Camelbak Pivot Tote Bag Waterproof-material bags also happen to be perfect for the plane, where you’re throwing your trusty personal item bag onto the filthy ground. Camelbak’s Pivot Tote Bag is made of a water-resistant fabric that’s made from 25 recycled plastic water bottles. It turns into a backpack thanks to hidden seatbelt-style woven straps, and has four zippered compartments plus a padded electronics sleeve that can fit up to a 15-inch laptop and an additional documents sleeve. It also comes with Camelbak’s lifetime guarantee, so you’ll never have to buy another back-pack-converting tote bag. … [Read more...] about 10 Best Personal Items for Spirit Airlines’ Baggage Limit
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“It’s mind-blowing how expensive it is to travel with surfboards,” said Hawaiian pro surfer Fred Patacchia Jr. “I just recently went to Europe on American Airlines and was charged $150 per board, traveling with nine boards. You do the math. The surfboard charge was more than my ticket cost.” … [Read more...] about More for Your Money: Flying with a surfboard
Round-trip ticket limitations: If your canceled flight is the return portion of a round-trip ticket, you can reschedule without fees or paying extra fares within the airline’s stated limits. But if your canceled flight is the outbound portion of a round-trip itinerary and your return date falls outside the rebooking window, you could face penalties if you want to delay your return due to the necessary timeline of your trip. Most airline fine print is silent on this point. Unless your airline specifically allows you to reschedule a return along with the new departure flight, you should probably opt for a refund if you can. … [Read more...] about What Are My Rights in a Winter Storm Flight Cancellation?
It can take a few months to earn points and then another month for them to be credited to your account. Additionally, some airlines and hotels have a limited number of rooms and seats that can be redeemed for points. So, if you don’t book far enough in advance, you’ll miss out and be left with points you can’t use, said Johnson. … [Read more...] about How to see the world without spending a bundle
The Sea of Cortez shimmered just ahead. Waves pounded massive rock outcroppings. I waded into the blue water. A pack of boys scurried past, hunting octopuses in the abundant tide pools. … [Read more...] about Heading south in Steinbeck’s footsteps, with a Prius and a plan