Travel Tips and Ideas

Travel Emergency Checklist

Traveling doesn’t usually come with bad connotations. We dream of warm sandy beaches, sun shining, adventure at every turn and time to get away from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. Sometimes, though, the unexpected does happen, and we experience travel emergencies. Quite frankly, it can be very stressful to have this happen to you while you’re away. But, there are things we can do to alleviate some of that stress.

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How to Be a Tourist at Home

Let’s face it – most of us don’t have nearly as much time or money as we’d like to spend on traveling. Whether it’s to the next state over or across the globe, we want more of it. Circumstances, however, prevent us from doing just that. So how do we get that butterfly feeling in our stomach that we get when we land in a new airport while we’re at home? The answer: becoming a tourist at home.

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6 Reasons People Travel

Millions of people travel all corners of the world every single day. But, what really drives people to explore more than just their backyards? Just like anything, the list for what inspires people to travel is endless. No matter what motivates you to travel, we’re just happy that you share the passion for travel with us.

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Exploring: Maine

The United States of America is usually broken down by region and then by state/attraction. The west coast boasts great weather and modern attractions including a new and upcoming vegan food scene. The south offers warmer temperatures as well with the chance for ultimate relaxation on world class beaches. New England, or the northeastern region of the United States, offers quaint historic landmarks, great seafood, and every season!

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Spring Fashion Travel Trends to Transform Your Packing Style

Packing is always a difficult task to conquer before you head out of town. Even when you’re good at it, you have to alter the formula based on season, activity list, and number of days. That’s why any tips that can help us get the job done faster and more efficiently are good tips. Focusing on transition season fashion trends is a great place to start. Check out a few ways spring fashion trends will help you pack.

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Travel Insured Introduces a New Product Line

On March 1, 2021 Travel Insured International launched a new product line. These new plans combine and expand upon the previous products offered, with coverage that is catered to customers. Whether you’re preparing to travel domestically or internationally, for a week or three weeks, for leisure or for work, Travel Insured has coverage for all trip types. Here are some of the highlights you can expect from the new products.

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6 Unexpected Travel Expenses

The prep work for travel is quite the task to conquer. It becomes difficult because we have to make assumptions and predictions about what we think will occur while we’re there. Unfortunately, there are times that the unexpected happens. One of the things that we find ourselves surprised about are unexpected fees. We compiled a list of a few common travel fees that people don’t expect or forget about. Check them out!

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Why You Might Want to Consider Traveling During the Off Season

One of the biggest decisions we make when we decide to travel is when to actually venture out. Often times this is dictated by the time we are able to take off from work, kids schools schedules, and location. Something to consider, however, is traveling during off season. Off season is the time of year when tourist numbers are at their lowest.

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9 Underrated Cities to Visit in the U.S.

We all know about some of the most visited and highly rated places in the U.S., like Las Vegas, Orlando, NYC, etc. So, we wanted to take some time to inspire you to visit some lesser known cities with all the spark and spunk you could ever want on a vacation. Who knows, maybe you’ll be inspired to add them to your domestic travel bucket list!

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4 Surprising Places to Visit in Maryland

When you’re ready to travel again, consider Maryland as a destination. You may be surprised at what you discover. Maryland’s history, tourist attractions, and proximity to Washington, D.C. are natural draws for visitors. However, did you know that the Appalachian Trail runs through Maryland? Did you also know that Old Bay Seasoning was originally created in Baltimore? Maryland is known for great crab houses and they all use Old Bay to give their crab dishes a kick! Read on to learn more about Maryland and the surprises it has in store for you.

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