Flying Business Class With Kids, SuperShuttle Shutting Down, Winter Packing Mistakes

Japan Airlines Business Class Seat
Japan Airlines Business Class Seat on a 787
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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, December 16, 2019, that we think you should read.

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SuperShuttle is going out of business. Its last rides are Dec. 31. – With the proliferation of rideshare services, this makes total sense. I’ve used SuperShuttle many times, but haven’t in the last 7-8 years. Who wants to try their luck to see if they’ll be the first or last person dropped off? Check out my referral links if you haven’t tried Uber or Lyft for a special bonus added to your account. (Thanks to reader Larry for sharing this story.)

What it’s really like flying business class with little kids. – Much of what Summer says is completely true. Business Class is obviously better than flying in Economy, but there are still some things you need to think about. For me, I prefer sitting in the aisle and having my kids sleep by the window so they’ll wake me in case they need to get up to use the restroom or any other reason.

SAS Business Class ARN to ORD October 2019 Timothy thumbs up
Timothy flying SAS Business Class from Stockholm to Chicago

The 9 Worst Winter Packing Mistakes You Can Make. – These are totally true. Planning to dress in layers will have you ready for fun inside and outside. And you should always wear sunglasses, even during the winter months because sunlight reflecting off the snow is really bad for your eyes and skin.

How to make your vacation feel longer. – No matter how long your vacation is, you always want an extra day or two. Use these tips to squeeze a little extra life out of your next trip.

How loyalty programs trick you into spending more. – These loyalty programs want you to spend more and focus that spending with them. As much as we all love the benefits and preferred treatment, it does come with a cost. Before you spend, make sure that it is because you want to rather than something you were coaxed into doing. Check out Ashish’s interview about Mumbai, India on the We Travel There podcast.

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