Celebrate Thanksgiving Aboard British Airways

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Are you joining the tens of thousands of travelers who will be taking to the skies next week to visit friends and family for Thanksgiving? The start of the holiday season is invariably the most stressful time of year for travelers, with airports chock-a-block with passengers and suitcases and the result is usually nothing short […]

Travel News: Week of December 24, 2013

Southwest

Top Travel News Southwest joins United, JetBlue & Delta in saying no to in-flight phone calls TSA Allows Soldiers to Keep Their Shoes On; You Could Be Next Airlines and airports look to take the pain out of boarding planes The world’s newest island British Airways to permit PED use throughout a flight This pilot […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Ship Your Gifts

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Ship Your Gifts If you’re traveling to Grandma’s house this Christmas, save yourself the hassle of dragging all those gifts with you. Instead, ship your gifts in advance using FedEx Ground, UPS Ground or the USPS. But don’t forget: It’s important to allow plenty of time and to ship your items by ground if you’re […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Pack Your Patience

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Pack Your Patience Many holiday travelers are rookies and so less experienced when it comes to the ins and outs of going through security, boarding planes, getting their bags at baggage claim, etc. Therefore, it’s going to be key to pack your patience this week (and anytime you travel during the holidays). I always have […]

Starwood Resorts’ gift(s) to travelers for Cyber Monday

The Sheraton Kauai, a Starwood property that will be 30% off on Cyber Monday

It’s that time of year again—the holiday time of year—and the excitement is already in the air. Will you be staying close to home this year, or traveling like me? As you know, I like to travel, and the holidays are often a good time (or excuse) to travel. But this year is particularly exciting […]

LAX Offers Travelers “Sounds of the Season”

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LAX is offering some exciting, free entertainment to weary passengers this holiday season. With “The Sounds of the Season,” travelers and their welcoming parties will be regaled by an entire roster of more than two dozen performances including local school choirs and bands, guitar trios, jazz bands, orchestra ensembles, and even a singing flash mob […]

Get Your Flu Shot on the Go!

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We’re all insanely busy this time of year, but don’t let your health take a back seat! Did you know that airports around the country are offering flu shots to travelers? From jaunted.com, a brief list of airports that offer the service: At Chicago O’Hare, one of the nation’s busiest airports, the O’Hare Medical Clinic […]

The Orlando on Third’s “Home Away From Home” Holiday Packages

The Orlando Hotel

‘Tis the season! If you are planning on visiting family and friends in Los Angeles, check out the newly renovated Orlando Hotel’s fun holiday packages! And don’t worry, the price still leaves room in the budget for some last minute Christmas shopping. An overnight accommodation: A $50 American Express Gift Card good at any retail store, restaurant or […]