Here’s A Nice Thing The TSA Does For Military Personnel

Military personnel do so much for us. They defend our nation and keep us safe and free, while sometimes being stationed away from home and family for years at a time, all while potentially putting their lives on the line. No wonder why total strangers will come right up to them and thank them for their service.

Most people have seen that airlines show their respect for and thanks to military personnel by letting them be part of the first groups to board a plane. But the TSA also does their part to thank these brave men and women with a gesture that’s not nearly as well known.

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You Can Go Kayaking In The Shadow Of The Brooklyn Bridge…And It’s FREE!!!

Sometimes you get free stuff in places and it’s nice, but really no big deal. A 1/2″ piece of fudge at every touristy fudge store in the country. A cheap Christmas ornament (with every $50 purchase). You know what I mean. But then every once in a while you get something really cool for no cost at all!

Like go kayaking near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. Yes, FREE in NYC!

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Whatever You Do This Weekend, Don’t Pay Extra For Satellite Radio In A Rental Car (Because It’s FREE!)

When renting a car, Sharon and I always try to pick one that has SiriusXM Satellite Radio. We’re familiar with the channels and know which ones we like. There’s no need to try to find a new station when you drive outside of the range for the FM station it took 20 minutes to find. Sure, we have our discussions about what to listen to. Sharon’s more into On Broadway or 80’s on 8 while I’m more into The Blend and The Highway. We manage to get along with the rule the one who’s driving gets to pick the radio station (Sharon’s usually sleeping when I’m driving so she doesn’t care what’s on the radio anyway.) (Note from Sharon: True story! LOLOL!)

One thing we won’t do is pay for SiriusXM in a rental car. Depending on the rental car company, it costs between $5.99 to $7.99 a day and that’s too much to pay when I’m doing everything I can to save on a car rental in the first place.

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While we’d never pay for SiriusXM in a rental car, many people are willing to pay for the convenience. Heads up that if you’re renting a car between now and June 4, 2019, and paying for SiriusXM, you’re wasting your money. Here’s why…

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Want To Win Unlimited Flights For A Year? Here’s Your Chance!

We post all kinds of travel-related contests and sweepstakes on a weekly basis, but it’s usually for place-specific trips, like New York, Las Vegas, Italy, Disney, etc. JetBlue has a sweepstakes going on right now – the ALL YOU CAN JET SWEEPSTAKES – that’s a whole lot better…three lucky people will win unlimited flights for a year!*

*taxes and fees apply to each flight

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