People are bringing their pets with them virtually everywhere nowadays. I mean, it’s just not unusual anymore to see a smaller pet on a plane in a carry-on bag. And more and more hotels are willing to accept pets, too.
Back when I was moving from New York to Florida in late 2000, the internet was not what it is today and I had a heck of a time researching hotel chains, finding places where my dog, Pippi, a 10-year-old toy/mini poodle, could stay with me. I discovered that virtually all Red Roof Inns were pet-friendly, so that’s the brand where we stayed the night the movers took our stuff and at our overnight “sorta halfway point” in Somewhere, South Carolina.
Nowadays you don’t have to go from hotel website to hotel website – it’s all listed on one convenient spot…
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Every wonder why U.S. airports don’t operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week?
Well, technically, they DO. With few exceptions, airports don’t 100% close when the last plane of the night takes off or lands. I mean, there are always people there for emergencies, like air traffic controllers, security, law enforcement, etc. Staff is there to clean and do maintenance as needed. If planes need work done, overnights are the best time to do them because the planes generally aren’t needed then. And, of course, there are oftentimes passengers who are stranded because they missed their flight, or it was cancelled and they have to wait until the next morning to fly (fortunately, there are sometimes options for them to be able to sleep at the airport).
But WHY are there so few passenger flights?
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There are lots of reasons for getting stuck in an airport overnight. Your flight was cancelled (or you somehow missed it) and the next one isn’t until the morning. You have a REALLY long layover. There’s a weather delay. Or you planned it this way and sleeping at the airport is cheaper than staying at a hotel.
Whatever the case, the facilities available to you vary from airport to airport and fortunately, there’s a website that can help you with what to do at over 1200 airports around the world…
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In 2016, some entrepreneurs solved the problem of finding reasonably cheap travel between Los Angeles and San Francisco. They got a double decker bus, redesigned it with 23 sleep pods, and began a service where you can fall asleep in a private bunk in one city and wake up the next morning in another.
They call it Cabin.
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