The best — and worst — airports for on-time summer travel

Getty Images A passenger checks the departure board as flights at Miami International Airport are canceled. Travel delays have the ability to derail even the most perfectly planned vacation, and a new study reveals the best and worst airports for on-time summer flights. Financial website MagnifyMoney analyzed airport arrival data from the Department of Transportation for the 50 busiest U.S. airports between 2008 and 2017. It found that, despite blizzards and worrisome weather, slightly over half (52 percent) of airports have more summer than winter travel delays. Huge hubs with more summer…

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5 cool summer vacation spots, start booking now to beat June rush

The months of May, June and July are a period of scorching heat and humidity in most parts of India. But these are also the time when Indians go on their summer holidays with friends and family. While most prefer to go to hilly destination to escape the harsh sunlight, some prefer to let their hair down by the beach. Whether one is looking for a vacation by the shore or in a valley deep in the mountains, here are some Indian and international options to explore: Bali boasts of…

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This summer, beat the heat and visit the best spots in Rajasthan. Here’s how

Summers in Rajasthan have become more enthralling — courtesy night tourism, which is taking tourist numbers in the lean season to new heights in the desert state. Colourful lights sparkling bright under the dark sky create a unique contrast, enhancing the beauty of spectacular palaces, gardens and museums. Night tourism allows travellers to visit the major attractions from 6 pm till 10 pm, and was taken to check the dwindling number of tourists during the summers, when the sweltering heat during the day is a deterrent. Introduced by Rajasthan Tourism,…

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Surviving the summer travel season

It’s shaping up to be a record-breaking year for summer travel. Airlines for America, an industry trade group, is expecting about 234 million passengers to travel worldwide on U.S. airlines between June and the end of August, the highest number ever, and up 4 percent over last summer. Indeed, Dallas Fort Worth International, one of the nation’s busiest airports, is predicting that some 18 million people will pass through — more than any other summer. At the same time, the vacation rental site Airbnb is projecting that this will be…

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Italy, UK and France among the most popular summer destinations for wealthy jetsetters

When money is no obstacle, and the world is your pearl-studded oyster, wealthy travellers are more apt to jet off to Italy than any other destination. That’s according to the luxury travel agency network Virtuoso, which looked at the most popular destinations sought by their wealthiest clients in the US at member agencies around the world. For the list, experts looked at bookings made for this summer through their network which, so far, total more than $39.7 billion in transactions. South Africa is also a favourite among travellers, notably for…

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How to find the best credit card for summer travel

Scoring the best credit card for travel perks could help make or break your summer getaway. A new report from WalletHub found which credit cards offer the best benefits for travelers. Among their top picks: the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard. This card has an annual fee of $89, which is waived in the first year, and no foreign transaction fees. To get the best deal on a travel card, look at the signing bonuses offered, annual fees, and foreign transaction fees. For example, the Chase Sapphire Preferred card…

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What’s on in Cheshire this Summer?

Cheshire has a great deal to offer the prospective tourist.It’s home to a wealth of rolling green countryside, and there’s plenty to see and do.It boasts excellent transport links with the nearby urban areas of Liverpool and Manchester, and it’s home to several high-quality hotels.With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the things that we might get up to in the county this summer! Golfing break Summer is the perfect time to play a few rounds of golf.Fortunately, Cheshire is home to many high-quality golf courses.Of…

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In Summer Vacation One Of The Best Places To Visit Muskoka Cottage Country, Ontario, Canada

In Eastern Canada, “cottage country” covers any lake destination within easy driving distance for a quick weekend getaway. Central Ontario’s Muskoka district is close to Toronto—about two hours north via Highways 400 and 11—while still offering an unplugged pace that’s a world away from Canada’s largest city. The 2,500-square-mile natural playground includes 8,699 miles of shoreline; 17 historic towns and villages; and countless waterfalls and lakes bordered by the granite peaks of Algonquin Provincial Park to the east and the 30,000 islands of Georgian Bay Islands National Park to the…

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