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Airport Body Scanner | Teplis Travel

The TSA’s New Scanner Rules

The Transportation Security Administration’s new rules for screening passengers with its controversial full-body scanners — which were quietly changed just before the busy holiday travel season — represent a significant policy reversal that could affect your next flight. Getting checked by the TSA’s advanced-imaging technology used to be entirely optional, allowing those who refused a scan…

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Airplane Illustration | Teplis Travel

Airlines Collectively Raised Fares This Week

U.S. carriers have implemented a slight domestic fare hike over the past few days. The hikes began with Delta Air Lines, which raised roundtrip domestic fares—short-, medium- and long-haul alike—by as much as $6 on Monday. Southwest Airlines matched that later the same day, and both American Airlines and United Airlines matched it on Tuesday. Alaska,…

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Zermatt Ski Resort | Teplis Travel

Ten Most Beautiful Alpine Ski Resorts

Choosing the most beautiful ski resort in the Alps is like picking the prettiest diamond. Pristine peaks and sparkling snow make for an attractive package — even with some of our man-made “creations” — but some just carry their beauty a little bit better. The setting, the architecture, the atmosphere, the personality — it all somehow adds…

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Qantas Airplanes | Teplis Travel

The Safest Airline in the World

Qantas Airways, Australia’s biggest carrier, has been named the safest airline on Earth for the third year running in an annual analysis by Airlineratings.com. The safety ratings site evaluated 407 international airlines on seven points including international certifications, in-air navigation systems and fatality-free records, producing a list of what they say are the 20 safest airlines…

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Hands Holding Several Loyalty Cards | Teplis Travel

Making the Most of Airline & Hotel Reward Programs

American Airlines is making international first-class award flights more expensive. Delta is making free upgrades to seats with more legroom more elusive for elites traveling with low-status companions. Marriott is acquiring Starwood, which will likely spell the end of a top hotel loyalty program. As reward programs continue to be devalued, is it still worth being…

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London House Rooftop Bar | Teplis Travel

New LondonHouse Chicago Features TriLevel Terrace

The highly anticipated LondonHouse Chicago is a chic and ultra-lavish vertical resort primed to make a splash when it opens this spring in downtown Chicago. Named after the one of the country’s most renowned jazz clubs, the contemporary hotel synchronizes a new 22-story modernist glass tower with the 92yr old “London Guarantee & Accident Building”…

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Currency Near Calculator | Teplis Travel

10 Tips to Recover VAT on Foreign Business Travel

Since January 1st 2010, recovery claims for VAT invoiced in the European Union have been lodged electronically; however for countries outside of the European Union, the paper procedure is still valid. These variations mean that unfortunately the recovery of foreign VAT is still an extremely complicated and tedious process. These expenses should not be neglected as they…

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Wroclaw Market | Teplis Travel

15 European Christmas Markets We Love

If you were wondering whether Christmastime really is the most wonderful time of the year, look no further than Europe’s Christmas markets. Seriously, your face will light up, your heart will warm and you might even begin searching for last-minute flights overseas. From the 445-year-old market in Strasbourg, France to the utterly charming winter wonderlands in…

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Man With Trunkster | Teplis Travel

Trunkster: A Brainy Suitcase with Zero Zippers

There’s a popular question floating around the crowdfunding world right now: What does the luggage of the future look and act like? The Bluesmart believes it looks like a GPS-enabled trackable carry-on. The Fugu is pretty sure it comes in the form of a suitcase that expands from a carry-on to a check-in bag. Yet another…

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Friends Dancing on the Beach | Teplis Travel

Last-Minute Gift Idea: Fun in the Sun!

Tired of searching the malls for the right gift? Give the gift of a beach vacation.  3 nights in Cancun all inclusive, hotel, taxes, transfers, food, drink and entertainment for under $700.00 for two. Rate may vary with dates, airfare additional. Or, 7 night Caribbean Cruise rates starting for $399.00 per person. MSC Cruises sailing dates…

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