Uber Driver Offers Special “Conversation Menu” to His Passengers

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An Uber driver created a special “conversation menu” for his passengers, offering to talk (or not) about various topics including restaurants, politics, himself, or other options. Continue reading

Fore! Delta Eliminates Extra Fee for Golf Clubs, Bicycle, SCUBA Gear and More. #KeepClimbing (Literally!)

Delta announced the elimination of a $150 “specialty sports bag fee” that the airline used to impose on passengers traveling with golf clubs, bicycle, SCUBA gear, and other large sporting equipment. Tickets purchased on or after July 17 are eligible. “Large speciality sports” bags will simply now be subject to Delta’s standard checked bag fees and rules. Great News for Sports Teams and Others Delta has long served professional and college sports teams for their … Continue reading

Goodbye, Hilton Ascend Amex – Hello, Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card (and New Welcome Bonus)!

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Should Delta Passengers Be Allowed to Swap Cabins with a Companion – Inflight?

  Say you’re enjoying first class and your companion (significant other, friend, whoever) is back in coach. You’re having so much fun up front — but you’re a nice person and you really want to let your companion experience it, too. Would you go back and swap seats them during the flight? The Back (and Forth) Story FlyerTalk member tomSEA was seated in first class, his family back in Comfort+. He writes that halfway through … Continue reading

Our Top Travel and Cash Card Offers for July 2019 Worth Considering!

Any plans to travel late this summer or fall? Booking flights and hotels for winter travel season yet? Well, now is the time start earning enrollment bonuses — and use credit cards points to book holiday travel. Here are some of the best travel credit cards and cashback card welcome bonuses available right now!   Chase Sapphire Preferred Card The Chase Sapphire Preferred is great for several reasons. Its current welcome bonus of 60,000 Chase … Continue reading

Last Minute Deals: International Travel Adapter with 4 USB Ports — 30% Off During Amazon Prime Days

Every traveler needs a good international travel adapter in their arsenal. We found one for under $14 — but keep in mind Amazon Prime Days end very soon. The JMFONE International Travel Adapter Universal Power Adapter works in 160 countries and areas such as the USA, UK, Europe, Australia, Italy, Japan, China, France, Africa, and Singapore. (This is an adapter — not a power converter.) It’s rated for 100 volts to 240 volts. Plus, it … Continue reading