A cushioned tablet/laptop sleeve, zippered side compartment, and the nylon laundry/shoe bag that it comes with mean you can stay super organized to take even more advantage of the space. I’ve used it for a weekend’s worth of clothes even when I need to bring a small spare pair of extra shoes along—and I’ve never been flagged by airport gate staff to measure it in the airline’s sizer. As an added bonus, this mid-size duffel looks super stylish and comes in an array of colors. … [Read more...] about 10 Best Personal Items for Spirit Airlines’ Baggage Limit
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The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board voted Tuesday to tighten ethics rules following the arrest of three former agency executives, including its retired chief executive, Rossi Ralenkotter. … [Read more...] about Las Vegas tourist agency adopts new rules on gifts, travel
Surfboards can get big, to be sure. Longboards, which may run 9 feet or more, won’t fly with many carriers. But popular shortboards, commonly around 6 feet long, fall within the usual size limits for checked sports equipment. Although wider, they’re about the same length as alpine skis, which many airlines fly for free. Go figure. … [Read more...] about More for Your Money: Flying with a surfboard
Be Extra Kind to Your Seatmates Your row might be a bit more snug than some others on your flight. And it’s hard to endure a huffy seatmate who resents your very existence. Smile, say hello and introduce yourself to your fellow passengers. It’s tougher to be nasty to you if you’re sweet as pie. I’ve even bought drinks for those in my row as a thank you for their cooperation and understanding. … [Read more...] about 9 Tips for Savvy Plus-Size Travelers
The first fact you need to know is that, in recent years, airlines have adopted a policy of making widespread, preemptive cancellations in advance of an actual storm. They rely on weather reports in order to manage their planes and flight personnel more efficiently, to make sure planes and crews are in a position to re-start operations most readily, and to avoid the huge fines they have to pay if they strand you on the tarmac for more than three hours. While this approach occasionally means cancelling flights that could really have operated, for the most part, preemptive cancellations seem to work better. … [Read more...] about What Are My Rights in a Winter Storm Flight Cancellation?