Knowing about the best frequent flyer programs for 2015 allows you to earn, save, and use airline miles so that you can fly for free – or get awesome upgrades.
Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or you’re excitedly telling the check-in staff that you can’t wait to start that first ever plane ride, it’s always wise to be prepared for the inevitable: waiting at airports.
One thing that makes many airline travelers anxious is the thought of dealing with airport security. While most will agree that thorough security checks are necessary to keep air passengers – and those on the ground – safe, they often anticipate lengthy experiences and look with dread on the entire security process.
If you’ve flown before, you know that there’s a certain, unwritten code of proper airplane conduct that makes for a more enjoyable flight for all.
Whether you travel occasionally or often, you probably appreciate stepping into an airport terminal that’s updated with modern design and technology. Modern airport terminals make it enjoyable – and efficient – to check in and wait for flights. They offer features that make the terminal a semi-pleasurable place to be in, rather than somewhere a… Read more »
Searching for healthy airport food? Up until recently, your chances of finding good-for-you airport food were slim. There was the occasional fruit cup or a single banana for sale at a snack stand. Sometimes you’d find a vendor that offered a plate of cut up veggies or a little bowl of instant oatmeal.
Airports by nature are not exactly eco-friendly, but there are some LEED Certified airport terminals (LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) that demonstrate efforts to reduce an airport or airline’s carbon footprint.
When buying luggage at the high end of the market, there are some quality pieces that stand out and shine. Features such as the latest technology and design are as important as having an elegant fashion statement, but equally important is choosing a reliable travel aid which we can rely on to meet our needs.
Sleeping at an airport is no longer just for the back-packer or the not-so-cash-flush. More of us are using this as an alternative to paying out for an expensive airport hotel when we have a long layover, cancellation, unpredictable storms, or an early morning flight. There is an entire sub-culture out there doing it, so… Read more »
The Airbus A380 is a jet airliner which has caught the imagination of travellers with its four engines, double-decking, and for being the world’s largest passenger aircraft totaling 6,000 square feet.
Flight for an animal is stressful. It’s stressful for both the pet and the owner and involves a monumental amount of work and preparation. Your feline friend will be exposed to some terrifying and loud experiences as well as painful pressure changes.
For most women, providing you are experiencing a calm and trouble free pregnancy, flying is perfectly safe for most of the duration of your pregnancy. However, if you have a high risk pregnancy it would be prudent to get the advice of your medical practitioner before booking any flights. The second trimester (14 – 27… Read more »
Jet lag is the one thing that can really drag you down after a long haul flight, profoundly affecting your concentration, alertness, and sleep patterns. It is also referred to as time zone change syndrome or desynchronises and is caused by our circadian rhythms (our natural body clock) being turned upside down. Interestingly, the symptoms… Read more »
Having your little one travel without you for the first time is akin to that day you took them to their first day of school. They may be excited about going to see Grandma and Grandpa during the holiday season, but saying goodbye is never easy and you may be worried about who is going… Read more »
Are you dreaming of that family holiday in the sun, but fretting about what to do with the kids during the journey? It can be a deal breaker for many and a lot of parents simply put it off until their children get older. Keeping that anxious baby, terrible two’s terror, or that “difficult” pre-schooler… Read more »