Travel clinics can be nearly impossible to find when you’re flying from one destination to another. And heaven knows, airport travel these days raises our stress levels and plays havoc with our inner systems. Whether it’s an ear ache from altitude change, stomach distress from unfamiliar foods, swollen legs from sitting too long, or an unexpected ailment that catches up with us, it has always been challenging to find medical attention while transiting through airports. That’s all about to change thanks to Concentra Urgent Care Centers who are providing travelers with convenient, affordable medical attention at airport locations.
Here are easy guidelines for understanding airline carry on restrictions and determining what things you can carry on an airplane. TSA regulations change from time to time and you should always check the TSA Website for final word, but here are answers to the most asked questions about carry on regulations in the United States.
The travel industry has been waiting nervously for Google’s next move since they purchased travel industry giant ITA Software last year. ITA software powers most popular flight search sites on the web such as Expedia and Kayak. At the beginning of June, Google announced the availability of flight search right in the search bar. Here’s how it works:
Caution: We’ve just read a report that Germany is in the grips of a large and dangerous E. coli outbreak that has already infected over 1,000 people and has resulted in at least 18 deaths. It is expected that E. coli infections will continue to spread throughout Europe and that more deaths are likely. Cucumbers […]
Disney is definitely on the move and spreading their magic to new places. Here are some new Disney offerings to put on your watch list. With Disney now boasting 4 cruise ships, the Mouse is definitely out and about! Disney Cruise Line is bringing their cruise ships to new home ports all across the United States.
Watch Out – gas charges could be a total budget buster! You are probably well aware that rental car companies offer you a full tank of gas at a relatively fair prices when you pick up your rental car. But you probably are not aware of the exorbitant prices they charge if you return your […]
Anytime I can avoid a layover in LAX (my least favorite airport) it’s a great day. That’ why I was so happy to hear that Qantas Airlines is beginning non-stop flights to Australia from Dallas Texas. Beginning on May 16th. Qantas will begin flying 4 weekly flights between Dallas and Brisbane with a connection to […]
I’ve just received a copy of National Geographic’s newest glossy travel book, 100 Countries, 5000 Ideas and I couldn’t wait to settle into a comfy chair and let my fingers dance across the world. We’ve all come to expect dazzling photography from the folks at ‘Nat Geo’, and this illustrated travel planner is packed with […]
Massachusetts General Hospital has been a leader in progressive medicine for decades and now they have developed an iPhone App to help travelers immediately locate the nearest emergency room. The free App, which is available for download at the iTunes Store, is called FindER. The application identifies the user’s location and then shows all of […]
Phew, that was a close call…. the potential government shut down could have put an end to National Parks Week! But all is well (for the moment) and it’s time to show a little love for our splendid National Parks by visiting during National Parks Week scheduled for April 16-24, 2011. And it’s very appropriate […]