Need To Eat At The Airport But Can’t Get Food Because Of Reasons? There’s An App For That!

These situations happen practically every day:

  • You’re traveling from Airport A, with just a 1-hour layover at Airport B before you continue on to Airport C, and the line + wait for your restaurant of choice is too long.
  • You travel from Airport A and land at Airport B fifteen minutes after the very last restaurant in the airport closes.
  • You’re traveling from Airport A and your plane is going to leave out of Terminal B, but your favorite airport restaurant is at Terminal D and you don’t have the time or the airline ticket to get you past security to get to that terminal (this has happened to us when we want to eat at Cask & Larder at MCO).

So what do you do? Stay hungry? Grab a candy bar or a 2-day old salad at the kiosk next to the Hudson news? Buy a snack box on the plane?

What if I told you there was an app you can use so you could order food from the airport, and it’d be delivered right to your gate? Because there is!

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Bring Your Sirius XM Subscription Into Your Rental Car

We’ve had Sirius and/or XM Radio subscriptions in our cars for over a decade. Needless to say, when we’re renting a car for a road trip, we want to bring our radio stations with us. That usually meant searching through all the cars in the rental lot to find one with functional Satellite Radio. This was one of the only things I liked about being able to pick my own car.

If you wanted to pay Alamo for SiriusXM, you’d pay $5.99 per day, $24.99 per week, or $49.98 maximum for 30 days.

Turns out, this is now a non-issue.

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Uber App Has A New Update In The U.K. – Let’s Hope It Doesn’t Come Here!

Uber is currently available in 70 countries and how it works, and what it and its drivers can and cannot do can sometimes vary from country to country (or even city to city) depending on local laws.

If Uber is anything like other large companies, I’d also suspect they experiment with new and different ideas in a select city or cities to see how it goes, and then roll it out on a larger scale if it’s successful. If that’s the case with this newest update in the U.K., well, it’s not a good thing for passengers and I hope it never makes it to the U.S.

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The Best Travel Apps, As Per J.D. Power

J.D. Power is known for lots of surveys, including travel-related ones for airlines and hotels. But one thing they hadn’t covered was U.S. travel apps. I guess they decided to rectify that, because they recently came out with the inaugural U.S. Travel App Satisfaction Study…

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Visiting NYC? Cool App To Learn About The Histories Of The Buildings You See While On The Go

New York City has a lot of cool, old buildings that go as far back as 1652, and I personally love to find pictures of what they looked like when they were being built (well, maybe not the one from 1652 LOL), or were still very new. I enjoy seeing how they may have changed over time, not to mention what the surrounding neighborhood looked like in the background. You know, stuff like this:

Flatiron
Phases of construction of Flatiron Building, circa 1900. PC: By Credited to the Library of Congress – From The Times online store, located here., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3504040

The problem was that if I was walking around NYC, I could rarely learn about the building as I was walking around. At least, not with stopping to look it up. And if I waited until I got back to the hotel or home, I’d forget what I was going to look up or I couldn’t appreciate seeing the old photos with the real thing right in front of me.

But it looks like someone has fixed that problem…

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