Europe Travel Tip - Passport Decoder

Jun 15, 2011 10:00:06 EDT

Juggling multiple passports on family vacations can be a pain. To keep things simple when going through security, put labels on the back covers with each name in a different color for quick and easy identification.

Europe Travel Tip - Backup I.D.

Jun 01, 2011 10:00:18 EDT

Did you know? You can get a state-issued I.D. for $35 or less. That way, if your passport or driver's license is stolen, you will not be without the proper identification required to get through airport security. Many states issue I.D.s to seniors for FREE!

Europe Travel Tips - Ziploc Bag

Mar 23, 2011 08:59:12 EDT

Afraid you'll not be able to find anything mid-flight? Put it in a ziploc bag! All your crossword puzzles, pencils, and gum will be in the same place and not hidden in the crevices of your seat pocket.

Europe Travel Tip - Febreze

Mar 09, 2011 12:16:49 EST

No time to do laundry on your trip? Need to wear an outfit more than once? Pack some Febreze! It will have clothes smelling fresh like they were just picked up from the landromat.

Europe Travel Tip - Label

Jan 26, 2011 11:57:02 EST

To make sure you never leave anything behind again on the plane, label it! It may sound silly, but if a flight attendant finds your item you left behind with your information on it, it could get back to you.

Europe Travel Tip - Water Bottles

Jan 12, 2011 12:29:00 EST

To save space in your luggage, use a large size water bottle to store all of your toiletries. It will prevent any of the toiletries from spilling in your luggage and you will have a great water bottle during your stay.

Europe Travel Tip - Airplane Sinks

Dec 29, 2010 13:17:06 EST

Sick of having airplane bathroom sinks splashing your clothes? So are we. We came up with a way to prevent this from happening. Try this: grab one of the cups primarily used for brushing your teeth. Fill it with water and use that to rinse your face and/or hands.

Europe Travel Tip - Hallway Noise

Dec 01, 2010 10:00:03 EST

Is Hallway noise & light bothering you while you sleep? Use a bath mat! Rolling up one and putting it underneath the door can reduce the amount of light and noise coming in from the hallway a great deal. You’ll be able to rest much better at night by doing this!

Europe Travel Tip - Baby Wipes

Apr 21, 2010 14:29:42 EDT

Stick a travel-size pack of baby wipes into your purse or carry-on. You can use the wipes to kill germs in public restrooms and phone booths. They even make great on-the-go stain removers!

Europe Travel Tip - Postcard Journal

Apr 07, 2010 12:36:09 EDT

As much as you want to remember all of the details of your vacation, it can be hard to find the time to journal every day. Try picking up postcards from all of your destinations and adding a couple notes about the location and your visit on the back. Not only is it quick and easy, but at the end of the trip you will have a colorful scrapbook of your adventure!