COVID-19 Travel Options: What You Need to Know
A monetary loss might be better than the risk for some. Here are the main COVID-19 travel considerations whether staying home or still traveling.
5 Magic Words and Phrases to Know in Every Language
Sure, you've got a translation app on your phone—but it's worth memorizing these five key words and phrases in the local language before your trip.
9 Surprising Passport Facts You Need to Know
Did you know the U.S. government recommends you send your passport application in a special envelope? Or that losing a lot of weight may trigger the need for a renewal? Here are nine impressive, surprising, and vital facts about U.S. passports. You never know when one might apply to you.
10 Surprising Countries That Are Risky for Travel, According to the State Department
The U.S. Department of State recently assigned every country in the world a travel safety rating. Some might surprise you.
How Travel Has Changed in the Past 10 Years
As we head into a new decade, let’s take some time to acknowledge the incredible events and momentous changes in the travel world since 2010.
The 12 Best and Worst Days for Holiday Travel in 2019 | SmarterTravel
There's no place like home for the holidays—if you can get there. Here's when to fly, and when not to, to avoid the crowds this holiday season.
Juice Jacking: The Travel Scam That Hacks Your Phone | SmarterTravel
Here's what you need to know about a new travel scam involving your phone that is commonly referred to as "juice-jacking."
The Airbnb Scam That Could Happen to You| SmarterTravel
An affordable place to stay or a last-minute wrench in your plans? Airbnb scams can be tough to spot and downright deceiving.
6 Places with Sunscreen Bans, and What You Need to Know
Think the plastic straws you gave up sipping from are bad for our oceans? It’s time to consider the same about the sunscreen you use.
Does Travel Insurance Cover Terrorism?
Given recent headlines, you might wonder: Does travel insurance cover terrorism? And the short answer is, "Yes, but…" Here's where it gets tricky.
Is the Middle Seat About to Get Wider on Some Planes?
On two airlines, a new plane seat design aims to provide a wider middle seat on short-haul flights by 2020.