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What to Expect Flying Internationally for the First Time

I took my first international flight over seven years ago, and since then I’ve been to 21 countries, with a few repeats thrown in there. I’m a seasoned traveler at this point, but I still remember how stressful that first international flight was. From buying the ticket to figuring out how to occupy yourself for 10 hours, knowing what to expect when flying internationally for the first time will make your trip much more enjoyable.

Want to Book Flights with Points? Here’s What to Know

It’s no secret that everything has gotten more expensive in recent years, including domestic and international flights. Sticker shock from an airline ticket alone may be enough to deter you from moving forward with your vacation. But before you let your dream trip disappear, there may be a solution that can reduce the amount of money you pay out of pocket for airline tickets. Here’s everything you need to know about awards flights and how to use points to book flights.

How to Stop Liquids Exploding on a Plane

Ever packed your favorite shampoo or that luxurious face lotion for a trip, only to find it spilled all over your luggage when you land? It’s a painful experience and one, too many of us, have experienced. If you’ve been there, you’ll definitely want to avoid a repeat. If you haven’t experienced this yet (lucky you!), let’s help make sure it stays that way.

Traveling During the Holidays? Here’s What You Need to Know Ahead of Time

It may only be October, but the holidays are just around the corner. While we don’t want to get ahead of ourselves, anyone who is planning on traveling for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or another holiday in the coming months should start planning that trip now. From snagging the perfect flights to checking those travel documents twice, here’s what you need to know in order to have a holly-jolly journey, all while saving money while traveling during the holidays.

How to Make a Hotel Room Feel Like Home

Traveling often means experiencing new places and cultures, but sometimes, the comfort of home is all you crave. Fortunately, with a few thoughtful touches and clever tricks, you can transform your hotel room into a cozy sanctuary that feels like home.

How to Pack for a Cruise

Packing for a cruise can be both exciting and daunting. The anticipation of sailing to exotic destinations is thrilling, but should you pack differently for this type of travel than you normally do?

How to Plan a Friends Weekend Getaway

There’s nothing like a weekend away with your besties. The idea of escaping reality for a few days with your closest friends can be incredibly exciting. But, planning for a trip isn’t always the most fun. Thankfully, you can plan a friends’ weekend getaway with ease by keeping a few tips in mind.

How to Pack a Backpack for a Week Trip

When heading off on a week-long trip, packing efficiently is key to ensuring a stress-free and fun experience. While it can seem daunting to pack light, it is definitely possible to get everything you need for a week into a single bag. Whether you want to avoid extra airline fees or avoid lugging a suitcase around, here’s how to pack a backpack for a week trip.
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