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Travel Tip of the Day: Use the Loo Right After Takeoff

Use the Loo Right After Takeoff The moment the seatbelt sign goes off after takeoff, I get up to use the loo—even if I … Read More

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Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes, California

10 Reasons to Stay at Terranea Resort

Thirty minutes south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on the Palos Verdes Peninsula coast lies arguably the … Read More

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Travel Tip of the Day: Water Spout Caution

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Water Spout Caution Use caution when refilling your water bottles at a water dispenser in an airport or hotel, as these sorts of water sources can often carry germs. If you do use them, the most important thing to remember is to make sure not to touch your … Read More

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals for 2014

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Here's a list of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals for 2014 MSC Cruises is getting a head start on Black Friday and Cyber Monday with a special sale starting today and lasting through Monday, Dec. 1. For those travelers interested in taking a … Read More

JetBlue to Charge Baggage Fees and Pack More Seats In

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I've been telling people that if American Airlines follows Delta’s and United Airlines' unpopular move of changing their frequent flier program of earning miles based on ticket price rather than distance flown, that the big winner is going to be JetBlue. After … Read More

What To Do In Weather Delays and Flight Cancellations

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Here are my go-to tips, websites and apps for all you need to know about what to do in weather delays and flight cancellations: 1. Research: I don’t leave home without knowing the weather where I am and where I’m going—including at layover airports. I use … Read More

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of November 19, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Passenger gets $1,200 bill for in-flight Wi-Fi Pay Phones in New York City Will Become Free Wi-Fi Hot Spots Updated MileagePlus Premier Requirements for 2016 status Alaska Airlines launching new San Diego-Hawaii … Read More

Travel Style: Mickela Mallozzi

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Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Mickela Mallozzi Occupation: TV Host/Producer of Bare … Read More

Travel Contests: Week of November 19, 2014

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This week's travel contests: Win a 4-day Florida beach getaway Win $20,000 for a dream trip in Barclaycard's Great Getaway Giveaway Win a Hawaii getaway in the Hilton Ultimate Weekender Sweepstakes Win a 3-night trip for two to Cancun Win free … Read More

3 Up-and-Coming Virginia Wineries

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October was Virginia Wine Month! If I haven’t professed my love for Virginia enough with my last post on Norfolk and its rich and diverse downtown, let me continue with my top three picks for up-and-coming wineries in Virginia. I had the great pleasure of … Read More