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.

Top Tips for Outside Lands

Follow these key music festival tips to ensure the best time at Outside Lands in San Francisco this summer.

How to Travel Best in a Big City

AAA is here to help make traveling easier. Consult a map and use public transportation the next time you visit a big city.

How to Fly With Pets

When traveling with a pet by plane, taking extra precautions will ensure your furry friend arrives at your destination safely.

How to Beat the Crowds When Traveling

AAA Travel suggests five strategies for avoiding crowds when traveling.

Should You Enroll in a Trusted Traveler Program?

For a fee, travelers can apply for any of these five pre-screening programs that save time in security lines.

How to Read Travel Advisories

Learn about the four levels of Travel Advisory, and how to use this information when traveling abroad.

How to Prepare for the Perfect Road Trip

A road trip can go a lot more smoothly if you plan ahead. Here are some tips.

How to Find Meaningful Souvenirs When Traveling

Follow these tips, like buy local and know the rules, the next time you want to purchase a souvenir on your travels.

How to Apply for a Passport (and How to Keep it Safe)

Everything you need to know about applying for a new U.S. passport.

Enjoy More Rides with Disneyland MaxPass

Disneyland’s new digital upgrade to the free FastPass system promises big payoffs when it comes to avoiding lines.

How to Plan a Big Family Trip

AAA offers five helpful ways to help make a big family trip be a success.

How to Pack Your Trunk Like a Pro

Hitting the highway? Follow these six steps to load your car like a pro.