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Travel Tuesday: An Overview of Airline Baggage Fees

Even before the current crisis sent the airline industry into upheaval, things were already evolving — for better or worse. There may be no better example of this than the way baggage fees have not only risen but also expanded and varied depending on the type of carrier you choose....
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Travel Tuesday: When Will We Travel Again?

They say that, if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. That's proving especially true in 2020 as a global pandemic has all but shut down economies around the globe. Needless to say, it's also hit the travel industry especially hard. But are we getting closer to...
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Travel Tuesday: AmEx Adds Practical Perks to Appease Travel Cardholders

Just a few months ago, I decided to apply for the American Express Platinum Card after determining that its travel benefits were worth the hefty $550 annual fee. That opinion was further justified as I got to sample a number of perks on a few trips late last year and...
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Travel Tuesday: Silly But Genius Travel Gift Ideas from Airportag

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about some intriguing travel products I've found thanks to ads on Instagram. Well, after I published that, I realized I had left out a few other items that have caught my eye as well. As it turns out, many of these actually...
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Travel Tuesday: Is Your Airline or Hotel Status Being Extended?

I'm going to take a shot in the dark and guess that, if you're reading this post around the time it was initially published, you haven't been traveling much lately. For frequent travelers, not only is this a change of pace that may make cabin fever even more impactful but...
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Travel Tuesday: 5 Interesting Travel Products I've Seen Advertised on Instagram

Well, there's no getting around it: now is not a great time for travel. I suppose that means I choose the wrong time to start a bi-weekly travel series... but I'm committed to keeping up that schedule. So, instead of focusing on travel itself this week, I thought it'd be...
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Travel Tuesday: Caption by Hyatt Memphis Hotel Review

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to visit Memphis, Tennessee. Despite driving through the city a few times, this was my first proper visit (albeit one that was quite short). To mark the occasion, I decided to look for something that was convenient for me but that also...
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Hilton is Offering Double Points on Hotel Stays This Summer

Hilton is making it easy to earn bonus points on hotel stays this summer. For stays from May 2nd to September 2nd, Hilton Honors members can earn 2x points. All you need to do is register on the Hilton site and you'll be good to go. Of course, you will...
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2024 Solis 5G Mobile Hotspot Review

For years, I've been a regular user of Solis mobile hotspots and have used them for several international trips (and some domestic). Of course, as the years have gone on, my Solis 1 device has grown a bit old. While it still works just fine, it has been discontinued and...
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2024 Solis WiFi Hotspot Review: Using the Skyroam Solis Lite Overseas

As someone who regularly “workations” and relies on a solid Internet connection to be productive while traveling, it’s kind of crazy that I went without a WiFi hotspot for so long. That’s mostly because I had never come across a particular device that jumped out at me.  Well, that was...