Monday, October 29, 2012

Frankenstorm travel delays; How travel insurance can help

Major travel delays expected during Frankenstorm
Major travel delays are expected at airports as the monstrous 'Frankenstorm' hits the East coast.

How travel insurance can be valuable
Los Angeles Times
Typically, travel insurance reimburses you for such things as nonrefundable cruise deposits or airfares — and for the cost of rescheduling flights — when weather, illness, natural disaster or terrorism cause your trip to be canceled or delayed. Plans ...

Los Angeles Times

Travel Cancellations Announced in Chicago as Sandy Approaches
NBC Chicago
Airline carriers at O'Hare and Midway airports are waving their change fees, which can typically cost up to $150, for customers willing to scrap their travel plans along the Northeast from Monday to Wednesday. As of 7:30 a.m. Saturday, flights at O ...

Hurricane Sandy threatens to disrupt travel along East Coast
"Passengers are encouraged to travel on earlier available trains on Sunday," Amtrak said in a news release. "Additional cancellations might be necessary in the coming days as this major storm moves north." Even New York's vaunted, round-the-clock ...

Montreal, the international experience next door
New York Daily News
Great international travel may be closer than you think. An easy shot straight up the New York Thruway by car, Montreal is the second largest French-speaking city in the world after Paris. But since most everyone there is bilingual, there's no ...

New York Daily News

Travel tech Q&A: coreDNA's Sam Saltis
What tech do you travel with and why? Bose noise cancelling headphones. True silence on a plane is priceless. What's your favourite phone app for travelling and why? Yelp. I discovered it on a recent trip to the USA, and it was a bible for finding ...


Frankenstorm to Stomp on Travel Plans
Fox Business
The Global Business Travel Association is warning no matter Hurricane Sandy's strength when she makes landfall, a major storm always reverberates across industries and could lead to financial consequences. “Anecdotally, we know that this type of storm ...

True travel tales from North Korea
Very few Americans travel to North Korea; read a first-hand account from one who did. (Photo: Jupiterimages). 5:29PM EDT October 26. 2012 - USA TODAY Travel asked editors at The Huffington Post to share some of the site's top travel stories this week.

Family Adventure Travel Is Made Easy With REI Adventures
Family Adventure Travel, REI Style! One of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry is adventure travel. It seems more and more people are looking for unique and active travel options that don't involve staying cloistered away in a resort or ...

A proud travel milestone: Visiting all 50 states
Chicago Daily Herald
His job in engineering required a lot of travel and “before I knew it, we were taking the kids everywhere and seeing everything. I started counting every state we'd seen and figured out I was pretty close.” The sole criterion for counting states toward ...

Travel Notes: US airfare increases not as bad as in 2011
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The bad news for air travelers is that domestic fares have increased about 4.5 percent in 2012, bringing the average airline ticket to about $375. The good news is that the increase has been modest compared with 2011, when fares jumped 8.3 percent.

Travel spotlight: Sandstone arches fill travelers with awe
Sacramento Bee
Check at the visitors center for road conditions and recommended directions of travel. • Bring food and water bottles; there is no concessionaire inside the park. Water-filling stations are available only at the visitors center and Devil's Garden at ...

Airlines waive fees to change East Coast flights as storm nears
Los Angeles Times
Delta Air Lines said travelers could rebook flights starting Sunday for travel to and from 15 states and Washington, D.C. United Airlines made a similar offer for flights starting Sunday for travel to and from 29 airports along the East Coast. American ...

Reader's travel: Museum display that gets to the bottom of it all
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
By VIVIENNE MACKIE/For The News-Gazette. This is not about a crypt, an archaeological site or catacombs under a city. No, this is about underwear. Corset. Chemise. Drawers. Petticoat. Crinoline. Girdle. Bra. Pantaloons. Thong. This is some of the ...

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

DIA Prepares For Travel Problems Due To Hurricane Sandy « CBS ...
By matthewbuettner
The airlines are already planning to help travelers during what could be the worst of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast early next week.
CBS Denver

Diehard Giants Fans Travel 1000s Of Miles To Game 3 In Detroit ...
By jparkercbs
Diehard Giants Fans Travel 1000s Of Miles To Game 3 In Detroit. Diehard Giants fans go great lengths to see their team play in the World Series. Mike Sugerman shows us a woman who traveled 4000 miles -- all the way from Afghanistan.
CBS San Francisco

Fearful Manchester United travel to Chelsea for marquee clash ...
United are trailing the Blues by four points going into the match at Stamford Bridge.
IBN Top Headlines

Hurricane Sandy threatens to disrupt travel along East Coast – This ...
By gbotelho
Planes, trains and automobiles -- all these modes of transportation were affected Saturday by Hurricane Sandy, even with the storm many hours away from making landfall.
This Just In

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Coconut Club Vacations Puts Fresh Spin On Travel Industry - Yahoo ...
From Yahoo! News: Coconut Club Vacations, a breakthrough travel club who has taken on the mission to make premium condominium rental simple and ...

Itogon town in Benguet consolidates tourism sites | Sun.Star
ITOGON, Benguet -- Itogon Mayor Oscar Camantiles is set to consolidate tourism sites in the town to create package tours for visitors. Camantiles said the newly ...

Riding the tourism wave - Hawaii Business - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Higher surf has brought waves of tourism to the North Shore. ... Capitalizing on surf culture andtourism might seem like a no-brainer for Turtle Bay, but for years ...

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