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The 13 Best Destinations to See Fall Colors

August 5, 2022

The arrival of cooler temperatures and beautiful changing leaves make fall a popular season throughout the United States. It’s also a great time to travel. This year, why not take a fall vacation to see the beautiful fall colors? Here are 13 destinations you can consider. Fall Foliage in the Western United States Colorado As…

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How to Stay Safe When Traveling Solo 

July 6, 2022

Traveling solo can be an excellent way to get out of your comfort zone, experience a new place, and learn more about yourself.  Whether you’re a seasoned solo traveler or just embarking on your first adventure alone, you should always be aware of your surroundings and take precautions to ensure your safety. When traveling solo,…

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6 Kid-Friendly Cities To Visit

June 30, 2022

When you’re planning a family vacation, the destination options can feel endless, but some cities are more kid-friendly than others. Choosing a kid-friendly destination is a great way for your whole family to have fun. There are several kid-friendly cities throughout the United States. Here are six of our favorites! ORLANDO, FLORIDA A vacation to…

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8 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Vacation

May 18, 2022

After a long winter, many of us have one thing at the forefront of our minds — summer vacation. Breaks from everyday life are important, but as you plan your summer vacation, the expenses can quickly add up. This year, make your vacation even more enjoyable by doing what you can to save money. By…

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Hotel, Airbnb, or Vrbo: How to Pick Where to Stay

April 19, 2022

When planning a vacation for a group of family or friends, all the details can get overwhelming! You need to decide where you’re going, coordinate everyone’s availability, review flight schedules, and figure out where everyone will stay once you arrive at your destination. Today’s travelers can choose from a large selection of accommodations, including traditional…

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Is TSA PreCheck® Worth The Money?

March 23, 2022

Going through security is necessary, but it probably isn’t your favorite part of traveling. Travel and tourism in the United States is expected to reach pre-pandemic levels in 2022, which means lines to be screened by the TSA will start to get longer again at busy airports. TSA PreCheck® may be right for you if…

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How To Pack Your Carry-On So You Don’t Need To Check Luggage

February 18, 2022

When you think about your favorite parts of traveling, you probably don’t visualize yourself paying for checked luggage or waiting at the baggage claim.  Those parts of traveling can be avoided when you pack everything in your carry-on. You can travel with the assurance that you’ll always have everything you need and you won’t have…

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Destination: Summer – Top Vacation Spots from South Bend

June 15, 2021

The summer of 2021 is bound to be a blockbuster. As public health and safety strengthens both domestically and internationally, much of the world is reopening to an adventure-hungry public. But with so many places to see and only one blockbuster summer to see them in, where can a traveler go to make the most…

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Where to Eat, Drink, & Shop at South Bend International

May 17, 2021

At South Bend International Airport, we know how important destinations are. But in the grand scheme of things, the journey is an adventure in its own right. As we safely take to the skies again to explore our world and make lasting memories, we should keep in mind that—despite security checks, boarding passes, and all…

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Airport Security 101: Tips for Smoother Travel

April 15, 2021

Like most Americans, you’ve probably had a trip in mind for the better part of the previous year. Until recently, the best we could manage was a virtual museum tour on YouTube or daydreaming about scanning the menu at our favorite waterside restaurant. Like the majority of the human population, you probably settled for imagining…

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Carry-On or Checked: The Right Choice for Your Luggage

February 15, 2021

Chances are, you’ve seen that person at the airport who’s desperately switching clothes and items from one bag to another. You’ve likely witnessed some passengers flattening their bags to fit one more carry-on item or tossing out unnecessary items to trim a bag’s weight for check-in.  Achieving total luggage confidence before arriving at the airport…

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Holiday air travel: flying safely

December 18, 2020

The holiday season is now in full swing. People are traveling now more than in the past 9 months. So today, we’re going to talk about how employees at South Bend International Airport are keeping terminals and planes safe for holiday travel.   Earlier this year, we posted a blog detailing how South Bend International Airport…

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