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United Airlines Cancels Flights Out of Houston Amid Hurricane Harvey

United Airlines has shut down its Texas-area operation as the devastation from Hurricane Harvey continued.This comes after United Airlines shut down its operations at other Texas airports including Valley International, Corpus Christi and McAllen-Miller airports.  United isn’t the airline canceling flights, both Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Houston Hobby airports remain closed due to massive…

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Deal Alert: Cheap Transcontinental Flights from $95

If you’re looking for a cheap transcontinental flight between the New York City or Philadelphia to/from Los Angeles (LAX), you’ll want to check out the current sale which is going on from many airlines including Delta, American, JetBlue, and Virgin America. You can search for these cheap flights on Orbitz or on Google Flights, which is available primarily in September,…

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Delta Flight Attendants Seated in First Class, US Travel Warning to Mexico, Earning Free Vegas Hotels through Gambling

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. On a recent Delta flight onboard a Boeing 737-900, two of the first class seats were blocked off, as the flight attendants were seated in the cabin…

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US Expands Travel Warning for Mexico to Cancun and Los Cabos

The United States Department of State has expanded their travel warning for Americans traveling to Mexico to now include two new states Quintana Roo and Baja California Sur, which are home to popular tourist destinations of Cabo San Lucas, Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Due to the violence associated with the drug cartel, innocent bystanders…

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New American Airlines Europe Routes, How to Avoid Jet Lag, 20 Rotten Snake Heads at Customs

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below.   American Airlines has announced that they’ll be adding new routes to Europe next summer to Venice (VCE), Budapest (BUD) and Prague (PRG). News American Airlines Adds New…

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German Customs Receive Package Containing 20 Rotten Snake Heads

What’s the craziest thing you can image customs finding? How about 20 rotten snake heads, which is what happened to some custom officers in Germany, after searching a package that had arrived from Africa. Immediately, the snake heads were burned in order to prevent the spread of any diseases. Per the Miami Herald, German customs…

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NYC Hotels Restrict Lobby Bathrooms, Overflowing Toilet at Nashville Airport, Cheap Gogo Wifi

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. The W New York – Union Square is one of several NYC Hotels Restricting Non-Guests from Using Bathrooms meaning without a room key, you won’t be allowed in! News NYC Hotels…

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18 New Lounges Join Priority Pass

We told you earlier in the week about Priority Pass Adding New Capers Cafe Le Bar & Capers Market. Priority Pass sends out a monthly email announcing their new lounges. It’s nice to see Priority Pass expanding the lounges in their program, which means more lounges for The Platinum Card® from American Express cardholders like myself to benefit…

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Deal Alert: NYC to Rome, Italy for $360 Roundtrip

Fly to Rome this fall or winter for the cheap thanks to some amazing fares from Norwegian Air. Dates available include October, November, December of this year, and January, February of 2018. The best prices are from NYC (Newark). Even if you can’t get a cheap flight to your final destination, you can use this as a base and then…

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Say What?! These 9 States To Require A Passport For Domestic Travel

Better get those passports renewed or sign up for Global Entry! In surprising news, in 2018, 9 U.S. states that will require passports (or another acceptable form of ID) for their residents to board an airplane, even if they are flying domestic! Say What?! These 9 States To Require A Passport For Domestic Travel WASHINGTON – The…

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