Travel News: Week of May 14, 2014

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Top Travel News TSA changes security fee rules to boost administration income Top 5 airport construction projects of 2014, led by Dulles and LAX London taxis plan anti-Uber gridlock A US Airways flight was forced to land in Dublin after 9 attendants fell ill Will.i.am Kicked Out Of United Lounge Fourth Oasis-class ship on order for […]

Travel Video of the Week: British Airways’ #lookup

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Have you seen British Airways’ new video billboard in London’s Piccadilly Circus where children point up every time a BA plane flies overhead? It’s incredible technology! See the 27-second video clip above to see what I’m talking about. The ad really is spotting the British Airways planes, and the flight information (BA475 from Barcelona) is […]

Beat the polar vortex with Booking.com’s 5 best airport hotels

Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel

2014 has not been kind to travelers. On-time departures, flights and even entire airports have been frozen like the rest of us in the insane, polar vortex-level cold that’s gripped most of North America thus far. And it’s not over yet. With forecasts suggesting more of the same may be on the way next week, Booking.com (which I’ve […]

10 reasons to stay at The Milestone Hotel in London

Bellman from The Milestone Hotel

Cheerio! I just returned from an incredible trip to Europe where my wife and I spent most of our time sailing down the Danube on a Viking Christmas market river cruise (full story to come). But our first and last nights were spent in London at the charming Milestone Hotel, which was sensational. Here’s how […]

Travel App of the Week: For Less Guides

For Less Guides

The For Less Guides have been around since 1994, but their apps are brand new—and they allow tourists access to hundreds of discounts at attractions and restaurants. There are currently versions for six cities: London, San Francisco, New York, Amsterdam, Edinburgh and Paris. Each city’s app is specifically designed for tourists as an easy-to-use, downloadable […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 30, 2013

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape to the Four Seasons Scottsdale! Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a dream trip to Dubai with Emirates (on Facebook) Win a trip to the original Cosi restaurant in Paris Win a wine-themed trip for two to Italy Win […]

5 Things I Love About the British Airways 787

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On September 1, British Airways introduced their new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on flights between London and Toronto. This marked the first long-haul service for the airline’s impressive new fleet. The 787 is a revolutionary aircraft built by Boeing made with composite materials—including carbon fiber-reinforced plastic—as the primary building block in the construction of its […]

Travel News: Week of October 2, 2013

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Passport machine to cut customs wait times at JFK US state department issues global threat warning Passenger told he cannot board EasyJet flight after tweeting complaint Clueless tourist brings loaded gun to 9/11 Memorial Air New Zealand plans charters to fly scientists to Antarctica, land on ice runway Southwest Plans to Devalue Rapid Rewards Points […]