Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 13, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Woman, 78, caught with cash in girdle at airport SFO runways reopen early NY hotel fines $500 for every bad review posted online Traveler finds his lost ‘love at first flight’ with Twitter campaign Baseball Hall of Fame plans traveling exhibit United Airlines headquarters hit by bedbugs […]

11 Tips For Traveling During Cold and Flu Season

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There’s nothing worse than being sick, except for being sick away from home. And unfortunately, it happened to me a couple times this past year. The good news to come out of these nasty bugs is that I learned some valuable tips—the 11 below—that I can now pass on to you to help minimize your […]

Product of the Week: Pocket Purifier

Pocket Purifier

I admit I’m a borderline Germaphobe. When I travel I wipe down airplane seats, hotel rooms and rental cars with anti-bacterial wipes. I’m about to step it up a notch with the new Pocket Purifier. It’s a lightweight, convenient way to sanitize surfaces and objects with the same UV-C light that hospitals use to sterilize […]

App of the Week: Urgent Care app

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Being sick is a scary thing, especially if you are traveling and away from home. For those that need a medical consultation but can’t get a hold of their doctor they can now turn to the Urgent Care app. This unique app combines one-touch access to a nurse for advice 24 hours a day, 7 […]

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 […]

Video of the Week: How Dirty Is Your Plane?

How Dirty Is Your Plane?

This CBS 11 (Fort Worth) investigation will make you think twice about putting your belongings in the seatback pocket of an airplane. Eww! If you need proof that airplanes are breeding grounds for all kinds of nasty bacteria then watch this four-minute video. I think it might be time to buy stock in those antibacterial […]

Product of the Week: alternaVites

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There is a brand new, cool way for adults and kids to take vitamins while traveling. They are called alternaVites, which are small, travel friendly packets that require no water and melt on your tongue. They’re like Pixie Stix except they provide 23 essential vitamins in a crystal powder. A pack of 30 costs $29.95. […]

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