Category: Travel

Travel expert says luggage may cause more problems on flights

Travel plans to Europe or Asia after years of COVID-19 restrictions, changing ticket prices and airline employee shortages may be just as difficult to navigate in 2022 as they were in 2020.

WTOP’s Michelle Basch spoke with CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg about the travel issues that he has seen first-hand.

Travel plans to Europe or Asia after years of COVID-19 restrictions, changing ticket prices and airline employee shortages may be just as difficult to navigate in 2022 as they were in 2020.

Increasingly long lines, flight cancellations, stories of luggage loss and more have had a significant impact on traffic even as travel requirements have waned.



WTOP’s Michelle Basch spoke with CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg about what airplane riders can do to navigate trying times in the skies.

Greenberg told WTOP that, while airline tickets are falling as predicted — some deals are expected in the

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This Simple Water Bottle Travel Hack Is So Obvious, But No One Else Seems To Do It

Hi, my name is Jemima, and I’m a pretty avid traveler. Over my years traversing the globe, I’ve come up with some good shortcuts and practices to make life easier.

But of all the things I’ve discovered and start doing, there’s one thing which seems to blow people away more than anything else.

Let me set the scene: You’re about to travel overseas. You’ve packed your carry-on with headphones, a new book, some snacks, you’ve downloaded a Spotify playlist, and you’re all ready for your flight.

Obviously, you can’t get around this by bringing water in your carry-on — TSA would take it off you as soon as you scan your bag. BUT, my friends, there’s nothing stopping you from bringing an EMPTY water bottle through security.


Once you get through, fill her up at a water fountain! Almost every airport I’ve been to has a dedicated bottle-filling station.

Then,

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This Ex-Flight Attendant Is Helping Airlines to Stop Losing Children

  • Airlines ‘frequently’ lose unaccompanied children amid disruption, a former flight attendant says.
  • Shelly-Ann Cawley quit her job after witnessing vulnerable passengers being left uncared for.
  • She says it’s not safe for children to travel alone as they too often become a second priority.

Thousands of travelers have had their flights canceled, delayed and their luggage lost partly because of staff shortages amid this summer’s travel chaos. In some instances, children are suffering the consequences as a result of the pandemonium.

American Airlines lost a 12-year-old child traveling alone at Miami airport last month and shut down the terminal to find her. In the same month, the airline canceled a 10-year-old’s flight but failed to inform her parents.

A former flight attendant, who has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, told Insider it is “very common” for unaccompanied children to go missing or be

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Shoppers Love the Xieerduo Puff Sleeve Top for Travel

Building the perfect travel wardrobe can only be achieved if you have versatile (and comfortable) pieces in your rotation. After all, you don’t want to bring your entire closet with you on every trip, right? And, you’ll want to feel good in the clothing you do choose to pack. Otherwise, you’re just wasting space in your luggage — and you won’t be a happy camper in something that’s restrictive and uncomfortable. According to Amazon shoppers, the Xieerduo Puff Sleeve Top is a summer travel must-have, and since it’s on sale right now for just $17, there’s no better time to shop.


Apart from being a best-seller on Amazon, the popular puff sleeve blouse is a favorite for its easy-to-style and ultra-cozy construction, which is achieved with its soft and breathable polyester-rayon blend. Despite its classic v-neck t-shirt silhouette, the top adds instant fashion points to your wardrobe with its

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