Don’t Put Your Feet Up, Best Travel Awards Picks Marriott, Amex Improves Purchase Protection

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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 Saturday, August 4, 2018, that we think you should read.

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British Airways Boots 20 Passengers From Flight Due to Blistering Heat Wave. – Wow, I didn’t realize the change in temperature was so extreme that it would cause such a difference in weight restrictions.

This Woman’s Experience Is Your Reminder to Never Put Your Bare Feet Up on Planes. – Yuck! This woman’s expression is pretty funny. No matter if the other passenger had bare feet or shoes on, you shouldn’t put your feet up on someone else’s seat, the walls, the windows, the ceiling… you get the idea.

U.S. News & World Report Reveals 2018-19 Best Travel Rewards Programs. – That Marriott is #1 doesn’t surprise me too much given how positive the changes were when they announced the combination of the Marriott Rewards and SPG programs. What does surprise me is that Wyndham is #2. What do you think?

U.S. Airfare Is Cheaper Than It’s Ever Been. – There is more opportunity to fly today than a generation ago. Miles, points, discount airlines, and so many other factors make it possible to travel more often than ever. Yes, we are now more cramped and nickel & dimed at every turn… but at least we can still afford it.

American Express Improves Purchase Protection & Extended Warranty Benefits. – With so many credit cards cutting purchase protection, it is refreshing to see that American Express is improving theirs.

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