Travel Tips

Three Reasons to Check Your Passport Right Now

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A new year brings a slew of resolutions and opportunities — and travel is at the top for us. But whether your plan is to take a fabulous honeymoon, plan a romantic getaway or a trip with friends, or just be ready to hit the road at the right opportunity, now is the perfect time to make sure you’re ready to go

Travel Visas Made Simple

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Thank you Conde Nast Traveler for calling out one of our go-to online travel tools: Passport Index. This handy website lets you easily search for travel visas entry policies around the world. Just click on the cover of your particular passport nationality, and you’ll get the visa-free score. Click on that and you’ll get a list of countries and their particular requirements for

Honeymoon Travel Tip: Don’t Be Afraid to Take It Slow

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I love talking to couples about travel. Some of them are more excited about the honeymoon than they are about their weddings! Which may seem odd to their in-laws and wedding planner, but as an avid traveler myself, I totally get it. But here’s a travel tip: Your honeymoon is an extremely important trip, no

Key Advice for Picking the Right Honeymoon Spot

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As a honeymoon planner, questions come with the job. Most often, they take some form of the following: Where should I honeymoon? What’s the best honeymoon spot? What’s your all-time favorite honeymoon spot? I love sharing my knowledge, gained by years of firsthand travel around the world as a travel writer and wedding-mag editor. But the

Architectural Digest-Worthy Villas for a Destination Wedding or Special Occasions

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I loooove hotels; few things make me happier than scoping out a new resort, or revisiting an old favorite to see how its changed. But hotels aren’t the only way to go for luxury travel — there are some spectacular villas out there, offering a different take on the luxury experience. For instance, Villa Manzu in Costa Rica comes with

Travel Tips: Do I Need a Passport to Fly Domestic from NYC?

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There’s been a lot of news of late about the expiration of driver’s license regulations for New York, New Hampshire, Louisiana, Minnesota and American Samoa. In a nutshell, here’s the issue: The Real ID Act was enacted in 2005 to ensure better safety protocols for domestic flights. Here’s the wording (bolding and ellipses are mine):

Best Honeymoon Picks from Virtuoso Travel Week

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I just got back from an exhilarating Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas. Virtuoso is the world’s leading luxury travel network: the best hotels, cruise lines, tour companies and other travel companies undergo a strict vetting policy before they are allowed to join, ensuring the highest level of quality across the Virtuoso brand. It’s just as exclusive

Honeymoon Travel Tip: A Word About Online Reviews

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Today’s honeymoon travel tip is about online reviews. We all use them, and the sites that showcase them can be great! But they can also be misleading, as this recent Yahoo Travel article attests, alleging that Airbnb scrubs negative reviews from their sites. TripAdvisor has been accused of fake reviews, too, and was fined $600,000 in Italian courts

Honeymoon Travel Tips: Time Your Flight Right

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I travel a lot — averaging once a month for the past 15 years, as I check out hotels and destinations for honeymoons and destination weddings. Which means I’ve come up with a lot of  little travel survival strategies along the way, which I’ll pass on to you as honeymoon travel tips. For most of us, flights are the worst part

Talking Bora Bora Honeymoons on Style Me Pretty

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When it comes to honeymoons, one place towers above the rest: Bora Bora. It’s one of our favorite places, for sure; every time we fly into Bora Bora Airport and get that first glimpse of the stunning blue-green waters, our hearts melt. Add in the fact that the airport sits on an island and is only accessible by boat…well, you