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There’s a new website that will tell you if your plane will be a Boeing 737 Max

Many people are looking to avoid the Boeing 737 MAX due to safety concerns. This website will let you know if you will be flying on a Boeing aircraft.

The new rules to know if you visit one of Tulum’s most popular attractions

Are you thinking about visiting Tulum National Park this year? These are the new rules you will be expected to follow.
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Don’t pack these 9 TSA-prohibited items in your checked baggage

It is important to pay attention to both your carry-on and your checked baggage. Make sure you are aware of these TSA prohibited items.

Why travel experts think you should expect airline tickets to get more expensive

Because of Boeing's ongoing issues, airline tickets are likely to get more expensive this summer.
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How to get TSA PreCheck for free: 3 easy ways

TSA PreCheck offers a myriad of benefits, but it can be costly. This is how to get TSA PreCheck for free.
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The best luxury cruise lines for an extraordinary experience

Do you want to set sail on one of the world's best luxury cruise lines? These are a few cruise lines to consider for your journey.

TSA-operated security lines could see cut-down wait times

Say goodbye to long security lines. The TSA has recently announced new self-service security lines at Las Vegas' airport.
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Do you need a passport to go on a cruise? It’s complicated

Do you need a passport to go on a cruise? Here's everything you need to know about the travel documentation needed before stepping on a cruise ship.

The AeroPress portable coffee maker makes a great cup of coffee anywhere, anytime

The AeroPress coffee maker offers a delicious cup of coffee on the go. But is it the best on the market?
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Upgraded seats, renovated airport lounges, and more: 4 British Airways changes you’ll love

British Airways has recently announced a few new upgrades to make their airline more appealing.

Here’s the super weird reason why the Bellagio fountain was shut down this week

The Bellagio fountain was shut down for nearly 24 hours due to an unexpected guest. Here are the details.
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American Airlines is upgrading its fleet (with a nod to first-class passengers)

American Airlines recently announced that they have ordered over 200 new aircraft. Here are the details.

Do you need a passport to go to Puerto Rico? What to know before your trip

Do you need a passport to go to Puerto Rico? Here's everything you need to know.

Plan the ultimate backpacking trip: These are the cities in Europe you should add to your itinerary

Do you want to plan a backpacking trip to Europe without breaking the bank? These are a few of the cheapest places to travel in Europe.
Costa Rica

When’s the best time to visit Costa Rica? It depends on why you’re traveling

When is the best time to visit Costa Rica? The best time to visit this incredible country largely depends on the reason for your visit.

The hotel breakfast buffet items you should eat (and the ones you should always skip)

When browsing the hotel breakfast buffet, there are a few foods you may want to avoid.

Northern lights, Paris Olympics, and more: Airline CEO says these travel trends will dominate 2024

PLAY Airlines CEO Birgir Jónsson talks about the travel trends we can expect to see in 2024.

This city has just been voted the best destination in Europe for 2024

These places were just voted the best places to travel in Europe by over 1 million travelers from 172 different countries.
Las Vegas

This gross thing has been found at 4 Las Vegas Strip hotels (but that shouldn’t stop you from visiting)

In a recent report from the Southern Nevada Health District, it was revealed that inspectors found bed bugs in several Las Vegas hotels.
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Air travel tips: If you have to check luggage, be sure to do these 4 things

If you need to check your luggage at the airport, then there are a few travel tips you should consider to ensure a smooth and stress-free journey.
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There’s a new easy way to get a Southwest Airlines companion pass

Getting a Southwest Airlines companion pass is now easier than ever with the Southwest Rapid Rewards Consumer Credit Card.
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Some European airports are ditching carry on liquid rules, but will the TSA liquid limit follow?

Many European airports are implementing new scanners which will allow passengers to travel with more liquids. But how will this affect the TSA liquid limit?
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3 really good reasons why Americans are visiting Portugal in record numbers

Americans are visiting Portugal in record numbers. Here's why.

Travel tips: Study says these are the best (and worst) airports to catch a connecting flight

When booking a connecting flight, it is important to choose an airport with a good reputation.
Pocket Tripod

This $35 accessory is my secret weapon to great travel photography – and it fits in my wallet

If you are a seasoned traveler, you need this incredible phone stand for your travel photography.

The U.S. State Department just issued a travel alert for anyone going to the Bahamas – here’s why

The State Department is telling visitors to take caution when traveling to the Bahamas.

Why popular travel destinations like Aspen will become more expensive in 2024

If you're looking for budget travel, locations like Aspen aren't going to work for you in 2024 - here's why
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Main cabin vs basic economy: How to pick the best option for your next flight

Main cabin vs basic economy - it's one of a traveler's most frustrating decisions. We help you figure out which is best for you.
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How to book the cheapest flight for any trip, any time

Air travel doesn't have to be expensive. This is how to find the cheapest flights every time.
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What happens if you miss a connecting flight? These travel tips will help you save your trip

Missing a connecting flight can be very stressful, and many people don't know what to do when it happens. Here's what to know.

Study says this airline is the most reliable, and we can almost guarantee you’ve never heard of it

A new study claims one airline you've probably never heard of is more reliable than any other, and saw its passenger count rise in 2023
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Afraid of flying? 8 effective ways to combat flight anxiety

Afraid of flying? You're not alone. Here are ways you can deal with plane anxiety and its common cause, turbulence.
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Expedia says these are 2024’s top travel trends

From set-jetting to Taylor Swift concert trips, these are the top travel trends in 2024, according to Expedia.

Venice just proposed these new regulations to combat overtourism (and you’re probably going to like most of them)

Venice has an overtourism problem. These new proposals aim to help solve that.
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Don’t make these common mistakes with your running gear in winter

How should you dress to go running in winter? We've got the answers.
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Lagos, Lima, Hanoi, and more: 10 incredible vacation destinations that won’t break the bank

Want to vacation without breaking the bank? Add these spots to your 2024 bucket list.
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Travel gear gift guide: The best from Samsonite, Apple, and more

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the travel lover in your life? Here are a few suggestions.
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Travel tips: How to keep from getting sick on a crowded airplane

Traveling this holiday season? Planes will be crowded - here's how to avoid getting sick
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AAA says these are the worst (and best) times to travel this holiday season

AAA says there will be a record high number of travelers this holiday season. Find out the best and worst days to get on the road.
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How to choose the best travel insurance plan

Allianz travel insurance, AIG travel insurance, and more. Here's how to pick the plan that's right for you.
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There’s a hidden benefit to Alaska Airlines buying Hawaiian Airlines, and you’ll love it

Mergers don't always mean great things for consumers, but Alaska Airlines' acquisition of Hawaiian Airlines will have at least one great perk for travelers.
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American Airlines, United Airlines, and more: Study says these are the most unreliable airlines for holiday travel

Looking to travel this holiday season - or ever? A new study tells you which airlines to avoid
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Airline news: Alaska Airlines plans to buy Hawaiian Airlines, but it’s not a done deal (yet)

Alaska Airlines recently announced its plan to acquire Hawaiian Airlines for $1.9 billion.
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TSA bans these popular holiday items, so don’t even try to bring them onto your next flight

Some items are obviously banned from flights, but TSA also bans these popular holiday items.
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Carnival Cruise line issues scam warning for this popular Mexico destination (and passengers from all cruise lines should take note)

Looking for travel tips for your next cruise? A Carnival Cruise exec wants you to know about this ongoing scam.
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Delta Airlines is cutting flights to L.A. and Phoenix from this major East Coast city

Delta Airlines is cutting flights from LaGuardia Airport (NYC) to Phoenix and Los Angeles. This is what you need to know.
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Flight tips you can’t miss: Booking directly with the airline might help solve issues when flight delays happen

Flight delays are the worst, but booking direct with the airline instead of an online travel site might help you avoid issues
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Travel tips you can’t miss: How to survive a busy airport this holiday season

Looking to travel this holiday season? So is everyone else! Here's how to survive busy airports and cranky staff
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Luggage 101: How to clean and store hard shell and soft sided luggage

Whether you have hard shell luggage or soft sided luggage, these are the cleaning and storage tips you need.
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Want cheap airline tickets? Research says travel hacks don’t really work

There's some travel wisdom everyone knows when it comes to cheap airline tickets‚ but a new study says that wisdom is wrong.