Delta Basic Economy Award Tickets, Airline Food Restaurant, Seattle Centurion Closing Temporarily

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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, March 8, 2019, that we think you should read.

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This Airline Is Launching Its Own Fast Food Restaurant — and the Recipes Are Coming Straight From the Cabin. – It was interesting enough when United came out with a cookbook. Now, airlines are taking it a step further by bringing the in-flight dining experience to a restaurant near you. I can’t imagine too many people getting excited about food that most of us tolerate instead of savor.

Watch Out: Delta Now Gives You Basic Economy When You Redeem Miles on Many Routes. – Be careful when booking Delta award flights, otherwise, you may find yourself sitting in a middle seat in the back of the plane. I guess it is a good thing to have these options for people who are willing to fly Basic Economy. But, I think the vast majority of travelers won’t like this and many will be upset when they realize (later) that they booked the wrong type of ticket.

Delta Airlines 777 Main Cabin airplane seats with video
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Centurion Lounge Seattle Temporarily Closing March 11, 2019. – This is super lame. I’m flying into Seattle this weekend for FTU Seattle (tickets still available! save $35 with my promo code and link) then headed to Salt Lake City for snowboarding on Monday. I was looking forward to checking out the lounge… but of course, that’s the day the Centurion Lounge is closed. At least I can visit it upon arrival. Be aware that new restrictions for entrance start March 22nd.

Best things to do in Melbourne. – I interview Abby Lewtas to learn where you can see penguins on the beaches of Australia. I could listen to Australian accents all day. What about you?

What to do if your credit card application is denied. – It happens to all of us. And, if it hasn’t happened to you yet, you haven’t applied for enough credit cards. Follow this in-depth guide about what to do when (not if) you get denied for a credit card or loan application.

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