We recently were approved for Global Entry, so I thought I’d do a little info post & FAQ on what the heck that means, and who should get it! What is Global Entry? Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the… Continue reading All About Global Entry: The Application, the Interview, the Approval
This Week in Travel Vol.3
There are so many travel blogs & publications I read on a daily basis! Wanted to share some of my favorite links, articles, info graphics and tips from around the web this week. 6 things frequent flyers are terrified of (like the middle seat!!!). This made me laugh 🙂 Good souvenirs & where to get them in Mexico. (Here… Continue reading This Week in Travel Vol.3
How to Survive a Long Haul Flight in Coach
If I flew First Class, I wouldn’t be writing this post… because it’s amazing up there. But since I’m a normal person, just praying I don’t have to sit by the bathroom, let’s talk about the best way to endure a long haul flight in coach. I haven’t taken a transatlantic flight in a couple… Continue reading How to Survive a Long Haul Flight in Coach
Dear Southwest – Why Can’t I Find Your Mobile Boarding Pass?
Dear Southwest,You pride yourself on being a “green” airline with your numerous Environmental Initiatives – and I appreciate them greatly! I respect that you separate your recycling from garbage in flight, adding winglets to help with fuel economy, etc. HOWEVER – I think you’re missing a major opportunity in the vein of being green.When I used… Continue reading Dear Southwest – Why Can’t I Find Your Mobile Boarding Pass?
How to Travel for FREE
via Free flights? Yes, please. The answer? Frequent flyer miles. It might take a little time & effort, but signing up for frequent flyer miles is definitely worth it! Even if you aren’t completely loyal to one airline (like me!), the miles add up… especially when taking cross country or international flights. You might not… Continue reading How to Travel for FREE
Why I Love Our US Bank Flex Perks Travel Rewards Credit Card (and so will you)!
Before I met Matt, I’d never even heard of US Bank, let alone used their services. Now that I’ve married into it, I don’t know how I ever worked with another bank. Their customer service is actually helpful and they DON’T charge ATM fees. Let me count the ways I love thee.Loving your bank. It’s… Continue reading Why I Love Our US Bank Flex Perks Travel Rewards Credit Card (and so will you)!
How to Use Passbook On Your iPhone For Travel
Leaving for Chicago in just a few hours – I can’t wait! I checked in for my flight last night and had a revelation – I use an app for every trip that I think most people ignore.Now, if you’re a human and you own an iPhone, you’re probably annoyed with the handful of apps you’re… Continue reading How to Use Passbook On Your iPhone For Travel