Today is the day before Thanksgiving. It's also the BIGGEST travel day in North America. Everyone is taking flights home to their family and friends for a nice Thanksgiving dinner. But this holiday will be one to remember thanks to the TSA. The TSA has furnished over 400 full ...more
Looking for an exciting vacation getaway? You will be well prepared with these world travel tips.
Sail the seven seas on a cruise boat, experience the Sahara in Africa, take a road trip to Budapest and a train to Paris, followed by a plane ride to India or Tokyo, Japan. Tour New Zealand or save the penguins in Antarctica. Party at the Carnival festival in Brazil, and visit New York City after passing through Mexico with all of your luggage, all within budget.
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Backpacking through Europe is a great way to see a new country. This video tutorial shows male travelers what to include in a travel backpack and offers insightful tips on enjoying a trip through Europe. As a general rule, you'll want to reach a balance between light packing a ...more
This video is all about how to pack for vacation with in a small suitcase. This video helps to pack more things in less space. Video: . Share your comments below....thanks
With gas prices soaring in the US and around the globe, the cost to drive to a vacation destination is becoming a much larger expense item in the overall travel budget. Although it's easy to see that gas prices have risen dramatically in the past several months, it's not nearl ...more
Reddit user craigyboy2601 knows a thing or two about airline baggage handlers. After all, he is one. So, when he offers some tips on how to protect your luggage from loss or damage, you should probably pay attention! Here are the highlights from his post. Same Size, Same Colo ...more
FAST is an expedited travel program for commercial truck drivers that travel between the US and Canada. FAST cards are available to citizens or permanent residents of Canada or the US. The FAST program is viewed as a privilege by both Canada and the US. You can be denied for t ...more
The airline is not your friend. It will do anything it can to gouge your dignity, time, and most of all, money. One of the biggest scams to get a few extra bucks out of you are those dreaded baggage fees. If the lines, security, "random" screenings, and unwanted fondling aren' ...more
Bud Brown explains how to know when to use a voltage adapter in the Philippines. The United States and the Philippines have different voltage systems. In the United States 110 volts are used, and in the Philippines 220 volts are used. If you plug something from one system into ...more
Traveling for Christmas? You don't have to forego holiday decorations just because you're celebrating from a hotel room! This tutorial shows you a few tips, like window decals and tabletop Christmas trees, that you can use to maintain the festive spirit while traveling.
This is an electronic travel authorization system used to gain travel authorization to the United States. There are certain countries that fall under a visa waiver program, meaning that you do not need a visa to enter the US to visit. In that case you use the ESTA system. The ...more
Summer is almost here and you’re looking forward to that exotic vacation but you are going to need a passport and photos to go in it. There are a few simple ways to get a photo for your application. Find the method that is best for you and get traveling. Whether you are apply ...more
In this how-to video you'll learn all the tricks and tips to getting yourself through airport security quickly and easily, even if you have electronic gadgets. Some companies produce travel gear that the TSA will let pass through without having to remove your laptop or electro ...more
Hotels are anonymous and while this is a great thing, you should also be careful about the nameless folks who've used your room before you. Follow this tutorial to make the most of your hotel and ensure a great vacation experience. You Will Need: * Inquisitiveness * Knowledge ...more
Nexus is a pre-approved trusted traveler program that allows approved people expedited travel between Canada and the US. The card is available to US and Canadian citizens or permanent residents who travel by air or land between the two countries. Anyone traveling between the t ...more
Sleeping the car can be a pain, but sometimes it's necessary. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to make your own car hammock with a king sized sheet and some rope.
There's absolutely nothing comfortable about flying, unless you happen to be tiny enough to fit into the limited space offered on airplanes, or wealthy enough to afford a first-class ticket. And if you're about to embark on a long flight, catching a few Zs can feel like an imp ...more
Immigration and immigration policy are some of the biggest discussions happening in international and domestic politics right now. From building walls to opening borders, a definitive plan has not been made about how to deal with the large number of people who are fleeing thei ...more
Did you know you can help protect yourself when traveling with a gun? No, not like that; and not in any way that's going to land you in prison. Simply by packing a gun, you can ensure that not only will your luggage be safer, but that the airline will make certain that it reac ...more
Are you lucky enough to be attending the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City? If so, then you have to make major preparations before you actually head off to the parade route. The parade starts at 9 AM, but because it's so popular lots of people begin arrive as ea ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to spot bed bugs in your hotel room. Take the headboard off of the bed to see if you can spot the bedbugs and black flecks, which are blood specks from the bugs. You should also be able to see the bugs walking around, although they will be very s ...more
Before you get started exploring a big new city or even just getting reacquainted with the one you live in now, make sure you aren’t putting yourself in any unnecessary danger. Memorize good traveler habits that will keep thieves and scam artist off your back. Don’t let your ...more
In this video, we learn how to pack a suitcase like a professional concierge. First, you want to tuck in the edge of the case and pack the shoes at the very bottom. After this, tuck shoes or underwear into boots and shoes to help save room. Next, lie the jeans over the luggage ...more
In this video, we learn how to keep your backpack safe while riding on trains in Europe with Scott Dean. When you're on a long train ride, there are high chances your bag could get stolen while on a train. If you have to leave your bag in the back, make sure you use a bag lock ...more
Packing a suitcase so that everything arrives unwrinkled is an art, but it’s one everyone can learn. You Will Need * Plastic dry cleaner bags * Discipline * Tissue paper (optional) Step 1: Save dry cleaner bags Start saving your dry-cleaner bags in the weeks leading up to you ...more
In this video, get real travel tips from a professional flight attendant. If you travel as much as a flight attendant does, you are bound to wind up in some horrible motels along the way. In this video, learn fleabag motel survival skills from a pro. This clip focuses on cook ...more
Thinking of planning a trip to India? Better wait 'til next year. Holi, the festival of colors, looks absolutely breathtaking. Via Boston.com: "Last Monday (March 1st), people in India and other countries with large Hindu populations celebrated Holi, the Festival of Colors. ...more
If you're thinking "Aren’t toilets the same all over the world?” you don’t know squat. Travel in exotic countries requires the ability to be flexible with different cultures. Watch this video travel tutorial and learn how to use a squat toilet.
Learn how to sleep in your car, and get a good night's sleep. This video will teach you how to outlast the economy in the wilderness, or your local Wal-Mart parking lot. If nothing else, you can do a road trip on the cheap, since you probably don't have a job anymore.
Many traditional Japanese homes lack the Western shower we know and love and favor instead the traditional Japanese bath called an ofuro. Like many activities in Japan there is a culturally tied correct process for using an ofuro, and this video will teach it to you so you can ...more
This video slideshow from Southwest airlines, demonstrates the current procedure for boarding a flight. Follow along with the tips so your trip goes as smoothly as possible. Southwest airlines now allows passengers to check in at home or at any computer up to a day before the ...more
¤¤ TIPS TO VISIT KUALA LUMPUR (KL) IN 2 DAYS ¤¤ How to visit and what to see when you have a very limited time to visit this city of contrast, equally rich in heritage and urban excitement. Video: .
Okay, so this is possibly an ad for REI. Regardless, there's something to learn here! This well traveled dude uses the "clown car" style of packing to cram tons of clothing into a regular sized day pack. Tons of clothing.
Learn how to use the bike racks when traveling on an Orange County Transit Authority bus. Quick tips to keep the driver on his schedule. Use bike racks on a bus. Click through to watch this video on octa.net
With the new screening protocols and their full body x-ray scanners, the TSA is taking constant criticism from unhappy travelers. Between the nude images the scanner produces and the awkward pat downs, air travel will never be the same. That's why it's important to make sure y ...more
This how to video shows you how to pack a suit. First, start off with the jacket. Fold one half inside out. Take the other half and tuck the sleee into the other. The shoulders should be lined up and straight. Pop up the collar and then stuff the shoulders with your socks. Pac ...more
Take a folder and organize documents based on the actions required. Actions: Personal folder: social security cards, Passport, visas, air ticket Read: organize visiting cards, Write & Mailing: thanking mailing list after you return References- insurance policies, credit ...more
River rafting is a fun, exciting trip. In this tutorial, from the professionals at OARS, you will learn how to make a checklist for your trip and how to pack them. You will need to make sure you are packing light, taking the right items for safety and keeping everything dry. ...more
Reduce your chances of becoming the seatmate everyone hates by learning how to head off a screaming jag. You Will Need * A seat over the wing * A baby bottle, breast milk, or a pacifier * Frequent diaper checks * A midweek, midday flight * A baby stroller Step 1: Go midday Tr ...more
Water therapy has been used for thousands of years to help destress and relax. And with all the distractions that we have these days, there's no better time to get away from it all and take a visit to the lake. Check out this video to see how to get the greatest benefits poss ...more
Traveling with a child can always cause problems, especially if you have an infant. Here is some helpful information on how you can get an infant passport. Everyone traveling abroad needs a passport, even a young infant, so make sure that you don't get stuck by the rules of a ...more