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Dollar Flight Club Alerts Members to the Best Deals from Their Home Airports, Often Saving 60% to 90% off Standard Fare

Dollar Flight Club Alerts Members to the Best Deals from Their Home Airports, Often Saving 60% to 90% off Standard Fare

In a Nutshell: Dollar Flight Club is a subscription service that helps travelers find great deals on flights from their home airports. The service is available at free, premium, and premium-plus price points. Premium-plus members will recoup their $100 membership fee about 10 times over by booking just one flight, according to the company. Dollar Flight Club finds its deals by working with data partners and its team of in-house flight experts. The company recently launched The Hotel... read more »

Boarding Glasses: Uniquely Designed Spectacles that Reduce Motion Sickness During Travel

Boarding Glasses: Uniquely Designed Spectacles that Reduce Motion Sickness During Travel

In a Nutshell: Motion sickness has long been the bane of many people’s traveling experiences. Boarding Glasses offers a science-based solution that addresses the cause of motion sickness and doesn’t simply treat the symptoms. The glasses feature four liquid-filled rings on the front and sides of the wearer’s eyes. As the liquid moves, it matches the movement perceived by the inner ear and cancels out the discrepancy between what the eyes see and what the body feels during travel.... read more »

Steve Dasseos, Founder of TripInsuranceStore, Shares How Travelers Can Protect Their Vacation’s Financial Commitments Amid a Pandemic

Steve Dasseos, Founder of TripInsuranceStore, Shares How Travelers Can Protect Their Vacation’s Financial Commitments Amid a Pandemic

In a Nutshell: TripInsuranceStore was one of the first one-stop-shop internet sites for travel insurance. Today, the website and its founder, Steve Dasseos, helps countless travelers protect their financial investments when booking a trip for business or pleasure. During a global pandemic, those insurance plans become more important — and sometimes harder to understand. Most people don’t plan a big vacation in the days leading up to their departure. In fact, many people start... read more »

LoungeBuddy from American Express Gives Amex Card Members Exclusive Access to Luxurious Airport Lounges Around the World

LoungeBuddy from American Express Gives Amex Card Members Exclusive Access to Luxurious Airport Lounges Around the World

In a Nutshell: LoungeBuddy is an app-based booking service that lets travelers find and book an airport lounge visit for a small fee. The company was formed in 2013 and acquired by American Express in April 2019. The booking service is now exclusively available to Amex card members, but anyone can use the LoungeBuddy app to see which lounges are available at an airport they’re traveling through, and determine whether they may already be entitled to access through their credit card or... read more »

Known for Its Travel Accessories, Cabeau’s Neck Pillows are Also Finding a Niche in Work-From-Home Comfort

Known for Its Travel Accessories, Cabeau’s Neck Pillows are Also Finding a Niche in Work-From-Home Comfort

In a Nutshell: As a 6-foot, 8-inch professional basketball player who frequently traveled, David Sternlight could never get comfortable on planes. The u-shaped neck pillows just weren’t cutting it. So Sternlight designed his own pillow, the Evolution, and Cabeau was born. Cabeau’s pillows are designed with maximum comfort in mind with 360-degree neck support, raised edges, and even chin support. Today, the company also offers compression socks, sleep masks, and blankets. Cabeau’s... read more »

TripActions: A Business Travel Platform That Saves Companies Money and Increases Traveler Satisfaction

TripActions: A Business Travel Platform That Saves Companies Money and Increases Traveler Satisfaction

In a Nutshell:  TripActions is a comprehensive business travel management platform that lets companies manage all aspects of employee business travel and expenses. TripActions is revolutionizing how companies approach the challenges of business travel with a range of features that allows for real-time visibility into travel spend, dynamic policy definition and control, and integrated expense reconciling, among other advantages. The recent introduction of TripActions Liquid™, a... read more »

Sweden’s Disgusting Food Museum Offers a Taste of the Terrible While Raising Ideas About Sustainability and Unity Through Food

Sweden’s Disgusting Food Museum Offers a Taste of the Terrible While Raising Ideas About Sustainability and Unity Through Food

In a Nutshell: While vacations may be temporarily halted by the COVID-19 pandemic, we at CardRates daydream about the next time we get to cash in some credit card rewards and hop on a plane. One of the most interesting experiences we’ve added to our travel wishlist is to visit the Disgusting Food Museum in Malmö, Sweden. The museum’s cheeky name exposes visitors to foods from all over the world to enlighten them about how one person’s disgusting food is another person’s... read more »

Rios Tropicales: Nature Lovers Can Cash in Credit Card Rewards for Thrilling Hiking and River Eco-Adventures in Costa Rica

Rios Tropicales: Nature Lovers Can Cash in Credit Card Rewards for Thrilling Hiking and River Eco-Adventures in Costa Rica

In a Nutshell: Much of the world is on pause right now due to the coronavirus epidemic, but we remain hopeful for the days when life returns to normal. And when it does, we know a lot of people will be more than ready to travel once again. When that time comes, Rios Tropicales with its array of eco-adventures awaiting in Costa Rica, will be ready. The company was founded in 1985 with a whitewater rafting trip on the Sarapiqui River and has since expanded to offer adventures all over... read more »

It’s Easy Helps Travelers Get Passports and Travel Visas Fast to Anywhere in the U.S.

It’s Easy Helps Travelers Get Passports and Travel Visas Fast to Anywhere in the U.S.

In a Nutshell: Anybody who has traveled abroad likely remembers feeling some stress around the passport acquisition process -- especially if they were running behind schedule. It’s Easy has been helping travelers easily expedite passports and travel visas for more than 40 years. With the advent of smartphone apps and the evolution of digital technology, It’s Easy now focuses on making the passport application process more convenient for everyone, not just people who are short on... read more »

Bidroom: A Membership-Based Hotel Booking Platform that Helps Users See Big Discounts While Traveling

Bidroom: A Membership-Based Hotel Booking Platform that Helps Users See Big Discounts While Traveling

In a Nutshell: The travel industry has evolved along with the rapid pace of technology in recent decades, but that doesn’t always mean lower prices. Bidroom is a travel booking platform aimed at bringing fairness back to the booking industry by providing low-priced hotel rooms to travelers and helping hotels save money in commission fees. The company does this through its low-priced membership model. For $29 per year, members get access to cheaper hotels and a range of travel extras... read more »