Have the best trip possible with these insider secrets By Tracy Saelinger 1. IT MATTERS WHERE YOU SIT Pick a seat that suits your personality. Nervous flyer? You'll feel less turbulence at the front of the cabin. If you're bothered more by screaming kids than a bumpy ride, sit in the back because sound carries forward, advises Amy Foley, a Southwest Airlines flight attendant. 7 Things Your Flight Attendant Wants You to Know | Work + Money
World's unfriendliest nations for tourists? Bolivia was ranked the unfriendliest country for travelers in the World Economic Forum report. The category 'Attitude of population toward foreign visitors' is just one of many used to rank countries in the new Travel and Tourism Competitive Index. Bolivia ranked 110th out of 140 countries in the overall index results.
When Is the Optimal Time to Book a Flight? Bargain-conscious travelers have been trying to answer the question for years and are still stymied: How far in advance do you have to book to get the best airfare?
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In an unexpected move, six of the largest hotel companies in the world have partnered to launch a hotel search engine of their own, dubbed Roomkey.com . Six Hotel Giants Team Up To Launch Hotel Search Engine Roomkey.com, Buy Hotelicopter
Food etiquette rules that might surprise you (Illustration by Edwin Fotheringham) You have good manners, right? After all, you (usually) keep your elbows off the table and say " Please pass the salt." But when you head abroad, things get a little more complicated.
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This week, a series of new passenger protection rules put forth by the Department of Transportation (DOT) will take effect. What You Need to Know About New Airfare Advertising Rules
How to Get Amazing Flight Deals in January, February The best time to travel each year is during January and February, as flight prices plummet after the holiday season when consumers try to cut back on spending.
8 Insider Secrets to Booking Cheap Airfare (Photo: Getty Images) Travel plans are calling for more belt-tightening than usual these days, making budget vacations extremely desirable. But such trips aren't possible if you pay too much for airfare. And unless you know where to look, finding affordable flights can be a huge hassle.
Thanks to the struggling economy, the word "vacation" has become taboo -- so taboo that a substitute word, "staycation," was added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary in 2009. Although the web is bursting with deals and advice on vacationing on a dime , let's be honest: There are some cities that are, in one word, expensive. 10 Most Expensive Places to Visit
Norway tops the list of happiest countries in the world. World's happiest countries