The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Flying for the First Time

The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Flying for the First Time

While flying is “easy” after you have a couple of flights under your belt, if you are about to take your first flight, it might seem like a daunting task. Starting with booking the flights, getting to the airports on time, and boarding the aircraft without missing the flight, there are many…

What Should You Do If You Misspelled Your Name on an Airline Ticket?

What Should You Do If You Misspelled Your Name on an Airline Ticket?

(Posted on October 21, 2018) You book the flights for your vacation or to visit your family abroad, a couple of days later decide to look at the confirmation email, and it hits you – you misspelled your name. Or, you entered your first and last name in the wrong order. Situations like that are not common, but they do…

Battle of Euro-LCCs: Ryanair vs. easyJet vs. Norwegian vs. Wizz Air

Battle of Euro-LCCs: Ryanair vs. easyJet vs. Norwegian vs. Wizz Air

(Posted on September 27, 2018) If you’ve traveled around Europe, then you will be familiar with the continent’s largest low-cost airlines: Ryanair, easyJet, Norwegian, and Wizz Air. You’ve either flown them, or they at least showed up in search results when you were…

Flying with Power Tools, Hand Tools and Hardware: What Are the Rules?

Flying with Power Tools, Hand Tools and Hardware: What Are the Rules?

(Posted on September 11, 2018) Having traveled with thirty or so cordless drills and tens of other tools recently, I decided to look a bit closer into what the rules are when it comes to flying with power tools, hand tools, bolts, nuts, and other hardware. If you are looking…

Can You Bring Lighters and Matches on a Plane?

Can You Bring Lighters and Matches on a Plane?

(August 30, 2018) While not long ago, it was possible to smoke on a plane and thus use lighters on an aircraft freely, those days are (thankfully) long gone. As such, you obviously aren’t going to light up a cigarette mid-flight. However, you might want to have a source…