ATL is World’s Busiest Airport, New Hyatt All-Inclusive Resorts, Southwest & Alaska GCs on Sale at Costco

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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, April 11, 2022, that we think you should read.

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Atlanta Regains Title As World’s Busiest Airport. – As more travelers feel comfortable flying again, airports are getting even busier. ATL lost its title for 2020, but regained its position on top for 2021. In fact, the top 3 and 8 of the top 10 busiest airports are all located in the U.S. Definitely a sign that we need to invest in better airports and public transportation connecting them to the cities that they serve.

10 Tips for Sleeping in Airports Overnight. – Sleeping in the airport is no fun at all. Timothy and I had to sleep at ATL overnight on the way back from Grand Cayman a few years ago. Luckily for us, we were able to get into the Delta SkyClub. That was bad enough. I feel bad for others who were stuck in the main terminal. Use these tips to make the most of a bad situation if you need to sleep in the airport overnight.

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Timmy and I were stuck in Atlanta overnight coming back from Grand Cayman

Traveler told TSA he had ‘no idea’ a sword was concealed in his cane. – He may have TSA and the cops convinced, but you can’t tell me that something with a handle like that is a real cane. My Dad used a cane for many years and that handle would never give adequate support based on the way you’d need to grip it. Overall, I think it was just easier for the cops to accept his excuse and confiscate it versus arguing about the sword.

These All-inclusive Resorts Are Now Bookable With Points — Just in Time for a Summer Vacation. – All-inclusive resorts can be incredible experiences, but many cost too much money. Now that Hyatt is adding even more redemption options, this could be a great way to use points and save some cash.

Save 10 – 20% On Alaska And Southwest Airlines Gift Cards At Costco. – If you’re planning to book flights on Alaska or Southwest in the next few months, you may want to head over to Costco. Costco is offering gift cards for these airlines at a 10% to 20% discount off the value of the card. This can be huge savings for your annual travel budget. Supplies are limited and Costco changes inventory regularly, so act quickly if you want to lock in the savings.

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