5 Essential Road Trip Tips

The road trip has become an American tradition, and it seems that nothing – congested roads, advancements in air travel or even the price of gas – can take away from its mystique and appeal. At its heart, the road … Continued

TSA Precheck Enrollment: Say Goodbye to Long Airport Lines

In our fast-paced world of near-constant activity, there’s one place time seems to stand still: the airport security line. However, obtaining prescreening credentials can help you move smoothly and quickly through security, bypassing the longer lines and stricter rules. The … Continued

VIDEO: How to Prepare for a Road Trip

The excitement is building and you can hardly wait to hit the road but, before you do, it’s important to take the proper precautions. Watch this video on how to prepare for a road trip so that you can enjoy … Continued

5 Warm-Weather Getaways

With average winter temps in the 60s or higher, these five adventure-packed cities provide a break from chilly northern blizzards – no passports required. Charleston, SC When it hits 60 degrees: Late January With its lantern-lined cobblestone streets, this colonial … Continued

Insider’s Guide: Planning a Cruise [INFOGRAPHIC]

You’ve researched and booked the cruise of your dreams, and you’re counting down the days until you hit the sea. To help make sure the trip is all you’ve hoped for, we have compiled some easy tips and tricks that … Continued

Fishing Hotspots: Trips and Tips for the Freshest Catch

If you’re considering a fishing excursion, this guide can help you find the right destination. From fly fishing to ice fishing, we’ve rounded up some of the country’s top fishing locations and helpful tips to assist you during your trip. … Continued

21 Packing Essentials for Your Next Cruise

You’re ready to hit the high seas for your cruise, but is your suitcase? Unlike a land-based getaway, traveling by ship means a different set of rules for packing. Appropriate Attire and Accessories 1. Sneakers – Just because you may … Continued

How to Beat Jet Lag: The Do’s and Don’ts

Traveling halfway across the world to an exotic destination can be an unforgettable experience. That is, unless you’re half-asleep throughout the trip because of severe jet lag. Jet lag recovery time greatly depends on how many time zones you cross. … Continued

5 Airports That Might be Better Than Your Destination

No amount of upscale shops, fine dining and modern amenities can make enduring a long layover preferable to flying direct. But a handful of airports offer a more enjoyable flight connection than others. If flying direct isn’t an option, consider … Continued

Airport Travel Stats to Know Before You Go

Have you ever wondered why so many flights get delayed? Or how much luggage is lost at airports each year? Find the answers to those questions and more in our infographic that highlights the most common airport problems you may … Continued

Foreign Finance 101: Managing Your Money Abroad

How do you get the best exchange rate when traveling abroad? What foreign card fees should you research and expect? You’ll probably have lots of questions about money when planning a trip overseas. For the final edition of our international travel … Continued

25 Packing Hacks For Traveling Abroad

Packing truly is an art form, so prepare to tap into your inner-Picasso. Being a smart packer takes creativity, patience, organization and attention to detail. Lacking these characteristics? In this edition of our international travel planning series, we provide you … Continued

7 Items to Go Over Before Heading Overseas

Whether it’s your first time going abroad or you’re a seasoned traveler, it’s easy to forget some of the finer details of trip-planning. Learn about the 7 pre-travel preparations you should make before taking off in this second installment of … Continued