Finalmente! After being grounded for nearly a year from a medical hiccup, Lady Cat 6 and Sponsor are are getting ready to head to Europe in a few days! Along with packing and making sure our documents are in order, we are prepping our T-Mobile phones for our adventure. In case folks are unaware, there…Read more Phone Reminder for Overseas Travel
Be sure to check your ID card, and update, if necessary! Fall travel season is nearly upon us - make sure you will be able to fly! Cards can be updated at many locations, including Federal Buildings. Click here to find the location closest to you, and make your appointment today!
Those of us in the Retiree Cat 6 world sometimes tend to think we are the sole inhabitants of the Cat 6 universe - and we certainly ARE the majority! There are, however, other "species" sharing this universe with us. Their travel rules are a bit different, but we all share the same Category -…Read more There’s More to Cat 6 Than Retirees
Lady Cat 6 is the first to admit she loves the convenience of on-base lodging, eating, and shopping! When traveling in the US (CONUS and OCONUS), my sponsor and I take advantage of on-base lodging the nights before and after our flights whenever we can. If we’re staying somewhere expensive, like Hawaii, we stop off…Read more Stay, Eat, and Shop Local
You can now connect with Lady Cat 6 in her very own Facebook group! In addition to the blog, you can find advice, get your questions answered, learn from the experience and expertise of seasoned space-a travelers, and share your own stories at the Lady Cat 6 Retired Military Space-a Travel page. Joining the group…Read more Find me on Facebook
One of the issues that new space-a travelers can find daunting is the ground arrangements before and after flight. Arranging for lodging, car rental, dining or other necessities can seem difficult with the uncertainty of space-a. But, there are ways to deal with that uncertainty! Here is how we generally handle our arrangements: Lodging: As…Read more Nuts and Bolts of Arrangements
Travelers, space-a and otherwise, seem to encounter a great deal of confusion regarding the so-called "International Drivers License". What is it? Which countries require it? Where do you get it? How much does it cost? How long is it good for? Do you really need one? Let's clarify, and provide some answers! First, there is…Read more License – or Permit – to Drive