Travel Tips

A Guide to (Somewhat) Painless Christmas Travel

By | 2017-12-20T17:23:10+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Holiday Travel, The Traveling Pooka, Travel Tips|

 Travelers at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., during a hectic Christmas travel week in 2014.CreditPaul J. Richards/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Justin Sablich Dec. 19, 2017 It's the busiest holiday travel season in years, but don’t go canceling Christmas just yet. Here are some ways to avoid the bustle. Gas prices are higher [...]

All Aboard Travel Owner Alex Ramsey Interviewed on WBAP Radio: Navigating Travel Cancellations During a Hurricane

By | 2017-09-25T03:27:50+00:00 September 11th, 2017|News, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, The Traveling Pooka, Travel Tips|

North Texas Travel Agent Offers Advice as Airlines Cancel Thousands of Flights Ahead of Hurricane Irma Posted on September 8, 2017 DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – Thousands of flights have been cancelled to and from Florida as airlines prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Irma, which is expected to hit the U.S. mainland on Sunday. North Texas-based [...]

Airline Bumping – What You Need to Know

By | 2017-09-25T03:27:50+00:00 April 14th, 2017|The Traveling Pooka, Travel Tips|

In the interest of maximizing the revenues they obtain from their scheduled flight service, airlines may in some cases overbook flights. This is a speculative process that is based on the airlines' best estimate of potential no-shows and cancellations. With many airlines reducing the number of flights they offer, flights are generally departing with less empty [...]

TravelWeek Tips and News 2014

By | 2017-09-25T03:27:51+00:00 September 21st, 2014|The Traveling Pooka, Travel Tips|

TravelWeek 2014 is the annual week-long conference that All Aboard Travel attends. It’s a smorgasbord of news, information, and travel inspiration. Attending is an important part of our Virtuoso membership. It’s so essential we move our office to the Bellagio in Vegas and take as much of our staff as we possibly can. We learn [...]

Track the (Most Likely) Route Your Plane Will Take

By | 2017-09-25T03:27:51+00:00 August 25th, 2014|The Traveling Pooka, Travel Tips|

Once upon a time, air passengers only worried about rain, wind, and other natural events as reasons for unexpected routing and delays. Now, we know, man-made issues are equally relevant, especially for international travelers. Today, our clients, both our corporate- and-pleasure travelers, roam the globe. Fortunately, there are two websites that provide valuable information about [...]

Pack the Right State of Mind

By | 2014-08-19T02:18:57+00:00 August 11th, 2014|The Traveling Pooka, Travel Tips|

Journalist and world traveler Robin Esrock spoke at a Vancouver TEDx and shared advice I loved so much I’m passing along some of it: Travel with kind eyes. People you meet create the paradise you find. Don’t panic. Pack the right state of mind. Wherever you are is where you’re supposed to be. People would [...]

Top 10 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

By | 2014-06-23T19:45:09+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Travel Tips|

  You’ve Googled “Mexico Vacation,” and came up with 128 million responses.  Need a little help editing those choices? Ah, you didn’t realize that getting that special offer on a Parisian hotel put so far away from the heart of the city that it takes you 2 hours to get into town and costs an [...]