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This may be your new favorite travel card when it starts back up

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While no one is accessing airport lounges right now (let alone airports in general) due to a global pandemic, travel will return in the months ahead. Airport lounge access  [Read More…]

Score 70,000 airline miles to use on future travel with these new offers

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If you are a frequent American Airlines flyer, you have plenty of credit card options to help you earn additional miles and make the most out of every American  [Read More…]

Peak Design’s Travel Tripod is great for photography (if you can afford it)

As a traveling videographer (well, just a videographer at the moment), I’ve always had an obsession with two categories of gear that make my life a lot easier: backpacks and tripods.

After years of trying bag after bag, Peak Design more or less ended my search for the former with its Everyday Backpack line, which I’ve been a huge fan of since the original 20L model. Now, the San Francisco-based company aims to similarly shake up the tripod  [Read More…]

Google’s new travel tools will help you keep up with coronavirus advisories

A necessary tool if you absolutely must travel.

What you need to know Google is updating its travel apps to show information on responses to coronavirus. The Travel web-app will now highlight travel advisories made by governments. When searching for flights, the Flights web-app will also showcase flexible booking and cancellation policies.

Google will start highlighting travel advisories and flexible booking policies for people who search for travel-related information amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The company will  [Read More…]

Google advised to cancel all events and nonessential travel

Large gatherings are a no-no, and working from home is encouraged.

What you need to know Santa Clara County has advised all companies on measures to reduce the possible spread of the Coronavirus in its workforce. It’s encouraging telecommuting and staggered work start times. Google has already adopted many of its suggested measures.

In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bodies around the globe have been taking measures to limit the spread. In the tech industry, staples  [Read More…]

Google clamps down on travel in wake of coronavirus

It’s also canceling the Google News Initiative Summit in the Bay Area.

What you need to know Google is further restricting international travel for its employees after one tested positive for the coronavirus in Zurich. The firm will add Italy, Japan, and South Korea to its list of places to avoid. Google is also canceling its May Google News Initiative Global Summit due to coronavirus concerns.

Google is restricting employee travel after one employee in Zurich tested  [Read More…]

Google really wants you to book your next trip with its new Google Travel

You can get up to $ 500 back for all flights that you book with price guarantee.

What you need to know Google has added new features to Google Travel to help users find the lowest possible flight prices. You can now view historical price trends and receive flight price notifications. Google Travel will also assist you in finding hotels, restaurants, and places to explore in the city you’re visiting.

Earlier this week, Google pulled the plug  [Read More…]

The best travel chargers for your phone

Keeping all of your gadgets charged can be one of the most stressful parts of traveling. Nobody wants to pack half a dozen charging bricks in their bag, and using the same chargers you keep around the house means undoing and redoing your home charging setup every time you go on a trip. Here are some travel-focused chargers that will make your life easier.

Charging bricks are getting more powerful

If all you need to power on your next trip  [Read More…]

Editor’s Desk: On balancing travel and work

I don’t think I’m alone in not enjoying discomfort. Awkwardness. Tension. I don’t seek it out, nor do I welcome it when it inevitably arrives. But in leaving the comforts of home for five weeks to travel to a country where I don’t speak the language has introduced all of those feelings in a series of unceasing waves. And yet it’s been one of the best experiences of my life.

By the time this is published, I’ll be  [Read More…]