Smart And Savvy Travel

TSA to Stop Accepting Drivers Licenses From Nine US States

Starting soon in 2016, TSA will no longer accept drivers licenses from nine US states as a form of identification for air travel.  The Real ID Act states that acceptable forms of identification must be equipped with machine-readable chip technology, which these states’ drivers licenses do not comply with: Alaska California Illinois Minnesota Missouri New Jersey New […]

Minneapolis Traveler’s New “Escape Lounge”

Minneapolis – St. Paul Airport debuted an exciting new option for travelers this week.  Escape Lounges opened a $2 million lounge spanning over 5,000 square feet inside Terminal 1.  The lounge, a relaxing way to spend time waiting on a layover or pre-departure, will be open to all passengers regardless of the airlines they’re flying with. Key […]

Travel Tips For The Holidays

The holiday season is right around the corner, meaning you better get your act together soon in order to travel efficiently!  Our team compiled some suggestions to streamline your holiday travels. 1) Booking: Book early and SAVE! Prices will only increase as the holidays get near, and avoid these three days!  Sometimes it’s a good idea […]

Cool Gadgets Making Your Travels Easier

With baggage fees on the rise we must be super efficient with our packing.  Check out these products making their way to the marketplace and be sure to bring only the best gadgets on your next business trip! 35 Innovative Business Travel Gadgets

Uber & Starwood Partnership

A perfect opportunity for Starwood Preferred Guests to rack up points by using Uber! 1 SPG point for each $1 spent with Uber every day Additional points earned when using Uber in-stay More details on this partnership and travel hack from The Points Guy.

Save Time With The UK Registered Traveller Service

Specifically for U.S. citizens enrolled in the Global Entry program, the United Kingdom now operates an expedited entry program called Registered Traveller. Registered Traveller is a new service launched by the UK Border Force to give faster and more convenient entry to the UK for nationals from the United States. You are eligible to apply […]