It has been reported in their last few days that Delta Airlines CEO , Ed Bastian claims that the airline will Ban passengeres that are “rude”. On its face it sounds good. If your thinking is binary, it is good, but I on the other hand tend to run down […]
How American Airlines Ruined my New Years Trip to Rio – A RANT!
Being that I just got over Covid-19 a month before New Years, tested negative, and have antibodies (not sure how long), I decided to make good use of them (antibodies), and travel to Rio de Janeiro for New Years, for Reveillon! I, of course still use the same precautions as […]
Travel vs Everyday Errands and Life, Which is Safer?… A Comparison
As part of the standard line of questioning we have grown accustomed to is “have you traveled in the last 14 days?”. This makes me want to start an argument every time I hear it, as it doesn’t make any sense! On the flip side, you never get asked ” […]
Airlines and Airports Are Starting to Offer Covid Testing for Passengers!
Some good news for my fellow passengers and for the travel industry as a whole! Over there last week or so we have heard more and more about airlines and airports offering covid tests to circumvent the quarantine rules of certain destinations. This is a great thing, and should have […]
To Recline or Not Recline?
Over the last few days, a video emerged of a guy on a Delta flight hitting the back of a women’s seat because she reclined into his lap. I can see both sides of this, but have to say I side with the guy. I truly feel that, although […]
Oh! What A Tangled Web We Weave… : Delta Airlines
” OH! WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE WHEN WE FIRST PRACTICE TO DECEIVE” was a quote by Sir Walter Scott , and it’s very fitting for this new series Im doing. In the first of a multi-part series , we will talk about Delta Airlines, and how they not […]
What it Means to be TRULY LOYAL to Hotels and Airlines; Money Talks, Loyalty Walks!
As many of you may know, I am very big on loyalty programs with both hotels and airlines. I am like this for many reasons. I like the benefits that come from being loyal, I like having consistency with a certain brand, and there are just certain brands that I […]
How to NOT be a JERK at The Airport!
In this article I give you tips on how to make travel at airports a little easier.
The Rise of Basic Economy Airline Fares, BEWARE!
A few years ago I started noticing airlines adding “Basic Economy” fares to certain routes. As time passed, all 3 major US airlines have these fares for pretty much for all of their routes. A Basic economy fare is a fare you purchase for less than a regular economy ticket […]
What Travel Apps I Use
Im not sure what we did before we had “apps” but now we really depend on them to do almost everything, including planning and executing travel. The apps I use may be different than you may need, but I hope to give you a good idea of at least what […]
Easy 2,500 SkyMiles With Delta’s Baggage Guarantee
One of the biggest drivers of revenue for airlines nowadays is baggage fees. My favorite airline, Delta is not immune from charging them, but they also will pay you if they don’t deliver in 20 minutes. Delta is known for their great on-time record , and they extend that to […]
American Airlines Pilot Shortage for December Travel Because of Computer Glitch
This story is developing, and there’s not too much known as to how or why this happened, but basically American Airlines is facing a shortage of staffing for around 15,000 flights the last half of December. American is saying at this time, that they are doing whatever they can to […]