Thursday, February 7, 2013
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer all your questions about planning your vacation in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking about vacation planning. We still have a few months before it's time to get out the flip-flops and beach towels, but it's not too early to start planning your spring and summer vacations. Patch wants to help you get your questions answered. But we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: Have a question for our experts? Ask below!
Monday, February 4, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can offer their expertise and advice about planning spring and summer get-aways this week.
We still have a few months before it's time to get out the flip-flops and beach towels, but it's not too early to start planning your spring and summer vacations. Patch wants to help find the answers to questions about planning your great escape, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about vacation planning and travel. If you are a local expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment along with your email address on this post. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Feb. 7. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Officials urge Thanksgiving travelers to come early and be prepared.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (Lambert) officials said they expect a 10-15 percent daily increase in passengers each day through the Thanksgiving holiday. In its annual Thanksgiving travel forecast, AAA predicts 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home over the holiday, up just 0.7 percent from last year. The biggest single travel day of the holiday weekend for Lambert is projected to be the Sunday following Thanksgiving. Officials at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport are urging passengers traveling through the airport to show up early, be patient and prepared. Officials add that people picking up guests should consider parking away at designated lots. “The busy holiday travel season will mean more …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Avoid having to throw out personal items or missing your flight due to a longer screening process at Lambert with these tips.
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel times for U.S. airports, according to AAA. Lambert- St. Louis International Airport (Lambert) is no exception. In fact, Lambert expects to see a 10 to 15 percent daily increase in passengers each day through the holiday. What will be the busiest day at the airport? Nov. 25, the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Sundays are typically the busiest travel day of the week. Lambert, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the airlines have offered these travel tips to help make traveling easier during this busy time: • Arrive 90 minutes to 2 hours ahead of a scheduled flight. • Liquids must be in 3.4 ounce containers or less; put in quart size, clear, plastic zip-top bag. • TSA Pre✓ is available …
Friday, August 31, 2012
After a woman was robbed Sunday in a Hazelwood hotel room, Patch offers a refresher course on hotel safety to carry you through the upcoming Labor Day holiday.
As we prepare to celebrate Labor Day with at-home barbecues and one last day at the pool, others are planning to travel so they can enjoy their celebrations in more exotic locations. If you’re planning to stay in a hotel during Labor Day weekend, are you planning ahead to ensure that you, your family and your belongings return home safely? Whether you’re there for business or pleasure, staying in a good hotel can feel like a luxury. But sometimes, luxury gives way to danger, as it did in the case of a woman who opened her Hazelwood hotel room door to a robber on Sunday. That’s why it’s so important for everyone who stays in a hotel room to be aware of the potential risks and to know what to do if a dangerous situation should arise. Find a …
Friday, June 29, 2012
High schoolers take the trip of a lifetime.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Prices could drop to as low as $2 per gallon.
If you’ve got a vacation planned in the near future, there’s good news for you: gas prices are going down. In fact, the per-gallon price has hit its lowest point this year—on average, about $3.10 per gallon in the St. Louis area. “The biggest trend on gasoline prices is the significant reduction in crude oil,” said Mike Right, AAA’s St. Louis-based Vice President of Public Affairs, noting that there has been about a 30 percent price-drop for crude oil since May. “To that, add the fact that inventories of both gasoline and crude oil in the US are quite high, and the demand continues to be very weak,” he said. “We have an abundant supply and an anemic demand—so you can only expect the prices to decline.” To get the latest gas prices for …
Monday, February 13, 2012
Kimberly Parker was arrested and charged for theft/stealing of 46 airline tickets.
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Monday, February 13, 2012