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 Thursday, May 23, 2019, that we think you should read.
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Are These Flyers Abusing the Southwest Seating Policy? – This is definitely a big concern for people like me who love to fly Southwest. Yes, there is a minority of people that abuse the system, but most people are rational and behave appropriately. When it is my wife and me flying, we’ll only pay for one of us to have priority boarding and save a seat for the other. When the whole family flies, we just board during family boarding after the A Group. What’s your strategy?
Break out the sanitizer: 10 of the germiest places you encounter while traveling. – Of course, we all know that toilets and bathroom door handles are dirty, but many on this list will surprise you. They’re not normally dirty items, but they also don’t get cleaned regularly, so the germs build up quickly.
Sneak peek at the world’s first guitar-shaped hotel. – Such a fun-looking hotel! More than the building, I like how they have built overwater bungalows into their water features. Best of all, you don’t need a passport to visit this unique hotel.
Wow Air Collapse Decimates Iceland’s Economy. – Travelers were sad when the $99 flights to Iceland disappeared, but it appears that the locals are even sadder. Yes, the flights were cheap, but once you arrived everything else tended to be more expensive. And now that thousands of travelers are no longer spending their vacation dollars in the country, their economy is taking a hit. The government should have kept the airline running as a loss-leader to ensure tourism dollars continued to flow into the country.
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