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 Wednesday, October 3, 2018, that we think you should read.
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Getting Approved for a Business Credit Card Is Easier Than You Think. – Business credit cards are the secret sauce to getting around Chase 5/24 and to double up on many of the best opportunities to earn airline miles and hotel points. If you are earning money from anything other than your day job (or even thinking about starting a business), you could be eligible to apply for a business credit card.
American Airlines Is Raising Prices on Wine and Beer. – Raising prices on checked bags is one thing, but how dare you increase prices on beer?!?! How else are we supposed to deal with being crammed into a metal tube with complete strangers for hours on end? <<face palm>> I guess it is time to start buying Main Cabin Extra seats to get free beer and wine for only $20 more!
Wyndham Grand Creates Tech-Free Family Program at Pools and Restaurants. – This is a really good idea. Remove the distractions so that you can actually spend time with your family on vacation instead of seeing what everyone else is doing on FB. Ok. I’m totally guilty of being on my phone too… but at least it is “work” taking pics and sharing via social media for the site.
How SpaceX’s First Private Passenger Is Going to Choose Who to Take With Him on a Trip to the Moon. – Ok, I need to become friends with this dude in a hurry. The flight is scheduled for 2023, so that leaves 5 years to become BFFs with someone I’ve never met. #ChallengeAccepted. Oh, and he wants to bring artists along for the ride, so I’ll also need to learn how to paint.
Primera Air passengers and crew say they’re sleeping in airports after the carrier collapsed and left them stranded. – I bet these people were excited when they bought cheap tickets through Primera Air. Sometimes you get what you pay for. Times like this are perfect for travelers insurance (use my referral link to Allianz to compare prices) or using a premium credit card that offers trip insurance.
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