Before selling travel souvenirs on eBay, beware

Before selling travel souvenirs on eBay, beware

When selling souvenirs online, be careful Some travelers buy lots of souveniers. Or when they decide to move after many years in one place, tchotchkes are collected. Then, many folk sell their travel mugs, dolls, plates, and  bobbleheads on eBay. This is a...
Extra time before a cruise is the best insurance

Extra time before a cruise is the best insurance

Travel insurance can be a lifesaver or at least a trip-saver. But, extra time before a cruise is the best insurance.  Beyond insurance, travelers can help themselves by not cutting things too close for arrival before a cruise or a tour departs. Extra time before a...
4 reasons why your flight may take off late

4 reasons why your flight may take off late

Airline delays are full of gray areas  One of the most aggravating airline delays is when a traveler gets a notice from their airline or finds out online that a flight is seriously delayed. However, that delay notification is always followed by the disclaimer saying...
Had enough of hidden hotel fees?

Had enough of hidden hotel fees?

Only hotel executives and bean-counters like hotel fees — can sales commissions change the system? Nobody —and I repeat, nobody — outside of hotels themselves, and perhaps their shareholders, likes resort fees. Even people I know who work at hotels dislike these fees....
First class to Hawaii may not be worth it

First class to Hawaii may not be worth it

With fewer amenities, first class to Hawaii may not be worth it Look, everyone loves flying first class, or business class — as my husband calls it, “the pointy part of the plane.” But is flying first class to Hawaii worth it? On domestic flights,...