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Most Commonly Forgotten Uber Items — and Where. Plus, New Premium Amex Cards?

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Ever lost your phone or, um, specimen cup in an Uber? And American Express is reportedly rolling out new premium cards.

Those were some of the travel and points headlines I came across today and thought you may find interesting!

Wallets and Keys and Bags — Oh, My!

Here’s an interesting piece about what people leave behind most often in Ubers. And, of course, there are some rather interesting, unique things drivers discover. Plus, learn when and where items are most commonly lost.

New Premium Cards Coming from American Express?

Reports are circulating that American Express will introduce two new premium charge cards — something between the Platinum and Centurion (Black) cards. (In other words: expensive.)

Passenger Bans and Temperature Checks: Welcome to Carnival!

Not everyone is able to board Carnival ships these days. (We won’t — even when there’s not a pandemic.) Learn more about who’s allowed on the boats — and what happens.

Sydney, Australia - December 09, 2018: The ocean cruise liner Carnival Legend is docked at the Overseas Passenger Terminal in Sydney Harbour, Circular Quay. (©iStock.com/Scottshotz)
Sydney, Australia – December 09, 2018: The ocean cruise liner Carnival Legend is docked at the Overseas Passenger Terminal in Sydney Harbour, Circular Quay. (©iStock.com/Scottshotz)

Flight Attendant’s Perspective on Coronavirus-Era Travel

From improperly worn masks to what she thinks is really one of the most disgusting areas on a plane, flight attendant Sarah Steeger writes about her experience working right now.

A De Facto Mileage Run

USA Today’s Michael Collins flew to Paris on Wednesday night. But his plane left before President Donald Trump’s announced his European travel restrictions. Here’s what happened when Michael landed in Paris.

— Chris

Featured image: ©iStock.com/Jelena Parafjanovica

 

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