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Scam Alert: Internet Dating and Romance Fraud

We have written about ‘romantic scams‘ in the past, but it’s time for an update thanks to new information on the U.S. State Department’s travel site. Bottom line is, do not send strangers money – even if you think you’re in love with them. Internet Dating and Romance Scams The… Read More

Surfing at 33,000 feet

Airlines and Wi-Fi: Most Connected Carriers

If you want to work on a plane or watch a movie or just stay in the loop, good news from the folks at RouteHappy (an air travel data, content and tools provider). Its new, comprehensive study indicates it’s getting easier to find Wi-Fi on flights. LISTEN: Travel expert Rick… Read More

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SkyMall: A Trip Down Memory Lane

It’s unclear if today’s bankruptcy filing by omnipresent airplane seatback catalog SkyMall is the end for the venerable marketplace-in-the sky, but that seems to be a distinct possibility. As the Wall Street Journal says, SkyMall’s CEO will try to sell the business as a going concern but has no buyers… Read More

5 Contacts to Add to Your Phone before Flying

Whether you’re flying to Peoria or Paris, it always helps to do a little prep work and this is quick and easy: Just add a few numbers to your smartphone. Do it now, save time and trouble later. A note for overseas travelers: Be sure to include the correct country code… Read More