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Travel Tip Tuesday: Tips From DockATot Founder, Lisa Furuland

Happy Tuesday AirPretty travelers! Every Tuesday we offer you some helpful travel tips from our community of travel experts. Share your tips in the comments below and you might be featured as one of our AirPretty Travel Experts on Travel Tip Tuesday! Here are some tips from DockATot founder & Family Travel Expert Lisa Furuland: The words ‘luxury’ and ‘baby’ might seem on the surface to be the equivalent of ‘oil’ and ‘water’ but fear not! It is possible to have a fabulous vacation without leaving your baby at home with your mother-in-law. You just need to do a little planning in advance. Ship the bulky goods ahead of time A suitcase...

Travel Tip Tuesday: Tips From Carly Fauth of MoneyCrashers

Happy Tuesday AirPretty travelers! Every Tuesday we offer you some helpful travel tips from our community of travel experts. Share your tips in the comments below and you might be featured as one of our AirPretty Travel Experts on Travel Tip Tuesday! Here are some tips from Carly Fauth of MoneyCrashers: Introduce yourself to any of the flight attendants when travelling by air. Letting them know who you are and being cordial will usually increase the enjoyment of your flight and minimize issues. Unless you're travelling in the dead of winter, fly wearing a skirt or dress. More than likely you'll need to use the restroom at least once. And quite...

TSA Rules on Cosmetics and Liquids- Simplified

At AirPretty, we know that women shouldn’t have to compromise the way they look and feel just to get from point A to point B. We all have our favorite beauty and comfort products. For some of us, having them with us is just a necessity. However, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) mandates specific regulations that impact our ability to pack our entire bathroom cabinet. These rules are in place for safety, but they can sometimes put a wrench in our packing plans. Not understanding these rules can result in entire bottles of product being tossed out at the security line, and that can be heartbreaking! For your convenience, we’ve compiled a...

Travel Tip Tuesday: Tips From Depart Smart Executive Director, Sheryl Hill

Happy Tuesday AirPretty travelers! Every Tuesday we offer you some helpful travel tips from our community of travel experts. Share your tips in the comments below and you might be featured as one of our AirPretty Travel Experts! Here are some tips from Sheryl Hill, Executive Director of Depart Smart: I always feel like I need a shower after I get off a plane.  You never know when the tray was last wiped (or with what). Call me obsessive compulsive but I hate getting sick after a flight...

How to: Avoid Germs and Stay Healthy on a Plane

If you’re still grossed out by the Top 8 Dirtiest Places on an Airplane article we posted last week, we don’t blame you! The good news is that, as promised, we have some tips on how to avoid germs and stay healthy on a plane. We know that a cold or flu is the last thing you want to deal with when you’re traveling for a business meeting or a relaxing vacation. However, according to the Journal of Environmental Health Research, you’re up to 100 times more susceptible to catching a cold on an airplane than in your normal day-to-day life. ONE HUNDRED TIMES! Here’s our “How to” on...

Travel Tip Tuesday: Tips From Tenerife Tourism Director, Stephanie Wear Pintado

Travel Tip Tuesday- Tips from Our Travel Experts! Happy Tuesday AirPretty travelers! Every Tuesday we offer you some helpful travel tips from our community of travel experts. Share your tips in the comments below and you might be featured as one of our AirPretty Travel Experts on Travel Tip Tuesday! Here are some tips from Stephanie Wear Pintado, Director of Economic and Air Service Development for Tenerife Tourism:   As someone who travels for work, I often find myself in a new place almost every month. While balancing work with pleasure, I try to get the most out of the short time I have for leisure everywhere I go. While traveling...

The Top 8 Dirtiest Places on an Airplane

Any traveling woman knows that flying on an airplane is like putting your immune system under siege. Between the recirculated cabin air, the coughing passengers, and the kids with sticky fingers, there’s no wonder why many of us feel awful during and after a flight. It’s hard to feel and look great when it seems like the odds are against us from the moment we board the plane! And in fact, they are. Think about all the other people who have sat in the same exact seat as you...

Travel Tip Tuesday: Tips From Travel Writer, Suzanne Ball

Travel Tip Tuesday- Tips from Our Travel Experts! Happy Tuesday AirPretty travelers! Every Tuesday we offer you some helpful travel tips from our community of travel experts. Share your tips in the comments below and you might be featured as one of our AirPretty Travel Experts on Travel Tip Tuesday! Here are some tips from Suzanne Ball, freelance travel and health writer: Women definitely have more challenges than men when it comes to keeping up appearance when flying. I know this all too well. And it all begins with that damned "3-1-1" ziplock bag. How to cram even a few necessities to make me look like I haven't traveled in a hair-crushing,...

Travel Tip Tuesday: Tips From BubbleBum CEO, Grainne Kelly

Travel Tip Tuesday- Tips from Our Travel Experts! Happy Tuesday AirPretty travelers! Every Tuesday we offer you some helpful travel tips from our community of travel experts. Share your tips in the comments below and you might be featured as one of our AirPretty Travel Experts on Travel Tip Tuesday! Here are some tips from Grainne Kelly, travel expert, former travel agent, child passenger safety technician, and inventor of BubbleBum: One time my suitcase was lost when I traveled to China. With size 10 feet and size 8 clothes, it was extremely difficult to find items to wear in the Chinese stores that cater their sizes to the common Asian...

Travel Tip Tuesday: Tips From SmarTours CEO, Greg Geronemus

Travel Tip Tuesday- Tips from Our Travel Experts! Happy Tuesday AirPretty travelers! Every Tuesday we offer you some helpful travel tips from our community of travel experts. Share your tips in the comments below and you might be featured as one of our AirPretty Travel Experts on Travel Tip Tuesday! Here are some tips from Greg Geronemus, co-CEO of smarTours, a guided tour company based in New York City: 1. Try to reserve a window seat so you can rest your head on the side of the plane. It's easier than trying to fall asleep sitting upright and you can control your light exposure. Try using a blanket, pillow, jacket, or...