Reader Travel Tip of the Day: The Motel Freshener

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The Motel Freshener Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Phil R. of West Lafayette, Indiana, who says: “This is a tip from back years ago when I was constantly traveling. I noticed that most of the motel rooms I checked into had […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Pack a Highlighter

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Pack a Highlighter Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from JoAnn M. of Reno, NV, who’s been full of good tips recently. Today, she says: “Pack a highlighter so the Concierge can highlight your route on your city map. It is much easier to see […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: How to Take Awesome Photos of Fireworks + Arthur Travel Advice

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How to Take Awesome Photos of Fireworks + Arthur Tavel Advice Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s (July 4-themed) tip comes from my buddy and #TravelSkills chat co-host Chris McGinnis, who passed over this great post from Wired.com on how to take awesome photos of […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Check the Cap

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Check the Cap Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Corey C. from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, who says: “When traveling in poorer countries where the tap water is not safe to drink, make sure any bottle water you buy is sealed. It is not […]

(Reader) Travel Tip of the Day: Pay Phone Payment

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  Pay Phone Payment Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Barbara D. of Seattle, WA, who says: “Never use a credit or debit card at a pay phone! Recently I forgot my cell phone and needed to make a call. I had […]

(Reader) Travel Tip of the Day: Read Your Coverage Carefully

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Read Your Coverage Carefully Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from JoAnn M. of Reno, NV, who says: “If you purchase travel insurance, read your coverage carefully before your trip. Our bags were recently delayed for 30 hours, and when I called the insurance provider I […]

(Reader) Travel Tip of the Day: American Holidays, Too

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American Holidays, Too Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Linda D., who built on Monday’s tip by saying: “People should be aware of holidays on both ends of the trip. We were scrupulous of not wanting to travel in U.S. on Memorial Day […]

(Reader) Travel Tip of the Day: The Reactive Packing List

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The Reactive Packing List Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Judith M. of Anchorage, AK., who says: “When I return from a trip I rewrite my packing list for the next time. I comment on things I thought I would need, but didn’t […]