Family Travel Tips

A few family travel tips can go a long way. Read up on travel safety and budgeting for the family on vacation.

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Nobody flies more than pilots, so who better to give us tips on packing?

By Allison Troutner

Buc-ee's is not your average convenience store. It's massive. The largest is in Texas and has more than 66,000 square feet and 71 bathrooms.

By Lauren David

Flying this summer has been, well, turbulent. So many flights have been canceled, passengers are lucky to get to their destinations. Is there anything you can do about it?

By Laurie L. Dove

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Chronic overcrowding is turning the once-idyllic floating city of Venice into a nightmare of clogged canals and impassable bridges. The city is taking action, so be prepared to pay if you go.

By Laurie L. Dove

It's only 180 square miles, but it packs a lot of personality. In fact Andorra is the only country in the world that's ruled by co-princes from different countries.

By Valerie Stimac

Who's gonna get you the best hotel deal or tell you not to take that cruise during an outbreak of the latest super bug? Your travel adviser, that's who.

By Michelle Konstantinovsky

Although there are many contenders for this dubious honor, experts have one particular seat in mind.

By Nathan Chandler

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You might think it's impossible to fit a week's worth of clothes into a carry-on, but with our packing tips, it's a piece of cake.

By Dave Roos

You may be tempted to buy a few thousand miles because you're oh-so-close to the threshold for a free ticket. But experts say you generally shouldn't do that.

By Cherise Threewitt

Thinking about making some extra cash with Airbnb? Pick your profile photo carefully. New research finds that it matters more than you think.

By Christian Sager

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After a day in the car or a few hours on the plane, even stylish travelers can look rumpled and dingy at their destinations. What are some smart tips for traveling in style?

By Laurie L. Dove

Not all parties are as wild as Edward Russell's 1694 bash, where guests took eight days to polish off the cocktail offerings. These 10 fêtes run the gamut of soirée styles, from staid, formal affairs to creative events with unusual themes.

By Melanie Radzicki McManus

In India, springtime is marked by an explosion of color when revelers take to the street with fistfuls of powdered pigment to celebrate Holi. What's the history of the holiday and how did color-throwing become the main event?

By Julia Layton

Burning Man is back in the Black Rock Desert for the first time since 2020. What can you expect from this radical event that showcases colorful costumes and massive art installations?

By Julia Layton

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Carnival festivities are all about local flavor, and in Rio, that means samba. At the most famous Carnival in Brazil, you'll find dancers, musicians and over-the-top extravagance.

By Julia Layton

Travel broadens the mind, but it can also shrink your wallet. Here are five apps that can help save you cash on the road.

By Craig Haggit

Smartphone users can unlock a world of restaurant information simply by downloading a few key apps. Read about our favorite foodie apps.

By Stephanie Crawford

The details of frequent flyer programs can be bewildering to some travelers -- it seems that every airline offers one. Sure, it's confusing, but do you know how to get the most bang for your flying buck?

By Eric Baxter

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Unless you live near a big city like New York, your choice of plays and musicals is likely limited. But once you're in the theatre district, how do you get the best seats or find tickets to sold-out shows?

By Christopher Lampton

In this travel-heavy world we live in, airline frequent flyer miles are almost as valuable as cash. But what if you want to sell your miles for cash? You can do it -- technically -- but it won't be easy.

By Dave Roos

Some things prevent flying from being fun -- small seats, crowded legroom and snoring seatmates top the list. But we've found 10 ways to stay healthy, rested and entertained during your flight.

By Kristen Hall-Geisler

You used to call your travel agent when you wanted to plan a trip. Thanks to the Internet, you can now book everything with just a few clicks of your computer keyboard. However, when it comes to booking online, a little research can go a long way.

By Stephanie Watson

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Everyone deserves the VIP treatment -- yes, even you. So why not try to score a few hotel and airline upgrades for yourself? It's easier than you think, as long as you're discreet.

By Dave Roos

In the movies, when the leading man wants a table at a fancy restaurant, he slips the host a bill. Does that work in real life?

By Clint Pumphrey