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By Kimberly Milnes

Bumped From Your Flight – Now What?

You have been counting the days until your much needed vacation. You arrive at the airport 2 hours early to make sure you have plenty of time to check in and get through security. When you get to the ticket counter to check in the agent says your flight is oversold and you have been booked on a flight 2 hours later.  What??? How can that happen?

As the airlines are flying fewer planes and booking them to capacity this is happening more and more. In 2012, nearly 59,000 people were bumped from their flights. So what do you need to know about your rights as a passenger or even better how to make sure this does not happen to you.

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By Kimberly Milnes

Canceled?! What Do You Do?

 

Well, as I am sure you have seen on the news over and over this past week the airports have been closed, flights canceled, delayed and many passengers are stranded.  The snow and freezing over the last week has canceled over 20,000 flights.  Jet Blue actually closed services at 4 airports for over 17 hours, canceling over 1800 flights.  All of this means passengers are stranded and need to be rescheduled or even worse, having to cancel travel plans all together.

So what do you do when your flight is canceled and how do you prepare for this situation in the future:

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By Kimberly Milnes

Want to Skip The Line?

When visiting a new city like New York, Paris or Rome there are those famous attractions that most of us are going to want to visit.  It may be “touristy”, but most of us want to see the Empire State Building, Eiffel Tower or the Sistine Chapel.  However, we don’t want to have to wait in the long lines. Well, with the power of the internet you can book your tickets in advance and “skip the line”. As well, you might even be able to save some money, too.

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By Kimberly Milnes

Top Tips For Flying with Kids

Yes, it is that look of fear and dread that takes over most parents when they think of flying with their kids. I hate to see families forgoing vacations, just for fear of what will happen when flying with their kids.  Really, it does not have to be that bad.  But, as I have said before, being prepared is half the battle.  I wanted to share some of my top tips to take the hassle, fear and stress out of flying.

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By Kimberly Milnes

My Top 10 Answers to Why I Think a Cruise is a Great Family Vacation

I think a cruise is a GREAT vacation choice for families. First, they are a great value. You have your food, activities and room all included in the price. As well, you and the family can explore more than one destination and unpack only one time. Even more, a cruise can offer something for everyone in the family; great kids clubs, babysitting, pools and water slides, great destinations, adult only areas and more.

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Bumped From Your Flight – Now What?
Canceled?! What Do You Do?
Want to Skip The Line?
Top Tips For Flying with Kids
My Top 10 Answers to Why I Think a Cruise is a Great Family Vacation