Posts Tagged 'travel tips'

Get the most from your carry-on bag

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It’s time to think of the inside of your carry-on suitcase as real estate — make the most of what you’ve got, keep it functional and make neatness count.   The carry-on bag could be the solution to some of the summer travel season’s likely woes — including checked baggage fees on American Airlines and possibly other carriers — but it also has the potential to cause headaches. You don’t want to find a rumpled mess when you arrive at your ...

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Don’t Live by ATMs on Trips – Atlanta Journal Constitution

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As thieves become better at cracking ATM codes and stealing credit card numbers, banks are getting more aggressive about locking down their international systems when they suspect fraud, leaving travelers stranded without access to their cash, and no warning.

Take the case of Frank Conlon, a retired University of Washington history professor, who tried to use his Wells Fargo Bank-issued Visa debit card at an automated teller machine in London recently. It wouldn’t work, even though he had used it six ...

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