Travel & Money, Money, Money

Converting Cash And Using Cards Plastic money is now one of life’s major conveniences but when traveling internationally there are a number of things to look for and do to prevent getting ripped off. Using Credit Cards Is Your Card Travel Friendly? – Before you travel check your credit card institutions policies on foreign currencyContinue reading “Travel & Money, Money, Money”

Airline Baggage Fee Listings

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, often nowContinue reading “Airline Baggage Fee Listings”

Airline Baggage Fees

Please note: Recently (April 21, 2020) a number of airlines have revised their baggage fees. For example American Airlines has started charging $70 – $100 per bag on economy tickets on some international flights. It will take some time for us to research and update our information so please double check with airlines before booking.Continue reading “Airline Baggage Fees”

Current Airline Baggage Fees

U.S. Airlines Baggage Fees on Domestic Flights UPDATED MAY 2019 Alaska Airlines Checked Bags 1 – $25 2 – $25 3+ – $75 Overweight Bags 1 – $75 Oversized Bags 1 – $75 Carry On 1 – Free American Airlines Checked Bags 1 – $25 2 – $35 3+ – $150 Overweight Bags 1 –Continue reading “Current Airline Baggage Fees”

Be Cautious While traveling

About a month ago some young people we know were traveling with an aunt in Italy and suffered a serious pickpocket event. The aunt was carrying a handbag while they were out sightseeing and later discovered that her wallet was stolen. Inside was cash, credit cards and train tickets. Fortunately she had left her passportContinue reading “Be Cautious While traveling”