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Give the Gift of Travel for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Don’t just buy that special someone jewelry, candy, flowers or bubbly – give them a gift of travel to the source. Imagine their surprise when you tell them you are planning a great trip together.

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Buying Travel Insurance If You’re Worried About Getting a Visa

If you are traveling either to or through a country that you are concerned will experience terrorist events or travel bans, it’s not difficult to protect yourself and your travel investment, but there are specific features you need to look for in your travel insurance.

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How to Get the Best Deal on Travel Insurance for Your Cruise

Increasingly, a key issue for cruise enthusiasts is not whether or not to buy travel insurance but to determine the right amount of coverage to get and then to find the best value for their money.

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Give the Gift of Travel

Are you looking for a gift idea for family or friends. Give them the gift of travel. Sending them on a vacation is a fantastic gift they will remember for years. They look forward to traveling for months before they take the trip. Then they enjoy their vacation, and then enjoy the memories the vacation […]

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Get Black Friday Deals on Travel

Everyone is shopping for the best “Black Friday deals” on the internet for their holiday gifts. Why not get the best deals on travel too?

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Shorten Your Time In Airport Lines

Getting through airport security is taking longer than ever before. It doesn’t look like things are going to improve any time soon. Government officials, airports and airlines suggest you arrive at the airport 3 hours before your flight in order to get through security in time for boarding. There are a few things that can […]

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Stay Informed While You Travel

Many people are nervous about traveling. Civil unrest in other countries, terrorist incidents, health concerns like zika, hurricanes, even long lines at airports might make you just want to stay home. No need to despair, most places that you would want to visit are safe to visit. All you need to do is make sure […]

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How to Deal with Lost IDs While Traveling

You’re having a great time on your vacation – until you realize your wallet and photo ID is missing. Did you leave it somewhere? Was it stolen? How are you going to be able to get on the plan without a valid ID? Don’t panic, you’ll be able to get home. You just need to […]

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Your Trip May Be Longer than You Think

You’re taking a ten-day cruise, so your trip will be ten days long, right?  Not necessarily.  If you are traveling to get to your main point of departure for your trip and spending a night away from home before embarking on the main part of your trip, you trip is longer than the dates of […]

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Travel to See Unique Watersports this Summer

If you are a fan of competitive watersports, but are looking for something a little different this Olympic year, forgo Rio for the swimming and diving.   Travel to watch people compete in one of these unique watersports you may never even have heard of before. Dragon Boat Racing has been around for years.   The Dragon […]

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Skip the Security Line Before Your Next Flight

Getting through airport security is taking longer than ever before.  It doesn’t look like things are going to improve any time soon.  Government officials, airports, and airlines suggest you arrive at the airport 3 hours before your flight in order to get through security in time for boarding.  There are a few things that can […]

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Is It Ever Too Early or Too Late to Buy Travel Insurance?

You can purchase travel insurance from the first day you make a deposit on your trip up until the day before you depart. The cost will be the same regardless of when you purchase, but there are advantages if you buy sooner than later.

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With people sharing such confined spaces, attention to etiquette is key to a good in-flight experience.

Just Plane Manners

  Sometimes it seems like common courtesy doesn’t exist anymore, particularly on airplanes. Generally speaking things don’t escalate to violence, but occasionally they do, as it did in March when women had a fist fight on a flight over noise from a boom box. People may really bother you, but before you say anything, make […]

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Best Weekend Away in Portland, OR

Portland offers the ideal weekend away for almost any sort of group –The restaurants and shopping are great. The hotels and walking around town are convenient, and you are a short drive from some of the most scenic areas of the country.

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Unique SPA Experiences

Your idea of a fantastic vacation might include a luxurious and relaxing day at a spa. Your traveling companion may want something new and adventurous at each stop. Visit one of these unique spas, and everyone can be happy. Some sound wonderful, others are just a bit …. Different. Decide for yourself, but consider trying […]

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What is a pre-existing condition waiver, and why do I need it?

Pre-existing Medical Condition Waivers – Do You Need One?

Most insurers will deny a claim if the traveler canceled the trip because of a pre-existing medical condition. What is a pre-existing condition waiver, when do you need it, and how do you get it?

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Snacks on a Plane

If you have even a little bit of time, you can take enough food to help you make it through even a fairly long flight. But knowing what not to take is almost more important than what to take. Follow these simple rules.

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The Zika Virus is spreading rapidly through Latin America and South America

Latest News on the Zika Virus and Travel to Latin America

Information about the Zika virus changes daily. In January, the CDC issued a Travel Alert Level 2 for pregnant women traveling to many Latin American Countries. If you are considering travel to one of the affected areas, consult with your doctor about the health risks and make sure you take precautions against mosquitos.

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What Determines the Cost of a Travel Insurance Policy?

Buying travel insurance can be confusing because no two policies are the same. Unlike car or homeowners insurance, there is no standard form policy for travel insurance. Not only do these plans differ from one insurance company to another, but they also may differ from state to state. Maybe you talked to someone who claims […]

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Planning Travel to the Rio Olympics – travel simply and safely

Planning on visiting Rio for the Olympics this summer? There are a few things you should know to make your trip simple and safe.

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