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  • Global Entry's zip through security, customs is money well spent

     Global Entry's zip through security, customs is money well spent
    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...
  • Virgin Galactic to accept bitcoin as payment for space flights

    Virgin Galactic to accept bitcoin as payment for space flights
    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...
  • Boo (world's cutest dog) to New Yorkers: Adopt airlifted Chihuahuas!

    Boo (world's cutest dog) to New Yorkers: Adopt airlifted Chihuahuas!
    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...
  • Woe is the leisure traveler as frequent-flier programs change

    Woe is the leisure traveler as frequent-flier programs change
    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-...
  • Southwest, other airlines take safety talks to new, hilarious heights

    Southwest, other airlines take safety talks to new, hilarious heights
    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...
  • Getting away without going broke

     Getting away without going broke
    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'...
  • Suspected LAX gunman had his targets clearly in mind

    Suspected LAX gunman had his targets clearly in mind
    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. Only...
  • N.Y. Auto Show: Land Rover debuts new Discovery line of SUVs

    N.Y. Auto Show: Land Rover debuts new Discovery line of SUVs
    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...
  • Watch Bad Lip Reading's hilarious take on the NFL

    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: Tom Brady...
  • Mark Burnett, Richard Branson's reality TV show prize? Space travel

    Mark Burnett, Richard Branson's reality TV show prize? Space travel
    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,...
  • Go away with Col. Chris Hadfield

    Go away with Col. Chris Hadfield
    "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." Well...