Travel Tip of the Day: Find iPhone

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Find iPhone I just got my first iPhone last week (full disclosure: Apple sent it to me for a 3-month trial). So far, I love all the apps, but one that really blows me away is the Find iPhone app, which will show you exactly where your iPhone(s) and iPad(s) are. Find iPhone, when engaged, […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: The Beach Suitcase/Cooler

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The Beach Suitcase/Cooler Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Karol H. (again!), who says: “When traveling to a beach destination, I bring a zip-up, soft-sided (suitcase type) little cooler on wheels. I pack it with all the beach necessities, snorkel gear, water shoes, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Oakland Airport Parking Promotion

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Oakland Airport (OAK) Parking Promotion Thanks to my colleague Harriet Baskas for alerting me to the parking promotion Oakland International Airport is currently running. From now through April 15, travelers departing from OAK on any airline heading to any destination in Hawaii or Europe can get up to five days’ free parking (worth up to $110) […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Buckle Up

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Buckle Up Tragically, award-winning journalist and veteran 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon recently lost his life while riding in the backseat of a black Lincoln Town Car in Manhattan. According to New York City police, he wasn’t wearing his seatbelt. It’s not clear whether wearing one would have saved him, but his chances would have […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Get 50,000 US Airways/American Airlines Miles for Under $90

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Get 50,000 US Airways/American Airlines Miles for Under $90 If you ask me, one of the best deals in travel right now is the US Airways® Premier World MasterCard®, which is offering 50,000 bonus miles after your first purchase and payment of the $89 annual fee! I don’t fly US Airways, but because they’re merging with American, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Hire a Photographer on Vacation

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Hire a Photographer on Vacation 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 arrange a photoshoot during your travels. My recommendation: Flytographer. They have photographers in major cities around the world (here’s the full list) so chances […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Bring an Extension Cord

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Bring an Extension Cord Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Karol H., who says: “Most important hotel accessory? An extension cord! Your iPhone or iPad wont reach from the hotel bed to the outlets! :)” You might not need it, but […]

Travel Tip of the Day: How to Have a Perfect Morning In Waikiki

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Since most of the United States is fighting through below-normal temperatures right now, I bet many are dreaming of a trip to Hawaii and Waikiki (here’s a list of current Hawaii deals I’ve compiled). I know I am! If you’re lucky enough to make it to Waikiki for work or vacation, today’s tip can probably help. Chances are, […]