Oops! What To Do When You Book Flights To The Wrong Airport

You ever spend hours looking for flights to a location, finally decide on which flight you are going to take and how to pay for it (cash or points) and then head off to bed, happy that you’ve finally finished booking a complicated itinerary? You wake up the next morning to book the corresponding hotel and realize that you booked flights to and from the wrong airport. Really? Really?? Ugh.

Triple Facepalm

Here’s what to do when you’re finished beating yourself up about how stupid you were not to check this before spending hours on finding flights to somewhere that’s nowhere near where you need to be (Note from Sharon: And when your wife is done teasing you. Because oh yes I did!).

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I Asked Airlines How I Could Ensure I Would Sit With My Kids. Here’s What They Said

After writing about the family who was split up in middle seats throughout the plane on our United flight to Chicago, I wasn’t expecting the response we got from our readers. We received a number of comments from readers with differing viewpoints. One one hand, we received two comments that I’m sure United would be just thrilled to read:

  • I won’t be flying with United. My kids won’t handle being separated from me.
  • Yup. Not flying United.

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Get 5% Back at Whole Foods, Discounts & Bonuses At Kimpton, The Credit Card Sales Pitch That Isn’t Always True + More!

Hi everyone! Here are the articles we’ve recently seen, written by others, that we learned from, made us think or maybe made us chuckle a little bit. We hope you enjoy them!

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Getting Past TSA More Easily, Delta/American Joining Forces, Timeshares Aren’t So Bad, & More!

Woop woop, it’s the weekend! Happy Saturday, everyone! Here’s a quick recap of the posts we wrote this week:

This week Joe wrote about:

And Sharon wrote about:

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Delta & American Make A Deal To Fly Stranded Passengers Regardless of Original Carrier

American Airlines, the largest airline in the United States, and Delta Airlines, the second largest carrier, have decided to resume an agreement that allows the airlines to rebook their passengers on each other’s airlines in the event of travel disruptions.

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Dear American Airlines: Thanks For the Platinum Pro Status

As a rule (or mantra, or life principle), status with airline and hotels isn’t something I care about. I have most of the same benefits through the perks of credit cards we have, so devoting time and money to the quest just isn’t worthwhile to me. However, if you’re going to drop some sort of elite benefit into my lap, you bet I’m going to accept it. I was able to match my IHG platinum status to Hilton Diamond, as well as Hyatt Platinum status (I was too slow and missed out on getting Hyatt Diamond status). Considering that I get IHG platinum status solely by having the IHG Credit Card, this was an amazing deal.

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The Tale of The 737 MAX US Debut – In Two Parts

The Boeing 737 has been a mainstay of U.S. Aviation for over 50 years so it was quite a big deal when a new version of the airplane was announced in 2011. The 737 MAX is Boeing’s new and improved version of the 737 narrow-body jet with improved engines that increase the fuel economy and distance these jets can fly. Any introduction of a new airplane is met with excitement by the Airplane Geek community so it was interesting to see the reviews of the first two U.S. airlines to fly the 737 MAX, Southwest and American.

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