Travel Tip of the Day: Combine Your US Airways Dividend Miles Account with Your American AAdvantage Account

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Combine Your US Airways Dividend Miles Account with Your American AAdvantage Account If you have both an American Airlines AAdvantage account and a US Airways Dividend Miles account, now is the time to start combining them—as I lay out here. Since American and US Airways are now one entity, they’ll soon be closing down US Airways accounts, […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 14, 2015

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Thieves with stolen passwords try to swipe miles from American Air and United customers Cyprus Airways closes down First Travel Impact From Paris Attacks: EU Parliament May Revive Air-Passenger Terrorism Law Why is United Airlines going to war with a 22-year-old entrepreneur who wants to save travelers […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 23, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Turbulence hospitalizes 5 on AA flight from Korea to Texas Southwest files to fly to six international cities out of Houston’s Hobby What Are Some Tips to Survive Sleeping in an Airport? Starwood Hotels offers free Wi-Fi for SPG loyalty members ‘Fast-lane’ security lines open at four […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of September 3, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Yet Another Flight Diverted After Fight Over Reclining Seat (#3) World’s Oldest Active Flight Attendant to Retire at 90 Honeymoon terror for couple caught in turbulence which broke air steward’s hip Frontier bailing on Wilmington flights because the fools who run it don’t understand geography Qantas passengers […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Two Legs, One Flight Number

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Two Legs, One Flight Number Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Paul B. of Los Gatos, CA, who says: “Last week returning from London (LHR) to San Jose (SJC) via Chicago (ORD), we were booked on Flight #47—the same number on the flight to Chicago […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 27, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: British Airways Customers Can Now Pay $10 To Hold Their Flight Bookings United Airlines launches self-service kiosks for luggage Hilton Now Allows Guests to Select Their Exact Hotel Room Cops called after fliers fight over seat recline Delta growth spurs hiring of more flight attendants Airline Releases […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 18, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: #Carryonshame Campaign Aims to Expose Overpacked Travelers Fancy a trip to space? You can buy it on Alibaba’s Taobao site for $96,400 Yotel ‘micro-hotel’ concept coming to San Francisco Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport now offering free Wi-Fi Expedia adopts Bitcoin payments for hotel bookings Google Updates Flight Search With […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 11, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: United Airlines to Award Miles Based on Ticket Price American Makes a Few More Minor Changes Record number of firearms seized in a day by TSA Budget Airline PEOPLExpress Returns to the Skies This Summer Hilton Launches Curio, a New Brand for Independent Hotels Travelers to Polio-Ridden […]