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Upgrades, priority boarding, on time, and other areas that help us choose an airline

Delta Email Hoax…again

It appears Delta has been the target of yet another series of fraudulent emails claiming you have purchased a ticket with a virus on the attachment. You should delete these and ignore the message. These messages have apparently been sent to consumers in the…

Debate on Airlines Placing AMEX Advertising Tags on Checked Luggage

Airlinereporter.com, Flyertalk.com, and other travel blogs are attacking Delta airlines for placing advertising tags on checked luggage at Sea-Tac Airport.  Travelers have stated they have experienced up to a 40 minute delays in receiving their luggage, one posting even states this is “vandalism,” as part…

Study Suggests 54 Days is the Best Time to Book Travel…That is Not Going To Happen

The new study released by http://www.cheapair.com hit national news this week. It was interesting to see the price differences between 54 days and 14 days, the typical time consultants purchase their flights. I thought I would ask around to see if this could impact…

How to Survive 17 Hours at the Airport

I was faced with my first canceled flight of 2014 this week, but never imagined spending 17 1/2 hours in the terminal.  Fortunately for me, I was stranded in Denver which has a wide variety of offerings for food, entertainment, and shopping.  Unfortunately the…

Flying with the Flu? What to expect when flying sick

I’ve been very fortunate over the years of traveling to never get really sick on the road.  Certainly we’ve all had the sniffles or a terrible cough.  I’ve had soar throats, bad colds, and even broke out in poison ivy once.  But never, have I been so sick I…

I’ve left Delta for jetBlue…a tough choice after 8 years

Every consultant knows it’s about loyalty to that one airline in order to take advantage of points and upgrades.  I have flown an average of 125,000 miles a year for 8 years.  An all time high of 180K in 2008 and all time low…

Nap Travel Pillows and other useless travel comfort items. Who has one?

Today we have more gadgets and comfort items for travel available then we know what to do with.  I thought I would post some of the crazy silly things out there.  Don’t be shy, if you own some of these…share your story! Why carry…