Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Wait for the Baggage Claim Bathrooms

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Wait for the Baggage Claim Bathrooms Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Jason C., who says: “Everyone usually heads to the first bathroom after getting off a plane, creating long lines and congestion. Keep on heading to the baggage claim. There’s usually […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Be Careful Displaying Sensitive Business on the Plane

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Be Careful Displaying Sensitive Business on the Plane Yesterday’s tip was about speaking softly or cautiously about sensitive business issues in public. Today’s tip is similar: Always be smart and cautious sensitive files when viewing them on a plane or in an airport lounge—or anywhere in public. To give you a better idea of how and why, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Be Careful when Speaking about Sensitive Business

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Be Careful when Speaking about Sensitive Business It still astounds me to hear people speaking really loudly about sensitive business on the phone or to a colleague on a plane, in a club room, at the gate, on a train, or wherever—in any public place. You have no idea who’s listening and in this day and age […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Careful by the Subway Door

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Careful by the Subway Door When riding any subway or train in the world and sitting (or standing) by the door, be sure to safeguard your belongings. It’s easier than you’d think for a thief to grab your bag, wallet or phone just as the door closes—and if that happens, you’re almost definitely not getting it back. […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Lufthansa Pilots Striking Again

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Lufthansa Pilots Striking Again As detailed in this Skift post and this BBC News post, Lufthansa pilots are striking again—for 35 hours starting today and ending tomorrow local time at midnight. The issue at the center of the strike is “transition payment for those wanting to retire early,” and there’s no word yet on how the airline is […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Passport Stickers

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Passport Stickers Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Karol H., who says: “I am a retired flight attendant. When traveling with my family of 5, I am ‘in charge’ of the passports. With multiple stops on international flights it’s a pain to keep […]

Travel Tip of the Day: New NEXUS Machines, New Rules

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New NEXUS Machines, New Rules I’m a big proponent of NEXUS for frequent travelers to Canada, and so I was excited to see on Friday that they’ve rolled out new NEXUS machines at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport—as part of a larger, more complete rollout that’s currently underway. The machines bring a lot of improvements to the experience, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: The T-Mobile Test Drive

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The T-Mobile Test Drive I’ve written before about T-Mobile and why it’s a good choice of carrier if you travel a lot internationally—but why listen to me when you can try it yourself? Right now, for a limited time, T-Mobile is offering the chance to try out its network for free for seven days. Even […]