Travel Planning

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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What’s your travel mindset?

By Carol Rowland / March 30, 2022 / Comments Off on What’s your travel mindset?

As travel ramps up more, mixed in with all those amazing destinations and fun experiences can be some of the realities of travel – delayed flights, difficult receptionists, confusion on where things are, etc. How you handle some of those inconveniences will greatly affect your overall perception of the trip. A recent travel issue and…

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Leftovers…Travel tips and ideas

By Carol Rowland / December 1, 2021 / Comments Off on Leftovers…Travel tips and ideas

It’s time for my annual leftovers article, which is a collection of various tips and ideas that I’ve collected throughout the year… Leftovers…Travel tips and ideas Check the taxi meter and know the meter rate starting price. Every city has a taxicab rate chart, showing the starting cost for a taxi ride and the cost…

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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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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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Maximize your travel experience by cutting the line

By Carol Rowland / June 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Maximize your travel experience by cutting the line

With travel roaring back, I’m in the midst of planning many customized trips and client experiences. As you look at getting out more, whether it is locally or for travel afar, take the time to plan how to visit sights and attractions in the wisest manner – this week I share some thoughts on ideas…

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Updated travel guidelines and more…

By Carol Rowland / April 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Updated travel guidelines and more…

Friday was a significant announcement from the CDC regarding guidelines for vaccinated people, which featured key travel elements. There have also been a lot of developments in getting travel moving again, so those topics inspired this week’s article… Relaxation of travel guidelines Friday April 2 was a happy day in travel when the CDC released…

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What can you expect from Covid travel this year and beyond?

By Carol Rowland / February 24, 2021 / Comments Off on What can you expect from Covid travel this year and beyond?

As more folks get their vaccinations, there’s definitely been an increase in calls for planning travel for later this year and beyond. I spend a lot of time staying current on the changes in regulations and our travel suppliers’ plans and Covid protocols, so this week’s article covers what you can expect for travel this…

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What can you expect from travel going forward? (Part 2)

By Carol Rowland / October 14, 2020 / Comments Off on What can you expect from travel going forward? (Part 2)

Last week I shared some insights I gained from my three-day virtual travel conference, which was pretty intense in how travel comes back in the midst of Covid. I addressed the ways travel suppliers are offering more flexible policies to encourage future bookings, some of the health screening you can expect. Today, let’s look at…

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What can you expect from travel going forward?

By Carol Rowland / October 7, 2020 / Comments Off on What can you expect from travel going forward?

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday I attended a virtual conference with the national agency, Nexion, that I am affiliated with. I spent over 20 hours getting all of the latest updates from airlines, cruise lines, hotels, tour companies, and car rental companies on how they are making travel safe and healthy going forward. I thought I…

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