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How to Pack Clothing So It Stays Wrinkle-Free




Few things are as frustrating as unpacking your suitcase to find a wrinkled set of clothes. The friction created in such a tight space causes these wrinkles, meaning your wardrobe and your suitcase aren’t always the best combination.




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Travel Tips


What are the Current Airline Mask Requirements?



Travelers taking to the skies during the COVID-19 pandemic should be aware of current mask mandates. The TSA and CDC are in charge of the rules and regulations for airports, airlines, and passengers. Their basic rule is that all travelers over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a mask when in an airport or on a plane. These regulations will be in place until at least March 18, 2022. Here are a few more specifics you might like to know.




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Topics: Travel Tips, Airlines


How to Choose Where to Go On Your Next Vacation



Having trouble deciding where to go on your next vacation? With so many great options, we understand how difficult it can be to choose!




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Travel Tips


Your Guide To Tipping When Traveling Abroad



Guided tours make visiting new countries easy and convenient. Your tour company will take care of booking everything from transportation, hotels, and meals.

But there will likely be occasions where you go out with your new travel friends to have dinner or plan an excursion independently. During those times, tipping is a great way to show appreciation for the various services you experience abroad–but expectations differ across continents and may even differ among countries in the same region. We’ve compiled general guidelines on how to tip when traveling to various destinations below.




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Topics: Travel Tips


Traveling Abroad with Medication



If you’re planning a trip abroad and you take prescription medication, don’t just toss your bottles into your bags. You’ll want to ensure you know the rules about traveling and flying with medication and do some pre-planning. Read below to find out what you need to know before you hit the road.




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Travel Tips


Taking Travel Photos with a Smartphone



For many travelers, taking photos that document their journey is an important part of the travel experience. And for photography lovers, there is nothing quite like the quality images and satisfaction of using a DSLR-style camera. But lugging one around on vacation can be downright cumbersome. So...how do you capture amazing photos without a DSLR camera? A Smartphone.

That’s right. With today’s advanced technology, smartphone cameras take brilliant images. Plus, a Smartphone is small, light and easy to carry. You don’t need the hassle of carrying a heavy camera and equipment, which can take up precious space in your travel bags.




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Topics: Travel Tips


Alaska to Yukon: Top of the world highway



The Top of the World Highway is a scenic 79-mile mountain road from the Yukon River in Canada to the Taylor Highway in Alaska. It winds its way along the crests of hills and mountains, providing spectacular panoramic views.




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Topics: Alaska, Travel Tips


Do I Need a REAL ID to Fly?



You may be wondering what the REAL ID Act is, and how it changes the ID requirements for boarding domestic flights. But why do we have this new law? When does it go into effect? What does it mean? How will it affect you?

We did the research for you, and have broken down what it means for travelers starting on May 3, 2023.




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Topics: Travel Tips, Airlines


What to Expect While Traveling During COVID



Travel is one of the things that people have missed most during COVID. The excitement of it, the anticipation, the beauty, the human connection. We’ve longed to feel the joy and freedom that only travel can provide.

Now finally, we’re starting to be able to travel again.

The experience of travel today looks a little different. States are loosening restrictions and certain countries like Greece and Iceland are reopening to travelers, while others remain closed. There are new rules to plan for when traveling, including social distancing, mask wearing, and COVID tests and vaccines. Regulations change often and vary by location, which makes flexibility and patience more important than ever.




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Travel Tips


Italian Sayings and Phrases to Know



Ciao! Without even realizing it, you’ve probably long known at least one Italian word—hello. Italy is a bucket-list destination for many travel lovers, and it is easy to see why.

Boasting an enviable mixture of cosmopolitan cities and small villages, history and art, food and wine; Italy—with its sun-drenched piazzas and Tuscan hills—is one of the most popular places to visit in the world.




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Topics: Europe, Travel Tips