Travel Tip of the Day: Be Careful Displaying Sensitive Business on the Plane

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Be Careful Displaying Sensitive Business on the Plane Yesterday’s tip was about speaking softly or cautiously about sensitive business issues in public. Today’s tip is similar: Always be smart and cautious sensitive files when viewing them on a plane or in an airport lounge—or anywhere in public. To give you a better idea of how and why, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Take Your Business Cards Out at Security

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Take Your Business Cards Out at Security If you’re a business traveler and you travel with hundreds of business cards going to and from tradeshows, make sure you take them out at airport security screening points and put them in a separate bin, just as you do with your laptop. If you don’t, I can pretty […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 1, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Stay Away From Chicago Airports (for Now) The Air France Pilot Strike Ends With Absolutely Nothing Resolved Airbus to help develop first supersonic business jet American Airlines to honor its predecessors, CEO says American Drops their El Al Partnership November 1 Southwest will use biofuel for SF […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Put a Shoe in the Safe

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Put a Shoe in the Safe If you like to use the safe when you stay in a hotel, but worry you’re going to forget you’ve left your valuables in there, here’s a solution: Put one of your shoes in the safe with your belongings the night before you leave. That way, when it’s time to leave […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Pets and Airport Security

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Pets and Airport Security I’ve been seeing an increase in travelers with dogs recently, and most of them have their companions wearing service dog harness vests. Unfortunately, I think most of these dogs aren’t really service dogs, as I know a number of people who say they’ve bought these vests so their animals fly for free, which is […]

Travel Video of the Week: The Dirty Truth: Airline Travel

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Before you watch this video, let me say that I’m not trying to make you paranoid. I’m just trying to keep you and your family healthy, and that’s why I’m featuring it as our Travel Video of the Week. TODAY’s correspondent Jeff Rossen and his national investigative team took three different cross-country flights, each on […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 9, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Electronic Devices With Dead Charges Not Allowed on Some U.S.-Bound Flights For Travelers, This Summer’s New Fee on Airline Tickets US orders airlines to follow stricter rules for reporting pet deaths on flights Costa Concordia Wreck Heading for Genoa, Italy Air France Begins to Trial NFC-Based Boarding […]

(Reader) Travel Tip of the Day: The Jewelry Bag

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The Jewelry Bag Today’s tip comes from reader Cheri C., who says: “Before going through airplane check-in, I place all my jewelry in a special small cloth bag in my purse. The cloth bag can then be placed in the small tray. After going through check-in, the jewelry is safely together and I can wear it […]