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  • Spring break: Go here, not there

    Spring break: Go here, not there

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 4:16 PM EST2018-02-06 21:16:28 GMT
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    Although "spring break" may conjure up visions of partying college students, there are plenty of great destinations where families and couples won't feel out of place.

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    Although "spring break" may conjure up visions of partying college students, there are plenty of great destinations where families and couples won't feel out of place.

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  • Making the grade: What the new travel advisory system means for you

    Making the grade: What the new travel advisory system means for you

    Sunday, January 21 2018 2:39 PM EST2018-01-21 19:39:01 GMT
    (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)(Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Pop quiz: Under the previous State Department travel advisory system, a “travel warning” meant the same thing as a “travel alert.” 

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    Pop quiz: Under the previous State Department travel advisory system, a “travel warning” meant the same thing as a “travel alert.” 

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  • Top 10 most romantic cities

    Top 10 most romantic cities

    Sunday, January 14 2018 2:00 PM EST2018-01-14 19:00:13 GMT
    (Source: Rosanne Coloccia and 123RF)(Source: Rosanne Coloccia and 123RF)

    If your ideas of a romantic gift go beyond the same old same old, consider planning a romantic getaway for two! But where?

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    If your ideas of a romantic gift go beyond the same old same old, consider planning a romantic getaway for two! But where?

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  • 21 places to go in 2018

    21 places to go in 2018

    Sunday, December 31 2017 2:00 PM EST2017-12-31 19:00:13 GMT
    Photos by Raquel Maria Carbonell Pagola, Getty Images (Tétouan, Morocco); Marc Mol (Ruaha National Park, Tanzania); Bernd Jonkmanns, Redux (Dublin, Ireland); Kevin Boutwell (Malmo, Sweden); Pete Oxford (Madagascar); Elaine Ferritto Calip (Albania)Photos by Raquel Maria Carbonell Pagola, Getty Images (Tétouan, Morocco); Marc Mol (Ruaha National Park, Tanzania); Bernd Jonkmanns, Redux (Dublin, Ireland); Kevin Boutwell (Malmo, Sweden); Pete Oxford (Madagascar); Elaine Ferritto Calip (Albania)

    Each destination looks more interesting than the one before!

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    Each destination looks more interesting than the one before!

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  • GIFT IDEAS: Ho ho ho for those on the go go go!

    GIFT IDEAS: Ho ho ho for those on the go go go!

    Saturday, December 9 2017 12:00 PM EST2017-12-09 17:00:15 GMT
    (Source: Magellans.com, PacSafe, Amazon)(Source: Magellans.com, PacSafe, Amazon)

    From making your favorite traveler comfortable on a flight to keeping their valuables safe, here are some of my favorite items you may want to add to your shopping list.

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    From making your favorite traveler comfortable on a flight to keeping their valuables safe, here are some of my favorite items you may want to add to your shopping list.

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  • Thanksgiving Day travel expected to be busy in Phoenix

    Thanksgiving Day travel expected to be busy in Phoenix

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 8:26 AM EST2017-11-22 13:26:08 GMT
    AAA projects nearly 51 million Americans will travel nationwide on Thanksgiving Day, the highest amount of travelers since 2005. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)AAA projects nearly 51 million Americans will travel nationwide on Thanksgiving Day, the highest amount of travelers since 2005. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    AAA projects nearly 51 million Americans will travel nationwide on Thanksgiving Day, the highest amount of travelers since 2005.

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    AAA projects nearly 51 million Americans will travel nationwide on Thanksgiving Day, the highest amount of travelers since 2005.

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  • How to ease your way through the airport during busy holiday travel season

    How to ease your way through the airport during busy holiday travel season

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:30 PM EST2017-11-16 20:30:54 GMT

    Tighter security. It’s everywhere these days, but nowhere is this more apparent than at the airport, particularly during the week of Thanksgiving, the busiest travel time of the year.

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    Tighter security. It’s everywhere these days, but nowhere is this more apparent than at the airport, particularly during the week of Thanksgiving, the busiest travel time of the year.

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  • 5 must-do activities in Mexico's fabulous Riviera Maya

    5 must-do activities in Mexico's fabulous Riviera Maya

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-11-01 19:58:56 GMT
    (Source: VisitMexico.com)(Source: VisitMexico.com)

    Turquoise Caribbean water and sugar-white sand coupled with warm breezes and gorgeous resorts - and all just a four-hour-and-15-minute nonstop flight from Sky Harbor!  

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    Turquoise Caribbean water and sugar-white sand coupled with warm breezes and gorgeous resorts - and all just a four-hour-and-15-minute nonstop flight from Sky Harbor!  

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  • How to choose your cruise

    How to choose your cruise

    Monday, October 23 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-10-23 19:48:08 GMT
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    There’s something so relaxing about a cruise! Once the domain of the wealthy, marked by strictly observed classes of service, a cruise vacation now offers something for just about everyone.

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    There’s something so relaxing about a cruise! Once the domain of the wealthy, marked by strictly observed classes of service, a cruise vacation now offers something for just about everyone.

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  • Cabin fever: How to find the right room on a cruise ship

    Cabin fever: How to find the right room on a cruise ship

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-09-28 02:47:51 GMT
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    Before you set sail on your next much-deserved vacation, let's go over a few terms you’ll see on any cruise line website or brochure, so you can choose the type of accommodation that will be right for you.

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    Before you set sail on your next much-deserved vacation, let's go over a few terms you’ll see on any cruise line website or brochure, so you can choose the type of accommodation that will be right for you.

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  • Will brutal hurricane season affect your island getaway? Maybe

    Will brutal hurricane season affect your island getaway? Maybe

    Sunday, September 24 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-09-24 22:30:10 GMT
    Wind shakes palm trees as Hurricane Maria approaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)Wind shakes palm trees as Hurricane Maria approaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)

    \With the storm season in full swing -- and three major hurricanes in four weeks definitely counts as full swing -- the situation on the ground on some of the islands of the Caribbean is changing hour by hour, day by day.

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    \With the storm season in full swing -- and three major hurricanes in four weeks definitely counts as full swing -- the situation on the ground on some of the islands of the Caribbean is changing hour by hour, day by day.

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  • Travel speak: A room with a view

    Travel speak: A room with a view

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:00:12 GMT
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    When planning your next vacation, look carefully at the type of room you’re booking in with your package. You just might see some terms that won’t mean much to you, but could affect what you’ll see out your picture window.

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    When planning your next vacation, look carefully at the type of room you’re booking in with your package. You just might see some terms that won’t mean much to you, but could affect what you’ll see out your picture window.

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  • Hurricane warning: Find out how a name affects your travel insurance

    Hurricane warning: Find out how a name affects your travel insurance

    Saturday, September 9 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-09-09 15:00:10 GMT

    As the fallout continues from Harvey, and Florida braces for Irma, our agency has been fielding calls and e-mails from clients wondering about their upcoming trips.

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    As the fallout continues from Harvey, and Florida braces for Irma, our agency has been fielding calls and e-mails from clients wondering about their upcoming trips.

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  • Set sail from San Diego!

    Set sail from San Diego!

    Thursday, August 31 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-08-31 22:02:12 GMT
    (Source: Port of San Diego)(Source: Port of San Diego)

    The final buildout of the huge Port of San Diego renovation in downtown’s North Embarcadero area will soon be complete!

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    The final buildout of the huge Port of San Diego renovation in downtown’s North Embarcadero area will soon be complete!

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  • Cancun and Cabo: Behind the headlines

    Cancun and Cabo: Behind the headlines

    Aug 26, 2017 12:00 PM2017-08-31 22:01:47 GMT
    (Source: AP)(Source: AP)

    Tales of tourists getting sick or blacking out after drinking in Mexico are not new - or even uncommon.

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    Tales of tourists getting sick or blacking out after drinking in Mexico are not new - or even uncommon.

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  • Traveling abroad this summer? Be smart -- and safe

    Traveling abroad this summer? Be smart -- and safe

    Jun 12, 2017 12:00 PM2017-08-31 21:59:55 GMT
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    When planning your next big adventure, here are a few things to keep in mind.

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    When planning your next big adventure, here are a few things to keep in mind.

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