Comprehensive Buyers Guide For Travel Gear

 

Welcome to the buyer’s guide section here at Travel on the fly. It’s our goal to provide you with unbiased and honest recommendations of the best travel equipment and gear on the market. Our buyer’s guides are informative and educational and provide you with great value as we rank the best products currently on the market, and are designed to cover all skill and ability levels. We feel that no single item is perfect for everyone. So you can expect to see the pros and cons of each product detailing the most important considerations helping you select the item that is best for you.

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Do I have to carry my passport in Turkey?

Do I have to carry my passport in Turkey?

In Turkey the law requires you carry some form of photographic ID. Passports or residence permits should always be carried with you. Turkey's authorities stop people from time tit time in busy areas, especially Istanbul, or at any number of roadside checkpoints to...

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A US Passport Help Guide (With Tips and Examples)

A US Passport Help Guide (With Tips and Examples)

The purpose of this article is to discuss getting a U.S. passport and respond to some of the questions you have asked about getting them and taking care of them. If you're traveling abroad in the next few months and need a passport quickly, then you may wish to...

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How heavy should my weighted blanket be?

How heavy should my weighted blanket be?

Are you in the market for a weighted blanket? Studies have shown that they are effective at calming people and improving sleep habits. Also, they help people with ADHD and other related conditions sleep better, according to this report. But, keep in mind that not all...

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Do I have to carry my passport in Spain?

Do I have to carry my passport in Spain?

It is a requirement that all Spanish citizens and foreigners living in Spain carry and present when requested, identification papers. Regardless of what people typically do, the law in Spain states that foreigners need a valid passport or proof that the passport is...

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Can I bring alcohol on a plane?

Can I bring alcohol on a plane?

As you’re packing for your trip, you notice alcohol in your fridge. You’d like to bring it along to enjoy time with your friends and family. But, you wonder: can I bring alcohol on a plane? We’ll go over the TSA guidelines for alcohol in this article. We’ll also talk...

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Is flying at night dangerous?

Is flying at night dangerous?

Have you ever been on a night time flight? If you’re a frequent flyer, chances are, you have. For the passenger, not much is different. In the day, you’re awake. You might be chatting with your family, having a snack, or watching a show. In the night, you sleep. But...

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Can you bring a pitbull on a plane?

Can you bring a pitbull on a plane?

There are different rules for pitbulls that accompany passengers in the plane and pits that ride in the cargo area. The Department of Transportation (DOT) of the United States recently issued a ruling prohibiting airlines from denying boarding to dogs based on their...

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Does a fanny pack count as a carry-on?

Does a fanny pack count as a carry-on?

Are you planning a trip? If so, you might find it hard to fit everything in your checked luggage. So, what can you do? To help solve this problem, bring a fanny pack with you on your trip. This can make traveling a bit smoother as you don’t have to cram items into...

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Can I bring food on a plane? (TSA’s Rules)

Can I bring food on a plane? (TSA’s Rules)

Flying can be a stressful experience, especially if you’re not sure what you can bring and what you can't. You might want something to eat on a long flight. Or maybe you’d like to bring food for your trip that would go bad while you’re gone. So you’re left wondering,...

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How to Plan an Amazing Weekend Trip (38 Tips)

How to Plan an Amazing Weekend Trip (38 Tips)

Planning a trip can be overwhelming. There are so many things to think about that it sometimes can even make someone want to give up and just stay home. But we're here to tell you not to worry! We've compiled 38 tips on how to plan the best weekend trip ever, all from...

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Can airplanes fly in the rain?

Can airplanes fly in the rain?

Can airplanes fly in the rain? This is something that might come to travelers’ minds, especially for frequent flyers. Airplanes can fly in the rain. The exterior of a plane and its engines are built to withstand harsh weather conditions. Most of the time, rain can be...

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Can you bring pepper spray on a plane?

Can you bring pepper spray on a plane?

Can you bring pepper spray on a plane? If so, can you take it in your checked baggage or carry-on luggage? This is a question that many people have when they are traveling. The answer depends on the airline and how much pepper spray you want to bring. In this article,...

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Do planes have speed limits?

Do planes have speed limits?

Under certain conditions, planes have speed limits. All aircraft must remain under 250 knots (288 miles per hour) while below 10,000 feet.At or above 2,500 feet, the conditions change a little. If you are at or above 2,500 feet and within four nautical miles of an...

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How to Clean Luggage (Step-by-Step Guide)

How to Clean Luggage (Step-by-Step Guide)

Luggage is a traveler's best friend, but it can also be a dirt magnet. Even when you're not traveling, your luggage may get dirty from being shuffled around the airport all the time or stored at home for long periods. After traveling you'll want to clean it, too....

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How fast do planes fly?

How fast do planes fly?

Have you ever been in a plane and wondered: how fast do planes fly? It sure doesn’t feel like you’re going fast while inside the aircraft. But that’s because planes fly at a constant speed, once at cruising altitude. You’ll feel the acceleration as you take off, just...

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Can airplanes hover?

Can airplanes hover?

There are some aircraft that can actually hover! They are called VTOL, or vertical take-off and landing, because they can vertically take off and land. VTOL aircraft do not require a runway to take off. Another way planes can hover is if they are small enough or in...

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Can I bring a piano keyboard on a plane?

Can I bring a piano keyboard on a plane?

Yes, according to the TSA. But, when you bring a keyboard on a plane or in checked luggage, it must go through x-ray screening in security. If you are carrying the keyboard on a plane, you may be asked to open the case and show its contents. You cannot have any...

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Can I bring a massage gun on a plane?

Can I bring a massage gun on a plane?

Massage guns have been gaining popularity in the last few years. They provide great relief for your muscles on the go. If you’ve bought one recently to soothe that muscle that never seems to loosen up, you might be wondering: can I bring a massage gun on a plane? Yes,...

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