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Travel Contests: Week of July 23, 2014

This week’s contests include: Win a Cross-Trek 22” Wheeled Carry-On Duffel from Granite Gear! (JohnnyJet.com … Read More

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What To Do: Weather Delays and Flight Cancellations

Here are my go-to tips, websites and apps for all you need to know about weather delays and cancelations: 1. … Read More

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Glacier tennis and chocolate in Roger Federer’s Switzerland

Good lord, this is a real view

Last week, I went to Switzerland. Why? The world's tallest chocolate shop by elevation—Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven—was opened with great pageantry at Jungfraujoch, the "Top of Europe." Why else? As part of that pageantry, Lindt ambassador and pride of … Read More

Earn 40,000 Points with the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

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If you ask any savvy frequent traveler to list his or her top three travel credit cards, chances are good that the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card will be on that list. Chances are very good, actually. Different travelers have different lists, and have … Read More

Travel Product of the Week: LyveHome

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Here’s an interesting new product for travelers who love to take photos (ahem, me and everyone I know). LyveHome is a sleek wireless device that could be the ultimate resource for travelers as it “collects, protects, manages and rediscovers all photos and … Read More

Travel Video of the Week: The Dirty Truth: Airline Travel

Dirty Truth

Before you watch this video, let me say that I’m not trying to make you paranoid. I’m just trying to keep you and your family healthy, and that’s why I’m featuring it as our Travel Video of the Week. TODAY’s correspondent Jeff Rossen and his national … Read More

Travel Website of the Week: StatusMatcher

StatusMatcher

StatusMatcher has been around since 2007 but I was only just turned onto it by my buddy ThePointsGuy. The concept is simple: maximizing the use of loyalty programs. Through experimentation the founder realized that status levels, and the valuable benefits they … Read More

Travel App of the Week: Pro HDR

Pro HDR

I just returned from beautiful Alberta, Canada and while I was there I met up with one my travel colleagues and award-winning photographer Gary Arndt (you can follow him on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest). While we were having dinner, we stepped … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Pack a Small Bottle of Downey Wrinkle Releaser

Downey

Pack a Small Bottle of Downey Wrinkle Releaser I hate ironing and I’m not very good at it. I try to buy clothes that are wrinkle-free—but even they don’t always seem to be free of wrinkles. (Is it just me or are the people behind these products just a bunch … Read More

Travel Style: Ambit Welder

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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: Ralph W Schofield, aka Ambit Welder Occupation: Life … Read More