Top 10 in Travel News: Week of March 4, 2015

Uber

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Uber and Starwood Team Up to Give Away Starpoints West Coast – New York LaGuardia flights on horizon? Air France passengers stranded in Manchester ‘so pilot can rest’ Travel Agency Says It Is First to Book Cuba Universal Orlando raises ticket prices You can now book flights […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Put Carry-Ons in Zipper-First

Carry-on

Put Carry-Ons in Zipper-First To minimize the risk of carry-on theft on the plane, put your carry-on bag(s) in the overhead bin across the aisle from you and put the zippers in facing first. That way you can always see if someone is trying to get in your bag and it makes it much more […]

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 […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 18, 2014

Baggage

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: #Carryonshame Campaign Aims to Expose Overpacked Travelers Fancy a trip to space? You can buy it on Alibaba’s Taobao site for $96,400 Yotel ‘micro-hotel’ concept coming to San Francisco Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport now offering free Wi-Fi Expedia adopts Bitcoin payments for hotel bookings Google Updates Flight Search With […]

Travel Tip of the Day: The Carry-on Crackdowns Continue

Delta

The Carry-on Crackdown Continues A little while back, I wrote about how United is cracking down on their carry-on rules. Well, when I flew out of JFK Airport yesterday, I noticed that Delta has started cracking down on carry-on bags themselves—BIG time. Instead of checking the size of passengers’ bags at the gate, they’re now […]

Travel Product of the Week: The Traveler bag from Inspire Travel Luggage

Traveler Bag

Here’s a unique product that any woman who loves to travel with a lot of beauty products will love. Inspire Travel Luggage’s The Traveler is billed as the ultimate beauty bag because it’s equipped with a solid plastic core to protect against leaks. The Traveler comes in two models: The Traveler Elite ($40), designed to be checked so […]

Win a Head-Turning Carry-On from Antler USA!

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Have you ever wanted to be one of those posh travelers in the airport that look effortlessly chic while traveling? Well, this week’s contest is going to help get you well on your way! This week, I’m giving away a sleek and stylish carry-on size suitcase from Antler USA. The blue Liquis carry-on retails for $600 […]

New TSA Rules for Carry On Luggage

carry on bags

The TSA has just announced that starting April 25, 2013 they will be relaxing the security restrictions for what can be packed in carry on luggage.  Small pocket knives, hockey sticks, and golf clubs are among the items that will soon be allowed.  The new rules are meant to ease congestion at security checkpoints and […]