Good/Bad of TWA Opening, WDW Safety Concerns, Dog + Baby In Lounge = Injury, New Way To Get Help Overseas & More!

Written by SharonKurheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along. Ben (Lucky) at One Mile At A Time reports that Jet…

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Visiting the Grand Canyon With a Family: Where to Camp, Stay and Play

Written by Tana Baer @ The Points Guy

When our daughter was 7 months old, my husband and I took her on a road trip through the Southwest. We flew to Las Vegas from Boston, and planned on visiting California’s desert parks over 10 days. What commenced was an unforgettable camping and hiking experience that brought us through not only California but also …

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JetBlue Is Switching to Pepsi, Making It One of the Few Airlines Not to Serve Coke

Written by Jessica Puckett @ The Points Guy

JetBlue is breaking the traditional mold for airlines once again. This time, it’s not an affordable top-flight premium product that is setting the carrier apart, but rather its new inflight beverage provider: Pepsi. On Friday, the New York-based airline said it would be switching its inflight beverages from the industry-standard Coca-Cola products to Pepsi offerings. …

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The Best Ways to Avoid Airline Change and Cancellation Fees on Paid Flights

Written by Jason Steele @ The Points Guy

When the airlines need to change or cancel a flight due to weather, crew scheduling, maintenance or another reason, you, the passenger, are rarely offered compensation. But when you need to change or cancel your own reservations, you can be hit with huge fees. In this post I’ll look at the major domestic carriers’ current …

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Delta’s Anti-Union Campaign Goes Viral

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Delta Air Lines is the least unionized airline based in the US, but the company’s efforts to maintain that status quo created a stir on social media this week. The airline’s flight attendants last rejected unionization in late 2010, following the 2008 acquisition of Northwest Airlines, and the company now operates a website (DontRiskItDontSignIt.com) that …

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Delta moves towards free inflight wifi

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Free inflight wifi is set to soar on Delta Air Lines starting next week. The carrier plans a two week trial of the complimentary on approximately 55 flights each day as it studies the cost and value of making the shift.
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Delta moves towards free inflight wifi

Written by Seth Miller @ PaxEx.Aero

Free inflight wifi is set to soar on Delta Air Lines starting next week. The carrier plans a two week trial of the complimentary on approximately 55 flights each day as it studies the cost and value of making the shift.
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Airlines Collected $4.9 Billion in Bag Fees Last Year. Here’s How to Avoid Being Part of That Statistic

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

More than four months after the end of the year, we are just getting the 2018 statistics for airlines, and there are some jaw-dropping numbers. US-based airlines recorded $11.8 billion in after-tax profits for the full year. And a significant portion of those profits was baggage fees, which came in just shy of $4.9 billion …

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Planning a Family Trip to San Diego

Written by Jon Bailey @ The Points Guy

When people think of San Diego, they often conjure up images of sunny days, warm sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and the best tacos this side of the border — and they would be right! This town enjoys balmy weather for most of the year and a pace that offers the perfect blend of outdoor …

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Go Beyond San Francisco: Mendocino Activities for the Whole Family

Written by Jon Bailey @ The Points Guy

When my brother and I were kids growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, our parents would take us to Mendocino for long weekends. Back then, the craggy ocean cliffs and twisted pines of the Northern California Coast rambled on and on. We would bring a picnic lunch and sit on the beach after …

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Classic Cars and Friendly People: Guide to Visiting Havana With Kids

Written by Karen Akpan @ The Points Guy

If you’re planning to take a truly memorable trip with your family, there may be no better destination than Cuba. The island nation in the Caribbean is one heck of a fun place for families with something for everyone: beaches, adventure tours and plenty of cultural experiences. Our family planned a five-day trip to Cuba …

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Exciting New Airline Routes for April 2019 and Beyond

Written by Kaeli Conforti @ The Points Guy

Airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes every month. Today, we’ll share just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details (like schedules and aircraft, among other things) may …

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British Airways CEO Alex Cruz Is Preparing to Potentially Feel JetBlue’s ‘Mint Effect’

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

The entrance of JetBlue into the transatlantic market is on the mind of a number of major airlines, including British Airways’ CEO Alex Cruz. While JetBlue isn’t expected to enter the London market until 2021, and the airport to which it’ll fly has still yet to be disclosed, the looming introduction of a JetBlue route …

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Capital One Adds JetBlue as Transfer Partner, Launches With 50% Bonus

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Capital One made waves when it added airline transfer partners last year, resulting in a significant jump in TPG’s valuations of the issuer’s currency. Today, Capital One is announcing that it’s adding a 15th transfer partner: JetBlue. It’s the third addition on top of the original 12 after Singapore and Emirates were announced in December, …

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Planning a Family Trip to San Francisco

Written by Barbara Schultz @ The Points Guy

San Francisco holds great contrasts. It’s home to some of California’s most breathtaking coastline but the beaches are generally considered too cold for swimming. It’s a small, compact city but many of its charming and diverse neighborhoods are found atop or below vertiginous hills. It’s the historic home of fortune seekers and flower children, who …

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