Travel

Throw Your Driver’s License out the Window

Doc’s note: I remember watching The Jetsons television show, produced in 1962, and dreaming about a futuristic driverless car. For more than 50 years, humans have worked toward the dream of self-driving cars. And today, we’re finally close…

In a recent issue of Bill Bonner’s Diary, tech guru Jeff Brown explained why self-driving cars are the future of transportation. He told readers that now is the time to start looking for investment opportunities in this rapidly growing industry.

How to Navigate This Popular Vacation Market

A few Mai Tais on the beach, a warm glow from the sun, and then a friendly “membership consultant” offers you a deal to lock in a week’s stay at the resort each year for a great price… but only if you book before leaving.

Many of us have heard sales pitches for timeshare vacation homes. Some salespeople are overly pushy for you to make these typically “impulse” buys.

Don’t Make My Mistake With Your Frequent-Flyer Miles

I love travel “hacks”…

I’m constantly looking for ways to get more out of the system.

How to Avoid the Worst Kind of Government Intrusion

America is a very different place than it was just a dozen years ago…

If you’ve flown out of an airport in the last five years, you know exactly what I’m talking about.

Little-Known Lifetime Gift for the Retired Nature Lover

If you need a present for the retiree in your life… here’s an idea.

The “America the Beautiful Senior Pass” allows seniors who are 62 years and older (plus three adults and any number of children in a vehicle) to enter our national parks, forests, monuments, and other areas for free. All told, it’s more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by five federal agencies.

Take a World-Beating Safari on the Cheap

It’s “habitat to some of the most beautiful, most intriguing, and even most ferocious wildlife on Earth,” according to Condé Nast Traveler magazine.

And next week, you can witness the sights for free… with just a smile and a wave to the ranger at the gate…

Seven of the Best National Parks in America

I’ve ranked seven of my favorite parks in the U.S.

1. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The One Question You Must Ask if You’re Bumped From a Flight

Getting involuntarily bumped off a flight by an airline can be even more lucrative… but only if you know your rights to compensation as mandated by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

The No. 1 question that people forget to ask is: “Can I get cash instead?

The ‘Eifrig Family Travel Rule’ Could Put $200-$600 in Your Pocket

One simple rule has put thousands of dollars in my family’s pockets over the years…

Knowing this rule makes dealing with your next canceled flight far easier… and could save you a few hundred dollars. And with the holiday travel season looming, now’s a great time to learn it…

Sorry Ladies… This One’s for Gents Only

If you can dance, socialize, and are between the ages of 40 and 68 years old, we have the dream getaway for you…

On many ocean cruises, women outnumber men by a wide margin, especially among senior passengers. To balance things out, ocean lines recruit male social hosts to dance and socialize with women passengers. The only requirements for these hosts are to be able to carry a conversation with a stranger and know formal dance styles like ballroom, swing, foxtrot, and waltz.