Cancel for Any Reason Travel Insurance

I got a call from a friend yesterday asking me if she should buy travel insurance for a domestic flight. This question is becoming an increasingly important decision, especially in light of last week’s recent terrorist attacks. The only time I typically buy travel insurance is when I book a big summer trip to Europe. I do this mainly because I try to pay as … Continue reading Cancel for Any Reason Travel Insurance

2015 Top Ten Stocking Stuffers for Women Travelers

Roll on Perfume  ($10) – Roll-on “scents” are the perfect addition to any travel kit.  Fun “destination” scents available. Mod Camera Pouch ($23.50) – Help your loved ones keep their camera safe while traveling with this bright and merry plush-lined camera case. iPhone Charger Wrap ($12-$14) – Help your household say “that’s mine” festively by giving everyone their own charger wrap for their chargers. Leather Luggage Tag ($30) – … Continue reading 2015 Top Ten Stocking Stuffers for Women Travelers

The Pros and Cons of Extra Travel Fees

Whether we like it or not, ancillary travel fees are here to stay. If you are carefully budgeting a trip, be very careful with extra fees because they can add up quickly. A few years ago we made a last minute decision to fly from Seattle to Denver for a ski trip because we found low fares on Frontier Airlines. While our $200 ticket price … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Extra Travel Fees

What to Do When…Your Flight is Cancelled

We’ve all had it happen. You’ve raced to get there, dealt with the security lines, lugged your carry-on through the airport and finally nestled down in your seat only to hear the pilot say that the flight has been cancelled. What do you do? Be thankful they cancelled your flight while you are still on the ground. Better than having mechanical problems or weather problems … Continue reading What to Do When…Your Flight is Cancelled