Travel

New app keeps track of your tracks

Several mobile apps claim to track miles you've driven. Some are very good, and others lack ease of use. After testing multiple apps for this, we found MileIQ.

Read the fine print on in-flight data cost

Some airlines are now selling in-flight data packages instead of providing unlimited Wi-Fi at a flat rate, reports Runway Girl Network contributing writer Paul Thompson. The problem with this model is that you can use up a data package very quickly and going over can result in additional charges.

Expedia's guide to 'happier' flights

Expedia will begin showcasing the likely comfort and “happiness” levels of certain travel routes alongside its wealth of pricing data, reports Forbes travel contributor Grant Martin.

Coming soon to an airport near you

Travelers will find more innovative options to help them stay re­­laxed and productive at the airport. Ryan Ghee shares the latest airport innovations for passengers.

Luxury options for business travelers

More and more travelers are choosing to take luxury buses and cars rather than fly or take a train for shorter trips, reports The New York Times’s Amy Zipkin.

Let there be (less) light on your iPad

Here’s a little trick to try if you’re on a dark airplane using your iPad.

Take the easy road with Google Maps tips

Google Maps underwent a major redesign last year, getting a new look and new features that are worth taking for a test drive. Consider taking advantage of these four Google Maps improvements touted by Sara Roncero-Menendez, Mashable.

Hotel freebies go beyond the basics

Many hotel chains now offer lending programs to help travelers who may have forgotten an item for their trip or who suddenly realize they need a blender to make a breakfast shake, Nancy Trejos writes.

8 ways to keep your laptop safe

Whether you’re taking a business trip across the country or doing some work in a coffee shop around the corner, you want to be sure your laptop—and all the data it contains—is safe.

Millennials hit the road for business

By the time 2020 rolls around, half of all business flights are expected to be booked by members of the diverse, spontaneous, tech-savvy millennial generation. What does this mean for the travel industry and business travel in general?