Holiday travelers beware – 89% of public Wi-Fi connections are not safe

84 percent of travelers aren’t properly protecting themselves from public WiFi threats.

The holiday season is the time of year we travel. It’s when people buckle up on planes and trains across the world, relishing the relatively recent wide-spread availability of public WiFi. (Infographic)

 

 

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Top female business travel trends

A quarter of women business travelers fly more now than they did five years ago.

The independent research reveals that women have their own distinct travel habits that differentiate female travelers from their male colleagues, according to new research by Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT). Twenty-five percent of women business travelers fly more now than they did five years ago and women tend to plan their business travel further in advance than men, with 39 per cent making arrangements less than four weeks in advance compared to 20 per cent of men, who tend to plan just a few days ahead.

 

 

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Avoid airline baggage fees with a luggage jacket

Jaktogo is a “luggage jacket.”

We all want to avoid paying for an additional piece of luggage when we travel. Airlines have been on a constant hunt to make a dent in our travel budgets. With U.S. airlines such as Spirit and Frontier charging travelers for carry-ons, it is only a matter of time before other airlines hop on the bandwagon.

 

 

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CrowdRoaming app will cut your overseas data roaming costs to zero

CrowdRoaming

Travel internationally has become easier and cheaper. Accommodation platforms, such as CouchSurfing, offer more affordable places to stay and travel apps provide tourists with cheaper dining options. But there is one part of traveling that has remained expensive despite development in other areas, mobile data roaming.

 

 

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Travel San Francisco to L.A. in 30 minutes with proposed new transportation system

ET3’s Evacuated Tube Transport

For most Bay Area residents in California, commuting is a way of life.  Many people are used to an hour commute each way without traffic. Some people in the Bay Area even commute to Southern California several times a month, spending several hours each way either in the car or fighting through airports. What if there was an alternative to flights and car rides? If it was up to Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the Colorado company ET3, an answer could come sooner than we think.

 

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High speed tube transport could take you from New York to Beijing in 2 hours

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Will high-speed tube travel become a reality? A cutting edge company known as ET3 believes the application of magnetic levitation high-speed tube travel will introduce society to an all new era of trade and tourism.

 

 

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NASA working on faster than the speed of light travel

 We are at the point right now where faster-than-light travel is still theoretical, but possible.

Currently, NASA is working on the first practical field test toward the possibility of faster than light travel.Traveling faster than light has always been attributed to science fiction, but that all changed when Harold White and his team at NASA started to work on and tweak the Alcubierre Drive.

 

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