Upgrade Southwest Boarding Group Online, Mileage Redemption Mistakes, Citi’s New Travel Portal

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Welcome to The Morning Shave. We read a ton of travel articles each day for our research to share the best travel tips, tricks, and news with you. Here are the articles for Tuesday, August 23, 2022, that we think you should read.

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12 Mistakes to Avoid When Redeeming Airline Miles. – Typically, articles like this have a clickbait headline without any substance backing it up. However, the author actually makes some good points that many of us forget when booking our award flights. What tips is he missing?

You can now upgrade your Southwest boarding group online. – Since I have the Southwest Priority Card, I get four priority boarding passes each year. However, with planes so full, it can be a challenge to actually use them. Especially since we linger a bit too long at airport lounges when they’re available. Now that you can pay for the upgrades online, this is no longer a problem.

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Inside the world’s largest model airport and railway. – This is such a cool experience for kids and adults who love to travel. Now, I’m not sure you’d travel to Hamburg just to see it, but if you’re anywhere close, I highly recommend taking a detour to visit Miniatur Wunderland.

10 Things You’re Doing That Annoy Flight Attendants. – We all do something that annoys flight attendants while traveling. For me, it’s catching up on reading newspapers and magazines, then throwing away 10 lbs of reading material they must carry. And my kids always seem to need to use the bathroom at the worst time. What are you guilty of?

Citi will launch new travel platform with Booking.com. – Most major banks now partner with an online travel agency (OTA) instead of having an in-house team or software. This partnership should provide better pricing and more choices, but it also continues the push towards less flexibility with your reservations. And, it adds another layer of people to deal with whenever there’s an issue with your flight, hotel, or other travel plans.

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