Flights/Airport Advice & Tips

Watching the details in airport codes and flight connections

By Carol Rowland / May 18, 2022 / Comments Off on Watching the details in airport codes and flight connections

This week’s article is inspired by one of my client situations that illustrates the importance of watching the details in planning your flights… Travel is surging and more and more folks are scheduling trips for this year and booking next year as some types of travel are already close to capacity. Even if you have…

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Lost and Frantic — Dealing with Lost Passports

By Carol Rowland / March 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Lost and Frantic — Dealing with Lost Passports

If you’ve ever had that scary moment of not locating your passport, today’s article steps through what to do if it’s really gone. Lost and Frantic — Dealing with Lost Passports Dealing with Lost Passports As a travel professional, I have a network of colleagues where we exchange ideas, share informed recommendations, and ask for…

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Don’t push the button on that Basic Economy Airfare

By Carol Rowland / January 26, 2022 / Comments Off on Don’t push the button on that Basic Economy Airfare
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Flying routines that can save every type of trip

By Carol Rowland / September 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Flying routines that can save every type of trip

With all the flights and hotel movement I’m doing, having really good travel routines is essential. I’ve definitely had to keep up with a lot on my flights, so I share some of my tips to help you develop the routines to ensure your trips go smoothly… Flying Routines that can save every type of…

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Watch Your Seat – Airline Change Assignments

By Carol Rowland / August 18, 2021 / Comments Off on Watch Your Seat – Airline Change Assignments

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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New Flying Habits, Weather Delays & Airline Obligations

By Carol Rowland / July 7, 2021 / Comments Off on New Flying Habits, Weather Delays & Airline Obligations

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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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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