July 24th, 2013
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is planning to begin providing international service. They expect to offer the new service in 2014. The airline doesn’t currently fly to destinations outside of the United States. To prepare for this international phase of the airline’s history, Southwest Read more
July 23rd, 2013
As part of your preparations for traveling internationally, it is always best to learn about the specific tipping customs in your destination countries.
July 16th, 2013
If you want to make your international adventure even better, don’t forget to pack your smartphone. Looking for flight updates? There’s an app for that. Looking for a good restaurant, an easy way to figure out the local currency exchange, a GPS walking map or some help with language translation? Read more
July 10th, 2013
Unlike other photos you have taken, your passport photo won’t be about finding your good side or taking the shot from the most flattering angle. Your passport will have to adhere to a very strict set of government regulations to make sure that it will be approved by the State Department.
July 2nd, 2013
Traveling to a foreign country should be a wonderful experience, but if your passport is lost or stolen while you are abroad, it will be anything but fun. Not only does it create concerns about identity theft, but without your passport you won’t be able to leave a foreign country to return home.
June 3rd, 2013
An uncontrolled measles outbreak is taking its toll on Pakistan. A report released last month stated that less than four months into the new year, there have already been 25,401 reported cases of measles in Pakistan, and 146 children have already died as a result of this disease.
June 1st, 2013
International travel will hit record highs this year, at least that’s the prediction from Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for leading U.S. airlines.
In its annual forecast, A4A predicts that this year U.S. airlines will carry close to 209 million global passengers Read more
May 23rd, 2013
Traveling in a hurry? There are several ways to get an expedited passport.
According to State Department spokesman Peter Velasco, the Department of State has 26 passport agencies across the nation that can assist U.S. travelers who need their travel documents immediately. The Department of Read more
May 22nd, 2013
Summer travel season is almost here. Even with our current economic challenges, vacation getaways still rank at the top of our “most wanted” list. But with less discretionary income for vacation travel, most people are looking for ways to cut costs.
Some airlines offer last-minute travel Read more