October is just around the bend, and Peter Greenberg has the information you need to make the most out of the coming holiday season. Whether you’re traveling alone or have your family in tow, here is a list of things you should know. From streamlining your travel and apps to avoid to delicious dishes and Australian adventures, this fall is chock full of travel news. Read on to find what we learned this week.
As the new iPhone 5 rolled out over the weekend, so too did the iOS 6 operating system upgrade for iPhones and iPads. And there is one issue already plaguing travelers: Apple’s Map application. Find out what’s wrong with Apple’s Maps and four ways to get around the shortcomings.
Have you seen more travelers breezing through security with their shoes on? TSA’s PreCheck has now expanded to 26 airports with a total of 30 to come before the end of the year. Find out where the program is growing, which airlines have the most PreCheck options, and all the airports offering PreCheck.
Find out the latest on Middle East travel safety and how airline consolidation is raising airfares in the most recent Ask Peter column.
The travel industry may seem like it’s designed for couples and families, but solo travel is growing. Peter joined the team at CBS This Morning to continue his “5 Things Travelers Don’t Know” series with his essential tips for solo travel. Find out Peter’s favorite countries for solo travel, important tips for travel safety, and what restaurant practice Gayle King and Peter agree to disagree on.
October isn’t here yet, but it is not to early to plan your Christmas 2012 travel. Check out Peter’s insider travel tips for scoring a deal in the 2012 holiday season.
This month American Airlines’ on-time arrival rate dropped to 54 percent from 74 percent in August. Find out what is going on with the pilot union, management and the airline in general in Peter’s CBS This Morning report.
Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcast from outside Raleigh, North Carolina. Today, we’ve rounded up all the local best into an updated Ask the Locals travel guide to Raleigh. Learn about the arts scene, hot restaurants and the best of the great outdoors.
Peter was lucky enough to call Andy Williams a friend. Read about their personal connection in Peter’s tribute.
For the past five weeks, we’ve been sharing the short snapshots of Peter’s Hidden Gems adventures in Australia. Now you can check out Peter’s full Hidden Gems video report to see all his complete Aussie adventure.
Did you know that Wisconsin is home to 11 sovereign tribal nations? Watch part one of Hidden Gems: Wisconsin to see an authentic pow wow that brings the tribes together and honors their histories.
Up and down the coast, beach towns are free of summer crowds. Lilit Marcus heads up Nantucket to see what happens on the island after Labor Day.
With loaded guns, missing iPads, confiscated peanut butter and even more mayhem, a number of TSA agents, baggage handlers and flight attendants throughout the country are getting a failing grade this week. Find out why they are getting an F in this week’s Icarus Award.
While the idea of a volunteer vacation might make you think of exotic places like Africa or Asia, the fact is, you don’t have to travel far to get a great experience. Click here to see worthwhile voluntourism experiences all around the U.S.
Radio, Contest and More
Yesterday Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio broadcasted from the The Foxwoods Resort Casino in the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. Check out the guest list here or listen to last week’s show broadcasting from the Umstead Hotel & Spa just outside Raleigh, North Carolina.
Looking for a travel podcast, check out Travel Today with Peter Greenberg available on iTunes, Stitcher and more. New podcasts available every Tuesday!
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Visit Peter’s official YouTube channel for the latest travel news.
Remember you can also purchase copies of the two-disc Mexico: The Royal Tour DVD, the Michelin Like a Local Guides, The Best Places for Everything and Peter’s book, New Rules of the Road, in the Peter Greenberg store.
Check Weekly International Travel News Roundups from previous weeks here.
By Braden Holly for PeterGreenberg.com