Getting an airline refund isn’t easy

Getting an airline refund isn’t easy

Airlines hate to refund airfares — even when they’re supposed to. Don’t believe me? Then talk to Melina Jose, who was supposed to fly from Paris to Orlando, Florida, recently. Her itinerary, booked through Expedia, included several airlines. But on her return flight,...
Eight 2020 smartphone apps to help your travel

Eight 2020 smartphone apps to help your travel

Smartphone apps give valuable assistance to travelers on the move Traveling with a smartphone has become essential because of the assistance it can provide to travelers. While it gives users the critical ability to make emergency and other important calls while away...
Are travel agents only for rich people?

Are travel agents only for rich people?

Are travel agents worth it? Can they pay for themselves with savings and expertise? Around the holidays, often the subject comes up, “What do you do?,” or more precisely, “What’s your day job?” As a travel agent these days I often get,...
Why helicopter tour safety is so important

Why helicopter tour safety is so important

Travelers must be cautious when booking any helicopter tour! Recently, a tour helicopter with six travelers aboard crashed. It flew into a ridge on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, about 25 minutes after take-off. The flight set out to tour Kauai’s Na Pali Coast,...