Many airlines and hotels now have partnering arrangements with Lyft and/or Uber. For example, you can earn extra SPG points by linking your SPG account to UBER. You can earn extra JetBlue miles by linking your JetBlue account with Lyft. The newest partnership like this is between Delta and Lyft. Here are the basics: Earn … Read More
Djibouti Airlines? A long defunct African Airline? Non-stop from New York to Shannon? How could that be?
Delta has issued a press release announcing that it is testing Facial Recognition Technology with bag drops at MSP Airport. I’m intrigued by this advancement. Here’s the press release in pertinent part: Delta is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this summer, a $600,000 investment that allows customers to quickly, securely … Read More
I’m sorry, I’m so sorry . .
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Running Amok is a new regular thread (I’m not ready to commit to say daily, but that is the goal) to highlight some current travel, frequent flyer and running news. RUNNING: Competitor group, the owner of Rock n’ Roll Marathons and United Airlines have announced a new marathon and half marathon in the series – … Read More
AGODA AGODA is an online hotel booking platform that began in 2005 in Singapore and is now owned by Priceline. AGODA lists hundreds of thousands of hotels worldwide at competitive prices and provides services in 38 different languages. Over the years, especially when I was traveling to locations with smaller, individually-owned hotels, I would always take a … Read More
The Park Hyatt Saigon was elegant and sophisticated – and our suite was incredible!
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Does your bra go BEEP at the airport? Underwire bras are common, but they can sometimes set off some metal detectors or show up on other airport security scans. Even if you don’t wear an underwire bra, the metal hooks or clasps in bras or on regular garments can make a detector go beep!