For the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community, taking a trip overseas comes with an extra set of challenges. According to the Community Marketing & Insights’ 2018 LGBTQ Tourism & Hospitality Survey, international travelers listed safety and local anti-LGBTQ laws as top concerns—and with good reason.
LGBTQ rights and tolerance levels vary dramatically ... Read More ›
After a trip abroad, standing in line for hours at the airport is the last thing you want to do. Smartphone-equipped travelers can already check in for flights, find the best lounge areas, and even order in-airport food delivery from the palm of their hand. Isn’t there a way to speed up re-entry into the ... Read More ›
The recently disclosed Marriott data breach was one of the largest in history. Marriott now reports that about 383 million guests of its various hotel chains had their data exposed over the course of multiple years.
The attack, interestingly, did not affect guests of Marriott-branded hotels but rather the guests of Starwood hotels, which were ... Read More ›
As we mentioned last month, the US State Department updated its travel advisory system last year, so now every country always has a rating from Level 1 to Level 4. Level 1 means that you can travel to the country using the standard precautions that you would always use when traveling. Level 2 means ... Read More ›
In this excessively hectic day and age, the chance to take an international trip with your significant other can be something that you look forward to for months or even years.
But big international trips can also be stressful, especially if getting to and around your chosen country is difficult. Language barriers can add stress, as ... Read More ›
Misprints in a US passport can range from an incorrect spelling of a name, missing data on the biographical information page, place of birth, date of birth, and more. When your passport has a mistake on it, there are a few ways to get the problem fixed.
If you aren’t in a hurry
FEE: None, other than ... Read More ›
If you or someone that you know has been convicted of a sex crime that requires registration on a federal and/or local sex offender registry, you may have a lot of questions about what that means with regards to travel outside of the country.
(Please note that this article should not be construed as legal advice. ... Read More ›
Every year, the Henley Passport Index issues a report on the strength of different passports around the world. The “strongest” passport in the world is the one that lets the bearer enter the most countries without obtaining a visa (or a visa on arrival) first. In 2018, the country with the strongest passport was Germany. ... Read More ›
If you’re tired of standing in a long airport security line and enviously watching all the TSA Precheck people fly through security, then it’s time to become one of those people and make other travelers jealous!