Warning about vacation scams and how to protect against travel fraud – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com Warning about vacation scams and how to protect against travel fraudNBCNews.comWarning about vacation scams and how to protect against travel fraud. Fri, Jul 20. Scammers will often trick unsuspecting travelers by using false photographs. Experts recommend booking directly with hotels or reputable rental sites. Share Video … Source link

Millennials are skipping out on travel destinations that aren’t “Instagrammable”

Forget about cost, food and sightseeing. What really seems to matter to millennials is how good their trip will look on social media.  More than 40 percent of people under the age of 33 are prioritizing travel destinations based on how “Instagrammable” it is, according to a survey by a U.K. home insurance company. “Think about […]

Accused Russian agent says she was twice denied visas to travel to U.S.

A review of Mariia Butina’s prolific social media activity, including Twitter posts, shows that she was dedicated to developing close relationships with numerous senior NRA figures over the past five years. | AP Photo Mariia Butina, the Russian gun enthusiast who was accused this week of acting as an illegal foreign agent, said in 2014 […]

Weekly Health Quiz: Sleep, Bones and Travel Ills – New York Times

New York Times Weekly Health Quiz: Sleep, Bones and Travel IllsNew York TimesA study of athletes found that this form of stretching was most effective for enhancing sports performance: Static stretching. Dynamic stretching. Stretching, no matter the type, neither helped nor hurt performance. 2 of 7. Dr. William McBride with a … Source link

BBC – Travel – The city that lit the world

On the south-eastern underbelly of the Massachusetts shoreline, overshadowed by the hook-shaped peninsula of beautiful Cape Cod and the harbour islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, New Bedford is the kind of place most visitors drive right through. All but forgotten on the Acushnet River, the downtown is a relic of its 19th-Century heyday, preserved […]

Stay a Step Ahead of Travel Scams

Beau Bergman had planned a romantic evening in Paris with his girlfriend, but the two were running late for their dinner reservation. As they waited in a taxi line, a man approached them and offered to give them a ride and let them skip the line for $20. Bergman agreed and handed over the money. […]

Best Travel Tips from Tennis Pro MAdison Keys

Madison Keys, 23, is the No. 12-ranked women’s singles tennis player on the circuit (recently making it to the third round at Wimbledon), which means she’s got a lot of tournaments to attend – and which also means that she’s got to be prepared to combat jet lag the second she gets off the plane. […]

Best family vacations: Travel destinations with kids

share tweet pin email Nothing changes your vacation-planning priorities like becoming a parent. Remember the (pre-kid) days of yore, when you could plan a trip around pursuits like strong cocktails, shipwreck dives or music festivals, and pretty much any clean, affordable hotel would do? How the times have changed. Now you find yourself Googling “inexpensive […]

The Best Niagara Falls Travel Tips From Our Readers

This week on Hack Your City, we got your travel advice on Superman’s favorite vacation spot, Niagara Falls. We’ve highlighted dozens of great tips in the Staff tab on the original comment thread. Below are a few of our favorites. It’s difficult to appreciate the scale of the falls until you are nearly under them. […]

Summer is high season for these six (avoidable) travel scams

Ed Perkins, SmarterTravel.com Published 5:00 a.m. ET July 19, 2018 If you need currency, use a debit card at an ATM operated by a known bank—preferably an ATM inside the bank’s office, to avoid the possibility of encountering a skimmer.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Sunny weather and extended time off for kids both make summer, without a […]

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