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, August 2, 2018, that we think you should read.
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Should You Allow the Foreign ATM to Convert Your Money For You? – Your best bet is to use a debit card or credit card that doesn’t charge foreign transaction fees and always purchase in the local currency for the best exchange rates. Dom shares another tip to save even more. Check it out.
Why The Chase Cards CEO Is Not Worried About The Hundreds Of Millions Lost Last Quarter. – Chase and Jamie Dimon are in it for the long haul. They have the best credit cards and some of the best brands among the airlines and hotels. I bet most of you have more than one of their cards in your wallet right now.
How Post-it Notes Can Extend the Life of Your Passport. – Interesting tip. I wonder how many immigration officers would actually be ok with this? Many that I have encountered have been friendly, but they are all business all the time.
TSA considering eliminating screening at smaller airports. – This is NOT a good idea. Although smaller planes could do less damage, the hysteria and news coverage would be just a large. And the idea of screening passengers when they get off the planes? Can you imagine the fustercluck that would be? Airlines already have tight turnarounds for many flight connections, and now you have to make it through security between flights? Forget making your next flight.
Hyatt uplifts loyalty program with Small Luxury Hotels partnership. – Hyatt is taking steps to stay competitive with the growth of Marriott and IHG. Those hotels are continuing to expand in a major way and Hyatt, with its smaller footprint, needs to make a big splash to retain their loyal followers.
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