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4 12, 2017

Review: American Airlines Flight 601 Kansas City to Phoenix

By | December 4th, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

Make no mistake. I’m partial to Delta Air Lines. For years I was an upper level elite flier on Delta. Retirement changed that. No longer am I racking up miles on business trips. Now I fly less but it’s almost always for pleasure. When planning our Thanksgiving trip to be with grandchildren (and their parents) [...]

23 11, 2017

Flying With Kids – 5 Things You Need to Know

By | November 23rd, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

The holiday season is here. For many, that means traveling during the busiest time of the year. It can be a stressful time for all, especially families with children. For some parents, it’s a time to dread. For children who are first time fliers – and even experienced kids – it can be a time [...]

7 11, 2017

Six Simple Tips for Surviving a Long Flight

By | November 7th, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

You’re set for that long-awaited dream vacation. But if that trip involves a long flight, say to London or maybe to Tokyo, you’re already dreading the time you’ll be confined in the aircraft. Depending on your destination a flight to Europe could take nine hours or more. Going to Asia, plan on twelve plus hours. [...]

23 10, 2017

Here’s Everything You Should Know About Luggage Tags

By | October 23rd, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

When packing for a trip you probably give a lot of thought to what you put in your bag but do you think about what’s on it? Airlines require that you have a luggage tag on every checked bag.  If your bag gets misrouted the ID gives you a better chance of retrieving it down [...]

9 10, 2017

Safety First – Don’t Advertise Your Vacation

By | October 9th, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

Love the vacation pictures you’re posting. Thanks for telling me when you’re coming home. signed Your friend, the home burglar. I’m always amazed how many people delight in posting their travel pictures online with details about their travel. Sure, I love to see travel pictures, but so do others including a new class of criminals [...]

25 09, 2017

5 Things You Should Always Do After Boarding a Plane

By | September 25th, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

After battling traffic, crowds at the airport, and the tedious process of boarding the plane all you really want to do is sit down and relax… as relaxed as you can be in the cramped quarters of an airplane. But before you do there are some critical tasks you should take care of. Sanitize Your [...]

28 08, 2017

5 Ways to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling

By | August 28th, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

It’s probably not a constant worry but somewhere in the back your mind you have most likely worried about loosing your money while on vacation. It can happen. A sneaky restaurant server can easily make off with your credit card number.  An intruder could get into your hotel room and steal anything not bolted down. [...]

14 08, 2017

You Got a Ticket for What in Hawaii? A Law You Need to Know About

By | August 14th, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

It’s something a tourist wouldn’t ordinarily be concerned about but if you’re headed for Honolulu this fall here’s something you should know.  It’s possible you could get a ticket for just crossing a street.  Well, crossing the street with a cell phone in your hand. The city council in Honolulu passed the new law last [...]

27 06, 2017

How to Avoid Problems Traveling With Prescription Drugs

By | June 27th, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

You try to look calm, but that’s hard. You’ve just arrived in a country you’ve never visited before but here you are, at a security counter, and customs officers are having an animated talk while pointing toward your open suitcase. What have you done? What’s in that bag? An officer with a stern expression asks [...]

9 06, 2017

Never go Barefoot in Airport Security

By | June 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Consider this. Would you ever walk barefoot through an airport restroom? I didn’t think so. But what about the airport security line? Have you ever noticed how many people don’t have a second thought about navigating the security sans shoes and socks? The American Academy of Dermatology and several other medical organizations discourage walking barefoot [...]