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Sacramento Layover (SMF)

| February 29, 2016 | 1 Comment
Sacramento Layover (SMF)

Stuck on a layover at the Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in California? The Sacramento airport is located approximately 10 miles from downtown, which makes the city a very accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Sacramento layover, click here for useful tips. If your stuck […]

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Miami Layover

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Miami Layover

Stuck on a Florida layover at Miami’s Dade International Airport? The airport is located roughly eight miles from Miami, which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Miami layover, click here for useful tips. If you’re stuck […]

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London Heathrow Layover

| January 3, 2016 | 58 Comments
London Heathrow Layover

Stuck on a London Heathrow layover at the Heathrow International airport? London’s Heathrow airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and is located roughly 15 miles from London’s city center, making it an accessible destination for those who are stuck on long London layovers. If you’re trying to decide whether you can leave […]

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Overnight Layover In Houston, Texas

| December 15, 2015 | 1 Comment
Overnight Layover In Houston, Texas

“Houston, we have a problem.” What are we going to do when we’re stuck on a night layover in Houston? Not so much a problem it turns out, though. While the Space Center, where this famous utterance was first heard, will be put to bed by the time you get into town, the nation’s fourth […]

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Overnight Layover In Frankfurt, Germany

| December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Overnight Layover In Frankfurt, Germany

Stuck on an overnight layover in Frankfurt? Germany’s fifth largest city, nicknamed “Mainhattan” for its modern skyline that intermixes with 600-year-old buildings below, gives plenty of options for the night owl. For the complete lowdown on Frankfurt, check out the complete Frankfurt Layover Guide. But for those looking for evening and nighttime activities to keep you […]

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Can I Leave The Airport During A Layover?

| December 12, 2015 | 463 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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What To Do If You Miss Your Layover Flight?

| November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
What To Do If You Miss Your Layover Flight?

Buyer beware applies particularly to connecting flights. Depending how you purchase your flights, you could be flying high or just plain grounded if you miss a connecting flight–potentially a very costly mistake if you need to pay penalties or re-purchase a ticket for your connecting flight, not to mention costs associated with a longer layover […]

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Managing Short Layovers

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Managing Short Layovers

Running through airports to make a connecting flight isn’t exactly the most relaxing start to a vacation, and missing that flight and the meeting you’re flying to isn’t going to help your career any. How can you tell if your layover is long enough to make your connecting flight? And what can you do if […]

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Layovers: What You Need to Know

| November 3, 2015 | 1 Comment
Layovers: What You Need to Know

Once you’ve made plans to have your plants watered, have your pets fed and alerted the neighbors that you’ll be away, made the mad dash to the airport, spent an hour or so in the security line, you should be able to just relax once you get on your flight. But what if your flight […]

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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 | 27 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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Best E-Book Subscriptions for Traveling

| September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best E-Book Subscriptions for Traveling

For travelers, one of the first things we think to pack is travel guides or a fiction book or two to pass the wait times at airports and during layovers. Instead, you can get all of the information with none of the bulk with e-books. E-book subscriptions allow you to consult multiple sources while you’re […]

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Best Travel Cameras

| September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best Travel Cameras

Determining which travel camera will meet your needs, by trip type, requires quite a lot of thinking ahead of time. Sure, you want to capture memories to revisit once you’re safely back home but often times different cameras suit different trip. For example, for action-packed trips you may want a Go Pro camera that can […]

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Burbank Layover

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Burbank Layover

Stuck on a layover at Burbank, California’s Bob Hope Airport (BUR)? The airport is located roughly 2 miles from downtown Burbank and 8 miles from Hollywood, California, making many destinations accessible for those on long layovers or stopovers. If you’re trying to figure out if you can leave the airport during your layover, click here […]

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Los Angeles Layover At LAX Airport

Los Angeles Layover At LAX Airport

Stuck on a Los Angeles layover at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in California? A major hub airport in California, Los Angeles’ LAX airport is the sixth busiest airport in the world. The airport is located in the southwestern part of the city, roughly 16 miles from downtown which makes many destinations accessible for […]

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