Buying and using a SIM card in Europe will almost certainly be far cheaper than using your home carrier while traveling abroad. When using a SIM card from a European carrier, you’re buying a new phone number and have access to the same low-cost dialing options available to locals.
A cruise ship on the high seas serving unlimited alcohol within a confined space but no independent police and no American-licensed medical care services: does that sound like a “go” for you?
Rental car fees in Europe can have just as many gotcha’s as those in the USA. Be aware of some of the most pervasive fees and rent from a top-notch company.
The Club Sandwich Hotel index reveals a unique identifier of the world’s most expensive hotels when it comes to amenities. The figures provide an overview of how prices are shifting across the planet.
Janice Hough provides a list of seven valuable considerations when purchasing travel insurance. Reading them now and dealing with policies prior to departure helps should trouble arise.
In this report, hotels are ranked according to WiFi quality; the percentage of free WiFi is given for reference. Although free WiFi is extremely important, this problem can be mitigated. Information detailing whether WiFi is free at a given hotel is available at most booking websites, and even if you end up at a hotel […]
Premium class and last-minute travel is expensive — and tax deductible for the rich traveling on business.
When United Airlines first decided to crack down on travelers who were achieving high status simply by using heavily discounted fares and mileage runs, they did so with relatively little fanfare. And now, before travelers have really figured out the first major changes, which United sent in an email to Mileage Plus members earlier this […]
On a recent flight from Los Angeles to Kona, Hawaii, our flight attendant declared an unofficial happy hour — for five straight hours. The drinks didn’t stop flowing. Two women sitting in front of me got very drunk, loud and abusive, making the flight awful. When deplaning, one even had to be helped to the […]
Our new Tuesday column is called “Travel Like a Pro.” You already know Janice Hough, our resident travel agent. Her feature will tell you how to navigate the ins and outs of travel like a professional. To save money and vacation time, you may be tempted to arrive in a cruise port as late as […]