Travel Website of the Week: Flytographer

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Here’s a brilliant idea that I wish I thought of! Many traveling couples go on vacation and come home to realize that they don’t have any decent photos together. Well, here’s the solution: Hire a photographer to do a photoshoot during your travels using Flytographer. They have photographers in major cities around the world (here’s the full […]

Travel App of the Week: HONK

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I’m a huge fan of AAA and been a member for over a decade. It’s a huge help when you’re in a bind on the road. However, I know some of my friends—especially the younger ones—aren’t really into paying a yearly membership fee (I only pay $48 a year). If you fall in that category, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Thanksgiving Carry-Ons

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Thanksgiving Carry-Ons Traveling over the holidays and not sure what you can bring through the security checkpoint? Here’s a quick list, from the TSA, of liquids, aerosols and gel items that CAN’T be carried on—and should instead be put in your checked bag, shipped ahead, or left at home this week (and generally) if they’re above the […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Bring a Car Charger

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Bring a Car Charger Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Ellie of Otter Creek, Maine, who says: “I travel a lot for business and need to keep my phone charged at all times. I’ve found it very helpful to travel with a […]

Travel Style: Summer Hull

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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: Summer Hull, known online as Mommy Points Occupation: Owner and writer at MommyPoints.com and author of the Frequent Flyer […]

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

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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 don’t really have to go to the bathroom that badly. I do it because I know that at this moment, I won’t have to wait in a line, I won’t be […]

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 bottle to the spout, thus sharing your germs on the […]

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: AMAZON Black Friday | Cyber Monday —————————— AIRLINES Cathay Pacific will launch its biggest-ever Black Friday fare sale, with flight deals from all US gateways (SFO, LAX, ORD, EWR, JFK, and our newest, BOS) to Asia, plus a stellar sweepstakes. Fiji Airways […]