International travel is a lot of fun, but it takes a bit of trip planning — visas, passport, airline tickets, hotels, and more need to be confirmed often several months in advance of your planned departure, which is where our ultimate travel planner for international travel comes in.
Ask most any traveler these days to name the one thing they hate most about traveling, and flying will likely top the list. For many of us, the experience of flying sucks all too often. But we can work together to make it less painful.
When holidays or vacation travel approaches, the best holiday travel advice will save you money, time and stress. We are on the road constantly — in trains, in cars, on planes, on short travel, on long trips. Our holiday travel tips come from decades of international travel experience.
When I hear friends tell horror stories about travel, I find myself wondering why some good people seem to frequently have bad experiences when traveling. Perhaps it is because they have not yet learned how to be a good traveler?
Saving money is the ultimate prize for any traveler. Certainly transportation in most any country can be one of the largest expenses of travel, and Germany is no exception. That’s why it’s important to know a few never-fail, simple tips to save money on train travel...
If you are traveling to Europe, you need to know about the Schengen Agreement. U.S. citizens may still (at the time of this writing, see below) enter Schengen countries without the need for a special visa for short-term tourism, business or if in transit to non-Schengen countries. But…
Travel surprises can be fun unless it means forgotten passports or gear. Use our essential travel planning checklist to be sure travel surprises are good ones.
How do you go about choosing the best flight for your next trip? Allegiance to an airline simply on the grounds of earning status is losing its luster. Prices are going up, benefits are getting harder to earn, miles are becoming harder to redeem, and even once revered higher status may get you little more than advance boarding and a free checked bag these days. Forget airline loyalty.
Traveling takes planning and time. But it also takes flexibility, patience and an ability to adapt on the move. Here is our list of essential travel apps we use to keep travel stress to a bare minimum, and up the ante on travel fun and adventure. Keep travel stress down.
Consult our traveler’s worldwide travel plug and voltage guide before you travel to ensure you are prepared to plug in and stay connected.