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What is an open jaw flight? You’ve probably already tried this ‘travel hack’ | The Daily Courier

Over the last few weeks, a number of travel TikTokers have been drawing attention to a way of booking travel that some have never considered while others have been knowingly or unknowingly using for decades."Have you ever heard of an open jaw flight? There's a chance you've already taken one before," the travel influencer behind the @ColleenYouOut account on various points and airline rewards programs, explained to her followers. "An open jaw flight is simply a flight where the destination and/or origin of the flight are not the same in both directions."Related: Donald Trump's Team Just Admitted Going Around Airlines…

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Trip.com launches AI travel chatbot

Trip.com has rolled out TripGen, a travel chatbot designed to provide travellers with live assistance. Trip.com implemented the AI technology to enable users to receive personalised travel routes, itineraries and travel advice in real time. TripGen expands Trip.com’s web search capability with advanced context-based Natural Language Processing. Users can ask complex or vague questions and get the answers they need. The travel chatbot allows users to enter any fragmented travel-related questions and receive instant suggestions. It works for flights, hotels, transportation and tours. Schubert Lou, COO of Trip.com said, ” It provides real-time, question-and-answer services resulting in more diverse support for travellers.”…

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Traveling soon? Note these packing hacks for a no-fuss travel

Traveling soon? Note these packing hacks for a no-fuss travel Dec 30, 2022, 04:34 pm 2 min read If you like to read while traveling, buy an e-reader With all the heavy backpacks on your shoulders and suitcases in your hands, traveling can seem a tiring experience. Whether you are packing for a long solo trip, an unforgettable adventure with your friends, or taking a fun and relaxing road trip, it's always important to pack correctly. Follow these tips to stay organized and travel stress-free on your next trip. Use one sizeable bag instead of many Begin your travel packing…

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I’m a frequent flyer – My genius travel hack cuts down on booking costs and is great for my wallet

A FREQUENT traveler has shared a genius travel hack to help you plan your next trip more efficiently. TikToker Jessica, who posts using the handle @jessicawantsanap, shared her trip planning hack in a recent video. 2Jessica has shared a helpful travel hackCredit: TikTok/ jessicawantsanap 2Jessica's hack involves creating a Google MapCredit: TikTok/ jessicawantsanap "The best (practical) way to plan a trip!," her caption reads. Jessica starts the video by stating that not everyone plans their trips the same way. "Ever since I started doing this, I can't look back," she said. The first step is to figure out how to…

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15 Spring Break Ideas For Families

Trying to make a plan for spring break with the entire family? You aren't alone. Spring break travel is one of the most popular times for families to get away, according to travel agents.The best way to guarantee options is by planning in advance."It is a busy time to travel, so if you value choices, plan in the fall," ​Kiki Humes, a family travel advisor with Ciao Bambino told TODAY Parents. "Last-minute planners may be locked out of the best family accommodations or the best located accommodations."Nicole Gerber, SmartFlyer travel advisor, agreed."The school year is coming to an end, it’s…

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Ways to travel more (and cheaper) for Romanian tourists using Kiwi.com

The autumnal off-season is a time when a lot of people are looking for good deals for city breaks or even their winter vacations, if they plan ahead. Prices this year are higher than in 2021 for a variety of reasons, even if now they are considerably lower than they were in summer, Romanian travelers are still looking for ways to make the most of their vacations, whether that means seeing more or paying less.   Travel aficionados know some travel hacks already, but it does take a lot of online research on your own to find the best deals,…

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You Can Ask to Move Flights On the Day

Changing your flights once booked can be a particularly arduous and expensive process. The pandemic has clearly brought that to everyone’s attention. In saying that, during a recent international trip of mine, I did come across a pretty useful truth that I don’t think many people are aware of.I was recently in Berlin for a work trip, and just before I began my long journey back home, I noticed that my connecting flights made zero sense.I was given a one-hour gap between two flights on an international trip, and the tickets weren’t connecting, meaning I had a tiny window of…

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My family of 5 is going on 22 trips in 2022. Here are 8 of our best travel tips for a perfect vacation.

My family of five is going on 22 trips in 2022, and we've formed our own special travel routine.To build our three daughters' excitement, we research destinations and curate itineraries together.Each family member also gets a small budget to purchase themselves a new item ahead of a vacation.After taking a five-week vacation to Europe in 2021, my family of five set our sights on an even bigger adventure: 22 trips in 2022.We knew the plan wasn't going to be easy to pull off, but giving our three young daughters new, exciting experiences has made the challenges worth it.Here are the…

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No PTO? You Can Travel Without Using Vacation Days. Here’s How

You used up all your paid time off in the first half of the year and now you're ready to go on another trip. Fortunately, you don't need PTO to go on vacation. Instead, there are some practical things you can do to make that vacation happen without taking much time off from work -- if any at all. You'll be relaxing poolside and sipping your favorite drink in no time.Need another reason to go on that much-needed vacation? Studies suggest you'll be even happier after coming back from a short trip than you would after a long one. Plus…

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