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Hot New Travel Gear: August 2015

(Travel Weekly) NokHoo Laptop Backpacks are fully padded, at once protecting you and your contents; have numerous zippered pockets, side pockets and an easy-to-reach shoulder pocket; are water resistant; and are manufactured to last. What really makes them standout, however, is the unique, custom artwork that adorns each bag, including screen prints and embroidery. LAMOVE Mobile Closet…

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What Flight Attendants Wish You’d Stop Doing

(Huffington Post) If you think you’re annoyed by your fellow airplane passengers, then just try being a flight attendant. A group of flight attendants were asked to each name the ONE thing they wish passengers would stop doing on a plane. And we have to say, their responses definitely inspired us to clean up our acts. These responses…

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Discounted Delta Award Flights to Europe

(Deals We Like) Delta is offering a nice promotion right now for those looking to redeem their miles for a free flight from North America to Europe. With this sale, you can get up to 30% off when using points. This means an economy class ticket for a low level saver award can cost you…

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Hertz to Cease Car-sharing Services in U.S.

(Travel Weekly) Citing a low return on investment, Hertz will close all its car-sharing service operations in the United States by September, though it will continue the service in some international markets, a spokesperson said. The car rental company launched Connect by Hertz in 2008 to compete with Zipcar, which Avis Budget Group acquired in 2013. Hertz…

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Atlanta Airport Hotel Could Break Ground in Early 2016

(Atlanta Business Chronicle) City officials want to break ground early next year on a new mixed-use project that would include a four-star hotel at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The development — that would include an up to 300-room hotel, travel plaza and 30,000 square feet of class-A office space — would boost an effort to…

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A Hyper-sonic Jet That Would Fly from NYC to London in 1 Hour

(Inhabitat) A new hyper-sonic jet design from Airbus, which was just approved by the US Patents and Trademark Office, looks to create something of a successor to the now-retired Concorde. But, rather than flying at a measly Mach 2, the proposed rocket-powered Concorde 2.0 would traverse the skies at Mach 4.5. That’s four and a…

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How To Avoid Being Bumped From A Flight (And What To Do If It Happens)

(Huffington Post) In this day and age of airline travel, more flights are getting in late, more bags are getting lost and most flights are overbooked. While late flights and lost bags are pretty much the airline’s fault, we can give you a few pointers on why you should or shouldn’t look forward to an…

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British Airways vows to punish fliers traveling on hidden-city tickets

(USA Today) British Airways is joining United Airlines in a fight against fliers who purchase tickets with plans to fly only a portion of an itinerary. For many years, savvy flyers have been using this trick — referred to as hidden-city or throwaway ticketing — to save money. Of course, this was never allowed, and…

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Delta Boosts SkyMiles Availability

Delta has announced  increased Award availability for Diamond and Platinum members with greater flexibility for Medallion Choice Benefits. Effective July 21, 2015 you can use Regional Upgrade Certificates in addition to Global Upgrade Certificates for a Delta One™ seat on eligible transcontinental flights between New York – JFK and Los Angeles – LAX or San Francisco –…

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Keeping Up With Baggage Fees

Checked-bag fees can add major costs to your trip. But many travelers often fail to realize that cheaper, “low-cost” airlines often have checked-bag fees as high or higher than the major carriers. Spirit Airlines, known for its super-low fares, charges those outside its “fare club” $30 to $100 per checked bag depending on how the…