• Cost Of Holiday Travel To Hit 5-Year-High Next Month–Do You Have Your Tickets? - Sure, the hot cup of coffee mid-flight can be a lifesaver...but could there be an unknown dark side to your favorite warm brew?
  • 2 Beverages To Avoid On Airplanes If You Care About Hygiene - Sure, the hot cup of coffee mid-flight can be a lifesaver...but could there be an unknown dark side to your favorite warm brew?
  • How To Get Upgraded On Your Next Flight, Regardless Of Status 💎 - We too love a comfy pair of sweat pants or leggings for long flights...but they might be doing you a disservice if your'e on the hunt for a free upgrade.
  • New Data Just Shattered A Popular Myth About Saving $ On Travel - There are ways to save money on travel (try calling Cook Travel, for instance)...but the methods you think make a difference actually may not.
  • Should Travelers Be Scared of Monkeypox? + Business Class To Istanbul for $2300🇹🇷! - Soon those cluttered illegible airport screens will get a whole lot clearer and cooler, plus why the time to book that trip is this fall.
  • Good News: Ticket Prices Dropping This Fall 🍁 + Goodbye, Crowded Airport Screens - Soon those cluttered illegible airport screens will get a whole lot clearer and cooler, plus why the time to book that trip is this fall.
  • Sneak Peak @ Virgin’s New Retreat Suite + Business Class To Mexico for under 1K🌴 - Virgin Atlantic has 16 Airbus A330-900neos ordered, the first of which will be delivered this fall. We knew that Virgin would be installing a new business class product on these planes, and we can now give you a sneak peak. […]
  • How To Not Sweat The European Heatwave + BYOB - Hot off the press🔥: A sweltering heat wave has swept through Europe in the last few days, with extreme temperatures leading to wildfires and even airport runway damage. The UK was the most shocking recipient of the extreme temps, setting […]
  • Why Everybody Loves JetBlue MINT - Welcome to the suite life–and no, we aren’t referring to hotel living. In the last year or so, JetBlue’s Business Class programming has swept the elite travel world by storm, giving all major airlines a run for their money. And […]
  • A Pilot Spills Some Secrets + Business Class To Europe For Under 2K - On the condition of anonymity, we had a seasoned pilot share some salacious gossip from the flight deck…and no matter how many miles you’ve accumulated, we bet you don’t know all of these confidential bits of aviatory knowledge.  Flight attendants […]
  • How To Avoid Travel Chaos This Summer + Why Booking Early Matters - If you’ve so much as googled “summer travel,” you’ve undoubtedly come across an article that sheds light on the mayhem going on at airports. People’s experiences range from hours in security lines, to lost baggage, to canceled flights. American travelers […]
  • No Need To Change Money When Oversees Anymore - It turns out you can travel just about anywhere in the world without ever having to handle an actual bill or coin. Many people traveling through Europe have noticed that lots of places actually don’t even accept cash anymore. We […]
  • The Best Credit Cards For International Travel - Who would have thought that having the right credit card for international travel could wind up saving you tons of money–and give you surprisingly big–and luxe!–perks.  There’s no doubt that travel is full of unexpecteds, from rental car mishaps to […]
  • Top 5 Hidden Beaches of Europe That Even Locals Don’t Know About - There’s no doubt that travel is full of unexpected, from rental car mishaps to pesky delays. No one is above a missed connecting flight, even the most seasoned travelers among us. Who would have thought that having the right credit […]
  • The 7 Best Movies To Scratch Your Travel Itch - The following flicks may very well inspire your upcoming travel plans. Travel is back, and if you haven’t secured your tickets for your summer vacation yet…you should stop reading this scintillating take on the best travel movies right now and […]
  • For business class flights from new york to london be sure to always travel in style with Cook Travel .net A Love for Business Class Flights From New York to London at a Discount - Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines offer non-stop business class flights from New York to London, meaning going to Heathrow from New York. If you’re flying with another airline, you can take a taxi […]
  • Super Sale on British Airways book by Thursday Sept 9th - Britain is welcoming vaccinated Americans as well as European Union with the recent change of rule. Experts say this could be a glimpse into the future for other countries. The E.U. has now overtaken the US in vaccinations, with 64% having received […]
  • BREAKING NEWS: The European Union recommends lifting travel restrictions for U.S. travelers! - For U.S. Travelers, a full return to Europe is almost here! Early this morning, USA Today announced that the EU recommends lifting restrictions to U.S. travelers. The full report states: “The European Union is expected to recommend that member countries start lifting restrictions on tourists […]
  • Top 2021 Pride Events Around the World - It’s the 52nd anniversary of The Stonewall Riots, an event that kickstarted the gay liberation movement and marks the beginning of Pride, a month-long celebration of diversity and inclusion. What first started as a single parade down Christopher Street in the Greenwich Village has now […]
  • 3 Life-Changing Vacations Best Taken This Summer - Summer is just around the corner and international travel is back! The best part of this summer? Most of the world’s must-see destinations are completely crowd free. ​​​​​But the window of opportunity to see these great landmarks up close — without the crowds, selfie-sticks, loud […]
  • How two lawmakers are championing the elimination of expiration dates. - How two lawmakers are championing the elimination of expiration dates.  This past week, two U.S. Senators wrote a letter to ten major airlines urging them to eliminate credit expirations for all would-be travelers currently holding Covid-related credit vouchers. The letter, first shared […]
  • Going, Going, Going…Gone? - All the buzz around Europe reopening to American tourists has many airlines publishing outrageously low fares to entice early bookings. And according to top travel experts  — including our own! — this just might be the end of the 2021 summer deals. […]
  • A Country Returning to (New) Normal May 23, 2021 - Israel’s vaccine rollout has been the envy of the world with nearly 60% of its citizens vaccinated. Such positive momentum has the country reopening borders to international travelers starting May 23rd.  The country announced its phased approach last week. Outlined in […]
  • Wall Street Journal reveals what airlines have been hiding… - For months, we’ve been raising the alarm… and now the Wall Street Journal has finally caught on as well… Summer travel demand has soared over the last few weeks and airlines are scrambling to keep up. In the midst of […]
  • Island life can be yours this summer - Greece is gearing up to open borders to all travelers May 14th.  In an effort to restart tourism, Greece has recently announced its international travel protocol for Summer 2021. According to the Greek Tourism Minister, “Tourists will be welcome if […]
  • How do YOU celebrate the COVID-19 anniversary? - The pandemic’s anniversary this past week has many of us realizing just how long we have gone without seeing family members…going to the theatre…hugging friends…traveling abroad.  Fortunately, this milestone comes as the vaccine roll out accelerates across the country. The positive […]
  • Jab n’ Jet! Vacations after vaccinations - Is it the beginning of the end?We sure hope so. Travel… restaurants… bars… theatre… museums… concerts… movies… meeting new people… seeing old friends… the world is starting to slowly re-open…And those 65 years and older are getting a head start on […]
  • Convenient & Comfy or Deadly & Dangerous? You be the judge… - For most of us, wearing a mask has become a part of everyday life. Yet the ability to relax — truly relax — wearing a mask is just not quite a reality yet.  Perhaps this is why Cathay Pacific recently announced it will give […]
  • The ultimate Valentine’s Gift in 2021 is cheaper than you’d think… - After a year like none other, your spouse deserves more than just chocolates or flowers this Valentine’s Day — they deserve a vacation. And frankly, so do YOU. Studies show that trip anticipation can be as fun as the trip itself and […]
  • Digital Health Passports: What it is and why you need it. - Wallet? Check. Plane Tickets? Check. Passport? Check? Proof of negative COVID-19 test? Um… ​​​​​​This past Tuesday, when new regulations took effect requiring all incoming travelers to the U.S. show proof of a negative Covid-19 test or evidence that they have recovered from […]
  • Three Ways Covid-19 positively impacted the travel industry - It may be hard to believe there were some positive outcomes from a year that near crippled the travel industry, but a silver lining always helps any tough situation. As we look forward to the year ahead, we can at […]
  • 6 Reasons Why Travel Should be a Resolution in 2021 - While we are counting down the minutes till the new year (goodBYE, 2020!!), we are just as eager to start booking spring and summer travel again. Admittedly, nothing will be returning to normal in the new year… but travel has always found a way to […]
  • New York to Italy Travel Corridor Opens This Month! - ‘Covid-Tested’ Flights Opens Travel Corridor Between Italy and U.S. in Mid-December After months of border closures and travel restrictions limiting American travel to Italy, Delta Air Lines and Alitalia announced plans to begin “Covid-tested” flights between Rome and the United States that allow select travelers to […]
  • How to avoid the plane that killed 346 people (It’s easier than you think) - This past week —while the nation’s attention was zeroed in on the election— American Airlines quietly announced the Boeing 737 Max would return to its flying schedule next month.  If the plane’s name rings a bell, it’s no coincidence. Last year, a rushed release of […]
  • Remote schooling is the latest perk luxury hotels are offering. - Any parent will tell you: virtual schooling is HARD work.  Whether it’s making sure your child stays on task, correctly turns in their homework, or troubleshoots a Zoom crash appropriately, remote learning lies far beyond textbooks these days. Luxury hotels […]
  • London Hop the Pond for the holidays: Travel Corridor between U.K. and NYC opening in the coming weeks - In an effort to revive international travel, Homeland Security officials report a plan to “safely encourage trans-Atlantic travel while mitigating public-health risks.” The first travel corridor in the works is between New York City and London and could open as soon as the […]
  • Healthy for the holiday: Preflight rapid testing eliminates quarantine requirements for many countries - In an effort to restore travelers’ faith in flying, eliminate health-related concerns, and ensure the destination countries welcome those who land abroad with the most up to date entry requirements, U.S. airports are moving to join the number of international […]
  • The best week to buy holiday flights is…fast approaching. - Mark your calendars… If you typically travel during the holiday season, be it to your family’s hometown or an exotic resort, you’re well aware of the importance of planning ahead. Since it’s the busiest time of year for travel, booking […]
  • How to set a Zoom background that’ll make your coworkers jealous… - Working remote these days? Here’s a quick 1-minute video on how to change your Zoom background. But the REAL secret to changing your Zoom background? Change your real one.  R​emote work doesn’t have to mean working from home… Studies show that booking a vacation — and the […]
  • Regenerative Travel: Better the world on your next vacation… - With historic heat waves, an aggressive hurricane season and now five million acres of the West Coast on fire, this summer has set some disturbing records beyond the pandemic. Climate change is no longer a futuristic, far-off threat but something […]
  • Need to renew your passport? Now might be your best bet… - The U.S. State Department has just announced that they have finally worked through the backlog of 1.8 million passport applications that had been held up from the pandemic lockdown. In March, nearly all offices were shut down to protect workers […]
  • The European Country Americans CAN Travel to Right Now… - It’s official: the Croatian Government has confirmed that leisure travelers from around the world – US included! – are allowed to visit with a negative coronavirus test result or quarantine.  With international travel restrictions changing as frequently as state-to-state guidelines […]
  • Remote Destinations Make for a Much Needed Holiday Away from It All - Many travelers have swapped their globe-trotting vacations for road trips and staycations. But for those that can afford it, international travel is still on the horizon. Luxury destination hotels and resorts are seeing holiday bookings start to fill up again. Travelers are […]
  • Cook Travel Featured on CardRates.com - Over the 40 years, Cook Travel has been in business, many travelers have asked us how we are able to offer discounts on business and first-class seats… We don’t use computer algorithms.  We don’t use flight fare trackers. We don’t […]
  • The secret travel boom happening NOW - “If you could pack your bags and go anywhere in the world, where would you go?”  Chances are, you’ve asked yourself this very question a few times already this year. Maybe even this week. For many of us, it’s not the […]
  • Passports The Fast-Growing Value of a Second Passport - Two passports may sound like a hassle to keep track of, but the benefits of two passports are becoming more and more valuable as the pandemic continues to unfold. We have seen countries respond in a variety of ways while healthcare, the economy, and politics have become increasingly volatile on home soil. So besides having the flexibility to travel right now, a second passport affords you options.
  • regent cruise line Cruises resume with unprecedented discounts to welcome passengers back. - Cruise ships have been actively working with the CDC companies to ensure they are in strict compliance with government safety regulations once the No-Sail Order is lifted on July 24th.  All cruise ships have stepped up their cleaning and disinfecting before every voyage […]
  • Stuck at home for the 4th? Have some fun with your Frequent flyer miles. - Frequent flyer miles, also known as travel points or airline miles, are a part of airline and credit card loyalty programs. Typically, you accumulate a set amount of miles based on your spending that can be used to buy airline tickets. But […]
  • What Airlines DON’T Want You To Know… - Airlines are trying to keep it quiet. Industry experts are making big moves because of it. 
  • Summer’s Not Shot! Escape to 7 Counties Reopening Soon - After nearly three months of lockdown, the thought of traveling again may feel like a distant dream. But with summer upon us, the wanderlust couldn’t be stronger. Fortunately, seven countries just announced their plans to welcome tourists again.  Fortunately, nine […]
  • Cook’s Travel Top 10 Wanderlust Movies - Tired of the news? Sick of Zoom? Fed up with homeschooling? Vacations are time to disconnect and recharge. So when it’s time for a break, there’s no better way to unplug than with an adventure around the world. Transport yourself […]
  • Booking Flights for Future Travel: Experts Weigh In - Seeing some enticingly low airfare right now?We are, too.  The real question is: is it smart to buy?Our expert travel agents weigh in. If I see a good deal should I jump on it or wait? If you find a particularly good […]