Travel Tip of the Day: Free Geek Squad Help at O’Hare Until December 23

O'Hare

Free Geek Squad Help at O’Hare Until December 23 Flying through/to/from Chicago O’Hare airport over the holidays? Keep this in mind: Every day until December 23, from 8 am – 5 pm local time, Best Buy’s Geek Squad will be offering free tech help to all passengers from a special station in Concourse H of O’Hare’s Terminal […]

Travel Style: Stephen Oddo

Stephen Oddo

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: Stephen Oddo Occupation: Co-Founder, Walks of Italy & Walks of New York Hometown: San Diego, CA Residence: New York, […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 17, 2014

Delta

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Delta security flaw lets passengers access others’ boarding passes Gogo to install Wi-Fi on American Air’s two-class regional jets Delta rebrands cabins, classes of service United Airlines is giving each of its 23,000 flight attendants an iPhone 6 Plus Chicago is going to build its own app […]

Travel Contests: Week of December 17, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a trip for two to the Amazon with Everett Potter, LAN Airlines and International Expeditions Win a $10K dream trip by completing the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards Survey Win a five-day trip to the Virgin Islands Win a three-day trip to Paris and the Maison & Objet lifestyle […]

Travel Product of the Week: Lipault Vertical Wheeled Brief

Lipault

Are you looking for a sleek, lightweight bag with wheels? If so, check out the Lipault Vertical Wheeled Brief, a great option that has aircraft-grade aluminum retractable handles. The case is 17.75″ high x 14.5″ wide and made of 100% Nylon twill that’s water-resistant and durable. It comes in six different colors and is retailing on Amazon for $229.

Travel Video of the Week: Best Ski Line of 2014

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Ski season is here! If you want to see one of the gnarliest runs ever, check out Cody Townsend as he takes big mountain skiing to an entirely new level. This daredevil goes down a vertical chute deep in the Alaska Tordrillos Mountain Range, earning himself the “Best Line” award at the 15th annual Powder Awards. […]

Travel Website of the Week: Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator

Watching my local news the other night, I saw a very helpful segment with consumer reporter Ric Romero about the best charities to donate to. I learned that this time of year, donations typically spike as people become more generous with their money, and I heard echoes of my own concerns with how different charities are spending their money. Well, Charity […]

Travel App of the Week: Heirloom

Heirloom

I bet you have a ton of old vacation photos in albums collecting dust. You probably don’t have the time to take each photo out, scan it, crop it, and then save it so you can share it with friends and family, do you? If yes, then you should check out Heirloom, a free app […]