Category: Travel Tips

Our Best Travel Tips section has the best advice for travelers, by travelers. Whether you are a casual tourist or a frequent globetrotter, you will find tips on planning, packing, choosing the best gear and what we use, staying healthy and traveling fit, saving money, shopping and communicating, capturing the best photo, and much more. If you can't find the travel tips you need by scrolling through the page, below, or using the search bar in the upper right corner of this page, simply contact us. We love hearing from our readers and are here to help whenever possible.

Planning Tips


How to pick the best airplane seat for any flight

Reading Time: 5 minutes Trying to figure out how to pick the best airplane seat with today’s sardine-like seating is a challenge. Here are our proven tips and tricks to being able to pick the best airplane seat no matter what flight you are booking.

Packing Tips


Money Tips


Photography Tips


9 essential travel photography tips for any photographer

Reading Time: 6 minutes Travel photography. We love capturing engaging images and videos of our travels because travel photos are memories. Anyone can snap photos with a smartphone camera or a point-and-shoot. But becoming a good travel photographer takes practice. Learning the 9 travel photography tips in this post is a good start. Ready to start taking great travel photos? Let’s go!

Health Tips


How to avoid getting traveler’s diarrhea or food poisoning

Reading Time: 5 minutes Traveler’s diarrhea, a.k.a. Montezuma’s revenge, Delhi belly, Aztec two-step, tourista, the runs, or whatever popular name you wish to call it, is not only inconvenient and unpleasant, it can become a serious health risk. Here is how to avoid getting traveler's diarrhea or food poisoning.

Safety & Security Tips


Top hotel safety tips: Your hotel room safety is important

Reading Time: 6 minutes There is a lot you need to take personal responsibility for to ensure your hotel safety: from knowing how to escape a fire and deal with potential theft, to what to do in the event of an unlikely terrorist attack. Your hotel room safety is very important, and you need to be prepared. That starts by following a few key hotel safety tips.

Insurance Tips


Why we use Global Rescue for our medical evacuation and security coverage

Reading Time: 2 minutes Medical and security emergencies happen, anywhere in the world. We have chosen Global Rescue, the world's leading membership organization providing integrated medical, security, travel risk and crisis response services to travelers worldwide. Read why we chose Global Rescue for our emergency evacuation insurance.

Gear Tips


A perfect travel coffee maker: The coffee fix for travelers

Reading Time: 4 minutes When you need your java fix, nothing less that a perfect cup of coffee will do. But how do you get the coffee you want and like when traveling? Not so difficult if you pack the right travel coffee maker, gadget, bag or grounds to make sure you get your java, your way.

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