Category: Travel Tips (page 1 of 11)

11 Apps To Use While Traveling

How many apps do you have on your phone? Probably too many to count in under 30 seconds. That’s because there’s an app for almost everything we need to do in our daily lives. We have apps for grocery shopping, recipes, gas rewards, banking, even for sleeping and waking us up! While traveling, especially in unknown places, apps can help us a lot. Whether we need to find our way around, pick a restaurant, get a ride, or book an excursion, apps will help us do it. Here are 11 of our favorite apps to use while traveling!

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Answering Your Questions About Pre-Existing Conditions and Travel Protection

Plane tickets? Check!

Hotel reservations? Check!

Pre-paid excursions? Check!

Travel protection? Check! Check!

Pre-existing conditions? Huh??

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Real ID: Travel Necessity Just Around The Corner

Traveling is something that most of us look forward to all year long. But, with traveling, comes the stress of it all. Packing, transit times, crowded places, and many more obstacles stand in our way of having a good time. Nevertheless, we grin and bare it until we arrive at one of our favorite safe havens, or even a new place we’ve been dreaming about exploring for years. To add to the list of things that we must consider and prepare for before our travels, the REAL ID act final deadline is quickly creeping up on us. Starting October 1, 2020 in order to fly within the U.S., citizens of the country as well as foreign residents must show REAL ID compliant identification when boarding an aircraft.

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Dryer Sheets: An Essential Travel Item

Travelers may be surprised to learn that there are more uses for dryer sheets than just for laundry! You’d think that they only make things smell better, but there are several different ways you can use dryer sheets while traveling. Here are some uses for dryer sheets in different travel scenarios.
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The Ultimate Travel Document Checklist

Traveling is usually an exciting activity that we look forward to. Preparing for the adventure, however, is definitely not as glamorous. Packing leads many travelers to stress out. An easy fix to this is coming up with a check-list of common items that you need every time you travel. Although we aren’t sure how many sweaters and pairs of shoes you’ll need on your next get away, we’ve come up with a list of common travel documents you won’t want to forget on the kitchen table.

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4 Tips If Your Airline Goes Bankrupt

Before we travel, no matter the length or destination of our trip, we plan. In fact, we try to anticipate all the things that may happen or may go wrong, so that we are as prepared as possible. In a lot of cases making that extra copy of your itinerary or bringing your more comfortable hiking sneakers rather than the new ones works out in our favor. But some things are still beyond our control. In the wake of both Thomas Cook and Wow Air filing for bankruptcy, air travelers need to be prepared for anything. We want to make sure, no matter where you plan to travel this year, your travel investments are protected.

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How to Avoid Overcrowding at Popular Tourist Destinations

 

Crowdsourcing. Crowd of fans. Crowdfunding.

What do these all have in common?  They’re all great crowds. Want to know about a not-so-great-crowd? An overcrowd–as in an overcrowded tourist destination. An ultimate example is the overcrowded peak of Mount Everest, where mountain climbing lovers recently had to stand in a ridiculously long and deadly line to get to the summit1. The peak was too full, but then again, it’s a popular attraction.

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6 Great Tips For Traveling Alone

 

Sometimes, you want to just take time for yourself. No, I’m not talking about curling up with a good book in front of the fire with the tap-tap-tap of raindrops on your windowsill to keep you company. I’m talking about taking an awesome vacation alone. It’s not common, but so very doable. It’ll take some courage, an open mind, and some great tips to make the idea a glorious reality. Here are 6 tips to make your trip a great and memorable one.

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4 Reasons You Think You Don’t Need Travel Insurance

If you haven’t purchased travel protection before, you may be questioning whether you really need it for your next trip or not. From being too expensive to thinking you may be covered elsewhere, we want to visit some of the most common reasons why travelers questions whether or not to purchase – and the reasons why they may want to rethink that decision for their next trip!

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7 Green Travel Tips for Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Rather than trying to make a difference only one day out of the year, why not make some changes to the way that you travel each and every time you take off. Here are 7 of our favorite tips for an environmentally friendly vacation.

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