Travel industry Archive

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How to Buy Your Way into VIP Travel Status

Are you always in the last group to board the plane, stuck in a middle seat, scrounging for an outlet in the airport waiting area? Do you stand in long lines at customs or security while those business travelers whip through the Global Entry and TSA pre-check lines? Do you spend $5

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Stockholm in the Summer on a Strong U.S. Dollar

No, Sweden is not a cheap destination and probably never will be, but at the moment prices are at a level that won’t make you gasp too badly. As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts here, you can take advantage of the current strong U.S. dollar in two ways. 1) Go where the

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6 Ways to Save Money on Flight Days

Airports are some of the world’s most effective money vacuums. They’ve got so many ways to separate you from your cash and since you’re captive, you have very little price sensitivity. You either buy that $12 burger or you don’t. If that $6 bag of peanuts seems pricey, too bad. You won’t

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Where Airfares Are Going Down, Not Up

Lower fuel prices and higher capacity are finally bringing down airfares…on some routes at least. If you even halfway watch the financial news now and then, or buy gasoline for a car, you know that the price of oil is way down from a few years ago. Besides this making it cheaper

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Planned Your Trip to Canada Yet?

As I’ve mentioned before, if you’re American you’re crazy to stay home this year. This currently strong U.S. dollar is an aligning of the stars that only happens every decade or two. There are two ways you can play this great gift from the gods as a traveler. 1) Go where the