LifeStyle: Travel

Video shows terrifying Wellington landing that took three attempts

Wednesday  08:35,   10 january 2018
MSN

<p>An Air New Zealand plane took three attempts to land amidst strong Wellington winds on Monday.</p>An Air New Zealand plane took three attempts to land amidst strong Wellington winds on[...]

The 3 Longest Flights In The World Are Not For The Faint Of Heart

Tuesday  10:20,   09 january 2018
MSN

<p>If you really hate layovers, these are the flights for you.</p>Airlines are constantly outdoing each other for the longest commercial passenger flight in the world, and the lineup changes frequently as carriers announce new routes or change [...]

Travellers 'encouraged' to fake illness

Tuesday  10:20,   09 january 2018
BBC News

ABTA says millions of holidaymakers are being asked to pretend they were sick while awayA poll carried out for ABTA suggests that 19% of all holidaymakers may have been approached by a claims management company on their return[...]

Here Are the Exact Days to Book the Cheapest Flights in 2018

Monday  15:40,   08 january 2018
Reader's Digest.CA

A new year calls for new adventures—but your bank account might not always agree. Want to travel cheap? Forget about booking your flight on a Tuesday. It’s no longer the best day of the week to buy cheap plane tickets, for starters. And as it turns [...]

The Real Reason Why Passports Only Come in Four Colours

Monday  15:40,   08 january 2018
Reader's Digest.CA

Maybe you have the most powerful passport in the world, or perhaps you carry the rarest. No matter the case, your passport will likely be one of four colours: blue, green, red, or black. What gives?While there are no official rules regarding[...]

Bomb cyclone pummels NYC-bound cruise carrying 400 passengers

Sunday  12:45,   07 january 2018
New York Daily News

If you think a coastal cruise was the place to be when last week’s “bomb cyclone” hit the East Coast, think again. A Norwegian Cruise Line carrying 400 passengers on their way back to New York from the Bahamas ran smack into the storm at sea, and[...]

"Scariest moment of my life": Cruise ship rides through brutal winter storm

Saturday  12:10,   06 january 2018
CBS News

For 21 members of the Ross family, it was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime; instead they thought "this is not going to end well"They were cruising to the Bahamas for their patriarch's 80th birthday. Instead, they returned Friday after [...]

Disney World’s Worst Attraction May Finally Be Closing for Good

Friday  10:36,   05 january 2018
Travel + Leisure

While most Disney attractions around the world are beloved by the fans who ride them, even the Mouse can make a mistake. When it comes to Magic Kingdom, many fans would agree: that mistake is Stitch’s Great Escape.&nbsp; While most Disney[...]

Woman Gets Whole Airplane to Herself After a Booking Error

Thursday  21:39,   04 january 2018
Condé Nast Traveler

The literal[...]

A TSA Officer Revealed 18 Surprising Secrets About the Job

Thursday  19:23,   04 january 2018
PopSugar

TSA employees see it all. Sex toys, water bottles (yes, people still forget to remove these from their bags), the occasional bag of weed - you name it.&nbsp;".22 LR pen gun. Looked odd on x-ray, called an officer to check it out. Next thing I[...]

A TSA Officer Revealed 18 Surprising Secrets About the Job

Thursday  18:51,   04 january 2018
PopSugar

TSA employees see it all. Sex toys, water bottles (yes, people still forget to remove these from their bags), the occasional bag of weed - you name it.&nbsp;".22 LR pen gun. Looked odd on x-ray, called an officer to check it out. Next thing I[...]

Tourists track down thieves, but police can do nothing

Thursday  08:50,   04 january 2018
MSN

Tourists track down thieves, but police can do nothingThey were able to track down the culprits with an app, but police told them nothing could be[...]

Strangest Stuff TSA Seized in 2017

Thursday  06:57,   04 january 2018
TravelPulse

TSA nabbed some dangerous as well as weird stuff this year.For starters, it opens you up to a world of insane findings at the airport. Plus, the folks who run the account are hilarious with their[...]

Fed up passenger opened plane emergency exit

Wednesday  10:08,   03 january 2018
Sky News

An impatient passenger forced his way out of the emergency exit of a Ryanair plane after he became fed up of waiting to alight. The man, a 57-year-old Polish national, was left perching on the wing of flight FR8164 as it sat on the tarmac at Malaga [...]

Man banned from flying Alaska Airlines over alleged harassment of flight attendant

Wednesday  10:08,   03 january 2018
Los Angeles Times

A San Diego man has been banned from flying on Alaska Airlines after an allegation that he harassed a flight attendant — an accusation he said is unfounded and is “reverse discrimination against men.” Mike Timon, 53, said he is accused of touching[...]