3 things to do prior to arriving at the airport One of the unfortunate realities is that flying is no longer a stress-free experience for most of us. Getting to the airport and everything prepared ahead of time is a checklist feat unto itself. Once you are actually at the airport an entire new series…

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$5.8 billion dollars collected by US airlines in 2019. In 2019, travel demand was extremely high in the United States. That means lots of passengers in the airports and tons of baggage checked with US airlines. In addition, major US airlines raised their checked bag fees, making millions of basic economy ticketed travelers fork over…

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3 tips to consider when shipping luggage ahead to a hotel One of the most exciting aspects of taking a vacation is staying at an amazing hotel that lets you unwind and get pampered with amenities like 1800 thread count bedding, 24/7 room service, and morning poolside time with a good book (mimosa in hand,…

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Dreaming of your next beach vacation, yet? Dust off those flip flops, get the sunscreen purchased, and find that beach gear in the back of your closet – we are going to the ocean! Where to go… hmmmm?  California, maybe… (too far and expensive). Florida, perhaps… (been there, done that). Okay, got it, we have…

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One important thing to remember when flying is that airline baggage fees are charged both ways. So, if your outbound flight charges you $30 for your first standard checked bag, expect to pay another $30 for that same bag on your return flight back home (that’s $60 bucks, roundtrip). Now, if you’re checking two standard…

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