Hundreds of Thousands Face Passport Revocation, Non-Star Wars Fan Opinion of Star Wars Land, TSA Line Slowdown & More!

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what others wrote that we really liked and wanted to share, it’s all here, in one convenient place!

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Marriott Making It Harder To Stay With Them, Airlines Most Likely To Damage/Lose Your Bags, Nice Thing TSA Does For Military, & More!

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what others wrote that we really liked and wanted to share, it’s all here, in one convenient place!

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The Most Overpriced Thing I’ve Ever Seen At A Hotel

Hotels are known for overcharging for everything imaginable. It’s nothing new. I mean, they’re the ones that used to charge you to make a LOCAL or TOLL-FREE phone call. Now that those are free, there are hotels that charge an insanely high resort fee or urban retreat fee or whatever hotels are calling them, for things that used to be included in your hotel rate.

That’s not even to mention the crazy prices they charge for room service to the point that that amenity is slowly being made obsolete by food delivery services like DoorDash or UberEats.

It takes a lot for a hotel to come up with a service so overpriced than even I do a double take but such a scene happened at a hotel where I recently spent the evening.

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US Airports With Shortest/Longest TSA Waits, The End of A Credit Card Era, Most Accurate Hotel Ad Ever, & More!

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what others wrote that we really liked and wanted to share, it’s all here, in one convenient place!

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The Travel Emergency Codes You’re Not Supposed To Know About

Lots of businesses have their own special codes for their staff to be aware of emergencies. When I worked in a hospital, “Code Blue,” followed by whatever floor, wing, etc. meant there was someone who was experiencing cardiac or respiratory arrest. In lots of places, hearing “Code Adam” means there’s a missing child (it was named after Adam Walsh, the little boy who was abducted in a department store in Florida in the early 1980s), Some of you may have heard of a “Code Brown” and frankly, I don’t want to be the one to clean that one up. 😉

The various codes have been established so businesses can quickly and effectively communicate with their employees without their guests, customers, passengers, etc. knowing what they’re talking about.

Travel-related organizations each have their own sets of codes, too. Like these…

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