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 Tuesday, January 4, 2022, that we think you should read.
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TSA Threatens Unruly Passengers with Loss of PreCheck Credentials. – Being a jerk will cost you more than getting kicked off your flight. Because so many people continue to have outbursts on planes, the TSA is now starting to take away TSA PreCheck credentials for unruly passengers. Have fun sitting in line, taking out liquids & laptops, and removing your shoes! If you haven’t signed up yet, here are the best credit cards that pay for TSA PreCheck or Global Entry (up to $100).
Why the perfect credit score isn’t necessary. – Anything above 760 doesn’t improve your ability to get approved for credit cards or loans and won’t affect your interest rate. Make your payments on time and keep your utilization around 10% or less and you’ll be good.
Winter storms exacerbate airlines’ staffing shortage. – Winter weather, rising COVID cases, and a shortage of workers are making winter travel a tough situation. I feel bad for people whose vacations were cut short or are stuck & can’t get home. Make sure that you have a credit card that offers trip interruption or cancellation insurance and use it to pay for all of your reservations (even if it means
World’s Most Exotic Rental Cars. – If you’re looking for a unique experience on your next trip, try renting something beyond a Toyota Corolla or Chevy Malibu. Grab one of these once-in-a-lifetime rental cars and live out your dreams. Most of these cars are out of our price range to buy (and they’re wholly impractical for everyday use), but wouldn’t it be amazing to drive one for a day? I know that I’d love to!
Your Complete Guide to the $250 Hilton Credit. – Now that most hotel brands aren’t extending elite status, I’m considering upgrading or replacing my Hilton Surpass with the Hilton Aspire Card to get guaranteed Hilton Diamond elite status. The card comes with some really attractive benefits, like the $250 credit mentioned in the article. What’s your favorite way to use the annual credit?
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