Travel Tips

Lost in Translation

By |2018-05-10T18:55:45+00:00May 4th, 2018|News, Technology, Travel Tips|

Google Pixel Buds On the gadget front, for Google and Android lovers (i-phone folks can skip this post), you may be interested to hear about Google Pixel Buds, a combination translation and wireless headphone. It allows you to hear live translations of your conversations with locals in your own language. Your response is [...]

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

By |2017-09-25T03:27:50+00:00September 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+00:00April 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+00:00September 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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00June 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 [...]