Snack Cart: The Most Important Part of the Flight?

I recently flew on Delta in Basic Economy and because of that, Sharon and I were separated for two of four of our flights. The experience wasn’t that bad but there was one thing that bugged me. In fact, I even wrote on a Facebook group after the trip just to vent:

Nodded off during the flight and I missed out on my Biscoff cookies (and the person next to me didn’t save me a pack).

I missed out on the Biscoff cookies. For those of you who have never flown on Delta and had these cookies, I’m sorry your life is not complete. It’s just something about being handed two cookies while soaring above the clouds that makes Delta Biscoff better than the other earthbound cookies.

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The Airline Snack Cart CATASTROPHE! (OK, not really…but it’s still sad)

I think most of you will agree that the snack cart is one of THE most important parts of the flight. So after Joe posted the story about Stroopwafels being replaced on United over the weekend, I was a little bummed, because those were my one of my most favorite airline cookie in the world. So I decided to do some investigating to see what the deal was.

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Opening of Toy Story Land, Replacement of Beloved Plane Snack, Update on Target Gift Cards & More

Happy Sunday y’all! We hope you had a good week! Here are some travel articles we’ve recently seen that we think you may enjoy.

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How To Understand Airline Seat Class Names

Have you ever felt like this when booking airfare? “I’d like to book a seat in Basic Premium Extra Plus Comfort Class that includes exit row seat assignments but without an extra carry on bag.”

Knowing what class of airline seat you were buying didn’t used to be hard. There were only two or maybe three classes to choose from. First Class. Business Class and Coach. Yep, that’s Coach. Not Economy. Not Main Cabin. Not Core. Just plain old Coach. And do you know what? Everyone was fine with that. No one was complaining that the names were inappropriate. You knew what class you were in and everyone was happy.

Flash forward to today and there are numerous names differentiating the seat choices offered by each airline. None of the names are the same and names that happen to be similar can still mean very different seat types. American Airlines leads the pack with eight different types of categories. United follows closely behind with seven and Delta has six. Southwest Airlines is the easiest to understand, as they only have one class of seat which they don’t even bother to give a name 🙂

Here’s my attempt to make sense of all of these names, from top to bottom.

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Changes To United MileagePlus Explorer Card: Good Or Bad?

Starting on June 1, 2018, the United MileagePlus Explorer card underwent a major overhaul in which several benefits of the card were removed while others were added. The card still has the same price, $95 a year (with the fee waived the first year).  I’m surprised the card wasn’t relaunched, as that seems to be the recent trend, as seen with the new cards from IHG and Marriott. Undergoing major changes to the benefits offered, this United card is being branded as “New” on the Chase website and the card is now called the United Explorer instead of MileagePlus Explorer.

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Get REWARDED with the all-new UnitedSM Explorer Card

Chase and United decided instead to change the card’s benefits for all cardholders, giving a little more than a months notice. While I’ve already reviewed the card, I think it makes sense to look again and see if these changes make the card more or less valuable to United travelers.

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United’s Big Goof Up, Big Theme Park Announcements & More

Happy Sunday, y’all! Sharon and I have come across a lot of interesting travel-related articles this week – here are some of our favorites.

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Places For Geeks to Visit, Comparing WDW’s Water Parks, A Control Freak’s Nightmare Vacation & More!

Happy weekend, y’all! And if you live in the U.S., happy Memorial Day weekend to you! Here’s a recap of what we wrote on YMMV this week. From great travel deals to 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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