Travel Tips and Ideas

2021 Travel Trends

Each year we look back and reflect on the good and bad from the past 12 months. By considering those things, it helps us to prepare for the upcoming 12 months. We adjust or change those things that didn’t work in our favor, and we repeat or elaborate on those that did. This goes for everything from personal relationships, to cooking, to travel. And, boy, have we seen a lot of changes in travel over the past years. Check out some travel trends that will make an appearance this coming year.

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8 Travel Do’s and Don’ts for Winter Storms

Unfortunately, there will be times when nature does not cooperate with your travel plans. Winter storms can be particularly hard to handle while on vacation. They are the reason behind many travel delays and trip cancellations. While you cannot control the weather, you can certainly control how you handle the challenges associated with storms. You may need to do some pre-planning, make on-the-go decisions, and consider travel protection. Here are some do’s and don’ts to help you get started.

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Protecting Your Holiday Travel Plans

One of the busiest travel times of the year is the holiday season. Often we pack up the car or hop on a plane to visit out of state loved ones and family. It’s both exciting and stressful. If you’ve seen “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” you know that holiday travel can sometimes take a turn. But by protecting your travel plans this holiday season, you may be able to alleviate some of the stress you feel when venturing out onto those crowded travel routes. Check out a few ways travel protection might help you this holiday season.

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6 Thanksgiving Travel Tips To Help You Get Through Turkey Day

Who doesn’t like the thought of family and friends gathering together for Thanksgiving? Tons of turkey and stuffing will be served at dinner tables across the country. Millions of people will take to the skies and roads to partake in the festivities. Even with all of the goodwill, traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday can get frustrating. You will need a game plan to make your journey successful. We’ve put together a handy travel to-do list for the turkey lover in you. It may help you travel drama-free during the holiday.

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7 Easy Tips for Enhancing Your Travel Photos

So many of us take hundreds of photos while we travel. Many even travel with the sole intention of taking photos. How can we ensure that we’re taking the best pictures possible? Whether you’re using a stand-alone camera or a smart phone, there are a few tips that can help you bring your photography to the next level.

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3 Great U.S. Winter Vacations

Who says the best trips can only happen in the summer? Winter escapes can be dreamy and a lot of fun, too. Many places around the country are perfect locations for a getaway during the cooler months of the year. States like Maine, Montana, and parts of California have much to offer. With travel protection, you can book a winter vacay and know that your plans can be secured. Let us take you on a little tour and show you how travel protection may help safeguard any winter trip.

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Fall Fashion Trends That Will Transform the Way You Pack

Transitional seasons, such as Fall and Spring, are great inspirations for functional packing lists. What makes them so great is that they are equipped to satisfy both chiller and warmer weather at the drop of a hat. This means that you’ll need fewer pieces of clothing in your bags. Versatility is your best friend in all facets of travel, but ESPECIALLY when packing. Check out some of our favorite items that will change your packing habits – just in time for fall shopping sprees!

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Surviving a Flight Delay with Kids

You planned your trip down to the smallest detail. Packing was a breeze because you tend to over pack, anyway. The kids are excited and so are you. Congratulations, you’re going on your trip! At the airport, you patiently wait for your flight. You wait, and wait, and wait some more. The kids are getting antsy and you’re starting to feel like the trip is off to a bad start. After a while, you realize you’re experiencing a flight delay and there’s nothing you can do. On the contrary, there’s plenty you can do to survive a flight delay with kids. All it takes is a little creativity, some preparation, and travel protection.

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Visiting the Grand Canyon

If the Grand Canyon National Park was a novel, it would be considered epic. It’s layers of red rock hold millions of years of geological history.  It is easy for visitors to be mesmerized by the natural beauty of the park. Views from the lookout points showcase a wide expanse of towering rocks carved out by the Colorado River. One mile deep and eighteen miles wide, this great chasm in Arizona would be an unforgettable thing to experience. Here’s why you should add a trip there to your bucket list.

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Top Travel Scams to Avoid

Traveling and exploring the world is exciting. We get to experience new things and see the world from a new perspective. One thing we should do while traveling, though, is practicing safety. Being aware of life occurring around us is of the utmost importance, especially in foreign places. Here are some common travel scams that may be avoided with a little extra care and attention.

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