Your passport application or renewal deadline may have already passed

Your passport application or renewal deadline may have already passed

With US passport processing times at almost three months, travelers should consider applying or renewing their passport now. Whether you need a new passport or a passport renewal you need to think ahead.  For international travel Real ID identification doesn’t doesn’t apply. You need to follow the US and other national passport rules.

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Travelers need to learn reasonable airline etiquette

Travelers need to learn reasonable airline etiquette

As the airlines squeeze more and more people into less and less space, airline etiquette is more important than ever. Airline passengers need to think about those around them and adjust their actions accordingly. In other words, since the airlines aren’t doing it, passengers should.

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How Travelers United plus membership provides cybersecurity

How Travelers United plus membership provides cybersecurity

Join Travelers United Plus and help us keep working for you with Congress and DOT in DC. Enjoy cybersecurity every day of the year. Download Travelers United Plus and get WiFi Security and a password manager. Plus, you will be invited to take surveys and polls that make a difference in Washington for all travelers.

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Why isn’t there a “best hotel” in town for me?

Why isn’t there a “best hotel” in town for me?

As a travel agent, there are many times I get asked “what’s the best hotel?” in a given place. No agent knows every city or resort area in the world personally. But even with places I know very well indeed, there really isn’t “best hotel” answer. Because the answer can be completely different for different travelers.

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Will COVID testing make airline and cruise travel safer?

Will COVID testing make airline and cruise travel safer?

No one knows if COVID testing will change the virus playing field. This month we have heard of the coming of vaccines. But there still are no accurate tests that can tell medical professionals if someone has COVID-19 in the early stages. Since the disease is contagious before symptoms are felt or seen, no testing can guarantee whether or not a person is contagious.

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