Is This Bank Sexist?, When NOT To Go To A Hotel, Something For Free If You Use Mastercard, & More!

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.

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Our Dinner Inside Disney’s Haunted Mansion, Woman Boards Flight With No ID Or Ticket, How To Prevent Items From Being Stolen At X-Ray, & More!

And BOOM, another month is done! Hello, November! Here are our most popular posts for October 2019. Some of them were actually written before October (heads up that rules and offers change and we can’t guarantee that those older ones are still accurate), so take a look to make sure you didn’t miss any of the good stuff:

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My First Fraud Case Using Lyft. Are They Any Easier To Deal With Than Uber?

I got a chance to try out Lyft instead of Uber on a visit to New York. While most of my Lyft rides were for business, I did use the service for some personal rides mainly because of the $5 credit I received for every 5 work rides. It’s no surprise that I was eventually cammed by a Lyft driver.

Scammers don’t care which platform they’re using. I’ve been scammed by Uber drivers by taking me on a longer route resulting in a higher fare as well as another driver reporting that they picked me up and took me for a ride consisting of 1 city block.

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The Most Exciting, Yet Most Anxiety Causing Stage Of Booking Travel

It’s a very exciting time of the year here at YMMV headquarters. Halloween has just passed and we’re already doing the pre-work to get the house ready for Christmas. That means there are plenty of totes and boxes spread all over the house and garage in one fantastic, one-holiday-going-out, one-holiday-coming-in mess.

While I dislike the mess, I know that out of this will come a holiday display that will bring joy to us and the rest of the people who come by the house to look at it.

Before:

After:

Now watch me strain this metaphor to make it relevant to planning travel for next year.

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Could This Finally Be The Fastest Way To Load A Plane?, Another Flight Infected With Measles, Classic Marriott Hotel Sold, & More!

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.

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