Luxe Flights

Turkish Airlines was established in 1933 with a fleet of only 5 airplanes and has grown into a 4-star airline with 298 passenger and cargo planes servicing 277 cities around the globe, including Miami.
Text by Sandy Lindsey & Stacy Wynn | May 22, 2018 | Lifestyle

Their success is no surprise as they stay at the forefront of technological advances and pride themselves on superior service, in-flight entertainment, comfortable seats and tasty gourmet cuisine. They’ve won numerous Passengers Choice Awards and in 2013 were named “Best Airline In Europe” by Skytrax;

ECBC understands modern travel with our many gadgets and chargers…not to mention our clothing and toiletries. As such, they offer plenty of space as well as TSA-approved pockets and charging packs in their rolling bags. One outstanding model is the Pegasus Convertible Rolling Backpack that’s actually several bags in one with smooth rolling wheels, cozy straps and a convenient side-handle. It even allows you to keep your phone plugged in while you use it;

You don’t have to don a giant backpack and hiking boots to become a budget traveler. The following tips will save you dollars without incurring physical inconveniences.
Text by Stacy Wynn

Sail On
Get better rates on your next car trip or cruise by traveling during the shoulder season in mid-to-late spring when these companies need to move their fleets for the summer travel season.



Fly Bags
Some budget carriers charge you for every checked bag, making travel with lots of luggage on that airline more expensive than on another that might have seemed more expensive at first.



Money Grabbers
Another hidden budget buster are port and entry fees. Is it included in your cruise fee or visa cost? Also, how many countries are you visiting? Always plan ahead so the fees don’t add up.