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

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

Good News for Delta, Bad News for Medallions: Fewer Upgrades Available. How to Improve Your Chances

During Delta’s quarterly investors’ call this week, mothership brass revealed a surge in premium seat purchases. But more cushy seats sold = fewer seats for Medallions to enjoy complimentary upgrades.

Six Things You Must Do Now if You Just Received Your New Delta Amex Card!

If you took advantages of the great Delta Amex Card welcome bonuses, your new credit card should arrive very soon (if it hasn’t yet already). Put the Card in Your Delta Wallet Put your new Delta Amex information into your Delta wallet. This way, you’ll automatically receive the free first checked bag perk if you choose to use it. Store it in Your Dosh Wallet Dosh is a great cash back app. (Use our referral … Continue reading