Articles in Vacation Planner

5 phone accessories that make travel easier-Don't leave home without these extras!

by Rick Broida on

Your phone is already the hub of every trip you take: the carrier of boarding passes and hotel reservations; the holder of books and movies to help pass the time; the conduit through which travel photos are shared on social media.... Read full article

Pet Travel Tips: How to Vacation With Dog

by American Kennel Club on

One of the most stressful parts of pet ownership is what to do with your four-legged companion when you travel. While some pet owners opt for boarding, others choose to bring their furry family members along. ... Read full article

Together time: More families choosing to travel with everyone in tow

by Jennifer Kopf on

More Americans are taking vacations this summer — but they’re spending 20% less money and taking shorter breaks than they did last year. Another trend? Multiple generations traveling together. The trend is toward briefer, less expensive vacations.... Read full article

Why I Bring a Journal on Every Vacation, and You Should Too

by Shelby Eden on

My husband and I once got lost on the streets of Sicily. Without GPS or internet access, we were left to our own devices. The sun had set, the streets were dark and desolate, and my natural sense of direction, well, it doesn't exist. ... Read full article

Buses, Cards and Trees: Improving RDU to Serve You Better

by Andrew Sawyer on

Perhaps you’ve seen our Vision 2040 plans or maybe you know about the preservation in our ParkRDU Central Lot. These are some of the bigger projects to improve RDU. We want you to also know about smaller ways we’re making your airport better.... Read full article

Parks In The Triangle

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Explore the many fine parks in The Triangle. With tons of lakes, boat rentals, walking trails and places for the kids to roam free.... Read full article

5 Ways to Keep Your Passport Safe When Traveling

by Katherine LaGrave on

It's precious cargo, but there are easy ways to avoid losing or damaging your passport. And those pickpockets won't stand a chance. What passports lack in size, they more than make up for in stature. We board planes, trains, ships and borders.... Read full article

Does Travel Insurance Really Cover You? Here’s What You Need To Know.

by Christopher Elliott on

As is so often the case with travel insurance, there’s a short answer, and a long answer. Short answer: The only kind of travel insurance that would cover someone with the need for flexibility in every case would be a “cancel for any reason” policy.... Read full article