Business Travel

The First-Time International Traveler's Survival Guide

So, you've never left the country before, but your sense of wanderlust is strong. Going abroad can feel super intimidating and the process might seem …

Insurance

Best Luggage Locks for Travellers (TSA Approved) in 2017

Security is always the first concern in whatever thing we are doing. So while traveling it is mandatory to secure your luggage and prevent any other …

Luggage

Bits: new British Airways Boston lounge open, Hilton sale last call, BA Lima cancellations

News in brief:<p><b>New British Airways lounge at Boston now open</b><p><b>The new British Airways lounge at Boston Logan opened earlier this week</b>. It was …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Buy Avios for 1p via a French deals website

I hesitated before running this article, because similar ‘buy Avios via a third party website’ deals in Spain via Groupon have proved a bit messy. …

Frequent-flyer Programs

10am update: First pictures of the new Club Europe breakfast!

You can’t say we’re not on top of things here! It’s only 10am and we already have some photographs of the new Club Europe breakfast. Remember that …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Is IHG Business Rewards – the small business and PA scheme – worth a look?

Not many people know that IHG – owner of the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc hotel brands – has a scheme aimed at travel bookers and …

Hotels

FARE ALERT: Business Class Sale to the US for $1300!

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Mar 25, 2017 | 0 comments<p>Finding a Business Class sale to the US is a challenge, as they are few and far between …

Business Class

Review: Qatar Airways Business Class 777-300ER HAN-BKK

<i>In the interest of full disclosure, Monkey Miles earns compensation through affiliate links and referrals. You do not have to use them, but we</i> …

Airlines

Now You Know: This Is the Secret to Beating Jet Lag

While traveling to far-flung destinations and exploring the cultural hot spots of the world is always on our must-do list, there's one thing we dread …

Airlines

Transgender passengers uneasy about TSA shift on pat-downs

When the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced a recent shift toward a more aggressive and uniform policy on pat-downs at airport checkpoints, transgender people had special reason to be wary.<p>Transgender passengers have used social media to document humiliating and sometimes …

News

charity: water and Away Introduce Limited Edition Carry-On Suitcase

We’ve been fans of Away and their line of tech-infused suitcases for quite sometime and they’ve just partnered with charity: water for a limited …

Nearly half of TSA PreCheck travelers say airport lines are still too long

TSA PreCheck was devised by the Transportation Security Administration to speed up airport screening for travelers who submit to a government background check in advance.<p>But a survey of nearly 2,500 North American travelers found that 45% of fliers who enrolled in TSA PreCheck still think the lines …

Airlines

15 Products That Will Make You a Better Traveler

Whether you travel frequently for business or go on a few big vacations every year, hitting the road usually requires a bit of planning. From your …

Travel

Review: EVA "Royal Laurel" 777 Business Class from Amsterdam to Taipei - Live and Let's Fly

If there is one thing I want you to take away from this review, it is this: EVA is not a Mainland Chinese carrier.<p>So often, we encounter reluctance …

Business Class

Will the air travel laptop ban stop terrorists?

Experts are divided about how effective the new plans will be. Airport security has always been reactive, they argue – and the methods we currently use are not necessarily the best for identifying terrorist threats<p>If you travel by air from certain countries – which happen to be Muslim-majority – to …

Airports

Why you need to lock your suitcase from Saturday – or it could cost you thousands

From Saturday March 25 a new travel ban comes into force and it could easily catch you out.<p>As you have no doubt heard from news stories and horrified …

Insurance

Spring and summer travel: 10 tips to score the cheapest airfare

Panicked deal seekers have been asking me how to get bargain airfares during spring break.<p>Sorry, but they’ve missed their cheap flights.<p>Planning is …

Air Travel

Will Travelers Reroute Trips to Avoid Laptop and Tablet Ban?

A new security measure banning many electronic devices on flights from 10 mostly Muslim countries is leading travelers to reconsider their plans to …

Airlines

Start Private Jet Charter Flight Booking Business with Ease

What most businessmen need to go through is – find brokers (directly or via an agent) and negotiate costs for the limited amount of charter flights, …

Airlines

New BA Club Europe catering starts Sunday – with some hot meals scrapped

<b>The much heralded improvements to British Airways Club Europe catering begin tomorrow, Sunday.</b><p>That said, it certainly isn’t improvements all round –</b> …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Bits: pay for access to Etihad lounges, 3x Flying Blue & Lufthansa miles with Accor

News in brief:<p><b>Buy yourself access to Etihad’s airport lounges</b><p>Following rival Emirates which opened up its facilities to paying passengers earlier …

Frequent-flyer Programs

TSA PreCheck RV to stick around (again) after massive popularity

The TSA PreCheck RV first started rolling around the Denver metro area in December, extending its stay till the end of January due to demand. People …

Denver

50% bonus on Heathrow Rewards transfers to Virgin – sign-up promo worth 4,500 miles

Heathrow Rewards, the loyalty scheme for shopping at Heathrow, has launched <b>a 50% bonus on transfers to Virgin Flying Club</b>.<p>The offer is clearly …

Frequent-flyer Programs

What are the best luggage valet services for cruise passengers?

Audrey Claxton and her husband are about to depart on a cruise to Hawaii. But like many cruise passengers, they find it a burden to schlep their bags …

Luggage

These 6 Things Will Make Your Next Flight More Comfortable

Traveling by plane can be uncomfortable, with long waits in the airport followed by hours packed into ever-smaller airplane seats. Rushed and …

Airlines

6 Travel Tips From 'Bizarre Foods' Host Andrew Zimmern

What should be in your carry-on?<p>Andrew Zimmern, best known for hosting Travel Channel’s <i>Bizarre Foods</i>, has been all over the world. And as someone who …

Airlines

Why you'll queue for the business class loo on Qantas' Boeing 787

by David Flynn | March 24, 2017<p><b>TALKING POINT |</b> There are plenty of good things to be said about flying business class on Qantas' new Boeing 787, but …

Business Class

Lawyer explains your rights when your bag gets damaged in transit

Thomas Jansennews.com.au<p><b>YOU’RE all packed and ready to go on your holiday. Your bags are neatly ordered. Your valuables are zipped and locked and you</b> …

Airlines

America's 10 Best Airport Hotels

There are hundreds of airport hotels in this country, but not all are created equal, and compared to destination accommodations in cities or resort settings, many seem like mere afterthoughts, simply going through the motions.<p>Unlike normal hotels elsewhere, airport properties cater to a highly …

Hotels

Laptop Ban Could Cost Middle East Airlines, International Travelers, To The Benefit Of European Carriers

Following a Monday ban by security agencies in the U.S. and U.K. on large electronics in cabins on flights from several countries in the Middle East, …

Airlines