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 Thursday, June 13, 2019, that we think you should read.
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Graduate Hotels Is Selling an All-You-Can-Stay Pass For $400. – Their geography is somewhat limited, but this could be a killer deal if you’re planning to travel to the places where they have hotels.
The SkyDeck ledge of the Willis Tower cracks under visitors’ feet. – These attractions are designed to thrill you with the possibility of danger. When that possibility becomes real, you might need to change your shorts! Engineers build these with multiple safeguards in place to ensure nobody is hurt, but it has to be incredibly scary when it happens to you.
American Express Centurion Lounges Now Offer Mobile Check-in. First Step Towards What? – I really enjoy the Centurion Lounges but it seems that Amex continues to take aggressive steps towards limiting access to their private lounges. Although Gary points out that this won’t be much of a timesaver, I’m going to register and book lounge access ASAP to give myself the best chance of entry while traveling.
Are Airlines Tracking Your Flight Search … and Raising Prices? – In my experience, yes and yes. Airlines do their best to maximize revenue on every flight. They try to monitor search volumes and limit seats offered at the lowest prices so that you’ll be forced to buy the same seat at a higher price later. This is one reason I love Southwest. If I plan on traveling, I will immediately buy a ticket with points, then cancel or rebook later at no charge if the price drops.
How to Avoid Car-Seat Fees When Renting a Car. – While traveling with your family, renting car seats can be an unexpected expense. Read this article from The Points Guy about the ways you can avoid car seat fees on your next vacation.
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