Category Archives Air Travel

Plane flying over snowy mountains

The holiday season is characterized by parties, shopping, gift wrapping and family gatherings. You can also argue that this season is also notorious for waiting in line, spending, traffic and crowds. This is especially true when it comes to traveling during the holidays. Thanksgiving especially is when the traffic and crowds associated with travel hit an all-time high, with people…

Air Travel During Government Shutdown

The recent government shutdown, the longest in US history, left many people wondering how their lives would be impacted—particularly when it comes to their travel plans. Airports become chaotic during events like these, to say the least. However, that doesn’t mean you need to cancel your trip. With the right planning and a little patience, you can get your vacation,…

If you suffer from a severe allergy to common pets, you know just how frustrating it can be. Just being in the same room as an animal can set off an uncomfortable chain of reactions. Unfortunately, avoiding animal-lovers’ homes isn’t enough anymore. More and more travelers are choosing to bring their animals along for the trip—and they’re bringing their pets…

Santa on a Chair with a Tissue Over Nose

The holiday season is the time when people are most frequently sick and most frequently traveling. Talk about a bad combination. If you’re planning on doing some holiday traveling this year, you should actively be working to maintain your health. There’s nothing worse than showing up to your family’s home for the holidays with a cold or, even worse, the…

American Airlines Peanut Allergy Policy Change

While emotional support squirrels are still on the no-fly list, American Airlines has taken an important step in accommodating passengers with a life-threatening condition in another way. Now, anyone with a nut allergy can board an American flight early to wipe down their seat and the surrounding area. The announcement comes on the heels of recent stories of passengers suffering…

Pre-Travel Tips for Trip Abroad

While Instagram seems to be increasingly flooded with influencers who live nomadic lifestyles and travel to a new country each week, this isn’t the reality for the majority of people. When you plan a trip, it’s a big deal. Most people don’t get to take vacations too often. The last thing you would want is for your trip abroad to…

Sleeping Better While Traveling Internationally

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, you’re going to need sleep to stay on top of your game. International travels let you experience different food, people, and culture, but, like most things, you have to take the bad (jet lag) with the good (streusel). Preparation and planning can prevent at least some of the discomforts that come when you…

Woman has back pain on airplane

If you suffer from back pain, you know how severely it can interfere with your daily life. When your back is hurting, it’s practically all you can think about. Sitting hurts. Standing hurts. Walking hurts. There’s no escape. And when you’re all excited for a trip to a new destination and find yourself stuck in your hotel all day because…

TSA screening wheelchair and medicines

With airline restrictions changing so frequently, it can be difficult to keep straight what you can and can't bring on your flight, especially when it comes to medical supplies you have to bring on the plane with you. The following tips will help you minimize the hassle you’ll experience going through security and help you avoid misplacing your medicine and…

Woman sleeps on red eye flight

It’s 2:23 p.m. on a Monday, the first day back at work after a 10-day trip to visit family on the other side of the country. I took the red-eye home—in case you’re not familiar, it’s a flight that takes off in the evening and reaches your destination the next morning. I consider myself a seasoned traveler; I’ve been everywhere…

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