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When The Hotel Clerk Says You Have No Reservation PDF Print E-mail


And, of course, all rooms are booked solid, and you're kicked out to seek another place to stay. There are ways to prevent this panic situation from happening. Just think and communicate ahead.

Call the hotel several days before your expected arrival and confirm the reservation number and dates you’ll require a room. Ask and write down the name of the hotel clerk who confirms you. After you have all the info and numbers, make a hard copy printout and have it with you at check-in.

 
Tech-Savvy Car Thieves Busier During Warm Weather PDF Print E-mail


It used to be that your car was vulnerable to be stolen only if you left your keys in the ignition. Today, with keyless starting and other tech advances, there are many ways for thieves to unlock, jump in and drive away. It can happen when you’re at a gas station, motel, restaurant, beach or visiting Aunt Sarah upstate.

Shockingly, according to the London Daily Mail, thieves can buy kits online that help them quickly unlock and drive away with your car. When on the road, always totally secure your car when not in it. For more info, go to www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5645063/Car-theft-kit-sale-Amazon

 
London/Amsterdam Rail Ride In Three Hours Via The Chunnel PDF Print E-mail


One way costs less than $50, about half of a ticket for a flight with the same destinations. There’s no waiting in the airport, and the train route is conveniently downtown to downtown. The seating is more comfortable, with picturesque views from the windows. Get up, walk around and enjoy drinks and food.

 
Basic Eating Rules For Hungry Senior Travelers PDF Print E-mail


Your travel4seniors.com editor enjoys gelato in Torgau, Germany. Fortunately, this did not the result in belly ache or other frequent tourist ailment. However, many senior travelers who eat local foods too often get sick because of mystery ingredients and/or lack of cleanliness.

Overeating is another cause of stomach problems, also consuming food that has been sitting in the sun too long. If you want to sample street food, watch the vendor cook your portion as you observe. And be careful of unfamiliar ingredients, such as unfamiliar seafood, dog, cat and those that affect your allergies, such as milk intolerance and spices.

 
Agra, India: Taj Mahal Often Hazy In Thick, Choking Smog PDF Print E-mail


One of the world’s most popular tourist attractions gets thousands of visitors daily. However, when your travel4seniors.com editor was there recently, the shrine was barely visible in thick smog.

Other cities in India also suffer the same auto-emission pollution, including Delhi, Mumbai and Calcutta. If heavy smog is a particular danger to your senior health, and India is on your travel plans, be prepared. Take medicated face masks for long periods of exposure, and do touring in air-conditioned cars and buses.

 
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