Amtrak Free Trips Contest, Mastercard Requires Opt-In After Trials, Delta Flash Sale 10k Round Trips

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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 Friday, January 18, 2019, that we think you should read.

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Gunshow in Atlanta: Different Dining You Must Experience. – What a fun dining concept that should offer something for everyone. I added this to the list of the best things to do in Atlanta to go with my podcast episode with Pete McPherson.

Amtrak Is Giving Away Free Trips on Its Most Scenic Routes. – Free is my favorite word. Although I love to fly to get to my destinations quickly, sometimes taking a ride on the train to enjoy the journey is an even better experience. You have until January 31, 2019, to enter the contest.

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Mastercard will Require Merchants to Get Approval for Charges after Free Trial. – This is such welcome news. So many merchants play the game of “free trial” only to make it almost impossible to quit before they charge you at least once. And that’s if you’re paying attention. I know many people who have been getting charged for years by services that they didn’t remember signing up for.

Delta Flash Sale: Domestic Roundtrip From 10K, From 34K To Latin America/Caribbean. – If you have some Delta SkyPesos (um, I mean SkyMiles) sitting around, this could be a great opportunity for you to book some flights at a fraction of their normal cost.

39 of the Best Financial Tips to Start the New Year. – We’re halfway through January, have you started getting your financial house in order? Here are some great tips that you can implement very easily. Even if you only use one or two of them, that’s a great win!

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