Category: Travel Tips (page 1 of 10)

The Very Real Reasons Why Travel Advisers are Life Savers

There’s no denying that Google has influenced the world of travel and hospitality. But it has also solidified the advantage of human interaction, especially when it comes to the investment of travel. According to Forbes Magazine, on average, “Americans spend 10 percent of their annual income on vacations.” That’s a lot of money! To get the most out of your investment and to protect it, travel advisers are life savers. Here’s why.

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Top Tips to Avoid Germs on Flights

For those of you who feel like an airplane is a giant petri dish, fear not! There are several measures you can take to prevent contracting a cold or flu.

So why are you about 113 times more likely to come down with a virus on an airplane than in your daily life? The main culprits are the large number of people in extra close quarters and the low cabin humidity on-board your flight. Cabin humidity usually wavers around or below ten percent, which leads to the drying of your nasal cavities and throat, leaving you more susceptible to colds.

So let’s talk solutions! How can you help protect yourself from yucky in-flight germs?

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10 Vacation-Worthy American Cities with Typically Cheaper Flights

For everyone who loves to fly to an awesome vacation spot with a small price tag (AKA everyone!), here’s a list of some of those places.

With average round trip economy ticket costs of less than 300 dollars, pack your bags now and head to one of these fun-packed US cities without breaking the bank!

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American Food Traps: International Dishes that Are Actually American

Traveling internationally? Looking to eat the food of the region? Here are the top 6 foods to avoid on your travels if you want to dodge American culinary tourist traps!

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5 Practical Reasons to Purchase Travel Insurance

Health, auto, homeowner, life – the list of essential insurance goes on and on. You probably don’t even think twice about purchasing one of these plans, since they protect against everyday disasters.

Travel insurance, on the other hand, may be viewed as optional. Why? We all want to believe that once you turn vacation-mode on, setbacks and disasters disappear; yet this mentality is simply (and unfortunately) untrue!

Just because your email is set to autoreply and you’re wearing your favorite pink palm tree polo doesn’t mean you’re in the clear.

While we all hopefully will never have to use travel insurance for life-threatening circumstances like transportation and treatment at a US-approved hospital, there’s many more reasons to pick a travel protection plan before your next journey.

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Stop Jet Lag for Good

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When you travel to a different time zone, it can become a challenge to adjust to the local time. Luckily there are many tricks you can try to prevent your body from struggling through jet lag.

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10 Ways to Help Protect Your Baggage

Most people spend a lot of time making packing decisions for their trips. Lost and delayed bags can really put wrench in your travel plans. There are some preventative measures you can take to help prevent baggage loss and delay. Here are ten ways you can help to protect your baggage.

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Student Spring Break Travel Tips

 

It’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 that you need to stay as healthy and safe as possible when traveling to a new location. Before you leave, check out some of the of these spring break safety tips to make sure your trip goes smoothly!

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4 Ways to Keep Your Passport Valid

ways to keep your passport valid

Did you know you could be turned away at the airport even when your passport is valid? Certain countries have rules that say your passport cannot expire within a certain amount of time or else you may not be able to enter.

Before you go on your trip, it’s important to do some research about your destination’s requirements. Here are some tips to help make sure you stay on top of passport rules.

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Tips and Tricks for Air Travel

Tips and Tricks for Air Travel

Instead of dreading long travel days in airports, you can make the experience more comfortable by preparing in different ways. Here are some of the top tricks you might want to try the next time you fly.

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