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More Airlines Offer Zika Refunds to Pregnant Women

By David Koenig | Jan 29
More U.S. airlines and cruise operators are offering refunds or letting pregnant women change itineraries if they booked a trip to places dealing with an outbreak of Zika virus.

Travel Alert: 10 Tips to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Jan 24
Ten tips from Experian's ProtectMyID to help protect travelers from becoming an identity theft while on the road.

Railroads Beat Back New Safety Rules After Derailments

By Matthew Brown and Michael Kunzelman | Dec 8
A pair of train derailments in 2012 that killed two people in Maryland and triggered a fiery explosion in Ohio exposed a little-known and unsettling truth about railroads in the U.S. and Canada

Travel Smart: 4 Tips for Cyber Security on the Road

By EDGE | Jul 3
Whether you're taking a personal holiday or a business trip, make sure your cyber security best practices are coming along for the ride.

Rampant Airport Security Failures Not a Surprise

Jun 3
Federal undercover investigators who sneaked prohibited items with alarming ease past Homeland Security Department airport screeners have also smuggled simulated bombs and weapons aboard planes during tests as far back as 2002.

10 Tips to Avoid Identity Theft While Traveling

By EDGE | Mar 16
Do you throw caution to the wind when you travel? You might want to think again as it's become easier than ever for criminals to steal your credit card or other personal information.

5 Tips for Women Traveling During the Holidays

By EDGE | Dec 8
To help women stay safe while traveling, EDGE offers five personal safety tips to keep in mind when at the airport, train station or in an unfamiliar city.

St. Lucia, Colombia Bar Visitors from Ebola Nations

By David McFadden | Oct 16
The leader of the small Caribbean island of St. Lucia issued an order Wednesday to immediately bar entry to travelers coming from three West African nations overwhelmed with Ebola epidemics.

10 Tips for Women Traveling Alone

By EDGE | Sep 25
Author Jamie Zunick offers EDGE readers 10 tips for safely and confidently traveling on your own.

Alaska Tourist Train Halts Runs After Derailment

By Mark Thiessen | Jul 24
A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people.

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