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  1. Woman brings mini service horse on American Airlines flights as DOT considers ban
  2. Couple Flying Home With Adopted Girl Receives an Impromptu In-Flight Baby Shower
  3. 6-year-old girl attacked by a mountain lion saved by adult who punched it in the ribs
  4. French ski resort closes over ‘no snow’ for second year in a row
  5. UK reality TV star, arrested in Maldives for wearing a bikini after strolling past a mosque and a school
  6. Passenger tried to sneak package of tiny dead birds into US at Washington Dulles airport
  7. Drunk British mom left young daughter alone on flight to Turkey to offer stranger oral sex
  8. Artist uses 99 phones to trick Google into traffic jam alert
  9. Why ‘flight shame’ is making people swap planes for trains
  10. How the village that inspired ‘Frozen’ is dealing with overtourism

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1 Comment On "Top 10 in Travel News: Week of February 19, 2020"
  1. Liz|

    My daughter received an email from Delta/American Express about their credit card & that she could earn 75,000 bonus miles by spending $1,000 in 3 mos. On our recommendation she applied (as we have done in the past) only to find out there was a $95.00 charge–always waived the first year but not this time. After checking out Delta’s website & reading up on their cc, it stated that their basic cc includes a no charge $95 fee for the first year & included the bonus miles. When we pointed this out to the CS rep. she said these were 2 different offers & they would not waive the $95 as a courtesy. She could cancel her new card & apply for the “same” card but would not receive the 75,000 bonus points. To make matters worse her card was hacked within the first 2 wks. of using it & had to wait for a new card to be sent out. This new card is different than the original card as it does not have “raised” numbers & has a new look.
    My husband & I have been loyal Delta flyers ever since Memphis was a hub & a million miler to boot. We hesitate to get involved as this could affect our “relationship” with Delta with them retaliating on future bookings.
    I just wanted to make readers on your website to be aware of this “bait & switch” offer that Delta is offering through their emails to potential customers. Just go directly onto Delta’s website if you’re considering one of their cc & get the original offer that they have offered from the beginning which gives you the first year free.

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