Tips for Traveling With Dogs

Whether you have a dog or other household pet, there’s much more to keeping your furry friend safe and happy than just opening the passenger door. Here are tips to make your long road trip — or even your Sunday drive — problem-free. 1. Get to the vet. Before a road trip is a good […]

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Hotel Safety Tips

When traveling, remember not to let go of your common sense. Once you enter your room, make sure everything is in working order – this means the lights, the phone, the locks, the shower….everything! Here are some safety tips to make your hotel stay more enjoyable: Request a key that does not have a room […]

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Winter Travel Tips

Are you as smart as you should be when driving in miserable travel conditions? Here are some suggestions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for winter travel safety: Listen for radio or television reports of travel advisories issued by the National Weather Service. Do not travel in low visibility conditions. Avoid traveling on ice-covered […]

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Travel by Car with Cats

Travel with cats does not have to be a disaster. Cats travel by car well if conditioned to it in advance of long trips. These tips will make travel easier on you and your cat, and will guarantee future invitations for you and your cat to visit again. 1. Plan Ahead Make sure your cat […]

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Tours: Self-Guided or Escorted?

When visiting a new place, you may want to tour the location in order to see the many places of interest in the area. There are basically two types of tours, self-guided and escorted. A self-guided tour is where you navigate a route as opposed to an escorted tour where a tour guide directs the […]

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Packing Tips

There are two kinds of travelers in the world: those who packed light and those who wish they had. To include everything needed in as little space as possible, follow these helpful guidelines compiled by the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA). Some of the most travel-wise people in the world, ASTA members know the […]

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Saving on Dining Out

Hard earned income can easily be spent in restaurants. However, there are many ways to save money when you go out to eat. Besides using money-saving coupons like the ones you’ll find on Savings On Arrival, here are some dining out tips that are sure to save you even more money. When you go to […]

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Traveling with School Age Kids

BEFORE YOU LEAVE * Start the trip a couple weeks before you leave by marking the days off on a calendar. Waiting can be very exciting. * At the same time, make a list of what to pack, You decide on the type of clothing, but let the children choose their favorite items. A week […]

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Travel Safety Tips for Women

You may not be a paranoid traveler, but when you travel by yourself, do you take a lot of precautions?  To travel without fear, we need to be savvy. These tips come from a woman who recently took a self-defense class. The instructor who taught her class interviewed a group of rapists in prison and […]

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Coping With Long Plane Rides

Ever been uncomfortable on a long flight?  If you’ve ever been on a long plane ride, or one that has two or more layovers, you know that after the tenth hour of travel it’s pretty much a fight against entirely losing the will to live.  Though your bright sunny beach or smiling loved one may […]

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