Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: DIY Winter Emergency Roadkit

Car in a ditch

Attention road warriors! Whether or not you love winter  (and the driving conditions that come with it), you should pay attention to the 2014 winter forecast for several regions of the U.S. from the likes of AccuWeather, the Weather Channel and the National Weather Service. Even the most experienced drivers can run into unexpected emergencies…

A Travel Checklist for Snowbirds

Older man and woman at poolside

  Heading south for the winter? You’re not alone! According to Forbes, more than one million seasonal retirees head to Florida alone, with plans to stay for at least five months.  Before you soak up the sun, make sure you’re prepared. Lucky for you, we’ve put together this handy checklist to help you get ready for…

Holiday Air Travel: A Survival Guide

Crowded airport

Planning to visit your in-laws across the country for Thanksgiving or making your way to New York to experience the holidays in Manhattan? You’re not alone! According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the number of long-distance trips increases by 54% during the Thanksgiving travel period, and by 23% over the Christmas-New Year’s period.  Air…

Goodbye Cold: Tips for Healthy Warm Weather Winter Travel

Ready to escape the frosty air and spend a few days in a tropical locale this winter? Before you relax, soak up the sun and let your guard down, don’t forget to take a few precautions to help you stay healthy during your trip: Educate Yourself When we picture ourselves soaking up the sun on…

Cold Weather Travel Guide: Tips for Safe and Healthy Winter Fun

Taking a trip to a winter wonderland? While traveling to a chilly destination can be just as fun and enjoyable as a warm weather trip, the truth is, it requires a little extra preparation (and a little extra patience for bad weather snafus!). Whether you’re planning a ski adventure in Colorado, a business trip in…

Winter Driving Tips Part 2: Driving Advice for Winter Travelers

In the first part of our winter driving series, we gave you some advice for winterizing your vehicle. Now that your vehicle is ready for your road trips, here are some tips to keep in mind when driving to your wintery destinations: 1. Pull over or don’t go out at all: The single best advice…

7 Sanity-Saving Winter Travel Packing Tips

Travelers planning trips to cold weather destinations are faced with an interesting conundrum: Over pack and you’ll be dragging unwanted weight and bulk through airports, hotels and new cities. Under pack and you could find yourself on a wild goose chase, scouring shops in unfamiliar destinations for what you need to stay warm. Have no…

Plan Ahead: Tips and Tricks for Air Travel in Bad Winter Weather

You love to travel or are required to do so for school or work, so staying home during the winter months – which are notorious for weather-related travel snafus – just isn’t practical. To help lessen your frustrations when the next storm hits, here are some top sanity-saving tips and tactics that can help you…

Staying Healthy Before, During and After Your Winter Travels

A travel survey done earlier this year revealed that 63 percent of travelers reported they or a travel companion got sick while on vacation. Whether you’re traveling to a neighboring state or across the globe, feeling your best is an important part of having a great winter trip. Luckily, the medical experts here at On…