Frommer's Ultimate Travel Packing List

By Jason Cochran

Bookmark it, download it, print it—use our free comprehensive packing list and you'll never forget anything on vacation again. Just click it for a downloadable version. Bon voyage!

Packing Tips: 4 Things to Take (or Leave Behind) When You Travel

By Christopher Elliott

For all the travelers who have succumbed to buying cheesy souvenirs, here are some packing guidelines on what to keep and and what to skip. How many sombreros or berets do you really need?

Busted! How to Ensure Your Luggage Survives a Trip

By Christopher Elliott

Never let your luggage let you down during a trip again. Here are some common pitfalls and ways to avoid breaking your bag -- and your back.


How to Navigate Airport Security Without Losing Your Liquids -- Or Your Mind

By Janis Turk

With airlines charging for checked baggage, more travelers are carrying luggage on board. To learn how to speed up the line, we turned to a TSA expert for advice.

Travel Writing Workshop in Sunny Key West

By The Frommer's Staff

Whether you intend to make travel writing your full-time profession, a source for some extra income, or just want to improve your blog, you should look into this course.

Pauline Frommer's Spend Less, See More Tips for Family Travel

By Pauline Frommer

In this series of monthly tips, you'll find some terrific tips to help you make the most of every trip. This time around, get insight about planning for family vacations.

Inside Secrets of Hotel Renovators

By Sascha Segan

Lots of people want to stay in a new hotel, but nobody wants to get stuck in one that's renovating. Unfortunately, the two go hand in hand. Here's how you can make the most of it.

Maid on a Mission: 6 Secrets for Avoiding Housekeeping Headaches

By Christopher Elliott

The rush to clean rooms and communication gaps are creating dissatisfied hotel guests and exhausted hotel employees. You don't have to be angry.

21 Packing Rules for Traveling with Kids

By Heidi Sarna

First rule of traveling with kids: You'll be better off when you face the fact that your own needs and preferences have nothing to do with packing for the family's vacation.

Red Alert Checklist: What to Remember Before You Travel

By The Frommer's Staff

A quick reference to help you ask the pertinent questions for the best travel experience.