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Weekly Travel Roundup

Here are some articles and links from around the travel world that came across my desk this week. If you have any questions or suggestions, leave them in the comments, post them on our Facebook page or send them my way on Twitter. Travel scams to watch out for this summer Travelers are often easy targets for thieves and…

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When Disaster Happens, Does the State Department Know Where You Are?

Business travels are taking me to Veracruz, Mexico this week with anticipated future trips as well. There are no warnings to defer non-essential travel, though it isn’t the safest place to travel in Mexico either per this recent Mexico Travel Warning. Before I travel internationally, and especially to a place where safety may be a…

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Is Your Child Flying Solo? Tune In To KHOU in Houston For What You Need to Know!

Putting your child on a plane to visit dad, mom or grandparents? The number of kids flying solo will be skyrocketing as this holiday season approaches. Flying these days is confusing enough for us adults. Now add in the myriad of fees and rules for solo-traveling kids and your head will spin! What fee does…

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TSA Security Check Expansion or Invasion?

Before you even get to the airport, the TSA could be checking your employment history, past travel itineraries, or even your car registration. The New York Times is reporting that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has recently begun expanding its passenger screening to cover other government agencies’ databases. The full details of their new pre-screening…

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