In preparation for my very first airplane ride recently, I did a lot of research — because there’s a lot to know before flying the friendly skies! Here, I’m sharing everything I’ve learned and experienced firsthand with you… so you will have a better idea of what to expect before your first plane ride.
If you'll be traveling by air in the coming months, then start here before you plan your trip. If you haven't boarded a plane in awhile, then you probably have some questions about airline security and how to save money on air travel. We've got some honest (and helpful) info about air travel that you should consider when planning your trip.
I spent the first 38 years of my life avoiding planes due to my fear of flying. Here’s what I did to overcome flight anxiety and enjoy flying… finally!
What makes the best travel pillow is different for everyone. I actually have 2 favorite travel pillows — one I’ve used for over 10 years, and the other is a popular pillow with a very famous brand name. My review highlights the pros and cons of each, plus similar travel pillows worth trying.
I recently flew solo with my 14-month-old son on his first airplane ride. Most airlines let you gate-check strollers & car seats for FREE. Since I knew that I would need a car seat once I arrived at my destination (and I wouldn’t be comfortable renting one), I made a portable car seat dolly using a cheap luggage cart! After attaching the car seat to the luggage cart, I could use it like a stroller to get him from the car to the plane AND keep him confined while exploring the airports during layovers.
Say what? A female urination device? You’ve got to be kidding! Nope, I’m not. A pee funnel is popular with actresses, brides, and female outdoor enthusiasts. I bet you’ve said, ‘If only I could pee standing up!’ at least once. Try a pee funnel like Jennifer Lawrence did. It’s quicker, easier, and cleaner.
Unique tips for pulling off cheap vacations. I’ve enjoyed many cheap (and FUN) trips by using these clever ideas…
Travel insurance is a must when traveling for business or vacation. But sometimes people want to skip it to save money. Top reasons to buy travel insurance!
When you’re trying to find the best cruise deals that will ultimately give you the best value for your money, chances are you’ll be asking yourself ‘Is It too good to be true?’ at some point. Here are 4 tips to help you find the best cruise deals rather than being caught off-guard by the fine print that lies in the details.
This video shows how to save big money when you travel.
Summer vacations are a great time to take a break and relax….but it shouldn’t break the bank doing so. Here are some pointers to help save money on your vacation that won’t affect your good time.
You can save money by signing up for Southwest Airline’s Ding alerts. It’s a fun online tool that notifies you about upcoming flights at discounted rates. It’s great when you’re looking to make flight reservations.
Care to take an open cockpit aerobatic flight in a 1940’s-era Navy bi-plane?
Whether you travel a little or a lot, here are some interesting — and humorous — tidbits regarding airline travel including: some check-in facts, all about security checkpoints, the highest rated airports, an airline security loophole, and more!