Travel Tips

Mind your own business

By Carol Rowland / March 28, 2018 / Comments Off on Mind your own business

A question commonly asked of travel professionals inspired my post today… Keep Your Info Confidential A few weeks ago, I compiled the stupid questions that have been asked of travel professionals; I gather those from other agent sources, and there was one that stood out as a very logical question to me: Is our relationship…

Read More
CLEAR Airport Security Check Program

Signing Up for Clear

By Carol Rowland / March 28, 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…

Read More

The Secrets of the Words

By Carol Rowland / February 14, 2018 / Comments Off on The Secrets of the Words

When it comes to travel, there are some little nuances that can make a difference in your expectations. It’s very important to know how to read between the lines of a travel offering, so I wanted to provide a little guide of usual terms. Meaning of Words in Tour Descriptions As you look at different…

Read More

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…

Read More