Traveling with electronic devices has dramatically changed over the past few years. While most business travelers still carry their laptop computers, many also bring along a smaller, lighter tablet device. In some cases their tablet may even serve as a replacement for their laptop while on the road. Leaving their larger screened computer at the office or home and taking their sleek, lightweight iPad, iPad Mini or other tablet with them can prove to make travel that much easier.For a quick business trip, taking along just your tablet may be a great solution - especially if your primary tasks can be completed through email, web resources and apps. And if your tablet runs Microsoft OS you may even find yourself editing spreadsheets and multitasking in applications.Even more reason
Heavy scrutiny of passengers makes for longer security checksBy Michelle Higgins - New York TimesSince the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began tightening security in response to the Christmas Day bombing plot on a flight to Detroit, travelers have faced increasingly rigorous screenings at airports. They've been forced to cope with extra bag checks, closer scrutiny of their identification, and full body pat-downs for children as well as adults.The new measures come on top of the already arduous process familiar to any regular traveler: the ritual offering up of shoes, jackets, belts, watches, laptops, cell phones and keys. But it's the inconsistencies in the security measures -- from country to country, airline to airline and airport to airport -- that have left many passengers exasperated and confused. Some say they have encountered the usual routine, while others tell of undergoing
Ten tips to make your trip through the airport security checkpoint easier on everyoneBy Scott Carmichael, Gadling Travel Editor Flying can be a stressful way to spend your day, especially if you only fly once or twice a year. Reports of terror attempts and airport evacuations don't make things any better. Thankfully, if you follow some simple tips, your trip through the checkpoint can be really simple, allowing you more time to enjoy the dreadful airport food, or to waste your money at the airport duty free shop.We've gathered ten tips that can make your checkpoint experience as stress-free as possible. Not just for you, but for the hundreds of others trying to make it to the other side of the checkpoint at the same time.Are you an "amateur" traveler? Were you allowed to carry box cutters and knives the last time you took a flight? Then chances are you are
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I ran across this article today on Lifehacker.com about the upcoming travel season and the threat of acquiring the H1N1 Virus. With the holiday season fast approaching us, here are a few tips that me be worth adhering to.By Sarah Rae Trover, Lifehacker EditorSure H1N1 is the trendy flu virus to have this year, but the idea of being sick through the holiday season isn't all that appealing. If you're flying the friendly skies over the holidays, try taking a few precautionary measures.Before you bust out the hazmat suit while waiting for your connecting flight, consider following some of Forbes.com's tips for helping you get through your holiday travels bug-free.Before you take off, learn about current status of H1N1 at your destination and any other vaccines you might need.
In the relentless pursuit to give our customers the tools they need to travel smart, comfortably, while looking good, here are some new travel tips I found posted in the Long Island Daily Newspaper Newsday.The Associated Press You've got to stop by the bank, pick up your dry cleaning and put gas in your car. That's a lot to do and still make it to the airport two hours before your 11 a.m. flight.But what if you could cut that time in half and not miss your flight? Here's a cheat sheet to help you navigate more quickly.1. Take public transportation No car means you don't have to spend time looking for a space and trekking over to the terminal. It usually costs less to take public transportation than to park.2.
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