Hilton Restricts Cancellations, Easier Global Entry Interviews, US Bans Online Check-in?

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Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and tricks with you.  Here are the articles for Friday, July 14, 2017, that we think you should read.


The Morning Shave

Couple Earns “Mile High Club” Membership in Full View of Ryanair Cabin. – No doubt the no-frills airline found a way to charge them for this.

All-Inclusive Vacations: The 7 Essential Questions Every Traveler Must Ask. – As a frugal person, all-inclusive sounds awesome because you don’t have to pay for anything.  But not every all-inclusive treats guests the same.  And there’s only so much I can eat and drink… a couple of days is my limit, not a full week.

Get a Global Entry interview on demand in 5 airports. – That’s really awesome.  Trying to schedule your appointment is one of the hardest parts of the process.

Global Entry Scarlett 2015-10

Hilton Is Matching Marriott’s Restrictive New Cancellation Policy. – Hotels are enjoying this economy too much when they start being more restrictive like this.  These policies will go away during the next recession.

US May Ban Online Check-in For Flights to the U.S. – Unless theyre stupid, I can’t imagine a criminal answering the questions wrong.  The only benefit is that they may show signs of nervousness during the questioning.

What’s Appropriate Compensation When Someone is Murdered in the Next Room? – Honestly, I can’t imagine staying at a Days Inn.  Such a horrible tragedy, but when a hotel room is only $46, it attracts people who aren’t on vacation.


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Lee Huffman

Lee grew up loving to travel with his parents. Now he explores the world with his wife, Anna and his two children Timothy and Scarlett. He enjoys being spoiled as a Kimpton Inner Circle Member and taking full advantage of Southwest's Companion Pass. Lee wants to teach his readers how to 'Travel More. Spend Less. Live Better.' using miles, points, tips and tricks.

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