No Big Electronics On Some Middle East Flights

Due to potential terrorist attacks, a new rule is in effect. It forbids laptops on flights from some countries to U.S. and Canadian airports. The ban include Jordan and Saudi Arabia.

Smaller devices, such as Smartphones, may be used by passengers while in flight. The larger electronics must be checked with luggage before boarding. When flying to America from the Middle East, always check with the airline and your travel agent for the latest requirements as they apply to all legs of your journey.

How Macho Are Those Doggies In The Window? PDF Print E-mail

As your travel4seniors.com editor wandered past a pet daycare shop on touristy Hollywood Boulevard, this scene my camera captured reminded me that not only human air passengers fight for a window seat. Of course, as with airline premium seating, the winner will be required to pay more for the upgrade.

Protestors Cause Travel Problems in Paris And London PDF Print E-mail

If your travels take you to one of the popular capital cities, be aware of major blockages caused by demonstrations. The latest happened in two of the most popular tourist attractions in London, Westminster and Tower Bridges. The yellow-vested crowds cause traffic problems that disrupt both private and public transportation.

Pane & Vino In Miami Beach Is Best U.S. Eatery PDF Print E-mail


If your winter plans include visiting the Florida city, be sure to stop in for, as the name translates, some bread and wine. And, of course, you’ll have many more happy choices of delicious Italian specialties. According to TripAdvisor’s reader survey, this restaurant tops the list. So, when you go there, it’ll be buon appetito with your carpaccio and pasta alla ruota.

Airport To Downtown: Book Cheapest & Most Direct Way PDF Print E-mail

After landing at a busy terminal and grabbing your luggage, it’s too often an expensive hassle to get to the city. Taxis, limos and other individual auto services can be expensive, with ever-growing prices, more so at holiday season. Before you fly, research and reserve online to book the most efficient and cheapest mode of transportation. Including scheduled public buses and trains, those services are usually less expensive.

Winter Travel Crowds Bring Flu Dangers To Avoid PDF Print E-mail

Before you hit the road or sky, get a flu vaccine shot. With store and airport holiday crowds jammed together, your chances of mixing with sick people are highest of the year. Also take supplies of antibiotic medicines with you, as well as a kit with tissues, soap and other disposable heath products.

To avoid contamination, try to stay away from obviously ill coughers and sneezers. And always wash your hands before and after meals, as well as when using public restrooms. If you’re susceptible to catching colds or flu when in crowded travel situations, it’s a good idea to wear disposable medical face masks.


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