Why the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) Matters

It pays to be prepared when you’re heading out of the country, regardless of when—or where—you travel.

In the past year, the travel community has been shaken by attacks of various size and scope, from Turkey to France. And while most of the destinations that were targeted are most likely no more dangerous than they were before the attack, it pays to be prepared when you’re heading out of the country, regardless of when—or where—you travel. One of the most helpful resources? The U.S. State Department’s oft-overlooked Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP), in which users register trips and get messages relevant to their area and dates of passage [ . . . ]

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Watch Out for This Controversial Number on Paris Airbnb Listings This Summer

CAILEY RIZZO APRIL 26, 2018

Earlier this month, the city of Paris filed a lawsuit against Airbnb for failing to remove undocumented listings from their site.A court hearing is set for June 12. For those traveling to Paris before that date and planning on staying in an Airbnb, it’s likely nothing about your accommodation will change.

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