YMMV Travel Deals: Tue., June 26, 2018

When we see travel deals, we always want to spread the word. So as we see them, we make sure to let you know. They run the gamut from hotels to flights to points to miles to car rentals and even stuff you need while you’ll traveling, like equipment, Uber discounts, theme park tickets, food for when you’re on the road, etc.

Heads up that some of these deals might be really limited in time or amount, or some could go on for days or longer. Some deals might be good for some people and not so much for others. There may be better deals out there and we just don’t know about them. We take no responsibility for any transaction you may or may not do; we’re just telling you what’s we’ve seen that’s out there at that very moment and it’s up to you to decide if it’s something useful, beneficial and worth it for you, and if you can take advantage of it before it’s too late.

Here’s what’s out there today:

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What You Need To Know About The TSA’s New Rules on Powders in Baggage in The U.S.

Well, the TSA is at it again and effective June 30, 2018, airline passengers within and to the United States will not be allowed to have more than 12 ounce (350 mL) containers of powdered substances in their carry-on bags without special screening. Containers with over 12 ounces of the materials in your carry-on must be placed in a separate bin for X-ray screening and may need to be opened. If, after all that, TSA agents still can’t identify the substance, it may get tossed in the trash.

The TSA encourages passengers to place non-essential powders greater than 12 oz. into their checked bags.

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YMMV Travel Deals: Mon., June 25, 2018

When we see travel deals, we always want to spread the word. So as we see them, we make sure to let you know. They run the gamut from hotels to flights to points to miles to car rentals and even stuff you need while you’ll traveling, like equipment, Uber discounts, theme park tickets, food for when you’re on the road, etc.

Heads up that some of these deals might be really limited in time or amount, or some could go on for days or longer. Some deals might be good for some people and not so much for others. There may be better deals out there and we just don’t know about them. We take no responsibility for any transaction you may or may not do; we’re just telling you what’s we’ve seen that’s out there at that very moment and it’s up to you to decide if it’s something useful, beneficial and worth it for you, and if you can take advantage of it before it’s too late.

Here’s what’s out there today:

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How To Avoid Ear Pain On An Airplane

We’ve all been there. You have a cold or really bad allergies or a sinus or ear infection, you’re on a plane at nearly 35,000 feet and your ears are just about KILLING you. They’re not popping, the pressure is building, you’re afraid you’re going to break an ear drum, and all the gum, candy and swallowing in the world doesn’t help. But there’s nothing you can do except suck it up and accept the pain, right? Wrong.

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