We spent time with travelers at the NY Times Travel Show chatting about travel insurance needs, upcoming travel adventures and the importance of travel insurance.
Archive | 2014
Packing for a vacation can be stress inducing enough to make you need to take a vacation. No packing rules work for everyone. If you’re willing to lug a lot of luggage your only concern is luggage weight and cost to check. If you’re like me, and travel with a luggage tightwad, here are a […]
In a perfect world, you either get or renew your passport well in advance of your trip. Unfortunately, the world is frequently imperfect. If you do forget to renew your passport all is not lost. Here’s how to get it renewed in the last minute.
What kind of family vacation are you? All family vacations are as unique as the families who take them. Many families make certain kinds of vacations “their thing,” and that’s what they stick with until their kids are grown. We found 5 common types of vacation families. Is yours 1 of them? Daddy has […]
Buying travel insurance for a trip to a restricted nation can be difficult. Certain countries are subject to sanctions by the U.S. Government thru the Office of Foreign Assets control. These sanctions make it difficult for an insurance company to insure travelers visiting such countries and in some cases not even possible.
Around the world, travelers can take advantage of wonderful experiences without paying a dime…or Euro…or Yen. Here are 5 that top our list…
Taking a road trip in another country—especially after you’ve just deplaned from a long flight—can be a restful and invigorating experience. Here are 4 ideas.
Here are some tips to help make “red eye” night flights more pleasant and, with some luck, get some restful sleep.
For more travelers, the future — at least in terms of tech devices they use on trips — is now. Read about new tech developments that are changing the travel experience.
How do major U.S. airlines compare in terms of service? Here are the results of a recent survey that ranks 9 carriers in 7 key categories.
Wine tourism has become one of the fastest growing travel segments in recent years. Here are some experiences you might consider and wine tours you might check out.
Tired of the cold? Here are 4 warm island getaways that don’t require a passport. Warming up to the idea? We thought you might.
If you’ve ever thought about visiting Antarctica, you’ll enjoy this intriguing conversation with Dave Barud, who lived there for 4 years.
If you’re either a skier who loves wonderful cuisine or a foodie who loves the slopes, here are 6 fascinating destinations that offer the best of both experiences.
What’s ahead for travelers in 2014? Quite a bit, according to almost everyone we talk to. Here are 14 predictions from Wendy Perrin of Conde Nast Traveler and 4 more of our own. Enjoy!
When traveling outside the U.S., it pays to investigate visa requirements for the countries you are planning to visit, sometimes well in advance of your trip. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.
Where in the world do people take their laptops and tablets these days? The answer is “just about everywhere.” But, even if they are portable, these devices are not indestructible. Here are 8 tips to assure that they don’t become casualties of travel.
Budget airlines: they’re becoming more and more popular. Here are some thoughts on what’s good about them, what’s not, and what to consider when flying on them.