Travel Resources & Tips

How to Survive a Group Vacation

How to Survive a Group Vacation
Heading out of town for a family reunion trip, guys weekend, girlfriend getaway? Use these strategies to ensure that you have an incredible time with your crew—no matter what the group dynamic or curveballs you may encounter on along the way. Whether you’re thinking of hopping a flight with your...

How to Fly Through the Airport Security Line

How to Fly Through the Airport Security Line
Get through airport security as quickly as possible by using checkpoint-friendly laptop bags, understanding the carry-on rules, and joining TSA PreCheck. Getting stuck in an endless airport security line may feel like a frustrating situation. While travelers are generally at the mercy of the...

2014 Travel: 3 Gadgets to Make Air Travel Easier

2014 Travel: 3 Gadgets to Make Air Travel Easier
Breeze through the security line and say goodbye to the possibility of lost luggage with the latest trends in travel technology. After a long day of flying, there are few things more frustrating than realizing your travel bag didn’t make it onto the luggage carousel. The only other travel...

Airline Baggage Fees and Luggage Size Restrictions

Airline Baggage Fees and Luggage Size Restrictions
What’s the key to beating the airlines’ fees for checked bags and oversized luggage? By understanding how airline policies differ and making savvy ticket purchases. Here’s how. Our new infographic describes some best practices for traveling with only a piece of carry-on luggage . But how large can...

TSA Carry On: What Can You Pack in Your Travel Bag?

TSA Carry On: What Can You Pack in Your Travel Bag?
Save yourself a lot of time and hassle at the airport by knowing exactly what you can pack inside your carry-on. These days, savvy travelers often head to the airport with nothing more than a carry-on bag. Not checking luggage saves time and money—and it’s easier than ever to travel without checked...

How to Keep Your Luggage for a Lifetime

How to Keep Your Luggage for a Lifetime
Find out how cleaning and storing your bags properly can help make them last longer. Ever buy a brand new travel backpack or rolling suitcase and notice that it’s torn, dirty or stained (or worse—stinky!) just a few vacations later? For those of us who lament the loss of that “new luggage look,”...

How to Pack for a Girls Spring Break Trip to Mexico

How to Pack for a Girls Spring Break Trip to Mexico
Counting down the days until you can hightail it out of the cold winter and onto sunny beaches south of the border? Pass the time with proper planning! Use these insider tips to put together the ultimate spring break packing list for Mexico. If you’re fortunate enough to be fending off the winter...

2014 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Travelers

2014 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Travelers
Is your sweetie often jetting off to another city—or country? Surprise him or her with one of these top 9 Valentines Day gifts for travelers. Flowers and chocolate for Valentine’s Day? Not for your super-active, traveling sweetheart! Get your love what they really want with these top Valentine’s...

Travel Safety: What To Do if You Get Robbed on the Road

Travel Safety: What To Do if You Get Robbed on the Road
It may sound like a travelers worst nightmare, but you can minimize the impact of getting mugged or robbed on the road with these four smart strategies. Getting robbed while traveling sounds like every tourist’s worst nightmare, but you can minimize the damage to your property—and your good time—by...

How to Master a Big City Adventure

How to Master a Big City Adventure
Make the most of your next urban getaway with advice from Eagle Creek’s own resident travel experts! Navigating your way through a big city is practically an art: You have to know how to swipe a subway card at just the right speed, walk the streets without getting run over (by crazy drivers or...

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