An Important Travel Tip

There is nothing more overwhelming to most people than tipping. When you are traveling, you encounter more opportunities for this intimidating social construct than during your average day. When you are outside of your comfort zone the questions grow exponentially- Who do you tip? How much do you tip? When is tipping appropriate? Is tipping even appropriate? Every encounter with a service personnel becomes a potential landmine of uncertainty. We want to set the record straight on gratuities.

Is Your Passport Valid?

As travel professionals, we get more questions about passport and visa services than any other topic.  The process of obtaining these documents can be overwhelming and intimidating if you have never done it before.  However, having valid documentation is critical if you want to travel anywhere outside of the United States.

Travel Headaches and How to Cure Them

If you travel regularly, there’s a good chance you have been impacted by a travel disruption. Whether it is a hurricane, snow storm, volcanic ash or just an everyday maintenance issue, it is impossible to avoid unforeseen circumstances during travel.  The recent round...

Can You Afford NOT to Buy Travel Insurance?

Health, auto, home and pet top the list of insurances purchased regularly. When saving for a trip of a lifetime, consider buying travel insurance. Travel insurance can be a mystery. Most travelers think insurance is something they should have, but many are not clear on what it covers or why it is important. As experts in the industry, Aladdin Travel employees are regularly asked whether or not someone should buy insurance.