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Choose These Vacation Hotspots to Avoid Mobile “Dead Spots” on your Summer Getaway

These top travel destinations reveals which offers the best experience for streaming music, uploading videos and selfies, and accessing navigation apps. Nearly 49 million Americans are gearing up for 4th of July travel this week according to AAA, and they will be using their smartphones to do everything from mapping out driving routes to streaming music to sharing vacation photos and videos with ...

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10 Most Popular U.S. Summer Destinations

Orlando and Las Vegas top a newly released report on the most popular Summer destinations in the United States for 2019. TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site, today announced its 2019 Summer Vacation Value Report, highlighting the 10 most popular U.S. destinations for this summer, based on hotel booking interest from U.S. travelers. Despite that these destinations are the ultimate ...

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A life of extravagance: Saudi Arabia hosts the most luxurious hotels in the world

It is no surprise that Saudi Arabia is a place of luxury. Two curious types of lifestyle gather together in one single place – one of spirituality and one of extravagance. Saudi Arabia has a different culture compared to what Western journalism pictures all the time. Like any other place in the world, Saudi Arabia has a charm of its ...

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Puerto Rico Returns To Top Spring Break Destinations For First Time Since Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico has officially made a comeback, with enough Americans traveling there to earn it the fifth most popular spot on the Top International Spring Break Destinations list, according to a new report. The island dropped off the list in 2018 as it recovered from 2017’s Hurricane Maria. Watch: Reappearing on the 2019 Top 10 Spring Break Destinations list is Salt ...

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What Is A TSA ‘Sickout’ And How Could It Affect Your Travel Plans?

Air travelers could see growing airport security lines as Transportation Security Administration screeners consider calling in sick next week if the government shutdown lasts long enough to affect their pay. Workers calling in sick have had “a minimal impact on operations,” TSA spokesperson Michael Bilello told The Wall Street Journal. But that could change if Congress and the White House ...

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Don’t Want To Check That Carry-On? Be Ready To Pay More To Fly

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Airlines are getting creative in an effort to streamline their boarding process and get passengers on the plane faster, but many see the rules as a guise to charge customers more and satisfy those who pay more. The new boarding processes highlight the unique puzzle of getting paying customers onto the plane as quickly as possible while avoiding crammed aisles ...

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One-in-Three Americans Will Travel this Holiday Season, the Most on Record

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AAA forecasts that more than one-third of Americans will travel this holiday season. The record-breaking 112.5 million travelers taking to the nation’s runways, roads and rails for the year-end holidays represents a 4.4 percent increase over last year and the most since AAA has been tracking holiday travel. For the more than 102 million people who will pack up their ...

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New Report Forecasts All-Time High for 2018 Thanksgiving Air Travel

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today projected that a record 30.6 million passengers will travel on U.S. airlines during the 12-day Thanksgiving air travel period, up from an estimated 29 million passengers during the 2017 travel period. The forecast translates to an estimated 2.55 million passengers per day, up 137,000 per day from a ...

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Don’t Stand in Line: TSA Precheck Open to Military, DOD Civilians

Service members are trusted to defend the nation, surely they can be trusted when boarding a plane. This is the thinking of the Transportation Security Administration, which is pushing to ensure that service members and DOD civilians know they can use the TSA Precheck program. “Service members are already enrolled in TSA Precheck, but many do not know they are,” ...

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More Than 54 Million Americans to Travel this Thanksgiving, Most Since 2005

AAA projects 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume in more than a dozen years (since 2005), with 2.5 million more people taking to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways compared with last year. ...

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Finding Cash to Fund Your Vacation

Vacation Travel

Let’s face it, we all need a vacation from time to time because it helps us to recharge those batteries, relax, enjoy a change of scenery, and spend time with loved ones. However, wanting a vacation and being able to afford a vacation are two different things. Many people end up getting themselves into debt in order to afford a ...

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Honeymoon Destinations on a Budget

Honeymoon travel vacation

With ‘wedding season’ comes honeymoon season, but after the big day, many couples find there isn’t much budget left over for an extravagant getaway. Leading online travel agency CheapOair has identified a list of romantic destinations where newlyweds can retreat to without the high price tag. From beaches to historic cities, here are five suggestions for affordable honeymoon destinations in the US. ...

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Generation X More Likely To Overspend On Vacation Than Baby Boomers And Millennials

Vacation Travel

With its tenth annual Vacation Confidence Index*, Allianz Global Assistance finds 10 percent of Americans admit to going over budget while on vacation last year, and those who did, on average, overspent by 27 percent ($534). Breaking down by age group, 92 percent of Millennials (ages 18-34) and 91 percent of Baby Boomers (ages 55+) did not overspend, while 87 percent of Gen X’ers (ages ...

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Millennials Most Likely To Post Deceptive Vacation Photos To Make Social Media Followers Jealous

More than one third (36 percent) of Millennials (ages 18-34) have aimed to deceive their followers by posting social media vacation images that make trips look better than they are, according to the 10th annual 2018 Vacation Confidence Index*, released by Allianz Global Assistance. The study found that 15 percent of Gen X’ers (ages 35 – 54) and five percent of Baby ...

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12 Tips to Ease Stress for Your Summer Vacation

The summer travel season is one of the busiest for U.S. airports, according to the Transportation Security Administration, which is expected to screen 28.3 million Fourth of July travelers through July 9 and millions of others through the end of Labor Day weekend.  Smart planning and preparation is the key for travelers who want an easy start to their vacation, without the ...

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