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WOW: $12,000 Carry On Bag Fee On Your $99 Ticket To Europe

WOW air says it’s “Iceland’s only high performance low-cost airline” and its strategy “is to always provide fun and memorable service, as well as offering the lowest price airline tickets to and from Iceland, with a smile.” Or are they really providing the most outrageous carry-on baggage fees in the world? WOW: $12,000 Carry On…

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Amazing $64 RT JFK to LAX With JetBlue – Where Are You Going?

Earlier today we told you about a very limited time offer from JetBlue to fly from New York City to one of 32 destinations for $32 each way.  Well, not wanting to pass up an amazing deal (or the chance to get out of the East Coast cold weather for a few days), I decided…

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Gotham Air: $99 Six Minute Luxury Helicopter Rides From Manhattan to JFK And EWR

Gotham Air announced that it will begin accepting reservations today for scheduled helicopter flights between Manhattan and JFK, and Manhattan and ERW. Helicopters will start flying by spring 2015. First time riders can book a $99 flat rate flight by selecting a departure from one of three Manhattan heliports, and flights can be booked on…

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Man Falls Overboard From A Cruise Ship And Rescued By Another Cruise Ship

A 22-year-old man is lucky to be alive after he fell overboard the Royal Caribbean ship the Oasis of the Seas off the coast of Cozumel, Mexico. The man, who has not been identified, fell overboard in the early morning hours of January 8, 2015. According to Good Morning America, he was spotted a few…

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Mother Who Said United Airlines ‘Humiliated’ Her Family Now Faces Social Media Backlash

Last week we posted the story of Elit Kirschenbaum, a mother who said that United Airlines ‘humiliated’ her family because of the way they were treated on a flight. If you recall their young daughter, Ivy, is a 3-year old stroke survivor that is incapable of sitting up on her own. Elit said that the…

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200+ Flight Cancellations For Thanksgiving Travel = Chaos For East Coast!

Here comes the snow! And with it another Thanksgiving travel nightmare! According to the weather channel, snow is expected to fall in much of the Northeast this afternoon and 200+ flights have already been cancelled causing travel headaches across much of the country! As NBC News is reporting here, “Nor’easter Threatens Thanksgiving Travel Chaos for…

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Free Music, Apps, And Airport Wi-fi! It’s Verizon Connection Day!

Today is Verizon connection day! Today only you can score free movies, airport wifi, music and more for both existing Verizon customers and people who use other carriers as well! Go here to check out what you can get for free today! If you are a Verizon customer, you may even be able to get…

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Will Winter Weather Impact Thanksgiving Travel Along The East Coast?

AAA says 3.5 million will fly this Thanksgiving, the highest level since 2007, and another 41.3 million will travel by automobile.  The only problem is that the weather on Wednesday along the I-95 corridor from Maine to South Carolina could include rain, sleet, and accumulating snow depending on a coastal low developing, and a mass…

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American Express Announces Smaller “Centurion Studio” Lounge For SEA In 2015

American Express announced it is opening a smaller format lounge in the Seattle-Tacoma airport in 2015 called The Centurion Studio. According to the press release it will be a “retreat for Card Members but in a smaller space, featuring some of the amenities Card Members say are most essential: comfortable seating, charging stations, fast and…

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Uber’s Operations In Las Vegas, Reno Come To A Screeching Halt

Uber’s first attempt at serving customers in Las Vegas and Reno lasted just a couple of hours on Friday afternoon, until at least five Uber drivers were cited with up to $10,000 fines and vehicles impounded for transporting people without a license.  Combine that with the action of the states attorney general, and Uber gets…

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Will The American Express Centurion Lounge SFO Open In The Next Two Weeks?

If you read the American Express Membership Rewards forum on flyertalk.com, you might have noticed increasing activity and speculation about the American Express Centurion Lounge in the San Francisco International Airport. The thread is called Centurion Lounge SFO [Future] and most of the discussion as of late focuses on: The opening date – speculation is…

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Miles Apart: Top 10 Airline Routes In The World By Distance

When Qantas launched A380 service from Sydney to Dallas/Ft. International Worth on October 1, 2014 it took over the title of the longest flight in the world based on the distance between the two airports – 13,790km (8568.7 miles). According to the Qantas Fact Sheet the airline will Qantas will operate six non-stop flights in…

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Top 10 Amazing Items From Luxury Hotels You Can Recreate At Home

I’m not gonna lie – I was spoiled at a 5-star luxury resort last week.  I reviewed it here.  But when I really thought about it, it was easy to pick out the top 10 items that I loved about the the things in the room – other than the gorgeous furnishing and scenery. I…

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Hotel Review: Diplomatic Suite at the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi

The Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas is a 5-star luxury beach resort in Abu Dhabi nestled along the pristine beaches of Saadiyat Island, just about 25 minutes from the Abu Dhabi International Airport. It opened in November 2011 with 306 spacious guestrooms with private balconies, including 39 suites all with ocean, garden or…

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