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Delta Levied A Huge Fine For Neglecting Disabled Passengers

Delta Levied A Huge Fine For Neglecting Disabled Passengers

If you need wheelchair assistance when flying…. don’t choose Delta!  The Department of Transportation has levied a fine of $2 million against Delta for failing “many times” to assist fliers with disabilities appropriately.  This is the largest penalty imposed by the DOT against an air carrier.  Investigations found that not only did Delta fail to […]

February 22, 2011 | By | Reply More
Virgin America is Expanding to Chicago

Virgin America is Expanding to Chicago

In a very short period of time, Virgin America has put the old-boy airlines to shame by offering affordable airfares while delivering exceptional customer service. On May 25, 2011, Virgin America will begin flying new routes out of Chicago O’Hare Airport to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Let’s hope they continue to show the big […]

February 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Get Steeply Discounted Ski Lift Tickets Online

Get Steeply Discounted Ski Lift Tickets Online

Okay, which one of you asked Santa for snow this winter?  Whoever you are, you certainly got your wish!  With so much snow on the ground, there’s nothing to do but head to the mountains for some record breaking runs. We’ve found a terrific website to help you “ski more and pay less” at Liftopia.com. […]

February 4, 2011 | By | Reply More
Should You Dress Your Family in Body Part Concealing Shirts for Airport Screening?

Should You Dress Your Family in Body Part Concealing Shirts for Airport Screening?

More and more travelers are becoming wary of the new TSA X-Ray screening machines that are being proliferated throughout our airports.  To help travelers maintain some semblance of privacy, several companies have begun producing underwear with strategically positioned patches that block x-rays and prevents the traveler’s ‘privates’ from being revealed to airport screeners. BUT beware, […]

January 31, 2011 | By | Reply More
Friday Night Parties With Van Gogh

Friday Night Parties With Van Gogh

Vacationing in Amsterdam is always exciting, and in fact, they often  set new trends for social venues.  Such is the case with a new tradition…. Friday night parties at the Van Gogh Museum.   Just after dark the museum dims their lights, sets up the bar and brings in the DJs.  From 6 to 10 pm […]

January 13, 2011 | By | Reply More
American Airlines Seems Determined To Irritate Their Customers

American Airlines Seems Determined To Irritate Their Customers

There’s a new airline battle that’s just begun that you should keep an eye on. American Airlines  has made a move to topple one of the largest online travel sites by refusing to supply pricing information to Orbitz.com and demanding that Orbitz remove American Airlines flight information from their search results.  It seems American wants […]

January 4, 2011 | By | Reply More
Don't Let Your Frequent Flyer Miles Expire

Don't Let Your Frequent Flyer Miles Expire

December is a good month to check your airline frequent flyer mile balances to be sure none are due to expire at year’s end.  If you do have miles expiring, you will need to earn a few miles to keep your account active.  One of the easiest ways to do this is to purchase a […]

December 8, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Our Holiday Gift For You!

Our Holiday Gift For You!

The good folks at Ritz-Carlton Hotels and Resorts have shared some very special recipes with us, and we’re thrilled to offer you.. Our Free Ebook – just click the cover to read! Or you can access a large print version, bookmark the book, or purchase a full color copy here. Be sure to bookmark this […]

December 7, 2010 | By | Reply More
Load Up Your Kindle – 100 Best Adventure Books of All Time

Load Up Your Kindle – 100 Best Adventure Books of All Time

I just pulled this tip off of Twitter.  National Geographic Adventure has put together a terrific list of the 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time. For every traveler with a Kindle or any type electronic book reader, this list is indispensable.  Never again do you have to be stuck in airport with nothing good […]

November 30, 2010 | By | Reply More
American Airlines & JetBlue Announce Recipricol Frequent Flyer Programs

American Airlines & JetBlue Announce Recipricol Frequent Flyer Programs

American Airlines and JetBlue have begun an interline partnership which means that you will be able to change planes between the two carriers with ease.  Fly from a west coast city to New York or Boston on JetBLue and connect easily for international flights on American.  It also means to me that if a flight […]

November 26, 2010 | By | Reply More