Alexis Benveniste

New York

Alexis Benveniste is a New York-based contributing writer for The Washington Post. She has written stories for The New York Times, Bloomberg, CNN, Teen Vogue and Allure.
Latest from Alexis Benveniste

AirTag in luggage led police to more than $16,000 in stolen items

The small Apple tracking device brought police to the home of an airline subcontractor in Florida.

August 16, 2022

Airlines are separating families on rebooked flights. Here’s what to know.

Parents and kids, and pets and pet owners, have been rebooked on totally different flights.

August 15, 2022

Norwegian cruises to drop vaccination requirement, ease testing rules

Norwegian is the latest major cruise line to revise its rules following the end of a CDC program that set industry protocols.

August 8, 2022

What to know about monkeypox while traveling

Here is where monkeypox is spreading and what health experts advise to protect yourself.

August 4, 2022

Want to see the world’s tallest tree? You could get fined $5,000.

Redwood National and State Parks closed the off-trail section of California forest where Hyperion lives.

August 1, 2022

What to know if an airline wants to bump you from a flight

Overbooking can lead airlines to deny boarding, but passengers are often entitled to compensation.

July 26, 2022

Alaska Airlines will introduce first electronic bag tags in the U.S.

Electronic bag tags allow fliers to save time at check-in by registering luggage remotely, the airline says.

July 20, 2022

Taking a cruise could cost less than filling your gas tank

Travel is expensive, but there is one exception this summer.

July 20, 2022

Is it safe to travel while BA.5 spreads? Health experts weigh in.

Health experts advise travelers to keep masking on flights, in airports and other close quarters.

July 14, 2022

Buttigieg announces a bill of rights for passengers with disabilities

The summary is meant to help travelers understand their rights under the Air Carrier Access Act.

July 12, 2022