Category: Travel Tips (page 1 of 9)

2017 Travel Trends

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Another new year has begun, bringing along some new travel trends. 2016’s trends were great for travelers, with more Wi-Fi availability and a strong U.S. Dollar. In 2017 travel could be changing but there are still many great trends that travelers can look forward to.

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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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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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8 Common Travel Mistakes

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Even a well-traveled person may find themselves making travel mistakes. Whatever the reason, mistakes happen, so we are going to help you avoid making them the next time you travel. Go over these most common travel mistakes before you leave for your trip.

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Honeymoon Planning Tips

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When most people think of a honeymoon, they imagine a relaxing getaway. A relaxing trip requires some advance planning and good research. If you and your fiancé are in the planning stages for your honeymoon, check out our tips to help you have the best trip possible.

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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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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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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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