Saturday, May 23, 2009

Consider getting travel insurance

Anything can happen before or during your trip, so you should consider purchasing travel insurance. One thing to note though is that you should read the policy so you understand what is covered.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Give yourself extra time at the airport during Holidays

During Holidays, give yourself extra time to get to the airport as the highways are usually crowded. You will also need more time to clear security as the lines will be longer.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Check the cost of things at your destination city before you go

You can use this handy program to check travel cost in your destination city:

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Place your carry on in the correct cabin

When you fly, place your carry-on luggage in the overhead bin of the class of service in which you are flying. In that I mean if you are flying in Economy class, place your luggage in Economy class, not in Business class.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Keep your assigned seat

When you board a plane ensure that you stay in your assigned seat. Don't place your stuff on the open seat as more than likely it belongs to someone. If you wanted two seats, consider paying for the second one.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Take your bicycle with you

If you travel with a bicycle, it may be one of your checked luggage if it is the right size. So check with your airline. Otherwise you will have to pay a service fee to carry it.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Get a credit card from your favorite airline

If you want to rack up frequent flyer miles, it is a good idea to get a card from your airline. Then use it as often as you can. The miles will come in and before you know it you have a free trip.