Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Use the Bathroom When the Seatbelt Sign is On

Seatbelt

Don’t Use the Bathroom When the Seatbelt Sign is On Tuesday’s tip was to check out turbulence forecast maps before or while you fly to get an idea of if and when your flight will be turbulent. These forecasts are especially helpful when you have access to inflight Wi-Fi, as more current data can help you anticipate […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Get the Turbulence Forecast

Weather

Get the Turbulence Forecast Before I fly, I always check the weather forecast for that day. I also check Weather.com’s 10-day forecast so I know what to pack. To make it easier for myself and our loyal readers, I’ve created my own weather resource page, which has all kinds of handy weather maps, including a […]

App of the Week: Turbulence Forecast

Turbulence Forecast iPhone App

Turbulence Forecast App (they also have a website) gives you insider information to help you estimate if your flight will be turbulent or smooth. You’ll have access to the same maps the pros use. It’s free and compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

Website of the Week: TurbulenceForecast

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I recently flew from Toronto to L.A. on American Airlines and that flight now has Wi-Fi thanks to Gogo. I almost always use it so when the captain announced we were descending rapidly because we were about to hit severe turbulence due to an unusual strong Jetstream the first site I logged on to was […]