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Travel Tips
May 4, 2019

See if Adventures by Disney, California Edition is a Fit For Your Family

While California may be the actual birthplace of the now world-famous Disney theme parks, as an East Coast girl, my association to the Happiest Place on Earth was the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. On a recent trip to California with Adventures by Disney, I saw just exactly how much I was missing.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

Planning a Multi-Family Trip

Traveling with friends can be a lot of fun, enjoying experiences, laughs and memories that both couples can share for years to come. You’ll have more adult conversation than you’d get on a family trip and your kids will have others to share the fun with. But remember traveling together for a week isn’t like spending a Saturday afternoon together at your pool.

Budget
Apr 23, 2019

10 Ideas That Work to Save on Travel

A bottle of water, $5.69; a bagel with cream cheese and salmon, $18; a small pizza, $15. Whether you spend dollars, euros or pounds, most travelers prefer to avoid paying high prices at the airport. Some bring snacks and sandwiches. That’s just one common sense way to save money while traveling; here are a few more.

Budget
Mar 12, 2019

Remaining Open Minded During a Shutdown (and Other Unfortunate Events)

When things take an unexpected turn, many will quote a line from John Lennon’s “Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)”: “Life is what happens when you make other plans.” The line fits the recent government shutdown, which descended on the American public during the holiday season and lasted over a month, though it is probably not the situation the former Beatle had in mind.

Budget
Mar 8, 2019

Travel Apps for Your Next Vacation

Planning and executing a fun family vacation is no easy feat, but making it affordable can be a whole different story. You’ll need some savvy tricks and maybe even a few apps as backup. Begin planning with some help from your tech assistants from the beginning, middle and end of your family trip.