Cruises

    Ready to ride the waves – by ship, of course!

    Read our tips to make the most of your time afloat!

    WHN TIP – Be safe, be smart and be prepared!

  • About Passports and Visas

    If you’re planning a trip outside the United States and don’t have a passport, better start the application process ASAP. According to the U.S. Department of State, there has been increasingly strong demand for U.S. passports in recent years, which means that putting it off until last minute might result in a delay or cancellation […]

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  • 10 Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

    May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, a time where communities come together to bring more awareness to safety issues impacting teens on the road. If you have a teen who is approaching driving age, or perhaps already has a driver’s license, you’re probably experiencing a range of emotions: pride, because your child has gone […]

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  • Create a Pet Travel Kit

    Heading out with your favorite animal traveling companion? Make the journey easier for both of you by assembling a pet travel kit, with these tips from The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and other pet experts. (More HSUS travel tips here.) WHN TIP Perfect for Emergencies Your pet travel kit can also be used […]

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  • 5 Tips for A Safe Car Trip

    Heading out on a car trip? We’ve compiled some car tasks to do before you get on the road to make your trip safe and comfortable. 1. Schedule a tune-up for your car a week or so before departing. Why? It’ll give you a peace of mind knowing your car will run correctly. If you recently had […]

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  • Dealing With Jet Lag

    By Jenny E., our experienced Travel blogger Crossing several time zones can have a deleterious effect on your energy and capability to perform as a businessperson, or hamper your ability to fully enjoy your vacation destination. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to minimize the effects of jet lag. Air Travel Tips Water: The environment […]

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  • Top 5 Packing Tips

    Are you one of those travelers who packs for your trip, only to find your clothes are a wrinkled mess when you get to your destination? With these tips, you’ll be able to fit what you need in your suitcase, and find your clothes in wear-ready condition when you arrive! WHN TIP – Make a […]

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  • Travel Tips for Seniors

    Over 50 and traveling for business or pleasure? Or maybe you’re planning a family trip and some of your fellow travelers are on the senior side. Plane, train, ship or car — whatever your mode of transportation, there are some strategies for making your journey or that of your senior safe and comfortable. Plan Ahead […]

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  • Cruise Resources

    Thinking of a spring cruise? Here are some resources to make the planning easier. General Cruise Information Cruise Lines International Association — Cruise Lines International Association is the world’s largest cruise association and is dedicated to the promotion and growth of the cruise industry. Their site offers trip and cruise planners as well as overviews […]

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  • 11 Tips for a Smart Vacation

    Whether you’re hitting the slopes, the beaches, planning spring break or exploring new places abroad, here are quick tips from travelers and industry experts on getting ready: 1.     Double-Triple Dare You Triple-check your reservations before heading out the door (airplane, hotel, rental car, any other tours or trips). Nothing’s worse than getting to your dream […]

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  • Partner and State Links

    Health / Life Be there for a friend or loved one in need – learn great tips at What Friends Do. Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) has resources you can use, from food safety to field safety, from physical to psychological, and from government to community development. Here’s a general link to help you find a Better […]

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