Items included in the hotel's room rate or the cruise fare, such as meals or entertainment.
Special hotel or cruise-ship facilities, such as high-speed Internet access and an on-site fitness center.
Enforced by passenger airlines; includes weight and size limitations for luggage, and number of bags allowed per passenger.
Days or periods of peak travel when special rates are suspended.
A penalty fee, sometimes as high as 100 percent of the ticket or room rate cost, issued when a passenger cancels his or her reservation.
Organized on a private or small-group basis by tour operators; can offer significant savings over commercial flights.
Offered by many chain resorts to couples who commit to a minimum-night stay or bring a certain number of guests to the company's property; often includes services of the on-site wedding coordinator, flowers, Champagne, and a wedding cake.
A hotel or resort employee who helps guests secure restaurant reservations, show tickets, and more.
Requires passengers to switch planes at another airport en route to a final destination.
Stops one or more times en route to a destination but does not require passengers to deplane.
Fatigue from traveling through several time zones; can be combated by drinking water during the flight and adjusting your sleep schedule to the schedule you'll follow once you arrive in your destination.
The time between your first flight landing and your second flight departing for a connecting flight.
Shuttles passengers directly to their destination without stops.
Documents that authorize one to enter a specific country.
The period of travel between peak and off-peak seasons, when travelers will be able to find deals, but still enjoy good weather and minimal crowds.
Prevent infectious diseases; recommended for travelers heading to third-world countries.