Why do I refuse to let housekeeping clean my room? I don't think hotels give housekeepers all of the tools they need to properly clean each room.  I have had a few experiences that I will share with you. One of them is especially gross so beware. When I get my key and go into my room, I put my...
    Fragile stickers do not work on your checked bags  I have worked as a baggage handler for 11 years and I constantly see checked bags with fragile stickers.  I think passengers believe that if they put a fragile sticker on their checked bags that will somehow make a difference in how the bag is treated. Trust me, It won't. No matter how big...
Before you leave for your dream destination, make sure to take care of a few things. Below you will find 5 things to do before you leave on vacation. The 5 things you should do before you leave on vacation: Call your credit card company. Pay your bills. Put a vacation hold on your mail Leave copy of your itinerary. ...
    How connecting flights with baggage transfers work Have you ever had a connecting flight with a baggage transfer? The only time you have to get your checked bag and re-check it is when you have to go through customs and you have a connecting flight. You go through customs in the first country you land in. For instance, if you fly...
Have you ever ridden Amtrak? I did and LOVED it! I purchased a business class ticket (which I recommend) for my trip from San Diego to Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles (the ticket is easy to read, not like a train ticket in France). While of course I can't speak for every single train in their fleet I...