Lost and Stolen Passports: Can Travel Insurance Help?

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Insurance is something I am asked about pretty frequently. Travelers, whether they are frequent flyers or first-timers, often want to know whether they should buy travel insurance before they take off on their vacation or business trip or journey of any kind, really. And while many people never need to take advantage of their insurance […]

Why You Should Always Wear Sunscreen…and Not Just On Vacation

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“What the hell is that on your lip?” my brother asks, while I’m visiting my dad in Connecticut. Truth is, I’d been wondering the same thing a couple of weeks earlier, when I spotted the white, pinhead-sized spot, smack in the center of my lower lip. My brother, a mouth cancer survivor, said I should […]

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For Travelers

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Not sure what to get the frequent traveler on your holiday shopping list? Stumped for ideas? I’ve rounded up 10 of my favorite products to give and to get in this year’s holiday gift guide: 1 SKITS Tech Case, $69.95 Regardless what type of traveler you’re shopping for, chances are they travel with an assortment […]

11 Ways to Find Cheap Holiday Flights

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The most popular question I get this time of year is this: “How can find cheap holiday flights?” I feel like saying, “Don’t you remember what I told you last year, and the year before?” Strategies don’t change that much—just dates. So instead of losing my voice, temper and mind, I updated this handy post […]

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 Weather.com and this handy traveler’s weather page I made that even […]

Johnny Jet’s Top 10 Cruise Tips

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I just got off one of the cruise industry’s newest ships — The Regal Princess. It was an amazing three-day cruise to the Bahamas and we sailed with the original cast of the Love Boat — they are the ship’s Godmothers. You can see all of my celebrity pictures here. While on the ship, I […]

The Best Time to Book Domestic and International Airline Tickets

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My buddy Brett from CrankyFlier.com just wrote a couple of great posts tearing up The Wall Street Journal’s story “The Best Day to Buy Airline Tickets” that made every media outlet in the country and then some. As Cranky points out, the author, Scott McCartney, overlooked some major data points while dissecting the Airline Reporting Corporation (ARC) […]

Thanksgiving 2014: 10 Ways to Find Cheap Flights

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“How can I find a cheap flight?” is one of the most common questions I get – especially around the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays. I feel like saying, “don’t you remember what I told you last year and the year before?” Hello?! Strategies don’t change that much – just the dates and possibly some websites/apps. […]