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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.

A (Somewhat) Typical Business Travel Day

Some people think that my travel life is all sunshine and roses.  Sure, they think, maybe it can be a drag from time to time to travel for work, but you get to visit all these cool places!  Yes, the vacations can be tons of fun.  And, sometimes work travel is fun. Just not as often as you might think.  I decided to log one of my recent travel days from start to finish to give a bit of an inside view to the “glamour” that is my travel life. In […]

Washington Dulles Changes. US Airways Moves To Concourse B, British Airways Expanding Lounge

Check your boarding pass before your next US Airways flight at IAD. US Airways used to operate out of the Z Gates at Dulles but it appears the move to alongside American Airlines was completed as of the first of June. I flew on the US out of the Z gates last week. On my way to the airport yesterday evening I saw that US Airways was servicing all of their flights through gate B67, which is right alongside the two American gates. I see good and bad in this […]

Dulles & Reagan Airport Authority Keeping You Safe By Harassing My Uber Driver

Uber is a great service.  They make catching a cab an enjoyable experience.  Except in those cities where the local authority believes customer choice is a bad thing.  The airport authority that runs both Dulles and Reagan airports (MWAA) is not only crooked but generally speaking a bad operator.  They’ve done their best to discourage Uber in the DC market, and I ran into that when I landed at IAD yesterday evening. I usually drive to the airport but due to the fact that I was flying out of a different […]