Archive for the ‘Traveler Safety’ Category

Planning A Safer Vacation Travel

Planning A Safer Vacation Travel

When it comes to traveling, having an enjoyable and memorable experience is usually the objective. But in some cases, this is not always the result. There are situations where traveling becomes a nightmare because health risks and some other similar situations are not expected by some travelers to happen to them. But in reality, there

Avoiding Getting Your Backpack Lost

Avoiding Getting Your Backpack Lost

A traveler’s worst nightmare is to have his luggage lost and there are many ways to lose the baggage and the precious belongings that go with it. Whether it is a bulky luggage or a heavy backpack, keeping an eye on your bags should never waver the whole trip. Your bag could get mishandled or,

Pre-Travel Preparation Tips

Pre-Travel Preparation Tips

There are so many things to consider before leaving your home for a much-deserved vacation. Not only you have to prepare for the trip ahead, but also what you leave behind. Here are some things you have to do before taking that trip of a lifetime: Get a haircut – Nothing beats looking clean for

Avoiding Tourist Scams

Avoiding Tourist Scams

Wherever you are in the world, there are scams that prey on clueless tourists for thousands of dollars. Tom Hall and Kylie McLaughlin of Lonely Planet have compiled some of the common tourist scammers and remind fellow travelers that if something looks too good to be true, most likely it is. Fake police – Many

Securing Your Home While On Vacation

Securing Your Home While On Vacation

Going on vacation can be quite an exciting experience. But it can also turn into worry and concern if you neglect to secure your home while you are away. You need to prepare and secure your home very well before you go on vacation to keep worry and concern from preventing you from enjoying your

Common Driving Etiquette Mistakes

Common Driving Etiquette Mistakes

Safety on the roads usually depends on drivers observing proper driving etiquette. Failure to do so, even the simplest ones, can result in car accidents that can otherwise be prevented. Here are some of the most common driving etiquette mistakes that many drivers are guilty of.Failure to use turn signals.Turning signals make it easy for cars behind you to know of your intentions when you wish to turn on a curve. This will help them prepare for your next move on the road and help avoid costly dri…

Effective Travel Luggage Tips

Effective Travel Luggage Tips

Frequent travelers usually have to deal with many other things associated with going from one place to another. For one there are concerns for their luggage every time. Getting your luggage lost during one of your travels can become quite a nightmare. Here are some travel luggage tips that might help prevent you from losing them, permanently, in your travels.Use TSA approved luggage locks.One of the main concerns of travels are the security checks. Aside from the body checks at the airport gate,…

Things Airlines Won't Tell You

Things Airlines Won't Tell You

Airplane travel has become quite common these days. Aside from the convenience and comfort that they offer, people save a lot of travel time traveling by air. All these are mostly what you might hear from the airline industry. But there are also some things that they might not be telling you. Here are some of them.Cabin Air In Planes Can Make You SickThe Federal Aviation Administration or FAA has conducted an investigation whether potentially harmful fumes may have contaminated airplane cabins w…

Security Mandates in Airports

Since the 9/ 11 Attacks, air travel has never been the same again, and it is most likely to stay that way for a very long time.  Security has tightened further and more check-ins are being conducted, sometimes to the point of being ridiculous.  Here are what you should know about the security mandates in airports across United States. Security is inconsistent across the countryAlthough all airports in the US must adhere to the security guidelines mandated by the FAA, some local conditions may di…

Travel Tips for IT Professionals

Travel Tips for IT Professionals

Traveling in itself can be a challenge. It becomes even more trying for many IT professionals. It used to be fairly easy going from one place to another. But with the airports and other points of entry becoming stricter, there are certain issues that It professionals have to regularly face. This usually has to do with bringing along certain electronic equipment such as laptops and other gadgets while traveling. Here are some tips that would help IT professionals experience a more convenient and …