Travel

A recent study found that that it's not just ailing airline passengers that travelers have to worry about when flying during flu season — it's flight attendants too. Here are some tips for reducing your chance of catching a bug. [...]
Tue, Dec 18, 2018
Source: SFGate Travel
A former red-light district in Rwanda's capital has become red hot, buzzing with trendy bars, artsy boutiques, bakeries and clubs. [...]
Tue, Dec 18, 2018
Source: NY Times Travel
With two more stops to go, our 52 Places columnist, exhausted after nearly a year on the road, finds beauty and respite in the temples and valleys of this Buddhist kingdom. [...]
Tue, Dec 18, 2018
Source: NY Times Travel
After much anticipation and a few delays, United Airlines says it will open its fifth Polaris business class lounge at Los Angeles International Airport's Terminal 7 on January 12, 2019. The lounge will be located near Gate 73 in a space that was the former home of airline's international first class [...]
Mon, Dec 17, 2018
Source: SFGate Travel
Airlines are adding seasonal nonstop flights that will help cut down on the travel time between the airport and the beach. [...]
Mon, Dec 17, 2018
Source: NY Times Travel
The allure of the Hawaiian Islands has always been a big draw for Bay Area residents seeking a tropical escape—especially as the weather turns cool and wet for the winter. This year, we have seen some remarkable fare deals from Alaska Airlines that make getting to paradise more convenient, comfortable [...]
Mon, Dec 17, 2018
Source: SFGate Travel
Keep these tips in mind for your next trip and you'll travel more smoothly, spend more time enjoying your destination, and maybe even relax a little more. [...]
Mon, Dec 17, 2018
Source: NY Times Travel
There's plenty of airline route news this week, including major announcements from American, Delta and United about their 2019 plans; also, Alaska has an ugly sweater promotion, Air New Zealand coordinates San Francisco frequencies with United, El Al is coming to Las Vegas, Spirit will add Indianapolis to its network, [...]
Sat, Dec 15, 2018
Source: SFGate Travel
Fhior seeks to create food that is “true to its produce,” with four- and seven-course tasting menus. Just don't ask for a menu when you sit down. [...]
Sat, Dec 15, 2018
Source: NY Times Travel
A roundup of things our editors — and a few contributors — are excited about in a given week. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: NY Times Travel
In airport news, San Francisco International ponders a name for its international terminal; American Express announces plans for two more Centurion lounges; United will develop a Polaris business class lounge at Washington Dulles; Amazon eyes airport locations for its self-service Amazon Go retail stores; and American Airlines starts using facial [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: SFGate Travel
This week our deals include flights from Bay Area airports to New York City, Seattle, Puerto Vallarta, Long Beach, Cincinnati, Zurich and Amsterdam. All fares listed are round trip. We will only suggest highly restricted "Basic Economy" fares for flights of less than two hours. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: SFGate Travel
Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: CNN Travel
It started life in the early 20th Century as a haven for single (and potentially vulnerable) women new to Hollywood. Now, after a four-year renovation, the hotel has reopened in the #MeToo era, incorporating into its design a few nods to its feminist past. [...]
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Source: NY Times Travel
As Iceland's low-cost WOW Air continues negotiations with new investors for a capital infusion, it is reportedly moving ahead with a plan to cut costs by getting rid of a number of employees and airplanes – including the Airbus A330s that it flies on its San Francisco and Los Angeles [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: SFGate Travel
A reader's work spouse has an annoying penchant for embellishing anecdotes about celebrity run-ins. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: NY Times Travel
New routes are arriving like Hanukkah or Christmas presents this month at San Francisco International Airport. Today the TAP Air Portugal announced that it will offer nonstop flights between SFO and Lisbon, Portugal starting next June. This news comes on the heels of United's announcement yesterday that it will add [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: SFGate Travel
Several fare and ticketing changes announced by United earlier this year are now going into effect. Here's what you need to know about the carrier's plans to: raise prices for certain economy class seats; earn elite credits on its cheapest basic economy fares, buy or upgrade your way to new Premium [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: SFGate Travel
California may be one of the world's top tourist destinations, but only one spot in the Golden State was chosen for Travel & Leisure's "The 50 Best Places To Travel In 2019," and it is probably not one you would guess. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: SFGate Travel
Some solo travelers are turning to dating apps like Tinder and Bumble as a convenient way to get advice on where to eat and where to go when visiting an unfamiliar destination. [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: NY Times Travel

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