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20 Dec

Checked Luggage Packing List

TripCompanion Tips - Checked Luggage Packing List.  Fly Confident with your Travel Expert!When packing, put items that contain liquids inside sealed plastic bags, and then pack them in the center of the luggage. You also might consider putting underwear or other clothing in a sealed plastic bag. When you close the bag, squeeze as much air out as possible before you seal the bag. This will save space and allow denser packing in your luggage.

27 Nov

Essential Mobility Aids For Senior Traveler

parents travel to USA-air travel-mobility-walking stick- walker-transport chair-wheelchair.When your parents are planning for air travel, you should also assess their mobility situation.  Many seniors are no longer as agile as in their younger days. Airports are getting larger, with multiple terminals and long walks to and from the boarding gate, which the seniors may find tiring.  If possible, using smaller airports would reduce the amount of walking needed within the terminal.  Knowing the layout of the airport, you should assess the appropriate level of support for them and learn what sorts of assistance may be needed.

21 Nov

Giving Thanks for the Fall Harvest, the American Way

Giving Thanks for the Fall Harvest, the American WayThanksgiving is an annual national holiday commemorating a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621. It is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. While the Canadians celebrate their Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October. For many of us, Thanksgiving is about a 4-day holiday that includes a family get-together, extensive dinner and not forgetting ‘Black Friday’ the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season. Let’s look at the history behind Thanksgiving.