A Guide To Airline Baggage Fees

THE ADD-ON COSTS OF AIR TRAVEL   There are very few things in this world that are free and the airlines are now making that point very clear. Lately the basic cost of air travel only includes carrying you, in the cabin to your destination. Your choice of seat – extra, luggage – extra, oftenContinue reading “A Guide To Airline Baggage Fees”

Using Cellular Phones At Sea

Often when people take a cruise they want to stay in touch with family back home by calling. Before you take that cruise it is advisable to check with you cellular service concerning your options and costs. Being forewarned is forearmed. Using cell phones while on a cruise can be very expensive. The major U.S.Continue reading “Using Cellular Phones At Sea”

The Paris Metro – A Guide For Tourists

Seeing Paris On The Cheap Fast approaching is another travel season and hopefully this Summer will be better than last. Of the world’s great destinations Paris is a true stand out and for good reason. If Paris is on your list here is a way to see the city and save some time and moneyContinue reading “The Paris Metro – A Guide For Tourists”

Money, Credit Cards and International Travel

Financial Considerations for Traveling Internationally You’ve got your passport and your bags are packed, but are you ready financially to travel abroad? We’ve been to some pretty interesting places over the years but usually haven’t had issues with getting local currency or being able to use credit cards. While some time back our favorite creditContinue reading “Money, Credit Cards and International Travel”

Getting To Florida Cruise Ports

Florida has become one of the largest destinations in the U.S. for people taking cruises. While passengers come from all over the U.S. and even the world a large number come from the Southeast and especially Florida. The close proximity to the Florida ports offers a number of advantages to cruisers from the region butContinue reading “Getting To Florida Cruise Ports”

Money and Traveling Internationally

Financial Considerations When You Plan To Travel Internationally You’ve got your passport and your bags are packed, but are you ready financially to travel abroad? While we’ve been to some pretty interesting places over the years, and usually we haven’t had issues with getting local currency or being able to use credit cards, there haveContinue reading “Money and Traveling Internationally”

Make Keepsake Travel Books

The Perfect Record of Those Great Trips Want to keep those travel photos where they will be safe and easy to access years from now? Have concerns about recollecting details of that great trip? Want to remember names and addresses of favorite restaurants. B&B’s, wineries, that you can recommend? We have the answer that fitsContinue reading “Make Keepsake Travel Books”

A Fast Lane Through U.S. Immigration

A bit of an introduction on U.S. Customs & Immigration – On an average year we are passing through Customs & Immigration well over a half dozen times. A few years ago, when returning to the United States, there weren’t a lot of choices. You would fill out our custom form before arrival, pick aContinue reading “A Fast Lane Through U.S. Immigration”

Keeping Houseplants Happy While You Travel

If you have indoor houseplants, they require care when you are away. Unlike cats and dogs, there is no kennel where you can take them and pay a set fee for someone to make sure they get the light and water they need. If you have good neighbors, you may be able to make arrangementsContinue reading “Keeping Houseplants Happy While You Travel”