TSA makes it easy to plan ahead! Learn about TSA allowed and prohibited items and find some of the fascinating items on the list! Video: Wondering what you can take in your carry-on bag to stay healthy? TSA posted a short video, 57 seconds to be exact, to their Twitter feed. Watch to see specific…

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We’re posting the following recommendations as of March 20 specifically for the benefit of our Christopher Travel clients though it is available for anyone. Please feel free to share this link with others. While we have been in contact with all our clients who are leaving imminently or traveling currently we want to reiterate to…

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Upheaval: A sudden or violent change or disruption Travel is a little like using technology – when it works, it works, and it is amazing.  But when things go wrong, affectionately referred to as “irregular operations” in airline parlance, it can be the most excruciating, frustrating experience. Upheaval in travel can be caused by many…

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Making purchases abroad is almost seamless given the size and scale of the global payment networks. Review a few items before you depart and you should be all set! Credit Cards • Travel notification We recommend that you notify your credit card company about your planned foreign travel in an effort to prevent having your…

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I can’t believe I am saying this: I want to go to Antarctica. Coming from me this is a radical statement.  I’m cold all the time.  I love the sun and the beach.  I like hiking through forests and seeing green and plants and, well, life.  Why would anyone want to go to do the…

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So today is the day that Disney is switching to a new date based pricing structure.  Anyone who has ever visited Disney World knows that crowd control is a massive problem at the parks particularly during school holidays and other popular times.  Disney has masterminded many different techniques to ensure visitors have an enjoyable experience…

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The two biggest obstacles for a Bucket List Family Vacation are finances and timing. All too often people don’t even let themselves consider an out of the ordinary vacation because they think it costs too much or they are afraid they won’t be able to get time off work to go. Both of these are…

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Before my youngest daughter was even born and my oldest was barely seven years old I set out with the goal of getting them all around the world before they left for college. It was a tall order and I knew it would be a challenge. And I’ve done a pretty good job of it…

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It was the middle of the night in Amman, Jordan. Or maybe it was early morning. It was that time of day where you don’t know what time of day it is because you got the cheapo tickets on a long haul trip from Hong Kong to Barcelona by way of both Bangkok and Amman.…

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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” — quoted by the Chinese philosopher Laozi For most travelers that one small step is in the airport—a notoriously frustrating place.  In order to avoid starting your vacation with an airport induced headache I have several tips and tricks to make the whole process…

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