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What to Do If You Miss Your Flight

There’s no greater panic-inducing moment than being stuck in a slow security line, knowing you have minutes (or even seconds) before your flight departs. If you break into a cold sweat at the mere thought of missing a flight, we hope to provide you some comfort: A number of airlines have rules that ensure you won’t be…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Flight, Airport, Lifehacks, United, Connection, Missed Flight


What's the Best Outdoor Event in Your City?

In New York we’ve got Shakespeare in the Park, the Mermaid Parade, the weekly Smorgasburg food court, the Socrates Annual, Summer Streets, Rooftop Films, and my favorite, the annual Brooklyn Book Festival at Borough Hall. Albuquerque has a hot air balloon festival. Pittsburgh has the Three Rivers Regatta. Rochester,…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Tell US, Events, Cities, Festivals, Lifehacks


How to Earn Hilton Reward Points For Taking Lyft Rides

Lyft has offered the ability to earn miles on Delta for taking rides with the service for a while now. Now it’s offering a new travel perk: Hilton Honors rewards points. The program officially kicked off this week.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Lyft, Lifehacks, Travel Tips


Amtrak is Offering BOGO Train Tickets to Some East Coast Destinations

If you’re planning on traveling along the east coast this summer, you might want to consider traveling by train.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Trains, Deals


Volunteer Your Seat (and Get Paid For It) Using American Airlines App

If you’re flying American Airlines now it might pay to check in to your flight early—literally.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Lifehacks, Flights, Travel Tips, American Airlines


You Can Stay on These Tropical Islands for Less Than $100 a Night

Going on a tropical vacation doesn’t have to necessarily cost a bundle.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Vacation, Lifehacks, Travel Tips, Vacation Planning


When Buying Flights Overseas, Always Check the Currency

When you’re overseas, paying in local currency is often the best move for your wallet—except when it comes to flights.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Air Travel, Flight, Lifehacks, United, Airfare


7 Ways to Control Your Business Travel Anxiety

Business trips are not fun trips. From flight delays, chaotic train stations, poor hotel rooms, language barriers to deadlines, there’s an endless list of stresses that leads to business trip anxiety. In one survey, 36 percent of employees admitted that “work-related travel makes them more stressed than usual”. While experiencing travel-related anxiety is totally normal, you shouldn’t let it affect your performance. Managing your travel anxiety on a business trip is not that too difficult. With ...
Tags: Travel, Business, Lifehacks, Control Your Business Travel Anxiety


Change Your Loyalty Program Passwords Now

If you can’t remember the last time you changed the passwords on your loyalty program accounts, it’s time to make some password updates—or risk being hacked.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Security, Passwords, Hotels, Hacking, Rewards, Lifehacks, Flights, Password Managers, Rewards Programs


How to Avoid Paying Extra Fees on Your Car Rental When You're Under 25

When you’re over the age of 24, your options in life are endless—at least when it comes to renting a car. But if you’re a young driver, you better saddle up to the idea of renting an old minivan with crazy, added fees. Read more...
Tags: Travel, Money, Insurance, Car, Rental Car, Lifehacks


Always Take a Photo of Your Hotel Room Number

You’re pacing a hotel floor, desperately trying to find your room. You’re positive it’s 201—or 210? But neither room opens with the swipe of your key.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Flight, Hotel, Lifehacks, Jetlag, Hotel Room


Book Your July 4th Travel Now For The Best Deals

If you’re planning to get away this July 4th, then now is the time to start looking for plane tickets.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Traveling, Lifehacks, Flights, Travel Tips


When to Book That International Flight

If you’re planning a trip overseas this year, mark your calendars now.Read more...
Tags: Travel, International, Flight, Vacation, Lifehacks, Trip


Exercise by Walking the Whole Airport During Your Layover

Airports are enormous (in big cities, anyway), and that’s often what we hate about them. Baggage claim is how far away?? But if you’ve got time to kill, consider using the airport’s vastness to your advantage. Walk the whole damn thing, and time yourself. Read more...
Tags: Travel, Airports, Fitness, Walking, Lifehacks


Why It's Not Good to Be the Person Who Can Fall Asleep Anywhere

Being able to fall asleep anywhere, anytime is a useful skill, especially if you travel a lot or work odd schedules. But that’s not necessarily a good thing—it’s also a sign of being chronically sleep-deprived. Read more...
Tags: Travel, Health, Sleep, Naps, Lifehacks, Sleep Hygiene


Falling Asleep Anywhere Is a Bad Sign

Being able to fall asleep anywhere, anytime is a useful skill, especially if you travel a lot or work odd schedules. But that’s not necessarily a good thing—it’s also a sign of being chronically sleep-deprived. Read more...
Tags: Travel, Health, Sleep, Naps, Lifehacks, Sleep Hygiene


Why You Should Still Check Rental Car Fees After You've Made a Reservation

Should I buy insurance? Should I get a sports car? Am I actually getting the best rate? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions, it’s likely because you’ve dealt with the existential crisis brought on by rental car websites.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Budget, Car, Lifehacks, Hertz, Car Rental


Check Rental Car Fees After You've Made a Reservation

Should I buy insurance? Should I get a sports car? Am I actually getting the best rate? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions, it’s likely because you’ve dealt with the existential crisis brought on by rental car websites.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Budget, Car, Lifehacks, Hertz, Car Rental


5 Travel Tips to Safely Enjoy Your Vacation

Traveling can create some of the best memories of your life, especially if you are traveling abroad. However, like in the movie Taken, traveling can turn sour pretty quickly. As much as some of us would love it, we all don’t have Liam Neeson as a father to get us back to safety when things go south. With that in mind, we’ve decided to compile a list of five travel tips to enjoy your vacation safely. Email Your Travel Itinerary to Friends and Family While traveling in numbers gives a certain l...
Tags: Travel, Happiness, Lifehacks


These U.S. Airlines Charge the Most in Baggage Fees, According to a New Report

According to a new report by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. airlines brought in roughly $4.9 billion—yes, billion—in baggage fees last year. This is up from $4.6 billion in 2017.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Flight, Delta, Lifehacks, United, Airline, U S Airlines, Bureau of Transportation Statistics U S


These U.S. Airlines Charge the Most in Baggage Fees

According to a new report by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. airlines brought in roughly $4.9 billion—yes, billion—in baggage fees last year. This is up from $4.6 billion in 2017.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Flight, Delta, Lifehacks, United, Airline, U S Airlines, Bureau of Transportation Statistics U S


How to Get an Upgrade at a Hotel

I will ask anyone for an upgrade, whether it’s a better table at a restaurant or a first-class seat on a flight. Scoring a hotel upgrade, however, comes with its own set of difficulties. You can’t exactly assess what’s available or which rooms will open up during your stay.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Upgrade, Flight, Free Stuff, Hotel, Vacation, Lifehacks, Trip


How to Avoid Getting Bumped From a Flight

What’s worse than winding security lines, congested airports, and three-hour delays? Finding out—after all of this—that you still can’t board your flight because you’ve been bumped.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Flight, Flying, Lifehacks, Jetblue, Airline


How to Ensure Your Overseas Trip Is as Safe as Possible

I almost died in Japan.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Insurance, Flight, Lifehacks, Travel Insurance, International Travel


What It's Like to Pay 50% of Your Income in Taxes

The average Dane pays nearly half of their income in taxes—the third highest in the world. That seems incredible to most Americans, who pay, on average, 25.6% of their income to taxes. Even more incredible: Danes don’t seem to mind—at least, that’s what you hear in the media. After all, their college tuition is fully…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Dane, Taxes, Lifehacks, Copenhagen, Danes


6 Things to Think About When Booking a Wellness Retreat

Wellness retreats offer the perfect opportunity to wave goodbye to packed trains and an overflowing inbox and say hello to wind chimes, fluffy dressing gowns, and total zen. However, there are a few things you need to consider before swanning off for a well-deserved pampering session. From treatments and food to the location, it pays to consider in advance what you really want from a spa retreat. We’ve listed the 6 things you should think about when booking your wellness revival so you can make ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Czech Republic, Budapest, Hungary, Relaxation, Lifehacks, Granada


Guessing the End of 'Game of Thrones' Might Win You a Trip to Croatia

Think you know who is going to win the Iron Throne? Guessing correctly could potentially win you a trip to Croatia, Afar reports.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Free Stuff, Croatia, Game Of Thrones, Lifehacks, Contest, Croatia Afar


How to Buy a JetBlue Ticket for as Little as $44

In desperate need of a vacation? Until 11:59 pm ET tomorrow, JetBlue is having a pretty major sale as part of its “Fly As You May” promo, which means you can nab a one-way ticket for as low as $44—departing as soon as next week. Read more...
Tags: Travel, Flight, Lifehacks, Jetblue, Airline, Airfare


What Can We Learn From Blue Zones?

What keeps you going in life? Be it a positive affirmation, regular exercise, healthy diet or a reason for being, those individuals among us who achieve particularly long lives have a variety of attributions for their longevity. Good habits and positive thinking aside though, there is more to the picture when it comes to centenarians. The secret may lie within Blue Zones and the inhabitants who live there. What Are Blue Zones? Via windingwaters.org Geographical research and clusters of cen...
Tags: Travel, Health, Happiness, United States, Italy, Lifehacks, Sardinia, Okinawa, Dan Buettner, Okinawa Japan, Loma Linda, Nicoya Peninsula, United States Loma Linda California, Greece Costa Rica, Trudi Fletcher, Louise Calder


Turn On Your Airline's Push Notifications

I live in constant fear of missing flights. I’ll arrive hours early, with a carry-on bag, neck pillow and boarding pass in hand, only to break into a cold sweat if I see a long security line.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Lifehacks, Flights, United, Airline, American Airlines



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