12 Awesome Travel Accessories for the Aging Traveler

January 15, 2020

Travel for so-called “baby boomers” (anyone born between 1946 and 1964) is an ever-growing part of the travel industry.  Many ‘seniors’ have retired from a long, successful career and now have the time, the resources, AND the energy to take vacations – on their own, with a partner or, with family.  And, many are in... 

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14 Travel Gift Ideas for the ‘Hard to Buy For’ Traveler

November 26, 2019

I give up…You are the most difficult person to buy a present for! Stumped with what to buy for that discerning traveler in your life this Christmas? Before you consult a Magic 8 ball, we’ve researched and found 14 travel gifts that may be among those the recipient actually uses…again and again. Gifts for the Traveler Who...

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25 Travel Tips to Survive Holiday Travel

November 18, 2019

Thanksgiving travel—and everything that can go wrong with it—brings to mind the John Hughes’ 1987 film, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. Unlikely travel companions Neal Page and Del Griffith may never get home for Thanksgiving. They get bumped. They get delayed. They’re robbed of all cash and forced to use plastic to pay their travel expenses—until...

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10 Things You Must Include When Packing for a Weekend in Las Vegas

October 09, 2019

“A Weekend in New England Las Vegas” Needless to say, these would be two TOTALLY different travel experiences requiring you to pack totally different items in your travel gear!  So….what DO you pack for a weekend in Las Vegas? Are you traveling to Vegas in the heat of the summer or for New Year’s Eve?... 

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15 Awesome Stocking Stuffers That Any Traveler Would Love

November 28, 2018

No matter if they’ve been ‘naughty or nice’ this year, your friends and family who love to travel are easy to please when it comes to stuffing their Christmas stocking to overflowing!  There is always something new and useful for them coming on the marketplace. ‘Stock’ up on stocking stuffers that include any sort of...

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10 Gifts to Get the Safety Conscious Traveler

November 21, 2018

If you, or the ones you love, are bitten by the travel bug, you know that travel can be fun, adventurous, stimulating, educational, and mind-broadening.  You also know that travel safety plays a key role in making it all of these things.  If you don’t feel that you and your belongings are secure, then travel... 

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How to Overcome Flying Anxiety [Infographic]

August 08, 2018

Traveling anytime can be pretty stressful and if you are flying somewhere this Thanksgiving weekend there can be a lot to be anxious about. Crowds, flight delays – just to name a few, top that with flying anxiety and you are going to wish you stayed home. Thankfully there are things you can do to help...

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Know Before You Go – Top Airlines Weights & Rates for Baggage Fees

May 01, 2018

Finding out that your bag is overweight when you get to the airport is not a great way to begin your vacation. Know before you go and check out our Top Airline Baggage Fees page to see what your limits are and how much it will cost you in baggage fees if you are over.... 

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Why Your Luggage Scale Reading May Differ From the Airline Scales

July 11, 2017

  You are all ready for your vacation, you have double checked everything and triple checked the weight of your bags. So what’s the deal when you get to the airline and the airline scale reads 5lbs over? This scenario is actually very common, just google “are airlines scales accurate”. The sad truth is many... 

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What Travelers Should Know About Entering the United States

May 16, 2017

Before 2008 crossing the border into the United States was easy peasy. In fact, all a Canadian needed was to show a driver’s license as proof of citizenship! To tighten border security the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative was passed and travelers had to have a valid passport to enter the United States regardless of where... 

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How to Travel Safe When Using Ground Transportation – Part 3

May 02, 2017

This is our final part in our 3 part series on How to Travel Safe When Using Ground Transportation. In part 1 we focused on what to do if you find yourself in a situation where you don’t feel safe. Part 2 covered travel safety tips while using a cab, bus or train. We’ll finish off... 

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How to Travel Safe When Using Ground Transportation – Part 2

April 18, 2017

It’s almost guaranteed that you’ll take a cab, bus or train, at least once while on vacation. Whether it’s from the airport to the hotel or taking a bus tour while sightseeing. In part 1 of our series on How to Travel Safe When Using Ground Transportation, we covered what to be aware of while traveling... 

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