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Cheap Flights To Europe, Healthy Food That Tastes Good And The TSA Still Stinks

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The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Cheap Flights To Hawaii And Hong Kong, Instant Hotel Status And The Cheapest Way To Move Your Stuff Cross-Country

3D Realistic Travel and Tour Poster Design Around the World

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Cheap Flights To Japan, Free Gogo 10 Packs And ATL Wants To Kick Out The TSA

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The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Cheap Fares To LAX and SFO, Triple Avios on Hyatt Stays And TripAdvisor Trickery. Best of the Rest For Tuesday, July 7th 2015

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The Best of the Rest includes cheap fares from NY and DC to LAX and SFO, Triple Avios to Hyatt, Air India expanding to the US and more….

Know Before You Go. Uncharged Electronic Devices May Be Confiscated Flying To United States

The Department of Homeland Security and TSA have asked a number of foreign airports to prevent passengers from boarding flights with electronic devices they can’t power up. Thanks to reader Tommy V for passing this along.  For now, this appears to just affect airpots outside the US operating nonstop service to US: The new measures apply to some airports in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Passengers will have to turn on the electronic devices while being screened by security personnel to prove that the devices are harmless, the T.S.A. […]

Southwest Airlines Decides To Offer TSA PreCheck

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At least a bit to my surprise, Southwest Airlines has decided to offer TSA PreCheck access to it’s customers. This shouldn’t really be a big announcement since so many other airlines have been offering PreCheck for quite some time.  But, Southwest doesn’t exactly have the best computer system.  After all, it wasn’t too many years ago where they updated their scheduled spreadsheet to free up availability for more planes.  There was a decent amount of scuttle butt that Southwest wouldn’t try and tackle this prior to finishing the AirTran integration, but […]

So Much To Catch Up On For Friday, November 8th, 2013

I missed a bunch of stories while I was away at Disney this past week and then headed right back out on the road for work, so I’m still trying to get my faithful readers caught up on the world of travel. But, we look forward to the future first.  American Airlines has been rumored to have an announcement today.  Bloggers have been hypothesizing all kinds of things.  Based on the lawsuit and settlement talks, and in the face of United Airlines’ Black Friday devaluation, I just can’t imagine that […]