Ever since the Airspace Lounge closed in JFK’s Terminal 5 in 2018, the only lounge left in the terminal is the Aer Lingus lounge, which is only open to passengers on their flights. JFK’s Terminal 5 building is modern for a U.S. airport and offers many amenities that people are looking for while waiting for a flight. Not having a lounge is a minor inconvenience but there are plenty of places around the terminal to sit, eat and work. JetBlue passengers are accustomed to not having lounge access so it’s not a huge surprise there isn’t one, even at one of their major hubs.
However, JetBlue has added a feature into T5 which is usually only found in airport lounge spaces. A rooftop terrace.
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When I was getting ready to go on my second business trip ever, there were several differences from my first trip. While my prior assignment took me to Charlotte, NC, this one was going to be in Brooklyn, NY. On my last trip, my work rented a car for me but on this one, I noticed they had on my paperwork that I should use a taxi for transportation.
After clarifying that by “taxi” they meant I should use ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft and only take a taxi if no other option was available, they suggested that I sign up for both Uber and Lyft in case one of the platforms gave me trouble.
I feel that they knew something at the time but weren’t telling me. I tried to add my corporate credit card to my existing Uber account as a business card.
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When landing at JFK Airport, you have two choices if you want to get to Manhattan. They are doing a much better job making it easy (for those who speak English) to figure out which option they want. There’s either the cheaper way or the faster way. Well, there is also the EXPENSIVE way of taking a taxi, Uber or Lyft, but unless you’re wanting to pay between $60 – $100 for a ride, I’d stay away from those options.
Make sure you get on the correct AirTrain as the faster option only leaves from Jamaica station.
What are the differences between the two services?
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Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.
Continue reading “Big Changes To Hotels Nationwide, Passengers at US Airport At Risk For Measles, Is There Freedom Of Speech On A Plane?, & More!”
I admit, this sounds like the title of some Hardy Boys Mystery. However, it’s a story that I’m sure plays out endless times in hotels around the world. If you’ve stayed in a moderate to a high-end hotel, I have no doubt you’ve come across an in-room minibar that looks much like this:
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