Travel

Which PreCheck program works for you?

The United States has several expedited screening programs for frequent fliers, and now’s the time to apply for one, says Zachary M. Seward, vice president of product and executive editor of Quartz. Check out the benefits of each of these four programs.

4 tips on traveling with your boss

Taking a business trip with your boss can be a great opportunity to improve your relationship, but it can also be stressful if you aren’t prepared, says U.S. News & World Re­­port Careers Editor Laura McMullen. When you don’t plan ahead, you risk showing your boss you’re disorganized and may not be able to handle the responsibility of business 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.