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Staying Fit While Traveling

It’s a new year and if you made any new year’s resolutions that likely means getting back to the gym. But finding time can be tough, between work, travel and making time for friends and family. Don’t sweat it!  Teplis Travel has some helpful tips and resources that can keep you on the right track regardless of your hectic schedule. …

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The Gift of Travel

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Nothing says “I Love You” better than a week at the beach! Or maybe that bucket list trip to Europe, or an African safari? Or how about a cruise for the entire family… The best thing about Teplis Travel Gift Certificates is that you can gift any amount you like (over $100) and you …

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Report Names Most Dangerous Countries for Travel in 2019

An interactive Travel Risk Map for 2019 has been released and it shows the most dangerous countries on earth. The map was launched by medical and security specialists International SOS and Control Risks. It calculates risk according to road safety, security, and medical issues. Each country is given a color based on their risk rating that ranges from insignificant to extreme. According …

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Tips for Thanksgiving Travelers

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is expecting another record Thanksgiving holiday travel season this year, with more than 25 million people forecasted to travel between Nov. 16-26, a nearly seven percent increase over 2017. “The busiest travel days will still be the Tuesday and Wednesday leading up to Thanksgiving and the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The Sunday after Thanksgiving is projected …

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The Japan Rail Pass: A Guide

Are you going to Japan? Eligible for the tourist visa? Want to travel all around the country? If your answer is a big ‘Yes’ to all of those questions then you must have heard about getting a Japan Rail Pass (JR Rail Pass). The Japan Rail Pass can save you a lot of money if you plan on extensive travel …

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TSA Shares Tips for Travelers with Disabilities

Individuals with disabilities or medical conditions, and who use medical devices should not think of a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint as a barrier to travel. It’s okay to bring along a CPAP machine or a breast pump. Yes, passengers can travel with an insulin pump or an ostomy pouch. If an individual has a temporary medical condition, perhaps a …

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Duty of Care: Solo Female Business Travelers

For women, the fastest-growing group of business travelers, the usual fatigue and frustrating logistics of visiting a foreign country may be the least of their problems. There’s personal safety to be considered as well. And how companies are dealing with this Duty of Care issue is a mixed bag, at best. Sixty-nine per cent of U.S. travel buyers (who are …

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How Much Should You Tip Your Uber Driver?

When it launched in 2012, Uber’s original stance on tipping drivers was that it would make using the app more of a hassle for drivers and passengers. “In the end, we decided against including one because we felt it would be better for riders and drivers to know for sure what they would pay or earn on each trip — …

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Hawaii, South Africa Fares Hit Historic Lows

If you’ve checked out of summer travel season to avoid the crowds, and you are wondering where to go this fall, here are two great (and unusually cheap) ideas: South Africa or Hawaii. Fares have plummeted to both destinations from cities all over the US. You must book your tickets now and fly this fall or winter to get the deals. …

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A Guide: 4th of July Travel

Even though Independence Day falls in the middle of the week (Wednesday) this year, that isn’t deterring millions of Americans from traveling during the holiday period. One source says that the weekend before the holiday will be busier than the weekend following. If you’re planning a Fourth of July trip, here’s what you should know: The number of travelers on …