Liquids in your carry-on bags cannot exceed 3.4 ounces. To keep that straight, along with all the persnickety plastic bag business, remember this formula from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security: 3-1-1. You can take 3.4-ounce bottles, inside 1 quart-sized, clear, plastic, zip-top bag, and each traveler can have 1 plastic bag. Or, of course, save yourself the trouble and stow those liquids in your check-in bag.
Well, dear Google searcher, that depends on where you’re flying from. We turned to nifty travel calculator TravelMath to add up the flight times from major American cities: A flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii is 5 hours and 17 minutes, a flight from New York City to Hawaii is 10 hours and 14 minutes and a flight from Miami to Hawaii is 10 hours and 12 minutes. Anchorage is surprisingly just 5 hours and 44 minutes away. If you’re coming from Minneapolis, the flight time is 8 hours and 25 minutes, and a flight from Seattle to Hawaii is 5 hours and 37 minutes. We’ll leave it up to you to find direct flights.
Typically, 25 years old. Rental car companies have traditionally been leery of renting to less experienced drives, but there are now programs that cater to young’uns. Drivers ages 21 to 24 can rent cars from companies such as Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and Advantage, but there’s a daily surcharge — which varies by location — that can add up quickly. It averages around $25 per day, according to travel website SmarterTravel. As for luxury vehicles? Those are often totally off-limits to the under-25 crowd.