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 Saturday, April 2, 2022, that we think you should read.
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Hotels Refurbish to Take Advantage of More Guests Dining in Their Rooms. – The pandemic has affected the way that we travel and those changes be more permanent than many people understand. Savvy hotel operators understand those changes and are upgrading rooms based on this new normal. Are you eating more meals inside your room vs dining out?
The 15 Best Hotel Booking Sites. – I normally book hotel rooms using points, but there are situations where points aren’t the best deal or my favorite hotels aren’t available. When that happens, it’s time to book with cash. When you use these sites, you may not earn points or stay credits and most hotels won’t honor elite status perks. But, they could still be a great deal in the right situation. Some of my favorites are Club1Hotels, Dosh, and HotelTonight.
Hotels in Venice Are Giving Guests Water Guns to Scare Off a Certain Pest — Yes, Really. – Nothing says “relaxing vacation” like carrying around a water gun to shoot annoying seagulls. Apparently, the birds are so aggressive that they’ll snatch food right from your table. It’s an innovative solution to a common problem, but it is the right solution? I don’t know. I did a podcast on Venice recently, so check it out if you’re interested in learning more about this Italian city.
How to Protect Your Home During Extended Vacations, From Security Systems to House Sitters. – When you travel, one of your most valuable possessions is vulnerable to thieves, natural disasters, and many other problems. How do you protect it while you are away on business or enjoying your vacation? These tips provide a foundation of things that you should do to avoid issues while you’re away.
All the Ways to Fly Private, Starting at $100 Per Flight. – Flying private is a truly unique experience that everyone needs to try at least once in their life. You avoid the frustration of TSA checkpoints and receive top-notch service on the ground and in the air. And the seats are way better than what you’d find on a traditional plane. I’ve flown JSX numerous times, and it is a wonderful experience that doesn’t cost much more than a Southwest flight.
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