Travel Tip of the Day: Close the Bathroom Door

Bathroom

Close the Bathroom Door One of my pet peeves when sitting next to a lavatory on an airplane is that oftentimes, passengers will walk out of it and not check to see if the door closes behind them. Usually, it doesn’t, so the passengers seated near it are treated to a terrible stench. Please close […]

Travel Tip of the Day: More Space on the Plane

Seats

More Space on the Plane Many planes have a 3-3 seating configuration (two sets of three seats separated by an aisle). If you’ll be flying with someone, then reserve the window and aisle seat in one set of three ahead of time. Middle seats are always the last to go, so if the flight isn’t […]

Travel Product of the Week: Skyready

Skyready

You can easily create one at home, but if you don’t feel like schlepping to the store then just get online and order one of these handy Skyready kits, which come with an eye mask, ear plugs, surface wipes, a mouth mask, vitamin C and hand sanitizer. They were created by Rachelle Michelon, an emergency room nurse […]

Travel App of the Week: Flying

Flying

Flying is a new iPhone travel app that hopes to re-instill the wonder and process of travel while including a ton of helpful information. Users can keep track of all their flights and receive useful information such as the departure times, terminal and gate numbers, airtime, and more. One of the best things about it […]

Website of the Week: BlackJet

BlackJet

Have you always wanted to fly on a private jet but couldn’t because of the price? BlackJet is a new service where customers can book a seat on a private plane for much less. For example, a coast-to-coast flights normally costs about $20,000 but with BlackJet you can book a seat on the plane for […]

Product of the Week: Airplane Harness for Traveling Families

CARES Child Aviation Restraint System

I don’t have any kids so I don’t know firsthand how this works, but it sounds good as it’s the first and only harness-type Aviation Child Safety Device to be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as an alternative to a car seat. It’s designed specifically for aviation use for children age 1 and […]