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Holiday meals can be challenging, especially in these charged times, so here’s a cheat sheet of subjects that are safe to talk about with anyone, guaranteed.ImageThe DriveWhen in doubt, stick to the smallest of small talk, like how you managed to get from your home to your boyfriend’s grandparents’ house.

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There are a few things you want to do simultaneously if your flight is extremely delayed or canceled.First, be ready to multitask: Get in line to talk to a gate agent, but also try using the airline app you downloaded to make changes on your own.

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CreditCreditDavid Goldman/Associated PressThose looking to score the cheapest airfares around this Thanksgiving holiday shopping season may have their patience tested.“Last year, we sent more deal notifications on Travel Deal Tuesday than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined,” Mr.

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Using coupons and shopping for sales are a recipe for economic ruin.The study broke consumers into two groups based on their credit scores -- "prime" consumers with credit scores over 700, and everyone else.

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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) → San Francisco International Airport (SFO)4.Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) → Orlando International Airport (MCO)7.

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Just about every survey of travelers finds that the most stressful part of any travel, holiday or otherwise, is the travel itself.With that in mind, here are some tips that should make your holiday travel, if not easier, at least more pleasant.

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However, refund fees may apply for certain train tickets," Alex Matjanec, CEO of MyBankTracker.According to a recent travel report from Pinterest, people are realizing that transportation can be about more than simply getting from one place to another: Searches for train travel are up 136% in 2018.

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In April, Emirates introduced "Home Check-In,” a service that allows passengers to check-in from wherever they are in Dubai.A check-in agent from Emirates arrives at a passenger's location to weigh and tag bags, check-in customers, and issue boarding passes.

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Save Money on Holiday Travel in 2018




Due to gift exchanges and other end-of-year festivities, the holidays have become an expensive part of the year.These tips can help you save on holiday travel in 2018.

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Know Where You're Staying in Advance




Nothing could possibly be worse than getting where you’re going and realizing you have nowhere to stay.Take Pictures




Home security systems are perfect for checking on your home while you're away, but they're often too expensive for the average homeowner.

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The UAE's strategic location between Oman and Saudi Arabia makes it ideal to connect travelers heading from the West to the East and vice versa.Food fit for royaltyAl Muntaha Restaurant Dubai: One of the UAE's impressive array of fine dining venues.

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TrendingEven if you don’t have much cash left over after your holiday shopping, some bargain offers may make a winter vacation affordable.CreditCreditRhode Island Commerce CorporationThe holiday season, starting from Thanksgiving up through the New Year, is a notoriously expensive time to plan a vacation.

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Visiting Disney World has become a holiday tradition for many families, and the theme park is pulling out all the stops in 2018 with an action-packed list of themed events and attractions.Guests visiting Epcot can indulge in the holiday cookie stroll, candlelight processionals featuring celebrity narrators, themed food at holiday kitchens and the final holiday season IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth nighttime spectacular.

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Why you'll love it: Bellevue is known for its luxury stores and local boutiques.Why you'll love it: If you have flexibility regarding travel dates, you can score incredible discounts on top-rated hotels in your location of choice.

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Even if you're not a morning person, you should still book early morning flights.But before you know it, you're spending an extra 100 to 200 dollars to select your seat, bring carry-on luggage, print your boarding pass, etc.

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Practical or luxe, quirky or classic, these gifts will send just the right message to the people you are oh-so grateful for this year.Sort by interest or price, or browse until you've checked everyone off your list (and maybe discovered a few gifts for you, too!

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From large crowds to frequent flight delays, traveling during the holiday season is no easy feat - especially when you're flying.Here are a few things you should avoid doing at the airport to make your holiday travel go that much smoother.

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The company had previously set a threshold of $25 for orders to qualify for free shipping, but Amazon will waive that requirement starting Monday, according to the company.Hundreds of millions of items will therefore become eligible for free shipping.

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Recent research on Brits’ holiday habits has found that more than a third (37%) are planning a winter getaway in 2018.For those eager to hit the slopes this winter season, the HR-V really excels thanks to its adaptability carrying luggage and equipment.