Ditch These Things For A Better Vacation

Ditch These Things For A Better Vacation

What should you leave behind before you travel in 2023? Here’s what the experts have to say. getty How do you plan a better trip? Being a contrarian, I think an even better question might be: How do you not plan a better trip? Specifically, what should you leave behind if you want to have … Read more

Lost Southwest luggage spark tracking debate among travelers

An employee at the Sacramento International Airport Terminal B near the Southwest carousel points to luggage on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, that is being held after canceled and delayed flights over the Christmas rush. Hector Amezcua [email protected] Losing luggage during a trip can easily ruin vacation plans. With recent Southwest cancellations and thousands of unclaimed … Read more

How customers are dealing with car rentals and hotels

How customers are dealing with car rentals and hotels

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The travel saga of Southwest Airlines continues. With thousands of canceled and delayed flights, this has caused many folks to find alternative ways to get where they need to go, such as rental cars or staying in hotels. It’s two days after Christmas, and airports are lined with holiday travelers … Read more

How do Ryanair, EasyJet, British Airways and other airlines compare?

How do Ryanair, EasyJet, British Airways and other airlines compare?

EasyJet Easyjet’s hand luggage guidelines were altered in 2020, much to the consternation of its regular travellers. The standard cabin bag allowance is now 45 x 36 x 20 cm (17 x 14 x 7 inches), with a maximum weight of 15kg. Perhaps as importantly, the bag must fit under the seat in front. That … Read more

A weekend guide to Rhode Island

A weekend guide to Rhode Island

For being the smallest state in the union (by land mass), there sure is a lot to see and do in Rhode Island. Summer is certainly the most ideal time to visit, having been a premier weekend escape for New Yorkers, Bostonians, and New Englanders since the 19th century. Even before the recent HBO series, … Read more

Lost Luggage? Six Tips On How To Get It Back With Minimum Hassle

Lost Luggage?  Six Tips On How To Get It Back With Minimum Hassle

Luggage in a bright color makes it easier to spot. getty Flying right now is pretty messy, and that includes the problem of lost luggage. Most of it is found in the system pretty quickly, but it’s no fun to be in a stressful situation affecting your trip. To avoid losing your luggage, travel light … Read more

Scared of losing your luggage when traveling by plane? Try packing carry-on only

Scared of losing your luggage when traveling by plane?  Try packing carry-on only

When Taegan Gardner heard the horror stories of people losing luggage she decided to just pack carry-on for her family’s month-long trip to Canada. Desperate to see her family again, Taegan was looking for the quickest way to get from Adelaide to Toronto. While she would normally travel with checked baggage, Taegan decided to avoid … Read more

Airline workers face insults, physical threats as passenger frustration boils over

Airline workers face insults, physical threats as passenger frustration boils over

From verbal abuse to physical threats to police calls, front-line workers in the airline industry are finding themselves on the receiving end of frustrated passengers encountering flight delays and lost baggage. “I’ve had customers poke me in the chest and say, ‘You’re not going to get me off of this flight,” said Cheryl Robinson, an … Read more

Tips For Traveling With Only Carry-On Luggage

Tips For Traveling With Only Carry-On Luggage

If you’ve been following the news, you likely have heard that airports worldwide have been having issues regarding limited staff, which has led to delays, cancellations, and even a backlog of checked luggage. Knowing that, you may decide to fly only with a carry-on to avoid checked baggage fees and risk losing your bag. These … Read more

Are we there yet? Tap for an anxiety-free vacation | Travel

Are we there yet?  Tap for an anxiety-free vacation |  Travel

“Sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight!” — the phrase that greets us at the start of a trip might seem like a no-brainer assurance for most. But for some, it’s a call to step out of their comfort zone; a call to shut down the clamours of “What if my flight is delayed? Will … Read more