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White House Lifts Ban on Visitor Photography

July 1, 2015 |

White House visitors who would feel reality-deprived if they were unable to photo-document their tours of the leader of the free world’s inner sanctum can now rest easy. Cameras and photography are now permitted on public White House tours.

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July 4th Travel Forecast: a Lot Like Last Year

June 30, 2015 |

Wondering what to expect on your July 4th trip? Think 2014.

At least as far as the numbers go, this July 4th weekend will look a lot like last year’s. According to AAA, 41.9 million Americans will travel more than … Read More

JetBlue Changes Course, Embraces Bag Fees

June 30, 2015 | 2

Remember when checked bags were free on JetBlue? Cherish the memory, because as of today it’s just that, a memory.

JetBlue announced late last year that, under pressure from Wall Street to boost profits, it would impose new fees and … Read More

The 10 Most Expensive Cities for Hotel Dining

June 29, 2015 | 2

For the budget traveler — and you’re a budget traveler even if expenses are an afterthought — a handy metric for comparing trip costs among various cities is the CSI. And with the release of CSI 2.0, it’s even handier.

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Win an 8-Day European Tour

June 29, 2015 |

Enter the Eagle Creek “Great Adventure Giveaway” sweepstakes by August 15, 2015, for a chance to win the grand prize: one of three escorted eight-day Europe tours (Italy, Iceland, or Croatia), including air, accommodations, daily breakfast, and a set of … Read More

Weekly Recap: the Airline Fee-for-All, Ticket-Change Fees Scrutinized, & More

June 26, 2015 |

Following is our regular summary of the latest travel news and best frequent traveler promotions reviewed during the past week.

If it was a good deal—or a notably bad deal—from an airline, hotel, or car rental loyalty program, you can … Read More

The World’s 10 Cleanest Airlines

June 26, 2015 | 1

How many ways can we slice and dice the world’s airlines?

With surveys and polls, carriers can be evaluated and ranked every which way. The biggest. The best. The most profitable. Airlines with the best inflight food; the best inflight … Read More

United Discounts Award Travel to Hawaii

June 25, 2015 |

Through July 6, Mileage Plus members can book United award flights between the U.S. or Canada and Hawaii for 20 percent fewer miles. Travel at the discounted rates must be completed between August 18 and December 15.

With the discount, … Read More