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    • Use headphones when you’re playing a game. Please!!

      Use headphones when you’re playing a game. Please!!

      If you follow me on Facebook, you have already heard about this. (And if you don’t follow me yet, go do it! We have some fun discussions on there.) A couple of weeks ago I was sitting in my seat, waiting for my plane to take off. The pilot gave us…
      - 2 days ago, 18 Mar 19, 1:30pm -
    • 5 tips for the first trip with coworkers

      5 tips for the first trip with coworkers

      What should a young woman do to make a good impression on her first trip with coworkers? Reader C asks… I started a new job a few months ago and in three weeks my team will be traveling across the country for a new job. I am in my mid-twenties and…
      - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 3:19pm -
    • Don’t put your coat in the overhead bin

      Don’t put your coat in the overhead bin

      Normally by this time of year I’m thinking and writing about spring colors and outfits, enjoying the warmth of the Texas sun. Not this year. Yet another winter storm is moving across the US, and it is coooold.  So instead of getting out my peep-to…
      - 12 days ago, 7 Mar 19, 6:02pm -
    • Taking eReaders through airport security

      Taking eReaders through airport security

      You guys know I sing the praises of TSA Pre-check all the time. It can be such a great timesaver when it works. Alas, it doesn’t always work. For someone like me, who has had Pre-check for almost five years, it’s probably good to have to go throu…
      - 19 days ago, 1 Mar 19, 11:05am -
    • “Nude” shoes for business travel

      “Nude” shoes for business travel

      What are the best nude shoes for business travel? And what does “nude” mean anyway? Reader E asks… I need shoes for business travel (I’m traveling a lot now!) and I see you recommend nude shoes all of the time. It always makes me think of old…
      - 22 days ago, 25 Feb 19, 5:34pm -
    • Packing a suit without wrinkles

      Packing a suit without wrinkles

      Is it possible to bring suits on a business trip without getting them wrinkled? Reader B asks…. Help RW! I have to wear suits every day on my work trips but can’t figure out how to pack them without wrinkling. Do you have any suggestions? A few w…
      - 28 days ago, 20 Feb 19, 1:27pm -
    • Borrowing free ebooks from the library

      Borrowing free ebooks from the library

      You may think that if you want to read books on your Kindle, Nook, or iPad you have to pay the same price you would pay for a physical book. It’s not true! There are plenty of discounted ebooks, but today I want to talk about how easy it is to borr…
      - 33 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 2:37pm -
    • 4 ways to streamline your makeup bag for business travel

      4 ways to streamline your makeup bag for business travel

      One of the questions I get all the time is how to compress a full makeup routine into a bag small enough for travel. Honestly, some people don’t. They bring their full makeup bag on every trip, and save room in the suitcase other ways. That is cert…
      - 37 days ago, 11 Feb 19, 11:30am -
    • Styling your hair during a winter business trip

      Styling your hair during a winter business trip

      Last September I wrote a post about hair tools. Don’t get me wrong–I love all of those, and I use them religiously in the warmer months. However, in the winter my hair gets flat, dull, and dry; I need more volume and shine, with (ideally) less he…
      - 43 days ago, 5 Feb 19, 1:13pm -
    • How to avoid getting sick during a business trip

      How to avoid getting sick during a business trip

      Is it even possible to avoid illness if you travel a lot for work? Reader K asks… Help! Everyone around me is coughing and sneezing, and I have to leave for a three week trial next week. It’s hard enough to avoid getting the cold or flu when I’…
      - 47 days ago, 1 Feb 19, 1:28pm -

    The Cranky Flier

    The Economist: Gulliver

    Travel Pro Tales

    • A dining guide to Paxos
      Paxos has loads of restaurants and like most places in Greece the food is tasty although rather samey. You can always get the usual fare of squid, Octopus, Souvlaki, Mousakka, chips, chips, more chips and rice. Although the food can seem similar mea…
      - 6 Nov 18, 6:07am -
    • Paxos. Worth going?
      Is the island of Paxos worth visiting? Like most places the answer is very much where you stay and what you like. It is certainly a very beautiful place although it is starting to get very busy, particularly during school holidays, not only with Euro…
      - 29 Oct 18, 8:34am -
    • Hermitage Bay Antigua - The Nitty Gritty

      Hermitage Bay Antigua - The Nitty Gritty

      We needed somewhere new to go as our first choice (Galley Bay, Antigua) had been shut allegedly because of hurricane Irma but actually because they decided to undergo a refit. Because of the non-refundable/re-routeable Club Class tickets I had bought…
      - 4 Jan 18, 10:55am -
    • Galley Bay - The Nitty Gritty
      Some people like to know the fine detail and, as I am one of them, here is my interpretation of what I saw and often used.The Resort:Built along a ¾ mile strip of sandy bay between two headlands that separate it from its neighbours. There is room fo…
      - 29 Dec 17, 6:46am -
    • Galley Bay, Antigua. Put to the test

      Galley Bay, Antigua. Put to the test

      I was not so sure whether I wanted to go to Antigua again. After all, years back we used to go regularly and in some ways we thought enough might be enough. More recently we have journeyed slightly deeper into ‘unspoiled’ Caribbean and enjoyed pl…
      - 21 Oct 17, 2:30pm -
    • Places to go back to again and again
      I started writing about places I would (and would not want) to visit again. Having been blessed in the past with a large opportunity to travel in my work and holiday I visited many countries and islands more than once and here is my verdict on them.…
      - 10 Oct 17, 5:55am -
    • British Airways. Saint or sinner?
      So what is it with British Airways? Why does it seem so many people are falling out of love with them? If they exist who are these people?  How many?  And do they have a point.First one needs to clarify who they are as so many things have changed i…
      - 29 Jul 17, 7:25am -
    • Is Virgin Atlantic Upper Class Upper Class?
      I have taken to flying Virgin quite a lot recently and when I do I usually book in advance (for price) into the Upper Class cabin. This is mainly because I go to the Caribbean quite frequently and Virgin take off earlier and are far more prompt than…
      - 14 Jul 17, 9:13am -
    • Hoping for an airline upgrade. You’ll be lucky!
      No seriously, I mean it because luck is probably the best way to describe so called airline selection policy as it applies to that all important upgrade. A huge shame really as, with the arrival of single class competitors, the incentive of potential…
      - 26 Jun 17, 9:19am -
    • Cheap Flights are what we want. But are they?
      I have been waiting for it to happen and now it has. The major national airlines that have been fighting low cost carriers are finally joining them with a vengeance that is creating its own backlash.Naturally it is about money or should I say profit…
      - 16 Feb 17, 9:12am -
    Emergency Comeback
    Emergency Comeback
    Emergency Comeback
    Emergency Comeback

    TripIt Blog

    • 5 Credit Card Perks for Business Travelers in 2019

      5 Credit Card Perks for Business Travelers in 2019

      Do you ever feel like you’re not getting as much as you can out of your credit card? As a business traveler, it can be difficult to choose a credit card, especially one with benefits that support you and your lifestyle. We’ve been there! That’s…
      - 9 days ago, 11 Mar 19, 7:40am -
    • The TripIt Guide to Will Rogers World Airport

      The TripIt Guide to Will Rogers World Airport

      We’re probably not telling you anything you don’t already know when we tell you that “going to the airport” isn’t exactly on everyone’s bucket list. But just like every destination is different, so is every airport. And just as navigating…
      - 14 days ago, 6 Mar 19, 7:22am -
    • Tales from the Sky: Business Travelers on TripIt Pro

      Tales from the Sky: Business Travelers on TripIt Pro

      Each March, we celebrate Employee Appreciation Day to recognize the efforts and contributions of employees and colleagues. Of course, any day—make that every day—is a good day to appreciate employees. And that’s where company perks come in. Yea…
      - 19 days ago, 1 Mar 19, 7:25am -
    • How to Maximize Your Solo Time on a Business Trip

      How to Maximize Your Solo Time on a Business Trip

      Business travel comes with its ups and downs. The perks like traveling to new destinations, expense accounts, earning miles and accumulating experiences are all exciting. But the downside for many travelers is the stress that comes with business trav…
      - 21 days ago, 27 Feb 19, 7:56am -
    • How Rethinking TripIt.com Helped Evolve Our Brand

      How Rethinking TripIt.com Helped Evolve Our Brand

      If you haven’t seen it yet, big changes are happening on TripIt.com. Our team has been working diligently over the last year to give TripIt.com a much-needed redesign, as well as to rethink our aging visual brand.   In the world of apps, having a…
      - 34 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 1:03pm -
    • Admirers Share Their Love For TripIt

      Admirers Share Their Love For TripIt


      - 34 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 3:01am -
    • A Complete Guide to BWI Airport

      A Complete Guide to BWI Airport

      We’re probably not telling you anything you don’t already know when we tell you that “going to the airport” isn’t exactly on everyone’s bucket list. But just like every destination is different, so is every airport. And just as navigating…
      - 41 days ago, 7 Feb 19, 9:05am -
    • 6 Tips for Traveling During the Winter

      6 Tips for Traveling During the Winter

      Ample heat. Remote work. TripIt Pro. In the midst of last week’s polar vortex conditions, I named these things as what I was most thankful for. At the start of the week, I hunkered down to avoid wind chill temps of 43 degrees below zero. And when m…
      - 43 days ago, 5 Feb 19, 8:14am -
    • Together We Raised 2.7 Million Airline Miles for Make-A-Wish

      Together We Raised 2.7 Million Airline Miles for Make-A-Wish

      Every year we are inspired by the generosity of TripIt users—and our 2018 airline miles donation drive was no different. This past holiday season we raised 2,709,873 airline miles for Make-A-Wish®! This was TripIt’s sixth year partnering with Ma…
      - 47 days ago, 1 Feb 19, 7:15am -
    • The TripIt Guide to London Gatwick Airport

      The TripIt Guide to London Gatwick Airport

      We’re probably not telling you anything you don’t already know when we tell you that “going to the airport” isn’t exactly on everyone’s bucket list. But just like every destination is different, so is every airport. And just as navigating…
      - 49 days ago, 30 Jan 19, 8:53am -

    WSJ: The Middle Seat Terminal

    Hack My Trip

    • Yahoo! Is Killing Its Directory Service

      Yahoo! Is Killing Its Directory Service

      You’re probably wondering why I’m bothering to write about this in a travel blog. Well, I’m part of a special group of people. I am one of the last generations to remember a time before the Internet. For my younger readers, there was once a ti…
      - 2 Oct 14, 1:30pm -
    • Earn 300 Business Extra Points for Travel by October 31

      Earn 300 Business Extra Points for Travel by October 31

      American Airlines operates a parallel loyalty program for its small business customers called Business Extra. Anyone can join and add their number to an American Airlines reservation to earn additional points for lounge passes, free flights, or even…
      - 2 Oct 14, 11:15am -
    • Amex Terminates Annual Spend Bonus for Premier Rewards Gold

      Amex Terminates Annual Spend Bonus for Premier Rewards Gold

      Yesterday I heard that American Express is getting rid of the annual threshold bonus on its Premier Rewards Gold card (HT to The Points Guy). Customers could earn 15,000 Membership Rewards points if they spent at least $30,000 in a calendar year…
      - 2 Oct 14, 10:40am -
    • Be sure to use Amazon Payments by October 12th

      Be sure to use Amazon Payments by October 12th

      As you may know, you will no longer be able to send money person-to-person using Amazon Payments starting on October 13th.  Today is October 2nd, so the $1,000 limit for sending money to another person reset yesterday for the final time.  If you ha…
      - 2 Oct 14, 9:15am -
    • Thanking United For Their Flyer Friendly Delays

      Thanking United For Their Flyer Friendly Delays

      From the desk of the Devil’s Advocate… I’m on a United flight from Dallas to Los Angeles as I write this and we’re running an hour late. Which of course means some complaining is in order, right?  I mean, I have to get up early tomorrow, and…
      - 2 Oct 14, 7:05am -

    Reuters: Business Travel

    • London keeps global edge as top transport finance hub
      London remains the top financing centre for the global transport industry, although it faces stiff competition from New York and capitals in Asia Pacific as companies seek to tap more funding sources, a survey showed on Friday.
      - 15 Mar 13, 11:27am -
    • Lawmakers hover as more homeowners rent rooms to visitors
      For British student Carly Connor a trip to London for a city break would be impossible if she had to pay for a hotel so instead she rents a room in a Londoner's home.
      - 15 Mar 13, 11:03am -
    • BlackBerry plans security feature for Android, iPhone
      BlackBerry will offer technology to separate and make secure both work and personal data on mobile devices powered by Google Inc's Android platform and by Apple Inc's iOS operating system, the company said on Thursday.
      - 15 Mar 13, 10:48am -
    • Top 10 stopover stays
      Spending a night between destinations in a stopover city and need a place to stay? Online boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith (www.mrandmrssmith.com) have come up with 10 hotels for a memorable stopover. Reuters has not endorsed this list.
      - 15 Mar 13, 9:54am -
    • 48 hours in Rochester, New York
      Synonymous with film photography, lilacs and classical music, Rochester offers an unusual array of attractions for a mid-sized U.S. city that brought industrial prowess to a scenic river gorge on Lake Ontario's southern shore.
      - 15 Mar 13, 9:37am -
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