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How Natural Disasters Affect Travel
  • Posted: Dec 04, 2018

How Natural Disasters Affect Travel

Last friday, a 7.1 earthquake struck Anchorage, Alaska, resulting in the most destructive earthquake since 1964. Thanks to earthquake proof engineering in Alaska, airport activity was only suspended... read more+


The Truth About Travel Agents
  • Posted: Nov 27, 2018

The Truth About Travel Agents

Planning, booking, and budgeting for travel can be tedious.  Often times, companies or even individuals will have a travel agent to take care of the hassle for them.  Do you have one? This... read more+


The Art of Flying Without Stress
  • Posted: Nov 26, 2018

The Art of Flying Without Stress

There are various reasons why people fly on a regular basis. Whether you’re doing it for work, family, or recreation, the process of regularly lining up at airports, sitting in an airplane for... read more+


Black Friday Extends All Year with Lucid Travel
  • Posted: Nov 20, 2018

Black Friday Extends All Year with Lucid Travel

Thanksgiving is notoriously known to be the  most annoying time to travel. It’s the holiday with the highest travel prices - even higher than Christmas or at the peak of summer.  This... read more+


Lucid Travel Investor Pitch
  • Posted: Nov 13, 2018

Lucid Travel Investor Pitch

On November 8th, 2018 we had the opportunity to pitch to a small group of local investors during an event called Idea Tap. We are planning on bootstrapping (meaning taking no investment) over the next... read more+


The Art of Packing Light
  • Posted: Nov 13, 2018

The Art of Packing Light

In last week’s newsletter, I discussed the benefits of packing only carry on items.  That can seem like a daunting task, especially if your trip will extend over several weeks.  But... read more+


Trick or Treat? How to Avoid hidden Travel Costs
  • Posted: Oct 30, 2018

Trick or Treat? How to Avoid hidden Travel Costs

In recent years, Halloween has become the second largest commercial holiday after Christmas.  It has become an excuse for adults to relive their childhood of putting on masks and indulging in... read more+


What is the Best Season to Travel in?
  • Posted: Oct 23, 2018

What is the Best Season to Travel in?

  What is the best season to travel in?  And no, I don’t mean summer or winter and everything in between.  In travel lingo, there are three different seasons of travel: Peak... read more+


The Top 5 Reasons Universities Love Lucid Travel | From Our CEO
  • Posted: Oct 19, 2018

The Top 5 Reasons Universities Love Lucid Travel | From Our CEO

I wanted to spend this morning putting together a list of what our partners like most about Lucid from the feedback we've received.    I'd also like to thank our nearly 100... read more+


Know your Airline Compensation Rights & Restrictions
  • Posted: Oct 16, 2018

Know your Airline Compensation Rights & Restrictions

  There’s nothing worse than having a flight disrupted.  Annoying security lines, limited leg room, and bad food are a given, but we all expect to get what we paid for - getting to our... read more+


The fast-growing travel tech startup built on the power of mentorship
  • Posted: Aug 29, 2018

The fast-growing travel tech startup built on the power of mentorship

By Susan Pliska     August 26, 2018   In his senior year of college at NC State, Ben Knosby was nominated by friends to plan their group snowboarding trip out west. An... read more+


What Makes A Great Leader
  • Posted: Jun 29, 2018

What Makes A Great Leader

Leadership is an interesting topic because there really is no one-size-fits-all approach to it. True leaders are very rare and it's not easy to understand what separates them from... read more+


The Rising Costs Of Youth Sports - 5 Ways To Cut Costs
  • Posted: Jun 04, 2018

The Rising Costs Of Youth Sports - 5 Ways To Cut Costs

HBO’s “Real Sports” recently took a deep dive into youth sports tourism. They found that travel teams have fueled what it calls “an unprecedented sports tourism boom”... read more+


Comparing Travel Websites | Pros & Cons
  • Posted: Dec 07, 2017

Comparing Travel Websites | Pros & Cons

We help you better understand the online hotel booking marketplace. Comparing OTAs (Online Travel Agencies) and Hotel Direct. We also give you an inside look into the Lucid Travel platform for teams. read more+


3 Keys To Finding The Best Hotels Deals
  • Posted: Nov 14, 2017

3 Keys To Finding The Best Hotels Deals

In today's hyper-competitive hotel market, it's tough to find the best deals without spending hours searching various websites. This guide will give you an insight into how the market as a... read more+


Why Business Travelers Are 'Going Rouge'
  • Posted: Nov 08, 2017

Why Business Travelers Are 'Going Rouge'

Every year, more and more business travelers are "Going Rouge". All this means is that they prefer booking travel themselves rather than using a company travel agent or booking system.... read more+


3 Reasons Why 'Stay to Play' Sucks
  • Posted: Oct 17, 2017

3 Reasons Why 'Stay to Play' Sucks

'Stay to Play' is a relatively new phenomenon going on in the competitive sports world where teams traveling for a tournament are required to stay in a certain hotel in order to participate.... read more+


Fundraise for Your Team Just by Traveling to Tournaments
  • Posted: Aug 16, 2017

Fundraise for Your Team Just by Traveling to Tournaments

Article by Charlie Eisenhood (Ultiworld) - The original article on Lucid Travel can be found on the Ultiworld website -- For a game that requires just a disc and eight cones, ultimate can sure... read more+


NC State Alumni Create Service to Help College Sports Teams
  • Posted: Aug 16, 2017

NC State Alumni Create Service to Help College Sports Teams

Article by Samuel Griffin (NCSU Technician)   -- In 2015, Ben Knosby graduated from NC State with a degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering. Two years later, he became the co-founder of... read more+


4 Surprising Stats on College Club Sports
  • Posted: Jul 12, 2017

4 Surprising Stats on College Club Sports

Lucid Travel recently completed market research on college club sports programs to better understand their management structure and travel process.   The findings were very interesting…... read more+


5 Fundraising Goals for College Club Sports Teams
  • Posted: Jun 30, 2017

5 Fundraising Goals for College Club Sports Teams

We get it, most College and University Club Sports departments can’t provide you enough allocated funding to cover the entire cost of your season. We surveyed 100+ University Recreation... read more+


3 Super Easy Teams Fundraisers Using Travel
  • Posted: Jun 09, 2017

3 Super Easy Teams Fundraisers Using Travel

Are you tired of fundraising? Are you sick of selling products that people don’t want or spending all of Saturday washing cars? We get it - raising money for your team is a huge hassle.... read more+


A New Way College Club Teams Can Raise Money
  • Posted: Jun 01, 2017

A New Way College Club Teams Can Raise Money

When we think about college sports, the first thing that comes to mind is sold out stadiums, big budgets and overpaid staff but there is another side to college sports that is often overlooked. Nearly... read more+


Why Sports Team Fundraising is so Hard
  • Posted: May 23, 2017

Why Sports Team Fundraising is so Hard

Every sports team, youth to adult, has to focus on fundraising to some degree. It’s a crucial part of any team because, without it, the players are stuck fronting the bills and we all know they... read more+


Highlights
  • Posted: Dec 17, 2018

Highlights

Highlights Friday, December 14, 2018   The highlight’s of Lucid Travel is that it is free to use, it offers cashback after booking –meaning we split our commission with our customer... read more+


Marketing for the Future
  • Posted: Dec 17, 2018

Marketing for the Future

Marketing for the Future Thursday, December 13, 2018   Companies and individuals are in a position today social media presence means everything.  Lucid Travel has come to the realization... read more+


Booking Experiences
  • Posted: Dec 17, 2018

Booking Experiences

Booking Experienes  Wednesday, December 12, 2018   There’s a new development in the travel industry that offers the sale of activities through sites that used to only handle... read more+


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