Travel Tips

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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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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My travel acronym: A B C D – S O S

By Carol Rowland / February 23, 2022 / Comments Off on My travel acronym: A B C D – S O S

Our small group custom tour of Egypt is midway through, and we have already lived some amazing experiences. While enjoying exploring such a fabulous destination, there’s always some logistics associated with travels. Today I share some of my practices for a smooth trip with some unpacking tips… Unpacking Tips while Traveling  A few years back…

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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

Don’t Push the Button on that Cheap Airfare The beginning of the year is a busy time in the travel industry as folks realize they haven’t made vacation plans, are inspired by the cold to plan a warm trip or want to schedule time to visit family. As folks start searching online for flights, which…

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My weird travel prep project

By Carol Rowland / January 19, 2022 / Comments Off on My weird travel prep project

With a winter storm headed our way this past Sunday, I used the time to watch the snow and take care of a nerdy project that I’ve been wanting to do to prepare for upcoming travels. Most of tips and ideas I’ve learned by experience, so today I share this idea… Creating your travel medicine…

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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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The Secret of the Words

By Carol Rowland / November 10, 2021 / Comments Off on The Secret of the Words

When it comes to travel, 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. Travel planning is increasing, which is exciting as we get back to exploring the world. As you look at different travel experiences, whether it’s…

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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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Airplane seat and window inside an aircraft

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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