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Don’t Throw Out Your Boarding Pass

From Road Warrior Voices at USA Today comes this piece of advice for frequent travelers…Don’t throw out your boarding pass. Turns out the innocent looking lines and fuzzy pixels of the bar code actually contain a treasure trove of passenger information that could easily be exploited by shady characters who want access to your accounts.…

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Premium Economy Class is Here to Stay

First seen in the early 90’s on Eva Air and Virgin, premium economy sections can be found on 28 airlines, including major carriers such as British Airways and Air France. But the December announcement by American Airlines that it will become the first U.S. carrier to offer an international premium economy product has some proclaiming that this least-established…

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Business Etiquette Around the World

With the rise of international relations, it’s become extremely important to acknowledge cultural differences and abide by cultural norms when doing business in foreign countries. When meeting with your counterparts, there are many things to consider. How should you greet them? Should you make strong eye contact? When dining out, what kind of etiquette is…

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21 Essential Travel Tips for Your Road Warriors

Knowledge is useful where ever you find it, and today the source is from across the pond. Our friends at Buying Business Travel, a UK based industry publication have posted an invaluable guide for international travelers (or “travellers” as they spell it in Merry Olde England). Whether you’re a multi-national company with a multi-million dollar travel budget…

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Insider Tips for Exchanging Money Abroad

International business travelers need to know the ins and outs of how to maximize value when exchanging foreign currency. Frivolously exchanging money can mean losing a significant chunk of change. Many outlets have less-than-favorable exchange rates or charge a hefty fee to complete the transaction. USA Today has put together the following useful tips that…

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Passport 101: How to Apply, Renew or Replace

The process of obtaining, renewing, or updating a passport is exactly what one would expect when working with a government agency: tedious, mind-numbing, and overly complex. While you’ll find everything you need to know about the often befuddling process on the U.S. State Department website, USA Today has made things a little simpler for you…

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How to Get Reservations in Popular National Park Lodges

(USA Today) Room availability in national park lodges is frequently in short supply, especially during the busy summer season. Overall, the number of rooms in America’s national-park lodges has remained essentially unchanged for decades. An increasing number of travelers chasing the same number of rooms inevitably leads to reservation difficulties. Although it can be quite…

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