Southwest Adds Hawaii Destination, Rental Car Insurance Truths, Reef-Safe Sunscreens

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A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Takes Off
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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 Monday, May 13, 2019, that we think you should read.

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9 Nasty Truths About Car Rental Insurance. – I never pay for insurance through car rental companies. Instead, I rely on the rental car coverage provided by my credit cards. Worst case, I’ll use my American Express card and use their insurance that is about $20-$25 for the entire trip. That one-time charge is less than most daily rates charged by car rental companies.

Southwest Confirms It Will Add Another Hawaiian Destination To Its Routemap. – I’m sad that Southwest finally started flying to Hawaii from California about 9 months after we moved to Nashville. Southwest is a great option for anyone on the West Coast or if you’re willing to hang in California for an extra day since they don’t fly red-eyes. The more that Southwest expands their routes, the more other airlines will have to lower prices and improve service to compete. Win-win for the rest of us!

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Timmy on the North Shore of Hawaii

The chemicals in sunscreen seep into your bloodstream after just one day, FDA says. – As you’re planning your summer vacations, pay attention to which sunscreen you use. Just like any topical ointment, when you put sunscreen on your body, it will absorb into your skin.

The 15 Best Reef-Safe Sunscreens to Stock Up on This Summer. – And just a reminder that sunscreen also affects the reefs and fish wherever you are traveling to. Pick from one of these sunscreens to make sure you aren’t hurting the delicate reefs.

Why Lifestyle Hotels Are Not Just for Millennials. – As much as people give Millennials a hard time, their mind is right on travel experiences. And the rest of us will benefit as hotel brands reshape their offerings towards this crowd. More technology, contemporary designs, and embracing local culture as just a sample of the ways are updating their properties.

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