Author Archives: Lisa Schwarz
Dear Santa —
Please bring me a Nomad Lightning Cable for my keyring so I can charge my new Apple gear on the road without a whole tangle of cord and wall plug.
Sometimes, a marketing ploy is actually a godsend.
If you’re traveling with kids this month and flying through Dallas’s Love Field, Atlanta, Denver, Tampa Bay, St. Louis and delay-prone Chicago Midway, this is one of those times.
Just as the holiday season can make or break a retailer, all eyes are on airports at this time of year.
While the people who manage U.S. airports expect to see TV footage of long lines at security this week, … Hit the jump to read the rest
So you’re planning to fly together as a family, but you opted against paying for seat assignments that would ensure you all get to sit together.
Now what? You’re depending on the kindness of strangers, so paste on a smile … Hit the jump to read the rest
I thought I’d be writing about the FAA’s decision to allow gate-to-gate, everything-but-the-phone-call gadget use on U.S. flights.
I was going to say it was the best possible decision, allowing use of our technology without subjecting each other to phone … Hit the jump to read the rest
Service has been a hot topic around the Times office this past week. Times Media was recruiting staff volunteers for its Make a Difference Day project on Saturday (we were collecting items for New Beginnings in St. Cloud; they’d still … Hit the jump to read the rest
After a long, dark period in airline pricing, the sun is peeking through. If you’re looking to take a trip before spring, now is the time to be shopping.
My inbox has been collecting fall airfare sales for about two
The people have spoken: At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport — known as one of the best food airports in the world — an old favorite is coming back by popular demand.
Jeff Hamiel, executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan … Hit the jump to read the rest
On Friday, Allegiant Air announced it would be cancelling someupcoming flights as it works to inspect emergency slides on many of its MD80 aircraft.
It didn’t say which routes or days would be affected, but it did advise travelers to … Hit the jump to read the rest
Not every traveler is looking for a grand adventure at a far corner of the compass. Here’s a reader question about how to find day and weekend trips closer to home:
Hi Lisa. I enjoyed reading the article … Hit the jump to read the rest