Stranded at the Airport: DOs and DON’TS

This post is dedicated to the thousands of people stranded in European airports this week due to the Icelandic volcano activity. We’ve all been there- stuck at the airport due to our flight’s cancellation. Our previously post listed ways to get help from the gate agents. However, the reports this week of thousands of flights being canceled due to safety have not only left people … Continue reading Stranded at the Airport: DOs and DON’TS

“All Get Out” Partners with Washington Family Magazine

We’re delighted to share with you our new relationship with Washington Family Magazine. We here at All Get Out look forward to sharing with DC area families great destination ideas,  gadget &  gear reviews, and general travel advice related to helping families stay physically and mentally healthy. FAMILY Magazine is the largest parenting publication with 19 years of publishing in the Mid-Atlantic region. FAMILY Magazine … Continue reading “All Get Out” Partners with Washington Family Magazine

UPDATE: Swine Flu & Holiday Travel

My earlier report about the swine flu and traveling this holiday season got a lot of interest. So here is the latest work from the CDC and the FAA regarding travels and the H1N1 virus this winter. First some relatively good news. Doctors are reporting a downturn in swine flu this month. This despite the roughly 3900 who have died from the disease in the … Continue reading UPDATE: Swine Flu & Holiday Travel

UPDATE: Holiday Travel: a Bit of a Turkey

Thanksgiving weekend, November 2009, turned out to be a bit of a turkey, actually. In fact, according to the AAA,  2.3 million Americans flew over the holiday weekend. Now compare that to the year 2000 (which was a banner year for the economy BTW), it’s a big drop —  62 percent ! That’s right, in 2000 three times, or almost  6.2 million people flew. AAA … Continue reading UPDATE: Holiday Travel: a Bit of a Turkey

UPDATE: 2009 Holiday Travel: So far so… slow

2PM on the East Coast and the madness has begun at airports across the nation on this, the heaviest travel day of the year. Here are some highlights: Currently, it is being reported that check-in lines at LAX are out the door. Every door. Reports from Houston, TX say so-far so smooth, which is good considering the AAA says more than 3 million Texans will … Continue reading UPDATE: 2009 Holiday Travel: So far so… slow

SPECIAL REPORT: 2009 Holiday Last Minute Travel Tips

UPDATE: How to get You & Your Kids through Holiday Security Fast Prepare, prepare, prepare. Separate these items from the liquids, gels, and aerosols in your quart-size and zip-top bag. Declare you have the items to one of our Security Officers at the security checkpoint.  Carrying breast milk, or formula? Click here for my report on what’s allowed and how to get through security fast. … Continue reading SPECIAL REPORT: 2009 Holiday Last Minute Travel Tips