United Airlines will now require passengers to complete a “health self-assessment” as part of its check-in process. It’s the latest effort by a U.S. airline to assure passengers that it’s safe to fly as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The airline’s “Ready-to-Fly” checklist does not involve temperature checks or diagnostic testing for the virus. Instead, travelers must review […]
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Could You Use a Massage Between Flights?
On my most recent trip to Colorado, I noticed a neat little in airport spa. I didn’t have time to stop as I was traveling on business and headed to a meeting, but I took notice. Sadly, on the return flight home, I was experiencing an excruciating headache. I had taken pain killers to no […]
Carry-on Luggage Packing Tips For Him And Her
Savvy travelers are looking for ways to save money at the airport so they have more to spend once they arrive at their final destination. One-way to do this is to bypass checked luggage fees and pack your necessities in your carry-on. Packing a carry-on bag, especially if you’re going away for more than a […]
Tips For Getting Through The Airport With Ease
Airport travel rules have undergone many changes in the past few years and the amount of time required to navigate the check-counter and security has changed as well. Arrival times also vary based on the airport you are using; the rule of thumb is to arrive at least two hours before your flight. Factor for […]
How to Get FREE Luggage Carts at the Airport
I know this works at BWI and I am sure it works at other airports as well. If you go to the curb outside (where people get ground transportation) prior to going to baggage claim, you will see several abandoned luggage carts. If ground transportation is too far away, it may not be worth saving […]
Needles Found in Airline Meals? What Next?
As if there weren’t enough issues to be concerned with when traveling, a very odd case of needles showing up in airlines meals aboard an International Delta flight. Experts say this is extremely rare, but I it gives travelers yet one more thing to worry about. I guess I will check my meal a bit […]