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Octopus “Whips” Man and Young Daughter. A Supersonic Air Force One?

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An octopus in shallow water was not happy to see a dad and his young daughter — and whipped one of its eight legs when they apparently invaded the animal’s territory.

Plus, Air Force One may go MACH 2 next decade.

We’ll get to those stories and many more in a few minutes. But first, here’s a quick recap of this past week at Rene’s Points!

Folks who were waiting for the experts and government officials to give their blessings to travel: you may now rejoice.

Delta announced some major changes for earning status through the rest of 2021. It also confirmed that middle seats will no longer be blocked after April 30.

If you’re really concerned about physical distancing and need an open seat next to you on Delta flights, we have a solution that might help you.

Chase and American Express are pretty much the two major heavyweights of travel credit card rewards. But if you’re curious which travel partners they have in common, we break it down here.

A bunch of credit card statement offers expired on Wednesday — but they’re monthly (and quarterly) offers. So make sure to start using their April options soon!

Want to score some easy Hilton Honors points? A quick survey can bring you 10,000 in just a couple of minutes!

A Delta Air Lines 757-200 carrying the NBA’s Utah Jazz reportedly made an emergency landing after striking birds during takeoff.

Yo-ho, yo-ho! New Orleans-style Hurricane cocktails are coming to Disneyland!

Now that a bunch of cruise lines will require proof-of-vaccination, will land-based all-inclusive resorts be the new go-to for anti-vaxxers? (And could I have possibly gotten more hyphens in that sentence? 🙂 )

Chase Sapphire Preferred and Chase Sapphire Reserve cardholders received some pleasant news this week.

What happens if you lose your CDC vaccination card?

A new book explores Pan Am’s jet-age history — as detailed through the airline’s female employees who played vital roles in some very special operations.

More Travel Headlines!

Video of octopus ‘whipping’ a man on Australia beach goes viral

Exclusive look inside the US supersonic presidential jet

Donovan Mitchell: Fear of Flying Won’t Impact Travel After Jazz Plane Scare

United Airlines Marks Recovery Turning Point With Plans to Hire 300 Pilots

Should Airbus Build A Stretched A220-500 Model?

This Map Shows the Cheapest Michelin-starred Restaurants Around the World

Beachgoer goes exploring in cave, makes gross discovery

Italy may be in Easter lockdown, but the party’s on at sea

CDC Says New Cruise Guidelines Coming Soon

Uber ordered to pay $1.1 million to blind passenger who was denied rides 14 separate times

Google Maps has a wild new feature that will guide you through indoor spaces like airports

Airbus sees medium-haul air travel recovery by 2023

Superyacht feature transports passengers underwater in minutes

 

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Rene’s Points For Better Travel, a division of Chatterbox Entertainment, Inc. has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Rene’s Points For Better Travel and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by any of these entities. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.


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