Why Hotel Sheets Are White, Should You Pay Surcharge To Earn Points?, BoardingArea Podcast Launch

Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa king bedroom with ocean view

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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 Sunday, July 22, 2018, that we think you should read.

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The Morning Shave

Woman Says Flight Crew Made ‘Jokes’ After a Man Masturbated Next to Her. – How is this allowed? And she even has video of the dude doing the dirty. Airlines need to train their staff to take care of this nonsense so that we’re not subjected to such indecency.

The Real Reason Why Hotels Use White Bedsheets. – It’s all about marketing and creating that image in the mind of consumers. And it doesn’t hurt that you can bleach your way back to that pristine white.

Kimpton Aertson bed
Kimpton Aertson Hotel in Nashville

When Should You Pay A Credit Card Surcharge To Earn Points? – Just like it can be worth it to pay an annual fee on a credit card, it can also be lucrative to pay a credit card surcharge (usually 2-3%) just to earn points.

Now Boarding….I Launched Another Podcast! – If you’ve ever wanted to learn a bit about your favorite BoardingArea.com bloggers, now’s your chance. Ed will be interviewing every one of us to learn more about us, hear our motivation to write, and get some of our best tips & tricks. You should definitely subscribe to this one.

FAA Refuses to Act as Shrinking Airline Seats Pose Dilemma for Travelers and Agents. – We want lower prices, but we don’t like the unintended consequences of those cheaper flights. Airlines have to make money and costs continue to rise with inflation over time. You can’t have lower revenues against rising expenses and expect to stay in business. This is why airline miles are so valuable. They can help you escape the tight quarters of Economy without spending tons of money.

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