Travel Problems

Travel Phobias and How to Cure Them

Do you freak out at the thought of planning a trip? Don’t let travel phobia anxiety get you down; we have some cures. Note: If you suffer from fear of flying, please see this see article. How to Cure Travel Phobias 1. The Getting Started Phobia You want to travel… Read More

Siblings having fun.

5 Best Bribes for Travel with Kids

As a parent, I know traveling with kids is a joy. Traveling with kids can also be an interesting challenge. Bribery helps. LISTEN: Do not the let the kids hear this podcast. Best Bribes for Kids Here are some of my favorites. I’d love to hear yours. 1. Candy Buy… Read More

Over-flowing suitcase.

10 Things to Put on Your ‘Do Not Pack’ List

It’s vacation time again, so pull out your bag and start packing. But first check out this list of ‘do not pack’ items. It could save you time, trouble and money. LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney is a packing pro. The ‘Do Not Pack’ List This will help you avoid… Read More

Suitcase packing

What Size Carry-on Do You Need?

In a recent column for ABC News, I wrote about “The Big Bag Theory” (apologies to Sheldon and colleagues) because everyone was getting very excited about new guidelines issued by a trade organization called International Air Transport Association. No need to get excited but there are excellent reasons to travel… Read More

Plane flying into the sunset.

Strange Travel Words – A Translation

The air travel industry has a language all its own, and it’s not always easy to understand. Allow me to translate. LISTEN: Prof. Rick Seaney of Airfare U. translates more stuff! Strange Travel Words: What They Mean Confused by some of the euphemisms you hear? You are not alone. 1.… Read More

Stacks of money.

Unusual Airfare Hike Succeeds

UPDATE IV: June 15 – The hike is declared a success. The most recent activity occurred Saturday (June 13) as American filed 470k increases. See the details in the complete timeline of the hike, below. UPDATE III: June 12 – With American matching the latest increases, the hike is a… Read More