Tag: Travel News

American Airlines Eliminates Oversize Baggage Fees for Music Gear and Most Large Sports Equipment

In a press release published today, the Texas-based airline noted that it was eliminating oversize baggage fees for sports equipment and instruments and other musical equipment. The timing could not… Read more »

Buc-ee’s rated cleanest gas station bathroom in US – bathrooms now cleaner nationwide

Texas-based Buc-ee’s was rated the cleanest gas station nationwide after a survey conducted by GasBuddy which also revealed gas station bathrooms are improving in cleanliness overall. Popular mobile app company… Read more »

Thai officials say Phuket selfie snapping tourists get death penalty

New restrictions will soon be in place on the infamous “selfie runway” at Phuket International Airport. Readers are probably familiar with the photos of tourists on a beach snapping a… Read more »

United goes full Bonvoy on us and ditches award charts, revamps reward program

As was widely reported by many yesterday, United has revamped their mileage program. Starting in November of 2019, United will no longer publish an award chart that lists the specific… Read more »

Airbnb reports solo females booking 2x as many Experiences as Males

Airbnb recently reported that solo female travelers are booking twice as many Airbnb Experiences than males. Airbnb Experiences are: “…activities designed and led by inspiring locals. They go beyond typical… Read more »

Cruise for Stupid People now available with Flat Earther Cruise in planning stages

According to the Flat Earth International Conference (wtf…there’s a conference!?!), a cruise is in the planning stages and slated for 2020. Few details are available on their website (literally…nothing…just a… Read more »

Airbnb and Pinterest team to offer Summer “experiences guide” to inspire travelers

Powerhouse rental property company Airbnb has teamed with visual search engine company Pinterest to create a guide for Pinners planning their next travel “experience.” In a blog post published yesterday,… Read more »

Delta moving to New Terminal at New Orleans International Airport (MSY) – May

Earlier today, Delta announced they are moving their Louis Armstrong New Orleans International (MSY) operations from Terminal D to a newly built Terminal C (aka the North Terminal). The North… Read more »

New Marriott Bonvoy Promotion to let members bid to stay on Mercedes F1 Yacht in Monaco

Marriott has one heck of a promotion going on for racing fans. Today, Marriott announced an expansion of their Formula 1 racing partnership with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport team where… Read more »

Travel News: Southwest Releases Statement regarding Trump Grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8

In a statement released this afternoon, Southwest Airlines noted they are fully complying with the presidential order to cease flying Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and provided details on customers… Read more »

Travel News: Research Shows Hackers Are Attacking Airlines More Than Ever (reblog from TravelPulse)

From Travel Pulse: “Hackers are targeting airlines. We saw it with Cathay Pacific Airlines’ data hack of 9.4 million passengers in 2018, and some are even saying that might have been the case… Read more »