How To Make Your Phone Charge Faster When Traveling

One of the scariest “first world problems” of technology that can happen while you’re traveling is when your phone is about to lose power. I mean, think of all the things you use your phone for when you’re traveling – travel documents, confirmations, membership numbers, addresses of places you’re going, maps, ride-sharing programs – SO MUCH! So when your phone battery is down to 2%, you want to charge your phone as much as you can as quickly as you can.

There are a bajillion (well, maybe not a bajillion. More like 3 or 4) ways to charge your phone but some will be faster than others.

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Free Stuff At Disney!, Shortest Lived Credit Card Benefit Ever, Why Planes Don’t Fly Over The Pacific, Country With Worst Behaved Tourists, & More!

And in the flash of an eye, November is finished and welcome to December! Here are our most popular posts for November 2019. Some of them were actually written before November (heads up that rules and offers change and we can’t guarantee that those older ones are still accurate), so take a look to make sure you didn’t miss any of the good stuff:

AIRLINES/AIRPLANES/FLYING

AIRPORTS

CAR RENTALS & GROUND TRANSPORTATION

CREDIT CARDS

DISNEY THEME PARKS

FOOD & BEVERAGE

FUNNY TRAVEL-RELATED STUFF

HOTELS & PLACES TO STAY

MISCELLANEOUS

TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY

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How My Packing List Has Changed In 15 Years

I was just digging around in the darker corners of my hard drive and found copies of my packing lists from 2003 and 2005. I use a version of this list to help me pack for trips even today, but it’s been updated significantly in the last 14-16 years.

I thought it would be enlightening to look back and see what items we felt were “travel necessities” back in the early 2000s. All that I ask is that you don’t judge me too harshly on this list (Note from Sharon…TOO LATE! I’m judging the fact that you travel a minimum of 6 times per year and STILL USE A FLIPPIN’ PACKING LIST….)

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Social Media Outlets Warn, “Stop Printing Out Your Boarding Pass.” This Is What They Really Mean

A couple of online entities have recently posted warnings about printing out your boarding pass, as opposed to using electronic methods. I read the articles because although Joe prefers to have his boarding pass on his phone, I am still very much on team Print It Out And Have A Hard Copy With You. Anyway, in reading the posts, I discovered something very interesting…

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Here’s What Passengers Say They Want Most; Will Airlines Deliver?

Passengers come in all sorts of “flavors” that vary from the once-every-few years leisure traveler to the business people who fly several times per week for work. All have their own priorities of what makes their travels a satisfactory experience, but can those desires come to fruition? For that matter, short of a well-worded tweet, how can they even let the airlines know?

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