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Archive: September 7, 2008 - September 13, 2008

Honeymoon Hints

Planning the wedding is a big enough job. But add the stress of putting together a never-to-be-forgotten honeymoon, and it's enough to put even the most organized couple over the top. Choosing a destination is the top priority. It sometimes helps to see what's popular, either to be part...

By Carol Sottili | September 12, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (15)

Act Now: Short-lived Airfare Deals

Virgin America has a decent sale between Washington Dulles and Los Angeles or San Francisco. Round-trip fare is $271 including taxes. Travel must be completed by Oct. 29. Deadline to buy is today (Thurs., Sept. 11). Also, OpenSkies, a premium discount airline that was recently purchased by British Airways, is...

By Carol Sottili | September 11, 2008; 1:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

Party Like a Newlywed

Not so long ago, I met a young woman from Atlanta who was about to be wed. I was on a bike tour of New York City's Central Park that included this perky blonde and her equally adorable bachelorettes. It was her last hurrah before she became a Mrs. As...

By Andrea Sachs | September 11, 2008; 7:52 AM ET | Comments (2)

Destination Weddings and You

Been invited to a destination wedding? After sending in your response card, ponying up for the airfare and hotel, picking out your outfit and selecting a gift, all you have to do is show up, right? Well, as frequently as weddings and travel go together these days, taking a...

By Christina Talcott | September 10, 2008; 10:49 AM ET | Comments (22)

Hurricane Ike Hobbles Turks & Caicos

Damage reports are still coming in, but one thing is clear: Hurricane Ike has been a major disaster for the islands of the Turks & Caicos in the Caribbean. The Associated Press has reported that 80 percent of the homes on Grand Turk have been damaged or destroyed, while the...

By Scott Vogel | September 9, 2008; 7:28 AM ET | Comments (6)

Dept. of Dress Code

We recently received the below e-mail from a traveler inquiring whether American airlines has a dress code. It read, in part: "I was flying from Austin to DFW on Monday afternoon on American Airlines, and I saw the gate attendant deny boarding to a woman because he said she was...

By Scott Vogel | September 8, 2008; 12:43 PM ET | Comments (11)


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