Category: Travel Tips

Stocking Stuffers for the Traveler

By The Flying Pinto

Looking for last minute stocking stuffers for the traveler in your life? Here is a list of must haves for any flight attendant: VIOlight Personal/Travel Toothbrush Sanitizer The convenient personal toothbrush sanitizer for people on-the-go!The Violight Personal/Travel Toothbrush Sanitizer uses¬† germ-eliminating UV technology in a go-anywhere package. The germicidal light activates as soon as you […]

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My Favorite (Kids Travel) Things

By The Flying Pinto

This year for my favorite things I am going to post two lists one for my favorite kids travel things and one for everyone. I travel frequently with my four year old and I’m always trying to stream line and make our journey as stress free as possible, here are some of my favorite things! […]

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Carry-on Essentials for Air Travel

By The Flying Pinto

Does preparing for air travel stress you out? Do you know what to pack in your carry-on? I’m not talking about your 20″ roller-board, I’m talking about the small bag you need to carry your essentials. You should never pack your essentials in your rolling suitcase, even if you plan to bring it on board. […]

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Lifting Bags Into The Overhead Bins

By The Flying Pinto

Lifting bags is such a hot topic when it comes to air travel. Let’s talk about the bags! We love each other right? We’re all here on facebook and twitter getting along, having a great time, flight attendants, frequent flyers and not so frequent flyers alike. But, we get on the plane together and we […]

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Ask a Flight Attendant: Kindles and Nooks

By The Flying Pinto

Q: I don’t understand why it’s okay to read a regular book during take off and landing, but I have to turn off my Nook? A: This is a great question because I get to express how much I hate asking passengers to turn off their Kindles and Nooks. But, here’s the deal Kindles and […]

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Eat Smart’s Precision Voyager Luggage Scale

By The Flying Pinto

What does eating smart have to do with a luggage scale? I’m not sure, but my mom did pack some groceries in her suitcase last week.¬† Why would anyone pack food in their luggage? In her defense she had just gone food shopping when I asked her to fly in for emergency baby sitting duties […]

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VRBO (Vacation Rental by Owner) in Vancouver

By The Flying Pinto

I discovered a great new way to travel a few years back after the birth of my daughter. Hotel rooms stopped having the same appeal when we traveled as a family. Trapped in one room with our three week old, colicky baby left much to be desired. At least if we had more space we […]

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Traveling with children is an adventure that also brings it’s own safety challenges and hazards. Here are a few tips for keeping your little ones safe on travel day: Your child will be out of his or her element, let them know what to expect and how important it will be to stay close. Same […]

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Travel Tuesday: Flight Attendant Travel Tips

By The Flying Pinto

Last week I talked about making your trip through security easier by not traveling with liquids and how there are great products out there in solid form. Everything from shampoos and conditioners to make-up. So, what do you do with all those cute little hotel bottles of shampoo, conditioner and lotions if you just can’t […]

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Making your Trip through Security a Breeze

By The Flying Pinto

Rewind eighteen years and I could tell you flying was easier, but was it? Yes, some things were definitely easier. Like traveling with your liquids! I had a question a few weeks back on what make-up is best to travel with. Since most women wear liquid foundation, this has become an issue when traveling. As […]

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