Travel Talk – This Week’s Latest Travel News Stories

Travel Talk – This Week’s Latest Travel News Stories

From new apps for travelers, to new rules on bringing your pet on vacation, we have the top travel news stories of the week below!

 

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New TravelTime Maps app helps you pick your next hotel

When booking a trip, you want to stay somewhere central, with easy access to a few local destinations. With this new app, you are able to see one big map of everywhere you can go in an hour. Simply enter a location and TravelTime Maps shows you everywhere you can get to in 15 to 60 minutes. This is great for finding nearby hotels, theaters, or restaurants. If you are planning a getaway any time soon, download this app now.

Source: https://lifehacker.com/use-this-travel-time-map-to-pick-your-next-hotel-1822176054

 

 

The Points Guy reveals the best credit card for travel

With airline loyalty programs constantly changing their rules, it can be confusing and difficult to understand what your miles and points are worth. Brian Kelly, The Points Guy, runs a website that focuses on credit card rewards. He shares his tips with Yahoo Finance to help you maximize your travel points and miles and choose the best credit card for your traveling habits. If you are interested in earning points when you travel, this article is for you!

Source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/points-guy-reveals-best-credit-card-travel-151724865.html

 

 

The travel industry is embracing pets’ needs with dog massages and pet-friendly welcome bags

Travel companies have begun to break into the $63 billion pet industry in order to lure the 65% of American families that own pets. Hotels and airlines are making it easier for pets to come and stay with their owners. Not only is the number of hotels that allow pets growing, but luxury hotels are especially keen to cater to dogs and other animals. Check out this article if you can’t stand leaving your pet behind when you go on vaca!

Source: https://www.boston.com/culture/travel/2018/01/18/lap-of-luxury-the-travel-industrys-pet-project-involves-dog-massages-and-barbour-accessories

 

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