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Traveling For Memorial Day Weekend? Here Are Some Things To Keep In Mind!

Memorial Day is one of the most traveled holidays in the U.S. People will travel an average of 690 miles this weekend (last year the average was 642 miles) and spend $659 over the course of the weekend, which is down 6 percent from last year, according to USA Today.

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Traveling This Summer? Here Is Something To Keep In Mind If You Are Flying!

I recently flew to NC to see my family and attend a friend's wedding. I brought a carry-on bag that had all my clothes and a backpack that had my purse, laptop, camera, etc. inside.

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Half of All Airline Pilots Admit to Falling Asleep While Flying

Let's face it, we've all come pretty close to nodding off at work. However, there are certain professions -- say, airline pilot -- where taking a quick snooze just isn't acceptable.

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There Is Still Time to Save on Last-Minute Holiday Airfare, but Not Much — Dollars and Sense

There is still time to find a few holiday travel deals before Thanksgiving weekend. However, with last-minute flights costing as much as $200 more than those booked in advance, it's hard to say just how good those deals will be.

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Are You Crazy or Just Dumb? 5 of the Weirdest Items Confiscated by the TSA

It’s hard to know what to expect when going through airport security. Sometimes you’re able to waltz right through without a second glance. Other times, you find yourself being interrogated for a suspicious used Kleenex in your purse ("Ma’am, I’m afraid you’re going to have to check these boogers"). Either way, it’s important to know what’s allowed and not allowed on a plane. For example, a hairbrush? OK. A stun gun disguised as a pink phone? Maybe not.

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10 Restaurants From Movies and TV Shows You Can Visit

Location, as the saying goes, is everything. And for those looking to recapture a bit of movie or TV magic, you can do no better than visiting a restaurant, diner or bar that appeared onscreen. We can't speak to the food or service at these places, but they give you the best opportunity to nosh in the footsteps of your favorite characters.

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~MVI~ (goes mirror-less!), Flickr
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10 Fun and Romantic Fall Getaways

We tend to associate the end of summer and the arrival of fall with going back to school or getting back to work, as the vacation season is over. But that doesn’t have to be the case. The northern hemisphere contains some pretty remarkable fall destinations, perfect for weekend adventures or even weeklong getaways

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Do You Leave Your Phone On During Flights? — Survey of the Day

As anyone who has been on a plane knows, you are supposed to turn your cell phone completely off during takeoffs and landings.

Do you adhere to those rules?

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Can Airlines Refuse to Let You Onboard Because of How You Dress? [POLL]

Even though a busy airport is likely one of the most popular places to see a lot of interesting people dressed to their full potential in self-expression, some airlines are now calling in the fashion police and refusing to let people board their planes because of how they are dressed.

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10 Great Educational Trips to Take During the School Year

School is back in session in a lot of places, but that doesn’t mean that travel is completely off-limits for your family.

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What Are the Top Destinations for Labor Day Travel?

Just in time for the last long weekend of summer, Priceline has released its annual list of top 50 Labor Day destinations, and you just might be surprised at what cities made the cut.

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BBC, Lonely Planet Recommend Vacations NOBODY in Your Group Will Top!

Yes, we all go on vacation to relax, to renew, to recharge. We also go to have the most spectacular photos, from the most distant vacation spots around the world, so that so-and-so from HR, or the VP of the Neighborhood Association won't be able to out-do us. You've probably already made your summer travel plans, but if you haven't, have we got destinations for you!

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