Best and worst drive times for Fourth of July week travel

If you’re one of the projected record-breaking 70.9 million travelers going on a Fourth of July trip, get ready to pack some patience. “With summer vacations in full swing and the flexibility of remote work, more Americans are taking extended trips around Independence Day,” said Paula Twidale, Senior Vice President of AAA Travel, in a … Read more

Cruising Altitude’s 4 expert packing tips

One of the best marks of a frequent traveler is being able to pack quickly and efficiently. It’s likely part of the reason that people who fly a lot are so eager to get on the plane as soon as possible, because the faster you board, the more likely you are to secure convenient overhead … Read more

Submit your photo to the 2024 Washington Post Travel contest – The Washington Post

Submissions are open for the 25th annual Travel photo contest! Please read the complete contest rules before you submit your photograph. You can submit your photos here. ● Images that have been heavily manipulated or generated by artificial intelligence will not be accepted. ● Only amateur photographers are eligible. Professional photographers (i.e., anyone who earns … Read more

Atlanta airport parking crunch causes summer travel woes

ATLANTA – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has 10 parking lots on property, but for hours on Wednesday, 80% of the lots were full. It has been nearly nine months since airport leaders announced the parking situation was about to get frustrating as they worked on parking upgrades; passengers are beginning to reach their boiling point … Read more

Travel: I climbed the ‘stairway to heaven’ next to a Star Wars film set in Ireland – Orange County Register

No blarney, the Force was with me. Or at least with Watson, a black Lab mix and crack dolphin spotter who, upon detecting dorsal fins, relentlessly barked while racing throughout our small fishing boat jouncing in the Atlantic off Ireland’s rugged coast. Almost magically, pods of playful cetaceans suddenly swam alongside and under the vessel, … Read more

I Travel To Italy At Least Once A Year. Here’s Why I Won’t Go Without My Chase Sapphire Reserve – Forbes Advisor

You might be using an unsupported or outdated browser. To get the best possible experience please use the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge to view this website. I’ve had the great privilege of traveling to over 80 countries across six continents. And while my desire to explore new destinations remains strong, … Read more

Travel for the 50-plus crowd: How to keep roaming as you age

Among the many people taking a summer road trip or jetting off to popular destinations like Europe or Florida, you’ll likely see some gray hair. Older travelers have returned to post-pandemic travel, especially international travel, with gusto. They tend to fly more and spend more money. While aging doesn’t stop people from traveling, more aches … Read more

13 Americans Shared Their Worst Travel Abroad Mistakes

“We came across the Friendship Bridge into Canada but got sent back because my wife had pepper spray.” “American customs disposed of the offending spray. We went to our Canadian hotel and discovered my wife’s handgun in the luggage!” “Who knows how much it wound up being in the end? Travel insurance is now a … Read more