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.

How to Plan a Family Reunion

Here are some tips for setting up a perfect family get-together.

5 Really Good Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

Discover why in the age of online booking, it still makes sense to use a travel agent.

How to Pack the Car for a Road Trip

Know the smart ways to pack your stuff in the car before you take off on a road trip this summer.

How to Travel Well with Dietary Restrictions

The keys to traveling well include good preparation and on-the-spot diligence.

Tips for Traveling in Warm Climates

Heading to a warm destination? Remember these tips.

Tips for Traveling During Major Events

A few recommendations for smoother traveling at popular times.

Top Train Travel Tips

Here's everything you need to know about riding the rails in the West.

Q&A with Olympian Kristi Yamaguchi

Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi shares about her experiences as a figure skater and a mother.

How to Stay Comfortable on Long Flights

Make your flights more comfortable by choosing a good seat, maximizing legroom, moving, drinking water, and packing sleep gear.

Cruising Europe: Which Cruise Fits Your Travel Style?

From itineraries to excursions to ship amenities, every cruise is different. Discover which is right for you.

How to Overcome a Fear of Flying

Follow these steps to learn how to better manage your fear of flying and actually enjoy the journey to your destination.

8 Ways to Love Every Minute of Your Next Road Trip

Readers share why they love road trips.