Flights/Airport Advice & Tips

New Flying Habits, Weather Delays & Airline Obligations

By Carol Rowland / July 7, 2021 /

News of Hurricane/tropical storm Elsa has been a topic of interest as all of us fly down to Fort Lauderdale this week. Since travel is back in full swing, but it may have been quite a while since you have flown, I thought I would visit some of the topics associated with air travel, particularly…

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Airplane in the sky - color scheme on airplane is changed!!!

What Flying is Like Right Now

By Carol Rowland / June 24, 2020 / Comments Off on What Flying is Like Right Now

I flew to Rapid City, South Dakota on Monday, which was my first time flying since everything went into lockdown in March, so I have the most current scoop on travel at this moment of Covid-19, so I share my experience in this week’s article… What Flying is Like Right Now I was up super…

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7 Must-Pack Items – plus a bonus

By Carol Rowland / August 8, 2018 / Comments Off on 7 Must-Pack Items – plus a bonus

I’m headed to Canada tomorrow, for an adventure that starts in Banff and Lake Louise, then a ride on the Rocky Mountaineer train through the Canadian Rockies, and then an Alaskan cruise from Vancouver to Seward. As I prepare for my trip, I’m sharing my list of non-electronic items that always go with me. Last…

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5 Must-Pack Electronics for Any Trip

By Carol Rowland / July 25, 2018 / Comments Off on 5 Must-Pack Electronics for Any Trip

I’ll be traveling next month and my preparations generate a series of tips – this week, the electronics that are always in my bag… Since I travel a lot, I’ve developed my list of must-have items regardless of my destination. Today I’ll share what electronics are always packed in my bag and next time I’ll…

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Airplane seat and window inside an aircraft

Watch Your Seat – Airline Change Assignements

By Carol Rowland / June 27, 2018 / Comments Off on Watch Your Seat – Airline Change Assignements

I was working on a client’s reservation when I noticed a common occurrence that inspired this week’s article… You’ve made your flight reservation and picked just the right seat. You are all set, right? Not necessarily. If it hasn’t happened to you before, it will at some point – your perfect seat disappears, and you…

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Routines and Patterns – Creating Your Travel Uniform

By Carol Rowland / April 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Routines and Patterns – Creating Your Travel Uniform

From my many travels, I share some ideas today that have helped me prepare and travel easier… Creating Your Travel Uniform One of the things that I’ve learned through various business coaching programs I’ve been in is the importance of establishing routines or patterns for reoccurring activities of life so you don’t waste time having…

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CLEAR Airport Security Check Program

Signing Up for Clear

By Carol Rowland / March 14, 2018 / Comments Off on Signing Up for Clear

On my last business trip, I decided to satisfy my curiosity about Clear, the security fast pass offering available at about 30 airports and sports venues. After numerous times of facing a very long TSA PreCheck line, a service that I previously paid for, I was interested in the latest offering that would get me…

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Wind and Rain and Cancellations

By Carol Rowland / November 1, 2017 / Comments Off on Wind and Rain and Cancellations

I was flying back from Venice with my Italy Pilgrimage group, and bad weather in the JFK area created a domino effect of delays and cancellations. My flight to Charlotte was cancelled and rescheduled for the next day, so I had to spend the night nearby, and get up bright and early the next day…

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