The Airline That Gave Us Status For Nothing, Airbnb Rental Was In Public Housing Complex, Death of An Airport, UBER’s In Trouble, & More!

Happy Wednesday 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.

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Why Do Loyalty Programs Send Mystery Offers?

We’ve all received emails from loyalty programs teasing us with a special offer. All that’s required is to log in and to unlock your “mystery offer.” When you log in, you’re told what your mystery bonus is. The problem with these types of offers is that you’ll usually already know what bonuses are being offered, because they tell you in the email.

If you receive anything but the best offer, it’d be no surprise if you’d be disappointed. Why didn’t you get the higher offer others had received?

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Best Way To Maximize Your Points, Hotel Chain That’s In Trouble Again, Ultimate Place To Get Hive Mind Travel Advice, & More!

Happy Wednesday 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.

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Why Are Some Airlines Giving Preferential Treatment To Passengers With Babies?

I’m hoping I’m wrong, but I did the research and don’t think I am. It really sounds as if select airlines (read: some, but not all) are giving preferential treatment to passengers who are having or just had babies, or who are welcoming children into their families.

I was reading about travel on a message group the other day and someone who has status on Air Canada (their program is called “Altitude”) mentioned they were taking advantage of this offer from the airline:

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New Loyalty Program, New Travel Visa Requirement, The Dirtiest Seats On The Plane, & More!

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.

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