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Hurricane Harvey: What To Do If Your Flight Is Affected

Hurricane Harvey - Approaching Houston during Hurricane Harvey
Houston Texas-Bound Flights Affected by Hurricane Harvey 2017 Hurricane Harvey just moved through Houston with a vengeance leaving a lot of issues behind. One of the issues is that the two local airports Houston-Intercontinental and Houston-Hobby were closed for a few days. As the city tries to return to normalcy, the airports have opened and are slowly getting back to normalcy. [caption i...
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Top 23 Things That Annoyed Me During My Travels In 2016

23 Things That Annoyed Me During My Travels in 2016
In 2016, I traveled 116 segments on eight airlines including a helicopter, a bus and a few rented cars. In total, I visited 13 countries. I enjoy people and how we interact with each other. But I must be getting old as there were certainly some unusual behaviors in 2016. So here are the top 23 things that annoyed me during my travels in 2016. Maybe you can relate :-). 1. People who don't use to...
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7 Things You Must Do Before You Take That Flight

After you've bought that hard earned ticket for your trip, the experience does not stop there. Here are a few things you must do before you take that flight: 1). Download the Airline App - Almost every airline has an App. This where you can view your reservation, make changes, find an airport Club, check-in for your flight, check your flight's status, check if you are on the upgrade list, acces...
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Ryanair Now Has A Loyalty Program of sorts

Ryanair offer
As you I'm very big on loyalty to a particular travel brand as it makes my travels so much easier. Upgrades, Priority boarding, better rooms, Airport Clubs, etc. are all a result of this.   [caption id="attachment_5301" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Ryanair offer (image from Ryanair.com)[/caption]   In comes Ryanair (FR) a low cost carrier based in Ireland with their own pr...
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15 Reasons Why Your Next Flight May Be Delayed

When you fly using that great travel deal, most of the flights are ontime about 80% or so of the time, the other 20% or so of the time the delays are due to several reasons. In the U.S. ontime is counted as any departure/arrival within less thanĀ 15 minutes of the scheduled time and the Bureau of Statistics keeps track of it all. When you think about it though, 80% is pretty impressive considering ...
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