Would you let your family pet travel by plane? If size restrictions ruled out coach, would you settle for cargo? I for one, would not (and I have our initial car ride of 24 hours to prove it), though I know of several families who made the tough decision to go this route in order to stay reunited with their pets […]
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Bigger doesn’t always mean better, and certainly not faster when it comes to airports. If you already opt for smaller regional airports because they are easier to travel through, you might also be able to save some money by going with the less-traveled hub. For example, if flying from Ohio to New York City, you can save $50 per ticket […]
Need a really good reason to lug your laptop on a long weekend away? We think we’ve spotted one: This soft, stretchy neoprene carry-on that protects your laptop and still has room for in-flight entertainment (books, snacks). Even when fully loaded, it won’t dig into your shoulder. Go to builtny.com and enter the code REAL25 at checkout to score 25% […]
Picture my family — two adults, three children, big appetites — in a charming bistro in Paris. Steaks! Wine! Chocolate gateau everywhere! Sitting next to us is another family of four (friends with whom we are traveling) and at the other end of the table a third family (more friends from home). At the end of the meal, the bill comes and we…split it.
This seemed perfectly reasonable at the time. Mais, non.
Planning your summer travel and hate the idea of flying? Take heart: The U.S. Department of Transportation approved new rules today that will ease some of the burden. Here are the highlights.
This week’s reader question was posted recently on Real Simple’s Facebook page. It comes from Denise LaPlant Carbone, who wrote:
My husband and I disagree about how much we should tip the hotel staff who clean the rooms/make the beds, etc. With vacation season on the horizon, what does everyone else recommend?
When traveling (especially on long or red-eye flights) a sleep mask can be a necessity. But if you nestle in before the food and beverage service, you might miss your only chance at a snack en route. This sleep mask from Pamela Barsky attempts to solve that problem.
Keep reading to see what the other side says.
Did you know that nonstop flights and direct flights are not the same thing? And that one might get you there faster than the other.
Keep reading to find out which one you should be booking.