We all deserve a good vacation, but every seasoned traveler knows there is a certain point where happiness peaks and homesickness starts to set in. A new study from the University of Tampere in Finland has pinpointed how long your next trip should be to maximize enjoyment and return home refreshed.
TSA Lines: Why They're So Long, and What You Can Do About It
With travelers increasingly frustrated, the Transportation Security Administration has finally spoken.
Long lines at airports are nothing new. Yet in recent weeks, understaffing, heightened periods of travel, and stricter security measures have created a perfect storm and brought the issue to a boiling point: Port Authority has threatened to replace the TSA with private contractors, and airlines have spoken out on behalf of the traveler. There's even a designated hashtag—#IHateTheWait—and viral videos of passengers stuck in long lines, and at airports overnight. Now, the TSA is finally addressing the issue
How to Travel With an Engagement Ring
You've picked a proposal location—now how do you get the ring there without ruining the surprise?
There are all kinds of reasons to propose while you're on a trip—perhaps it’s a place that has sentimental meaning for you and your significant other, or it’s when he or she will least expect it. Or maybe you just want a spectacular backdrop for the big moment. Regardless, additional complications come up when you’re surreptitiously traveling with a ring—what happens if TSA rifles through your baggage? Or if you set off a metal detector? Where in the hotel room do you hide an engagement ring? We lay out the logistics of traveling with a ring—so you can focus on the rest of the proposal.
Bordeaux is the wine capital of the world, renowned for its rich history, generated by 800 years of viticulture, commerce and trade. But these days, there’s much more to this city than lush vineyards and delicious grapes.
It’s a great fusion of big city life but contained in a village-like atmosphere – Gordon Ramsay
Consumer Traveler Today: Senator calls for FAA investigation of runaway fees
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) late last month, called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to investigate hidden, runaway fuel surcharges and airline fees that can double passenger fares despite plummeting fuel costs.
This is a part of the long-running effort to have airlines be more transparent
It is no secret that airlines are waging an increasingly pitched battle for the biggest-spending passengers who fly in premium classes: The carriers have deployed amenities like fluffy feather duvets and spa treatments.
Now, Delta Air Lines is trying to gain an edge with its food — a decidedly tall order.
AMERICAN AIRLINES ADDS ONLINE TRACKING FOR CHECKED BAGS—SO YOU CAN WATCH YOUR SUITCASE FROM START TO FINISH.
Frequent fliers of American Airlines can bid adieu to hour-long waits at baggage claim: The airline recently introduced a tracking service on its website, through which customers can track their bag as it makes its way from check-in counter all the way to baggage carousel.
As the demand for international airline travel continues to increase, airlines are looking for ways to fly more passengers to more places in less time. Emirates recently announced they would begin operating non-stop flights between Dubai and Panama City on 1 February 2016. The flight will cover a distance