! The most popular travel destinations change each and every year based on several factors including newly built attractions, price drops, travel industry trends, and events being held. Here is a list we have complied of some of the most popular destinations for 2016!
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Best Apps for International Travel

Kiev, Ukraine - July 31, 2011 - A woman using application with world map on Apple Ipad2. This second generation Ipad2 is designed and development by Apple inc. and launched in march 2011.

It’s important to be prepared when planning a trip to another country. Do you want to be able to monitor your flights with the touch of a button? Or to know how much your hotel is costing in euros? How about the cheapest way to talk to your friends and family members back home? Luckily, there have been smartphone apps created to help us out no matter where we are. So before you head out the door, we suggest downloading some of these helpful travel apps!
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Tips for Overcoming Culture Shock

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Visiting a new country can be extremely overwhelming and if you are not prepared for the type of culture you might come in contact with, it can be even harder to adjust. The temperature and weather may be extreme, the people may be overly friendly or rude, the food may be something that you have never heard of, and the streets may seem like a completely different world. When an individual travels another region in the world, there are bound to be several cultural differences which can cause a traveler to experience ‘culture shock’. All travelers experience some form of culture shock but here are a few tips to make sure it is a mild case while you are away!
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