• Getting Bumped from a Flight: How to Benefit from a Disappointing Situation

    You arrive at the airport with your boarding pass in hand, but prior to boarding, you are informed that there are no more seats available on the flight. You have just been involuntarily bumped from your flight. Frustrating, right? A question many travelers ask is why does this happen? Airlines frequently overbook flights based on… Continue Reading

  • Beach Warning Flags

    The United States Lifesaving Association along with the International Lifesaving Federation has developed a flag warning system that has been utilized by coastal communities worldwide to inform swimmers of potential water hazards.  Beach warning flags are posted at many beaches and surf conditions are monitored throughout the day. The flags provide a general warning, but… Continue Reading

  • Enjoying a Farm Stay

    There is a growing trend of people from urban areas wanting to find solace in the rural countrysides. This is contributing to the expansion of Agritourism where visitors are encouraged to visit farms, ranches, orchards, vineyards and more in the U.S. and around the world. If you want to experience the agricultural way of life… Continue Reading

  • Travel/Medical Insurance: Get the Facts

    If you are planning a trip abroad or an expensive trip within the U.S., Travel/Medical insurance may be worth checking into. By having the necessary coverage, it may prevent financial losses caused by unforeseen circumstances or emergency medical treatment. When prepayments or deposits are required prior to travel, oftentimes these are nonrefundable. Emergencies, flight delays,… Continue Reading

  • 19 Tips for Renting a Vehicle Abroad

    If you are thinking about renting a car in a foreign country, take into consideration the pros and cons. It will provide you with the freedom that public transportation cannot, however, road conditions, rules of the road, and driving habits are oftentimes substantially different from those in the U.S. Here are some facts to help… Continue Reading