Archive for Travel Tips
Want To Extend Your Trip? 15 Aug 2014
Did you know that you can often plan a stopover for free or very little additional money when traveling abroad by air? Overnight or several day stops in major hubs like Singapore, Tokyo, Paris, Dubai, Istanbul, Honolulu and even lesser frequented areas like Helsinki and Reykjavik, can be added to your itinerary very cost effectively in many cases. This may be a nice way to ease a long journey. Call us for help in enhancing your next adventure!
Is Your Passport Ready For Travel? 15 Jul 2014
If you are planning to travel abroad in the next few months or year, take a quick look at your passport to make sure it is adequate for your travel. Does the expiration date and number of blank pages fulfill the visiting country’s requirements? Normal processing time for renewals and new applications is currently taking about 4 to 6 weeks, but expedited services are available through US Passport Processing Centers or designated private courier services. An easy-to-understand guide can be found at uspassporthelpguide.com.
Why Is Travel Insurance Important? 15 Apr 2014
Update On Foreign Currency Conversion Fees 15 Mar 2014
Ever surprised after returning home from your international trip by what your credit card company charges for converting foreign currency to US dollars? This can add up to a hefty sum of money and can be avoided. Some card issuers such as American Express are now waiving this fee for their Platinum cardholders, as well as others like Capital One. A few other banks also waive this fee for their preferred cardholders. It may pay to check your bank’s policy before leaving home.