Missing a connecting flight is one of the most stressful and frustrating things that can happen to you when flying. If you want to avoid it, you need to give yourself ample time between flights, and do a little homework before you fly.
Some airports are just better for layovers than others, both in terms of lowering your airfare costs, and adding to your overall comfort and convenience. (And some airports should simply be avoided altogether, if possible.) When I had a couple hours to kill at Honolulu’s airport, for example, I was able to relax in…
Turbulence can range from annoying to downright frightening, and you don’t have to be an anxious flyer to get worked up by it. It’s hard to avoid turbulence when flying, but you can control how you handle it.
When’s the last time you went on a vacation and felt confident that you’d packed everything you needed? For some of us, travel means spending the first night away from home at a Walgreens or a Walmart, buying the sunscreen or flip-flops we should have put into our suitcases.
Cheaper airfare is one of the ways major airlines are trying to win back your business, and for Delta and United that means introducing a “basic economy” option. Here’s what you can expect if you opt for it the next time you travel.
iOS/Android/Web: Choosing a place to visit can be easy, but choosing what to do there, on your budget, with friends or family, can be difficult. Gogobot filters your options so you can discover activities and spots that match your interests and passions.
TravelMath can figure out all sorts of travel-related calculations, including your travel time so you don’t miss a connecting flight or get to the airport on time. Now they’ve updated to compare the cost of driving versus flying, which is perfect for planning a weekend getaway or holiday travel.
When you rent a car, you can usually get free insurance coverage through your credit card issuer, which means you rarely need the extra insurance offered by the rental company. This can be tricky to do abroad, though, since insurance regulations are different in other countries. Bring a copy of your issuer’s policy to…
We all have that friend who just loves to tell about how they love traveling. He’s the same friend that doesn’t realize that not everyone has a seven-figure trust fund and can afford to celebrate destination half-birthdays. Some people, like you and I, work for our money. Here’s a few tips on how to show up that…
DENVER, Nov. 26, 2013 — Thanksgiving travelers who need a rental car in Denver to get home to their family for the holiday can expect to pay almost 200% more than usual.
While a lot of airlines will offer sales at the beginning of the work week, if you can't find a special deal, you might save some money by booking your flight during the weekend.
The U.S. Interstates as a Subway Map infographic is a subway-style map of America's interstate highways, and it's pretty handy for quickly planning a cross-country trip. You can see at a glance how the highways connect and the major cities along the way.
With summer here, we've been thinking a lot about great road trip vehicles. So, while we adapt to soaring fuel prices, we wave goodbye to the days of care-free cross-country gas-guzzling. You know, the kind of thing embodied by the Wagon Queen Family Truckster from National Lampoon's Vacation. Yes, before monster SUVs…