Travel News: Week of April 16, 2014

Emirates

Top Travel News Italian court bans Emirates from flying transatlantic from Italy Calif. bill would end SeaWorld killer whale shows United Plans World’s Longest Boeing 787 Non-Stop Routes Airbnb Hosts in San Francisco Facing Wave of Evictions Gas prices to edge down for summer vacation Teen girl who sent terroristic tweet to AA is arrested […]

Travel News: Week of February 12, 2014

Travel news February 12, 2014

Top Travel News DHS issues toothpaste advisory to airlines flying to Sochi Turkey Will No Longer Issue Visas on Arrival After April 10, 2014 Biden: LaGuardia like a ‘third world country’ Hawaiian Airlines to debut premium economy seats in August Virgin Atlantic staff shocked over flight axe Child drowns in cruise ship pool Alaska to […]

Travel App of the Week: My TSA

My TSA

The TSA (Transportation Security Administration) has come out with a free app that’s available on Android and iPhone. The app’s features include “Can I Bring_____?”—which lets users can type in an item they plan to bring on a trip to find out if it is permitted or prohibited, and whether they should pack it in carry-on […]

Travel News: Week of February 5, 2014

Travel news for February 5, 2014

Top Travel News TSA loosens rules on international alcohol United CEO’s letter on cutting United’s Cleveland hub Southwest to offer non-stops to 15 new markets from Love Field Hilton to offer faster Wi-Fi for a fee Malaysia Airlines suspending flights to Los Angeles, focus on Asia Norovirus strikes again as Caribbean cruise returns early Time […]

What You Need to Know: Lihue Airport in Kauai

Welcome to Kauai

I was recently on the Garden Island of Kauai while I was taking the SPG American Express Holiday Challenge. My wife and I learned some valuable tips that anyone who is traveling there should probably know. So if you’ll be traveling through Kauai’s Lihue Airport (LIH) anytime soon, I hope these tips come in handy! […]

Inside: The Star Alliance Lounge at LAX

Entryway

Los Angeles International Airport finally has a respectable terminal that it can be proud of when welcoming travelers from across the globe. Beautiful shops, eateries, and numerous club lounges (mostly grouped by alliance) are part of the new offering. We recently took a tour of the beautiful Star Alliance lounge and were impressed with the […]

Travel App of the Week: Just Landed

Just Landed

If you’re getting picked up from the airport, or picking friends and family up from the airport, Just Landed is the perfect app for you. The app monitors up-to-date flight and traffic conditions and will notify you (or whoever’s doing the picking up) when it’s time to leave for the airport. It will also get […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Free Airport Wi-Fi Trick #2

Wi-Fi

Free Airport Wi-Fi Trick #2 Monday’s tip was about how to get free Wi-Fi in airports where it’s not a standard offering for all passengers. Well, there are some airports that do offer it (here’s a good resource) but only for, say, 15 minutes (like Paris or Frankfurt, for example). That’s better than nothing, but one […]