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  • Wow Air

    Some increased competition between UK and USA. Yes there are the usual budget airline charges on top such as baggage and food. Hopefully this will keep the other airlines in check with their prices.   Iceland'...
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    • The Ebola watch thread

      With 2 confirmed Ebola cases caught outside East Africa, one in Spain, and the other Texas, both seemingly due to care-protocol breakdowns dealing with cases of travelling victims, I feel an Ebola thread where we can ...
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      • Eiffel Tower facelift

        For those that might be visiting Paris:   Eiffel Tower gets glass floor in £24m facelift - Telegraphiife
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        • Carry-on or Checked Luggage? Your experience sought!!!

          Do you carry your bags on or do you check your luggage?  Are you a purist (always carry on or always check) or does it depend?  If you always or typically carry on, what are your tips for those of us who che...
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          Carry-on or Checked Luggage? Your experience sought!!!

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          • EasyJet app

            easyJet to allow passengers to check in by taking a photo of their passport in new app feature | Daily Mail Online
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            • Flybe joins avios

              Flybe introduces Avios frequent flyer scheme - Telegraph
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              • Own drinks in Mini Bar

                Hotel fines guests who store their own drinks in the mini-bar - Telegraph   Has anyone encountered this on their travels?   erc remember when you request a fridge in your room be prepared to pay $35!  ...
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                • Which airport provides the easiest commute to Manhattan?  JFK or EWR?

                  Heading to NYC in three weeks.  Need to book the airfare... oops! Today! We will not have a car and will only be able to utilize public transportation (rail, metro, bus or taxi).   What do Insiders think?&...
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                  Which airport provides the easiest commute to Manhattan?  JFK or EWR?

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                  • Holding flights

                    British Airways introduces £5 holding fee on flights - Telegraph   do other airlines offer this online? would you pay to hold your flights?
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                    Holding flights

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                    • Travel Insurance

                      Do you buy travel insurance? Have you ever had to use it? I have asked this question before (about a year and a half ago), but want to ask it again.  I buy it for international trips, but not for domestic trips a...
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                      Travel Insurance

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                      • Mobile phone use during flights (Europe)

                        BBC News - Airlines cleared for mobile phone use during flights   British Airways, for example, already has a business-class-only flight from London to New York that lets passengers use wi-fi and send texts. But ...
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                        Mobile phone use during flights (Europe)

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                        • Immigration and Customs - which country is better?

                          We have all been travelling and seen the best and worst of airports, and have commented on all our experiences.  What about immigration and customs --- which country is better?  And which country needs to be...
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                          Immigration and Customs - which country is better?

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                          • If you have a choice, avoid Etihad

                            I normally do not like to advise people on which options they should choose.  I like to provide people with my reviews and facts and let individuals make their own opinions.  However, Etihad is running a pro...
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                            If you have a choice, avoid Etihad

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                            • Flying United First HNL to YYZ - Still Time to Cancel!

                              So I have booked my YYZ-RNO.... RNO-HNL..... HNL-YYZ trip today, and I am having second thoughts regarding United's First seating.  I did a quick search using "United" and "Hawaii" on MRI and the first few hits w...
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                              Flying United First HNL to YYZ - Still Time to Cancel!

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                              • UA Offers $100,000 Buyout to Flight Attendants

                                I ran across this little tidbit of news today:   United Offers $100,000 Buyouts to Flight Attendants - Bloomberg   What's next to cut costs at UA, removing one pilot from the flight deck?  How on eart...
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                                • Best and worst airports

                                  Hi all, As I am sitting here in Schiphol waiting for my connection to Paris, this occurred to me.  I HATE Schiphol!  It is true that the people are nice, there are lots of shops and the airport is one piece...
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                                  • Favorite travel tip

                                    My favorite travel tip is  to make sure you have enough resources incase travel is delayed by a few days. We were driving home from AZ to Iowa this Christmas and our car broke down. We were stranded (Mom Dad. 9 y...
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                                    Favorite travel tip

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                                    • Reclining seats

                                      Plane diverted after row over reclining seat device - Telegraph   It is not clear whether the courtesy card was used in this case. how would you react?
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                                      • Rome hotel tax increase

                                        An increase in the hotel taxes:   Rome doubles hotel tax - Telegraph
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                                        Rome hotel tax increase

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                                        • Vacations By Marriott :-(

                                          Hum, I have been very disappointed by the performances of "Vacations By Marriott" even if I am a kind of fan, having Vacations club points and half a million points on MRW ... the date of my trip to Zurich (Switzerlan...
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                                          Vacations By Marriott :-(

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