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Can I Leave The Airport During A Layover?

| December 12, 2015 | 460 Comments
Can I Leave The Airport During A Layover?

A lot of people want to know: how do you know when you can leave the airport on a layover? Long layovers offer a kind of two-for-one deal. If you leave the airport, they offer the chance to explore an extra country along the way, possibly one you’d never thought to visit. But without knowing up […]

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Tips On Getting Through Airport Security

| October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tips On Getting Through Airport Security

You’ve planned your trip to the airport down to the minute. You left the house on time, despite the fact that you had to go back twice for your wallet and passport, checked traffic and plotted the best route, and even reserved your airport parking in advance. Car parked, bags checked, boarding passes printed–all with […]

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Do I Need A Travel Visa?

| September 28, 2015 | 23 Comments
Do I Need A Travel Visa?

The world is your oyster, and your passport an oyster knife. That is, until it isn’t. For many countries, a passport may be sufficient for entry. For others, though, a visa is required. If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of traveler, you’ll have to forgo your free spirit ways if you want to leave the airport […]

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Hong Kong Layover

| November 22, 2014 | 4 Comments
Hong Kong Layover

Stuck on a Hong Kong layover? The Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) is located roughly 25 miles from downtown Hong Kong which makes the city accessible only for those on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Hong Kong layover, click here for useful tips. If you […]

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Exotic Destinations Perfect For A Family Vacation

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Exotic Destinations Perfect For A Family Vacation

It’s often said that the family that plays together, stays together, but to make that adage come true, you need to take your family to a vacation destination that offers a wealth of intriguing activities. Exotic locales around the world are perfect for this purpose because they usually incorporate cultures and settings that are fascinating […]

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Scuba In Cuba: Best Diving Sites

| July 13, 2011 | 0 Comments
Scuba In Cuba: Best Diving Sites

Cuba has some of the best diving and Layover Guide has the skinny on Cuba’s scuba. 1) Isle of Youth is Cuba’s special municipality, off the coast of Havana Province in the Gulf of Batabono. There are 56 diving sites and in addition to amazing diving, it’s said that buried treasures are around! You can […]

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Exploring The Dubai Mall In The United Arab Emirates

| April 15, 2011 | 1 Comment
Exploring The Dubai Mall In The United Arab Emirates

By Karine Nissim Dubai is spectacular. A spectacular spectacle. That this opulence emerged from a Bedouin sensibility and a drive to turn dwindling oil returns into something that can be seen and applauded by the world, is interesting. That this vision is encapsulated by building the tallest monument, with the fastest elevator, outside the biggest […]

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Top Ten Travel Gadgets

| May 17, 2010 | 0 Comments
Top Ten Travel Gadgets

Gotta pack your bags for your favourite long haul holidays and still muddled about the travel gadgets to carry? The world of travel gadgets can be overwhelming with a ton of new options flooding the market. From military standard water purifiers to high-end USB sticks for data travellers, the market is abuzz with the most […]

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Top 13 IPhone Apps For Travelers

| April 21, 2010 | 0 Comments
Top 13 IPhone Apps For Travelers

Which are the best IPhone applications for those on the go? LayoverGuide.com has picked our favorite thirteen travel-related IPhone (and IPad) applications. 1. Gate Maps ($.99) Wouldn’t it be helpful to have maps of the terminals at the airport when you’re rushing to find your connecting flight? This program gives you a nice visual to […]

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Lost Laptops At The Airport

| September 29, 2009 | 0 Comments
Lost Laptops At The Airport

LA Weekly wrote a great article about how over 12,000 laptops go missing each week at LAX. Yes, each week. That’s a whole heck of a lot of laptops. Most are left at security checkpoints and only a third of them ever find their rightful owners again. How does this happen? Well, according to LA […]

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Air Travel Tips Amidst Swine Flu Fears

| April 29, 2009 | 0 Comments
Air Travel Tips Amidst Swine Flu Fears

Amidst fears of the spread of swine flu, many travelers are left wondering what to do when it comes to air travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued this release Tuesday to assist airline flight deck and cabin crew in identifying passengers who may have the Swine Flu: During the swine influenza outbreak, […]

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Airline Information On Traveling With Your Pet

| March 9, 2009 | 0 Comments
Airline Information On Traveling With Your Pet

Petflight.com offers this great web page, which links to each airline’s specific pet information details. It covers what the airline allows, the specifications and the owner’s responsibilities, including the types of kennels and sizes. They also include this page, which lists the airlines that allow you to bring your dog on the plane as a […]

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Traveling By Plane With Diabetes

| March 4, 2009 | 0 Comments
Traveling By Plane With Diabetes

DLife.com posted some great tips on flying with diabetes: * Ask for an aisle seat if you will use the restroom for insulin injections. * Get your ticket and seat early to prevent bumping. * If traveling alone, tell the flight attendant you have diabetes. * Keep your diabetes medicines with you, don’t store them […]

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Tips On Getting Through Airport Security

| March 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

Some terrific security tips, if you can get past the goofy animation…

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How To Pack For A Layover

| March 3, 2009
How To Pack For A Layover

There’s nothing worse then being stuck on a long layover without some needed necessities (ok, yes, there are worse things, but this is pretty bad). If you’re traveling on business, and will be stuck on a layover, make sure you pack some comfortable clothes to change in to. Airplane and airport seats are bad enough […]

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