In general most of us are travelling much less right now to maintain our own safety and to help stop the spread of COVID-19. With overseas holidays not really an option however, staycations are on the rise and of course there are many people who simply have to travel for work still and this means hotel stays are still an option for many people. So how can you ensure a safe hotel stay during the pandemic? Continue reading “Tips for a safe hotel stay during COVID-19”
Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure you want to choose the best hotel for your budget. So how do you know what’s a good hotel? Here are 10 rules to go by when rating a hotel.
When you think of traveling, you probably think of the sights you’ll see, the food you’ll eat, and the culture you will experience. However, other, more prosaic concerns are crucial to a successful trip. Chief among these is packing. Traveling means you can’t take everything with you. Therefore, deciding what to bring and how to pack is one of the most important aspects of traveling. Continue reading “10 Tips For Packing Like A Pro”
Whether you’re looking for a cheaper place to stay on your travels or perhaps a spacious holiday home rather than a hotel room, Airbnb can be a great website to find the perfect short-term accommodation to suit your needs. However, without the typical hotel regulations in place and the fact you are renting directly from a person (or even staying in their home), there are some risks and pitfalls to be aware of.
So, if you’re new to Airbnb, read on for a guide on how to find your perfect stay.
Are you flying out of Fort Myers Airport for a vacation or business trip? As with any flight, it’s important to figure out when you should get to the airport. You don’t want to be too early, or you’ll end up hanging around the airport without much to do. However, if you get there too late, you could miss your flight altogether. The information below should help you plan your trip out of Fort Myers Airport so you hit the sweet spot in between rushing and wasting time on the way to your flight. Continue reading “How Early Should You Arrive at Fort Myers Airport?”
Many people traveling on airplanes don’t check bags anymore. Checking luggage can take a lot of time, as can waiting for it to arrive on the other end. Sometimes, however, you need to check your bags. You may need more stuff than would fit in an overhead compartment. You may wish to transport items not permitted in a carry-on bag. You may have a long layover and not want to babysit a valise for several hours in some airport.
Whatever your reason for choosing to check your luggage, you always incur one risk: that it will not appear on the other end. Here are some tips on how to prevent that from happening, and what to do if it does. Continue reading “How Not to Lose Your Luggage – and What to Do if You Do”
Packing your checked baggage is simple: usually, whatever you can stuff into it and still stay under the weight limit works fine. Packing your carry-on bag, however, can be a little more confusing. Exactly what should you have in your carry-on bag? These tips will help you know what to bring with you when you board. Continue reading “What Should You Bring in Your Carry-On Bag?”
Travel can be an incredibly exciting and enjoyable experience, but it can also provoke a lot of fear and anxiety for some people. Around one in every 20 people has a fear of flying, otherwise known as aviophobia. But why do some of us have this fear? And how can we get over it?
Why do we have a fear of flying?
Several different factors can cause a fear of flying. Some people feel claustrophobic in the enclosed space of an airplane. Others are scared of heights or of the potential of crashing or hijacking. Beyond that, the process of flying can be stressful and scary for a lot of people – what if you miss your flight? What if the airline loses your bag? Even though all of these outcomes are very unlikely, they can produce a lot of fear.
On top of that, flying is an unfamiliar experience. Some people fly very regularly, but most of us don’t, and you’re much more likely to have a fear of flying if you haven’t done it many times. It can take some time to get used to the sights, sounds, and feeling of being in an airplane. Until flying feels commonplace, it can make us very uncomfortable. Continue reading “10 Ways To Get Over Your Fear Of Flying”
These days, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to travel by airplane. Flights have been getting cheaper and cheaper over time, so the cost of a single flight from LA to Boston in 1941 could pay for your whole family to fly to Europe today. However, one aspect of flying has gotten more expensive recently. You might have noticed that you’re paying more for your luggage in recent months. Continue reading “Why Baggage Fees May Cost More On Your Next Trip”
Although most people regard check-in/check-out as the second most aggravating part of the vacation (behind the flight,) many people underestimate how this experience can affect your vacation. Checking-in usually provides your very first impression of your accommodations, and that impression can make or break your trip. And although most people skip the check-out experience, it can help to improve a bad experience, or even top off an amazing vacation. Take a look at our list of the top five things not to do at hotel check-in and check-out to make your next overnight trip a great success! Continue reading “5 Things Not to Do at Hotel Check-in and Check-out”