Seven tips you need to know about taking connecting flights

Seven tips you need to know about taking connecting flights

Special tips about taking connecting flights over the holidays Almost no one prefers to take a connection over a nonstop. But sometimes scheduling, or airfares, make that the best option. But around the Christmas/winter  holidays, there are tips travelers especially...
Here it is: The best holiday travel advice

Here it is: The best holiday travel advice

You’d better be nice, and patient, and give yourself more time. Book early. Give yourself a little extra time at the airport or on the road. Prepare for bad weather. If you’ve read that obvious holiday travel advice once, you’ve probably read it a hundred times....
Why the human touch is best for troubled travelers

Why the human touch is best for troubled travelers

During a travel delay the human touch still beats technology  My client had a business class ticket to Paris from Newark, which meant the trip should have been a pleasure. Even with delays due to bad weather in New York, the plane was only an hour late. At first. Then...
How an effective national data plan will protect you

How an effective national data plan will protect you

U.S. needs a comprehensive data-protection plan for the nation Last week, I discussed the massive Marriott International, Inc. data breach of its Starwood reservation system, which might affect as many as 500 million Marriott guests. In the article I discussed what...

The best ways to upgrade your FF status with mileage runs

6 important tips for frequent fliers on mileage runs ‘Tis the season for mileage runs. For decades, many frequent fliers have used the month of December for those all-important mileage runs. While many infrequent travelers will consider the idea nuts, the fact...
Know the basic rules for flying with a baby

Know the basic rules for flying with a baby

Flying with a baby? Here is what you need to know If you think flying with a baby is easy, maybe you didn’t hear about Krupa Patel Bala. She recently traveled from Sydney to San Francisco on United Airlines with her husband and 8-month-old son. And the experience was...