Real Meaning of Forbes’ Boarding Pass Warning, The Airport Designed by Disney Imagineers, Why Hotel Sheets & Towels Are White, & More

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What Batteries Are Allowed On A Plane?

As we’ve become more technologically advanced, we’re using more and more gadgets that require batteries. Cell phones. Tablets. Laptop computers. Cameras. Handheld games. Digital scales. “Smart” luggage. Electric wheelchairs & scooters for mobility. E-cigarettes. Hearing aids. And the list goes on and on.

Meanwhile, these are some of the headlines you see if you Google BATTERY EXPLODED PLANE.

  • Portable battery explodes on Ryanair flight
  • Phone battery bursts into flames on flight
  • How planes can be brought down by a single battery

Scary, huh? Well, that’s just the tip of the iceberg…

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The Shortest Lived Credit Card Benefit Ever, Our EPIC Dinner at WDW’s Victoria & Albert’s, The Real Truth About Flying First Class, & More!

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what others wrote that we really liked and wanted to share, it’s all here, in one convenient place!

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The Airport On WDW Property, Check Your AMEX Acct For Easy Offers, How To Avoid This Foreign Currency Ripoff, An X-Wing Fighter On Flightaware?, & More!

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what others wrote that we really liked and wanted to share, it’s all here, in one convenient place!

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Is This The Fix For Airlines To Transport Luggage Between The Plane & The Terminal Faster?

Most of us know the drill. You plane lands and takes however long to get to your gate. You go to baggage claim (maybe with a stop at customs, if you’re coming in from a different country) and then you wait. And wait. And…wait.

Or it’s 18 minutes past takeoff and the final cart of luggage has finally arrived to be loaded onto the plane.

It takes SO flippin’ long for your luggage to go from the terminal to the plane (or vice versa). I realize there are probably a bajillion reasons why there’s almost always a delay – weather, tarmac traffic, etc. But British Airways is taking the lead in trying to fix that problem with a new system that will hopefully get your stuff to where it’s supposed to be faster and more efficiently. It should also get your luggage to your plane faster too, to help with on-time takeoffs.

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