Why You Should Order Ginger Ale on Your Flight, Mastercard’s Travel Portal, Mirrors in Disney Bathrooms

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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 Friday, January 3, 2020, that we think you should read.

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Mastercard’s Amazing Travel Booking Portal & Why It’s Better Than FHR and LHRC. – We all love paying less for our hotel stays. Bethany found a way to using Mastercard’s portal to save a ton of money on her hotel reservations. H/T Gary

Why You Should Always Order Ginger Ale on a Flight. – I normally drink water instead of soda. But when you’re up in the air, your body changes. Ginger ale helps to relax upset stomachs and the flavor changes at 36,000 feet. I’m getting ready to fly soon, so I’ll have to try this out.

How did Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan without any of his three passports? – We all know that you can’t travel internationally without a passport. Apparently, those rules don’t apply when your filthy rich (and possibly a criminal). It will be interesting to learn how he fled Japan to Lebanon as this story unfolds.

Why You Won’t Find Many Mirrors in a Disney World Bathroom. – For as many times as I have been to Disneyland and Disney World, I never even noticed this little quirk. Disney is so far ahead of us when it comes to the little details that make your park experience awesome. Now, if we could just do something about the price of admission, that would be awesome.

Ready for Your Close-Up? Airport Face Scans May Soon Include U.S. Citizens, DHS Says. – Facial recognition scans are going to be more and more common over time. Some countries like China and England already have cameras and facial recognition everywhere. Ideally, it will help crack down on crime and make life easier, but in the wrong hands, this could be a nightmare.

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