Travel Tips

what you need to know before you go

How to get a Flight Upgrade

How to get a Flight Upgrade

    You want a first–class upgrade on your next trip—who doesn’t? But airlines have made it more expensive—and more confusing—to snare one. In recent months, many big carriers have changed... 

Cancun – Climate Report

Cancun – Climate Report

The temperature of the city is warm and tropical, moderated by the marine breezes created by onshore trade-winds, which circulates through its avenues. Depending on the season, maximum temperatures range... 

Cancun – Driving in Cancun

Cancun – Driving in Cancun

For safety purposes, it is not recommended that visitors rent a car (this may be something the taxi drivers have encouraged). However, this applies anywhere that you are not familiar with. Some of the... 

Cruise: Packing List

Cruise: Packing List

Before embarking on any vacation you must decide what you’re going to bring with you.  These preparations are key in order to experience healthy and stress-free travels.  Although packing can... 

Cancun – Hotel Maps

Cancun – Hotel Maps

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Entering Closed Countries

Entering Closed Countries

Yesterday American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were released and brought home after being detained in a North Korean prison for the past month.  The two prisoners had “wandered” across... 

Megabus Offers $1 Bus Fare

Megabus Offers $1 Bus Fare

The stimulus strategy is once again rewarding domestic travelers.  Megabus is offering 50,000 $1 seats in efforts to boost sales.  Megabus is the first no-frills bussing company.  Started in 2003 by... 

Free Weekends at over 100 National Parks

Free Weekends at over 100 National Parks

The tough times keep getting better.  According to the latest report by the International Air Traffic Association international air traffic is down 9.3% from last year.  The recession has scared travelers... 

Top Ten Hush-Hush Hotel Perks

Top Ten Hush-Hush Hotel Perks

From AOL Travel “Hotels usually aren’t shy about showcasing their perks. Whether its designer toiletries in the bathrooms, expansive outdoor pools, a luxurious spa and fitness center or a big... 

Pet Friendly Skies

Pet Friendly Skies

    Pets are now getting top-flight treatment, so to speak. Pet-loving husband and wife team, Alysa Binder and Dan Weisel have launched an all-pet airlin–Pet Airways. Now the name may not be novel,...