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Re: Baggage Fees Paid For By Using Luggage with Ads

Travel Rob ·
If there's not a catch to this program, it seems like a great deal for the consumer. Some of the ad bags actually look like they have cool designs.
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Re: Managing Your Money on the Road

Travel Rob ·
This is a great compehensive post. Time to try and cash the money order that you've been holding! LOL
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TSA hits the million mark for Pre-check

PHeymont ·
TSA's Pre-check program has enrolled a million "trusted travelers" in its program, designed to speed up processing at airport security.
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TSA Pre-Check: Less access if you're not signed up

PHeymont ·
TSA's Pre-Check, which allows travelers to pass through airport security without having to remove shoes, unpack laptops and generally move faster, will focus on passengers directly enrolled in the program, or in other government "Trusted Traveler"...
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Free checked bags and paid overhead? Maybe...

PHeymont ·
Virgin America cabin...which space is up for sale next?    Photo: Virgin America   If you're wondering what comes next in the world of airline fees, check this interview with airline execs at the Phoenix International Aviation...
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Baggage Fees Paid For By Using Luggage with Ads

Travel Rob ·
Photo from Orion Travel Technologies   Orion Travel Technologies  is offering to pay your baggage fees if you get their luggage with advertising imprinted on the luggage. You pay Orion a $19.99 annual membership fee and...
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7 Reasons to Book a Luxury Hotel for Your Next Travel

Candice Larson ·
Luxury hotels are considered as an expensive choice for accommodation and often associate its affordability with celebrities and wealthy people. However, in the recent years, there are now plenty of affordable luxury hotels in the market no matter where you go. Competition in the tourism industry made businesses to keep up with the level of standards that is expected today. Booking a luxury hotel is easy but picking the right one for you will take a good amount of research. Below are the...
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Managing Your Money on the Road

PHeymont ·
 If you’ve never seen a travelers’ check and maybe don’t even know what it is, you’re like most overseas travelers these days. Going abroad no longer means planning to carry wads of cash, or trekking off to American...
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BA suffers computer glitch; Delta's cost $100 million

PHeymont ·
As BA suffers from check-in system crashes, Delta adds up the cost of last month's outage and cancellations.
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New app checks you in while you sleep

PHeymont ·
Lufthansa sponsors a new website that will quickly check you in to your flight, grab your good seats and send your boarding pass...automatically.
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Credit card, traveler's check...or 125 kg of coins?

PHeymont ·
Cash is still king for some travelers, but these guys took it to another level, traveling with big sacks of Scandinavian coins.
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Half of Americans say "NO" to checked bags

Travel Rob ·
About half of all Americans say they avoid checking a bag when they fly.
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Re: 7 Reasons to Book a Luxury Hotel for Your Next Travel

Professorabe ·
I cannot agree with some of your statements. For instance, I remember a trip to Southern India where we met another couple who had booked the same private tour, but they had gone for the significantly more expensive luxury option whereas we had chosen home-stays. They were actually envious because our guesthouses tended to be in lovely spots right in the middle of the action, while their 5-star concrete bunkers were often in sterile out-of-town locations - and lacked any character. We...
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Re: 7 Reasons to Book a Luxury Hotel for Your Next Travel

GarryRF ·
Lowest cost doesn't always mean cheap. You can still get some nice surprises.
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Re: Half of Americans say "NO" to checked bags

DrFumblefinger ·
I think this study just affirms what we already know. That more people are doing what they can to reduce their costs of flying and stretching their budget further. And it also affirms the most basic law of economics. When you charge more for something, you get less of that activity. True of all fees and taxes.
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Re: Half of Americans say "NO" to checked bags

Travel Rob ·
When I saw this study, I though of our interview with Gary German of Orion Travel Tech and his plans to put ads on luggage to pay for the checked bag. We will follow up with him later in the year to see how it's going. https://www.travelgumbo.com/blo...l-tech-s-gary-german
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