A bill to ban cellphone voice calls by passengers on planes in flight has been proposed in the US House of Representatives. Ned Levi discusses the proposed ban and the events which have caused it to be proposed.
Despite the recent bad news about norovirus outbreaks on four ships already this year, the cruise industry is still head toward 20 million or more passengers in 2014. While cruising isn’t for everyone, if you’re considering a cruise for the first time, Ned Levi has some tips to help you chose your cabin aboard your ship.
Winter weather is upon the US, especially in the South and Northeast. Frigid temperatures, snow, ice, and sleet have caused canceled flights and shutdown roads. Many accidents and huge vehicle pileups on US highways have increased. Ned Levi has a dozen tips for travelers taking to the road in winter to consider when renting a car.
Three cruise ships were hit with norovirus outbreaks in January, and made major news headlines in much of the world. Ned Levi examines many of the facts and myths about cruising and norovirus.
Last week Ned Levi discussed the improvements to TSA’s Pre✓ program, in which he participates, the new application system to become a Pre✓ member, how to apply, and how the program benefits travelers. This week he continues the discussion of Pre✓, its additional extensive improvement needs, and how it lays bare serious TSA security flaws.
On this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday we recall many who fought for the rights of all American citizens. Recently Ned Levi traveled to the Tuskeege Airmen National Historic Site in Alabama, one of America’s important national historic parks, and learned more about these American heroes of World War II, and the extra difficulties, beyond their rigorous pilot training, they encountered in attempting to serve their country.
It’s “wave season.” There are some great cruise discounts available for those seeking to book a cruise vacation, but using a cruise fare discount isn’t the only way cruisers can save. Ned Levi has ten ways for you to save and still take a great cruise.