Travel

What Is Travel Insurance and Do I Need It?

Travel insurance is an option available for people planning a trip, for business or leisure, that will provide financial protection in the case of unexpected inconveniences. With most travel providers, it is an optional extra and not a necessary purchase. Just what does travel insurance cover, though, and do you need it? Being injured while on vacation isn’t something that …

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Tips to Avoid Over Packing for Your Trip

Even if you’re not a serial over packer, everyone has over packed for a trip during their traveling career.  Maybe you were taking a week-long business trip and thought you needed different day and evening wear for the entire length of your stay. Perhaps it was a vacation and you decided to pack for every possible weather variation, even though …

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Tips for Finding Cheap Flights

Are you trying to plan a business trip or vacation? Are you concerned about the price of flights given the fact that the economy isn’t so healthy? These days, most people go online to find flights because it’s more convenient than visiting a bricks and mortar travel agent.  As a consequence of this, there are now several travel websites to …

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How to Plan a Cheap Group Vacation

With the economy the way it is, people are planning vacations on a tighter budget. They are more careful in spending their hard-earned money. One way to get more vacation for less money is by traveling with others. Whether it is a large group or just a few friends, you can save money by pooling your resources. However, for all …

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What to Do if the Airline Loses Your Luggage

Although lost luggage is a rare occurrence – less than 0.05 percent of checked bags are actually lost – when it happens to you, it is inconvenient to say the least. As most experienced travelers know, one of the first rules of efficient travel is to put valuable and important items, such as camera, passport, tickets and prescription medication in …

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Top 10 Items to Pack for International Travel

Embarking on an overseas holiday is exciting but stressful at the same time. As few of us are lucky enough to do this on a regular basis, the task of packing for even a short period away can be daunting. Most people manage to pack the majority of their possessions just in case the unforeseen occurs. Of course, it usually …

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