Travel Tip of the Day: More Mail Advice

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More Mail Help In response to Friday’s tip—having your neighbor get your mail—a number of readers shared some great advice—which I happen to follow myself. As they noted, another approach to managing your mail while you’re away is to have the post office hold your mail. You can request a mail hold online here. Once you […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Ship Your Bags

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Ship Your Bags One way to avoid paying the airlines’ baggage fees (besides flying with an airline that doesn’t charge for checking a bag like Southwest) is to ship your bags to your destination ahead of time. This only works well if you’re traveling domestically, if you do it a week ahead of time and […]