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How to Find the Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Train Station

CDG (Charles de Gaulle Airport) in Paris, France, has its own railway station called “Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 TGV” or simply “CDG Airport TGV Station.” This station is well-connected to the French high-speed TGV trains and also serves regional trains. The SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français) is the national railway company…

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How to Find and Take the CDGVal Airport Shuttle in Paris

Getting around Charles de Gaulle Airport is a breeze thanks to the CDGVal, an automated light rail shuttle that offers a direct connections between terminals. In my time bouncing around Europe and documenting its airports, I’ve found the CDGVal to be one of the most convenient and affordable options. With trains departing every 4-15 minutes…

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Delta Airlines Review

As a wanderlust-filled travel writer who is always on the hunt for my next adventure, I have spent countless hours aboard airplanes jetting across the globe. I’ve flown on dozens of domestic and international carriers over the years, but one that I return to time and time again is Delta Airlines. Delta Air Lines is…

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Turkish Airlines Lounge Review at MIA (Miami International Airport)

Turkish Airlines has a cozy and modern lounge at Miami International Airport (MIA). The Turkish Airlines Lounge at MIA is known for its amenities and services, catering to passengers flying with Turkish Airlines or holding certain elite statuses, or with a Priority Pass membership. Entrance Lounge The airport lounge offers comfortable seating, a selection of…

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Air France Lounge JFK Review

As an avid traveler always on the hunt for a quality airport lounge experience, I was eager to check out the Air France Lounge at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) before my recent trip. As the flagship lounge for Air France’s transatlantic flights between North America and Europe, I had high expectations…

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Airline Damaged My Luggage: What to Do Right Away

The excitement of arriving at your destination after a long flight can quickly turn to dismay when you discover the airline has damaged your luggage. As a seasoned traveler, I’ve learned to expect the unexpected when it comes to air travel. However, on a recent trip, the damage to my suitcase went beyond the usual…

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Avelo Airlines Review

I flew Avelo for the first time from Fort Lauderdale, FL to New Haven, CT. Here are my thoughts on this much-needed local airline! Avelo is a relatively new airline that flies to less popular regional destinations. As a Connecticut native, it was always so difficult to find flights out of my state, but thanks…

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Flights

How to Book Cheap Flights

To book cheap flights, start by comparing prices on multiple search engines like Kayak, Skyscanner, and Google Flights. Book well in advance as in my experience, there are almost never last-minute deals. Booking round-trip tickets is almost always cheaper than booking a one-way flight. Be flexible with your travel dates and airports, as flying mid-week…

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Flights

First Time Flying? Tips You Must Know!

The first time flying can be an intimidating but exciting experience. As a novice flyer embarking on my first flight alone to visit family, I wanted to share some tips and reflections that might help other first-time fliers feel prepared. While everyone’s first flight is different, my goal is to walk through some of the…

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Checked Baggage: What You MUST Know Before Flying

Hello, fellow globetrotters! We’ve all experienced that adrenaline-fueled thrill of an upcoming flight, haven’t we? The anticipation of new horizons, the excitement of adventure – there’s nothing quite like it. But with that exhilaration often comes the somewhat less enthralling challenge of packing. Yes, the dreaded task of deciding what to take with you on…

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How to Get from Grand Central to JFK Airport for Cheap

Navigating the bustling streets of New York City can be both an exhilarating and challenging experience, especially when you’re trying to get from one major hub to another. If your journey involves going from the iconic Grand Central Terminal to JFK Airport, then you might be worrying about the time, expense, and hassle involved in…

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How to Get from JFK Airport to Penn Station or Grand Central

Navigating the bustling city of New York can seem like a daunting task, especially if you are a first-time visitor or even a seasoned traveler unacquainted with the city’s complex network of public transportation. This is often the case when you land at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), one of the busiest airports worldwide,…

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How to Renew Global Entry Online

Traveling abroad is always an adventure, but dealing with long customs and immigration lines after a tiring international flight can take some of the joy out of the journey. That’s where Global Entry comes to the rescue, allowing expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. But what happens when your…

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How to Get To/From Connecticut and JFK Airport

As a Connecticut native, I’ve always been disappointed that a fast and easy way to reach JFK Airport from Connecticut via public transportation does not exist. While the addition of the LIRR connecting Jamaica station and Grand Central Terminal is an improvement, it’s still a long and awkward way to travel between the neighboring states. …

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Flying Air France: Tips for Traveling to Paris

Air France is my favorite airline. From the little bottles of French wine to the samplings of favorite French cheeses, it’s always a pleasant experience to fly on France’s national airline. Air France partners with Delta, so you can get points on either airline when you fly. Here are a few tips for your next…

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Air France Premium Economy Review

I’ve been flying Air France for quite some time now. On my last flight to Paris from New York, I was called up to the Air France agent desk at the boarding gate. I assumed they needed to check my passport as I had just renewed it, but much to my surprise, I discovered I…

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Delta Basic Economy Review (Domestic and International)

Most major American airlines have been playing around with offering additional fare classes on their flights since a few years ago. While Economy Plus tends to receive a lot of attention for offering travelers an upgraded Economy seat that won’t set them back their monthly wages, Basic Economy – the lower end of Economy seats…

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How to Update Global Entry with a New Passport

Global Entry is a massively popular program to expedite American travelers re-entry to the United States through Customs. I wrote about my experience applying for the Global Entry program a few years ago, including how I was able to receive membership in just 3 weeks. I love the benefits my Global Entry membership includes: I…

Flights

Flight Missed: What to Do to Get a Partial Refund

Traveling can be an exhilarating experience, filled with excitement and the promise of new adventures. However, it can also come with its share of unexpected challenges, one of which might be missing your flight due to circumstances within or outside your control. If you find yourself in this stressful situation, here’s a step-by-step guide to…

Flights

Flight Delay Compensation in the USA and Europe

Wondering if you’re entitled to be paid after a flight delay? Here’s everything you need to know about flight delay compensation in the US and Europe! What to Do After a Flight Delay in the USA In the United States, it’s the wild wild west. Flight delay compensation is not regulated by a specific federal…

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8 Tips for Traveling on Cheap Airlines in Europe

When I pressed “Confirm Booking” on my one-way flight to Paris a few years back, I have to say I was quite nervous. Why? Because I booked a seat with the defunct low-cost budget airliner XL Airways. If you come across a low-cost airline review, chances are it points out some pretty negative aspects, from…

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How to Get Global Entry in Three Weeks

After discovering the program in the last few months, I finally decided to apply for Global Entry, the pass that eases up the requirements for leaving the country and re-entering as a U.S. citizen. TSA Pre-Check is included with participating airlines, meaning you can keep your shoes on when you go through security! I wanted…