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Life-Saving Tips for Long Distance Travel

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer As summer hits full swing, many people are packing bags and getting ready for...

How I Travel Across The Globe Somewhat Rested.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.10.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

We all hate the long flights to reach longed-for destinations. The jet lag, the dehydration, the stress, the back pain, the muscles cramps, the bloate...

The Easy Way To Budget For Your Next Trip

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel

Itching to get away for the summer but not sure how you'll save for the trip? Not to worry -- we've put together an easy worksheet you can follow so y...

Today's The Day To Buy Cheap Flights, So Get Shopping

Travelzoo | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Travelzoo

Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock Wondering when you should buy a flight for that late summer or fall trip? Well, stop everything and start shopping no...

The Cheapest Way to Book a Flight

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

The days of totally relying on a travel agent to find you the best prices and complete your bookings are long gone. Agents still have a significant role to play in the travel industry but with the evolution of online booking, you now have an assurance of getting the best possible deal.

Is It Better To Pay for United's In-Flight Wi-Fi With Miles?

Map Happy | Posted 05.10.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Last November, United made the decision to switch from Gogo to a more unified payment system. Meaning, those flight passes no longer work! This post ...

What Traveling for a Year Looks Like in Numbers

How Far From Home | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

March 2nd 2015 was departure day. It was the day we waved goodbye to South Africa, goodbye to a comfortable life with a comfortable salary, and goodby...

This Tool Will Calculate the Exact Cost of All Different Flight Options

Map Happy | Posted 04.19.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Different airlines, airports, and days. Not to mention the baggage. That's a whole lot of variables to track. This post originally appeared on Map H...

Top tips for Surviving a Long-Haul Flight

Sophie Hannah Davis | Posted 04.13.2016 | Travel
Sophie Hannah Davis

Here are 6 tips for preventing boredom, dehydration, deep-vein thrombosis, sleep deprivation and more. So the next time you are imprisoned in a metal tube travelling thousands of miles above the earth just follow these simply tips...

In-Flight WiFi Is About To Get Much Better

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 04.11.2016 | Technology

HAMBURG (Reuters) - In-flight Wi-Fi may sound like a great way to keep in touch with friends and family or catch up on work, but services are often so...

What I Learned From 20 Years As A Flight Attendant

Thrillist | Posted 04.05.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Meagan Drillinger Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist You know all those images you have of sexy flight attendants in cute outfits jet-setting...

Why It's Not Worth It to Redeem Alaska Miles for TSA Precheck

Map Happy | Posted 03.23.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

If you actually value miles for redeeming flights, then it might be worth reconsidering.

Length or Duration? The Fight for the World's Longest Flight

Map Happy | Posted 03.16.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

If you have 17 + hours to spare and want to travel on the longest commercial flight, here's the ticket. This post originally appeared on Map Happy. ...

Ask Siri "What's Up?" to Discover Overhead Flights

Map Happy | Posted 03.02.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Ever wondered where that plane in the sky is headed? Siri knows everything. This post originally appeared on Map Happy. Travel blog One Mile at a Ti...

Can Climate Change Cost You Travel Time?

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 02.17.2016 | Green
SidneyAnne Stone

On February 10, 2016, Environmental Research Letters (ERL) published a study that looked at the effects of climate change on transatlantic travel. Th...

Making the Best of the Middle Seat

Map Happy | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

The middle seat. (Just writing that gave me chills.)  This post originally appeared on Map Happy. Few things are more reviled in travel. What ...

Pro Tip: SeatGuru's Secrets for Scoring the Best Seats in Coach

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.20.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

What's the secret to a better airline seat on your next flight? We asked the experts at our sister-site SeatGuru for their best tips on getting the be...

These 38 Airlines Have The Lowest Airline Safety Ratings

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list (j...

5 Hot Destinations That Are Cheap To Travel To This Winter

Hopper.com | Posted 12.17.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

After the winter holidays, the blues start setting in. An endlessly icy season stretches ahead, filled with frigid nights and cars that just won't hea...

How To Get The Seat You Want On Your Next Flight

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 12.16.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Airlines have an overabundance of seat choices these days and reservation systems can't handle all of them. Be sure you know what a category means before you click to buy.

These Little-Known Airline Rules Will Change The Way You Travel

Map Happy | Posted 12.15.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Most of the time, it's a matter of being proactive knowing which rules to bring up because most gate agents won't knowingly bring them up, lest passengers start using and abusing these policies.

21 Airport and Flight Tips, Fun, and Tricks: A Rough Guide

Stephen Harris | Posted 12.15.2015 | Travel
Stephen Harris

Keep your passport upside-down when you have it out. Remain mysterious and keep people guessing.

The Best Cyber Monday Airfare Sales

Travelzoo | Posted 11.30.2015 | Travel
Travelzoo

It's Cyber Monday, and with it has come some of the most aggressive fare sales we will see all year. Our Deal Experts have been tracking the sales for weeks now and got up early to pick the best of the best to show our members.

And The Airlines With The Most Legroom Are...

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Newer and more efficient airplanes means airlines are offering longer and longer flights, but can you handle 13 hours with only 30 inches of space? Condé Nast Traveler reports which airlines, both domestic and international, offer the best (and the worst) legroom.

Carry-on Essentials for Long Flights

CheapTickets | Posted 11.05.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

When it comes to long flights and even longer layovers, let's be honest, it sucks. There are few things in life I really hate, and long flights is right up there with diarrhea and Donald Trump (arguably synonymous, but I digress).