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 Monday, December 31, 2018, that we think you should read.
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His daughter worked as a flight attendant on Christmas, so he joined her on every flight. – Such a cool story. This is total #DadGoal territory right here. The only way this story could get any better is if her Dad had surprised her by buying the tickets (or using miles) rather than using her buddy pass. Luckily there was buddy pass space available on all of her flights.
Trump’s first trip to a combat zone was secret — except on Twitter. – AvGeeks for the win. It is so cool that the travel community could figure out this “top secret” mission on their own. I hope this lesson is learned by the President’s security detail so that future trips are not in danger.
Is Trump on a surprise visit to Afghanistan? Turkey? Flight trackers show that one of two planes used for Air Force One (92-9000/VC-25) using what appears to be a fake HEXCODE of AE47C4, departed Andrews Air Force base at midnight. Transponders changed or disabled near Romania. pic.twitter.com/JtVzEPUoLv
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) December 26, 2018
Totally NSFW But Hilarious Video That Mimics Real Air Travel. – This wouldn’t be so funny if it wasn’t so close to reality. Plenty of cursing here, so don’t listen around the kids or at work.
Use Your Marriott Points to Unlock Some Incredible Super Bowl Tickets and Experiences – But It Will Take a Lot of Points! – If you have points to spare, you can book some really amazing experiences that may be more valuable than a couple of nights in a hotel room. Not all of them are good values, but occasionally you will find something truly awesome. I used some SPG points last year to grab tickets to a suite at a Lakers’ game in Los Angeles.
6 Biggest Vacation Expenses and How to Get Them for Less. – As we all know, hotel and airfare aren’t the only expenses you face when traveling. Here are some great tips to reduce the cost of your next vacation.
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