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KLM Layover with a Local

Lonely on your layover? These airlines will find you a friend!

Tired of (literally) flying solo? A couple of European airlines are here to help you out! Both KLM and Icelandair have launched programs that find lonely layover passengers a temporary transit friend – for free! Hilarious? Weird? Amazing? We’re not sure what to think, but we’re certainly intrigued. Both airlines have their own programs, so […]

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Traveling with Children: 10 Kid-Friendly Airports

We’ve all been there. While family vacations are wonderful, there is that moment on route where you are just not positive the entire family will make it there in once piece. Whether it is because one sibling seems intent on torture, one child has gotten hungry or – worst of all – a parent has forgotten that critical […]

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Singapore Changi Sunflower garden

Airport Activities: 10 (Surprising) Ways to Enjoy Your Layover!

Cheap and free airport activities are probably the best thing to hit the budget traveler’s wallet since complimentary Wi-Fi became a thing. The trend started in Asia and is gradually spreading westwards across Europe and North America. From planetariums to puppy petting stations, airports are quickly becoming a place where you actually want to spend more than the […]

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Airport Sleeping Pods

Updated 15 December 2015 A futuristic phenomenon is taking root at airports worldwide: sleeping pods! After decades of travelers sprawled out across chairs and aisles, ingenious and entrepreneurial individuals are finally beginning to invent comfortable ways to nap while in transit – but with a cost. From reclining cocoon chairs to queen sized luxury beds […]

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Leaving the Airport During Layovers: Top Five Airports for Mini-Vacations

Bid adieu to the dreaded layover! Airports worldwide are jumping on a trend that encourages transit passengers to leave the airport and visit the city, spicing dreaded travel days up with a mini vacation. Whether travellers spend a day seeking out a city’s best sights, diving into local cuisine or even just unwinding in luxurious […]

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Toilet Humor: Passenger Stuck In Bathroom As British Airways Plane Takes Off

Talk about getting stuck with the worst seat on the plane! A woman was recently trapped in a bathroom as a British Airways plane sped down the runway and took off. The woman in question had paid for a real seat on the plane that was traveling from Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport to Gatwick Airport. It […]

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Airports with Free iPhone Apps

Now that more and more airports are providing WiFi, they are also coming up with phone apps.  The European airports are leading the charge with the app development, while it seems the the rest of the world’s airports are lagging behind.  I’ll keep this list updated and add to it as new apps are released. […]

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