Expert Travel Tips

Check out travel tips from experts, and get advice on topics like packing, travel safety, traveling alone, saving money, and more. Via helps you outsmart the challenges of travel in the U.S. and abroad so you can travel better and experience more.

Travelers in Quarantine: When We Stayed Home

Four travel writers reflect on life while sheltering in place.

Tips for Coronavirus Safety and Prevention

Protect yourself and others from the coronavirus by following these recommendations from the CDC and the U.S. State Department.

How to Plan the Perfect Babymoon

Celebrate your last baby-free days with a much-deserved getaway.

When to Use a Travel Agent

At times it really pays to have the expertise of a travel professional. Here are a few reasons to consider calling an agent.

5 Ways to Travel More Sustainably

Here are some ways to minimize your environmental impact when traveling.

7 Things to Know Before You Rent a Car

Whether you plan to drive in the U.S. or abroad, find out how to save money and reduce risk on your car rental.

11 Tips for Traveling with a Baby

Sidestep the stress and worry that can come with traveling with a baby.

The Complete Trip Planning Guide

Here’s everything you need to know to outsmart the planning process and make the most of your time off.

10 Tips for Flying with Kids

Ease stress and keep your infant, toddler, preschooler, or school-aged child happy from security to landing.

How to Be a Disneyland Pro

Whether it's your first trip or your 20th, have your best trip yet to the Happiest Place on Earth with these tips.

Tips for Safe Winter Driving

A few easy tips to help you steer clear of trouble when driving in winter.

How to Avoid Airline Baggage Fees

Save money on airline bag fees with these 11 tips.