All articles tagged Traveling (89)

PackPoint Automates Customized Smart Packing Lists, Factoring in Length of Travel, Activities, and Weather Conditions

PackPoint Automates Customized Smart Packing Lists, Factoring in Length of Travel, Activities, and Weather Conditions

In a Nutshell: Remembering all the items to pack for a trip is not an easy task. PackPoint is a smart packing app that generates a list based on user input such as destination, dates and length of stay, and planned activities. The app even checks the weather to recommend what types of clothing to pack. Most of the app’s functionality is available for free in the regular version. But for $2.99, PackPoint Premium integrates with TripIt, Evernote, and offers more customizable options.... read more »

18 Best Credit Cards for Domestic Travel in 2019

18 Best Credit Cards for Domestic Travel in 2019

Everyone has different travel goals — but not every travel credit card can help you reach those goals. If you’re interested in seeing more of what the U.S. has to offer, you’ll do well with one of our best credit cards for domestic travel. Our team of intrepid travelers researched many of the cards on the market and narrowed down our top choices to help you vacation like a pro. Whether you're looking for free or discounted flights, hotels, or something else for your trek... read more »

14 Best Credit Cards for Free Hotel Stays in 2019

14 Best Credit Cards for Free Hotel Stays in 2019

Hotel accommodations are one of the biggest travel-related expenses. Whether you’re looking for a place to crash for a night or want a relaxing home-away-from-home where you can pamper yourself, you’re going to have to pay for a place to stay — unless you have one of our best credit cards for free hotel stays. With the right credit card, you can earn free hotel stays and room upgrades by making regular purchases — which means you’ll have more money to spend on your... read more »

15 Best Credit Cards for Travel Miles

15 Best Credit Cards for Travel Miles

People generally don’t like to stay in the same place for too long. In fact, travel and tourism generated more than 10% of all global economic activity in 2018. Whether you’re planning your next big getaway or want to save a few dollars on a quick weekend excursion, a good way to maximize your vacation time is with one of the best credit cards for travel miles. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a travel junkie like the rest of us. And no matter what your travel... read more »

How Do Travelers Choose Their Destinations? Travel Expert Mark Blutstein Highlights Phocuswright’s Surprising New Findings

How Do Travelers Choose Their Destinations? Travel Expert Mark Blutstein Highlights Phocuswright’s Surprising New Findings

In a Nutshell: Travel professionals rely on expert analysis to understand emerging trends and drive innovation. Recently, leading industry research authority Phocuswright produced a report — Destination Decision: How Travelers Choose Where to Go — that provides insights on how and why travelers choose their destinations. Phocuswright Research Analyst Mark Blutstein spoke with us about the report's surprising findings, including that U.S. travelers tend to prefer domestic travel —... read more »

TripLingo: An International Travel App that Helps People Communicate, Stay Safe, and Save Money While Visiting Other Countries

TripLingo: An International Travel App that Helps People Communicate, Stay Safe, and Save Money While Visiting Other Countries

In a Nutshell: Thanks to smartphones and widespread internet access, traveling abroad has become less challenging than it was in years past. And with the TripLingo app, international travelers can make their experiences even more enjoyable. The app features a wide-ranging phrasebook with 40 languages, a voice translator, and image translator for restaurant menus. The platform also serves as a toolbox with wide-ranging educational tools such as audio lessons, interactive flashcards, and... read more »

ICONSPEAK Shirts and Accessories Can Help Frequent Travelers Communicate in Style Through Universally Understood Icons

ICONSPEAK Shirts and Accessories Can Help Frequent Travelers Communicate in Style Through Universally Understood Icons

In a Nutshell: ICONSPEAK has created a line of T-shirts and accessories that are as functional as they are stylish. That's because the products are printed with recognizable icons that can help travelers quickly communicate when a language barrier exists. ICONSPEAK City Edition shirts feature landmarks and destinations unique to 11 popular destinations — including Paris, London, Barcelona, and Munich. The products can help people ask for directions to bus stations, restaurants, and... read more »

15 Best Credit Cards for Young Travelers

15 Best Credit Cards for Young Travelers

Traveling is one of the greatest joys in life. There’s nothing like seeing new things, experiencing different cultures, and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Perhaps that’s why young adults are traveling more than any generation before them. If you’re the type who doesn’t like to stay in one place for too long, or if the travel bug recently bit you, welcome to the club. Thankfully, there are many credit card options that can net you rewards that make traveling... read more »

15 Best Airline Credit Cards of 2019

15 Best Airline Credit Cards of 2019

More than 30 years after airline credit cards were first offered to consumers, you would think finding the best airline credit card would be easier. After all, the math is pretty simple: the fewer points or miles needed to earn a reward, the better. But credit card companies and airlines have thrown all kinds of perk curveballs at consumers, requiring them to consider such options as annual fees, how many miles are needed for a free flight, lounge access, free checked bags, and... read more »

The Hopper App Analyzes Trillions of Travel Data Points to Help Users Choose the Right Time to Book and Save on Flights and Hotels

The Hopper App Analyzes Trillions of Travel Data Points to Help Users Choose the Right Time to Book and Save on Flights and Hotels

In a Nutshell: Traditional travel booking websites are great at comparing prices for flights available on a particular day. But there's no way to know whether all those prices are on their way down -- or up. And if there's one thing for certain about airfares, it's that change is the only constant. The mobile-based Hopper app takes the guesswork out of booking the lowest-priced flights and hotels for millions of travelers by analyzing vast amounts of historical travel data to predict... read more »