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Stay Healthy: How to Flu-Proof Your Flight

I just returned from a flight to Jacksonville, Florida. I don’t know who had the cold, or when I was infected… but I’ve been down and out for nearly two weeks! Stay healthy as you travel. Don’t let this happen to you! The holidays are a time of celebration and family togetherness. The last thing you want is to catch […]

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How To Save $$$ On Luggage Fees

Save Money by Avoiding Extra Luggage Fees If you want to save money on the cost of air travel, a good place to start is with your airline reservations. The less you pay for a ticket the more you save. With that said, many airlines are now increasing their fees and even creating new ones. You will see this with […]

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Romantic Weekend Getaways

Some of the most romantic weekend getaways exist in the most populated destinations in the U.S. Here are a few to consider. I’ll Take Manhattan. You can spend a fabulous weekend in New York City and stay either at the Marriott Hotel on Broadway, for example, which is right near the Theatre District; or you can book a weekend at […]

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Family Camping Fun

  While getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life is one of the reasons families choose to go camping, for kids it’s the ultimate adventure. If you are planning a family camping trip this summer, here are some tips that will ensure your vacation is both a safe and fun experience. 1. Pre-camping preparation. If you have […]

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Top 5 Kid Friendly US Destinations

Although there are a multitude of destinations considered kid-friendly, here are the top 5 you may want to consider on your next family vacation. 1. Disney World. This ultimate family vacation has been the source of great joy for adults and kids alike. Whether you stay several miles from the theme park or enjoy the onsite amenities, this vacation affords […]

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The Truth About Budget Airlines

If you are looking to reduce the cost of airfare, you may stop and consider budget airlines. These airlines claim they have the best rates in the business. What do you sacrifice for these rates? It depends on the airline in question. You may give up an in-flight snack, drink, movie, first class, or assigned seating. If this does not […]

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5 Ways to Get Upgraded

If you rarely fly, you may mistakenly believe that first class seats, also commonly known as business class seats, are only for the rich. They are expensive, so only the rich must be able to afford them. This is not true. Did you know that many of the people sitting in first class did not pay full price for their […]

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