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.
When you’re traveling for any amount of time, you have a lot of thing to remember before you go away. What to bring and what not to. All your prescription and over the counter medications. All your electronics and the stuff to ensure you don’t fry them. And the list goes on and on.
There are also some things you should do that may not be utmost in your mind when you’re getting ready to go out of town. Here are a bunch of them:
Happy Sunday, travel friends! Here are some articles we’ve read this week from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.
- Jon from No Mas Coach asks the important question, “Why Do We Fart So Much On Airplanes?“
- Million Mile Secrets posted about the 349 room expansion to the Walt Disney World Swan hotel. This is great news for those who use Marriott/SPG points to stay at Disney but you’ll need to pay more points to stay there now since the new point charts were released.
- Harlan from Out and Out tells the 7 tricks to save when shopping at Costco.
- We’re enjoying our service with T-Mobile but I was interested in Greg’s post on Frequent Miler about the different options available when you need to use international roaming on your phone.
- Gary from View from the Wing writes about how American Airlines has started to proactively notify passengers about overbooked flights.
- The Orlando Weekly has given us a taste of what’s in store for the new Universal theme park that will open in 2020.
- One of the hassles of signing up for TSA Precheck is going for the interview. Wait times are long and you might not live near an airport. Well, Miles to Memories let us know that you may now be able to enroll at your local Staples store.
- Lucky from One Mile At A Time just flew back from the Canadian Yukon and wrote a review of his flight on Air North, the Yukon airline. From what I can tell, it was a full Canadian experience.
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This post first appeared on Your Mileage May Vary
It’s been over a year since we broke up with AT&T and made the switch to T-Mobile. We’re enjoying paying $65 less a month for phone service but one of the things we’re most excited about is being able to use our own phones while traveling overseas. This will come in handy when we (hopefully) travel to Japan in 2020, as on past trips we had to rent data-only sim cards for our phones.
Unfortunately, we haven’t gone a trip outside of the lower 48 states since we got our new plan. Lucky for us, T-Mobile is making some changes to the Simple Global program we get as part of our T-Mobile ONE plan. It looks like the international data plan will be even better by the time we finally get to use it.
Wow, it’s already Sunday? How does the weekend go by so fast? Anyway, he hope you had a good week! Here are some travel articles we’ve recently seen that we think you may enjoy.