| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Here's the most amazing thing that happened the first time I used Global Entry for getting back into the country and speeding through security: nothing. In these days of governmental shutdowns and bipartisan squabbling, this Trusted Traveler program...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Virgin Galactic, the company aimed at taking tourists to space, is accepting the digital currency bitcoin as payment for future space travel.
Richard Branson, the British billionaire who founded the futuristic company, called bitcoin "a brilliantly...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Boo, the self-proclaimed "Cutest Dog in the World," walked a doggie red carpet Wednesday to wish bon (or is that bone?) voyage to nine Chihuahua pups flying from San Francisco to Newark, N.J.
It's all part of Operation Chihuahua run by Virgin America...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In the March 9 On the Spot, reader Kurt Sipolski of Palm Desert asked whether it was legal for airlines to charge a maintenance fee for frequent-flier miles. (It is.) Sipolski's question raised several issues that affect leisure travelers, who are price-...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight.
Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:12 PM
In our annual budget travel survey, experts offer tips on how to get away on a budget, including what to eat, where to stay and, most important, where to go.
Laura Begley Bloom
Deputy editor, Travel + Leisure
Getting there: Follow the airlines'...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The gunman ignored the travelers shuffling in and out of Los Angeles International Airport. He ignored the airline employees printing tickets and checking bags.
Instead, he scanned Terminal 3 for an airport security official, authorities said.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Sitting on the deck of the aircraft carrier Intrepid in Manhattan on Monday night, Land Rover’s Discovery Concept SUV previewed much more than just a future vehicle from the historically British brand.
It signified a major reorganization for...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The folks who run the Bad Lip Reading channel on YouTube released their latest video this week: their take on the NFL.
The video, which you can watch above, is well worth the four minutes it will take to watch. Some of my favorite moments:
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:52 PM
NBC is hoping to get a space-travel reality show off the ground this time.
The network is teaming up with producer Mark Burnett and billionaire Richard Branson to make "Space Race," a competition series that would send the winner up in SpaceShipTwo,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:51 PM
"Travel has always been such an important part of my life," says Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield. "It has been wonderful to have been around the world multiple times and to have seen the whole thing. It has been one long whirlwind vacation."