Airport spas, massage bars and more

One sure-bet souvenir of air travel these days is stress. That’s probably why airport concourses are dotted with bars, and why those bars always are always full of cranky road warriors.

But those seeking relief from the tensions of travel have an expanding choice of more soothing options: In addition to sports bars and wine bars, more and more airports are now home to massage bars, oxygen bars and lots of places to get pampered.

Just in time for the busy holiday season, my most recent column in offers a fresh guide to airports where you can get a massage, a manicure, a pedicure, and a wide variety of other stress-reducing services.

(Massage Bar – operates at Sea-Tac International Airport and many others)