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Monthly Archives for June 2012.

The tale of the giant pillow

Friends, being pregnant can interfere with your packing plans. Now this may not have been everyone’s experience, but it was certainly mine. First, it was wondering if I would be able to lift my suitcase into the overhead bin. Then, it was checking my suitcase for a two day trip. And it all culminated with…

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Are Elites Losing Perks?

There’s a recent article from the New York Times titled “Have Elite Fliers Been Downgraded?” Even before reading the article, just seeing the title had me nodding my head. Yes, absolutely yes, in my experience, the elite experience is being diluted regularly. The article states because there are more Elites, perks previously available only to…

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Mornings just got better at Hyatt Place!

We’ve all had mornings go horribly wrong, whether you’re at home or on the road. Hyatt Place is doing their part to make mornings just a little bit better by introducing their new a.m. Kitchen Skillet. It’s always been free, and now it’s been upgraded! Enjoy breakfast sandwiches, oatmeal, fresh fruit, waffles, pastries, juice, toast,…

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Airlines Consider Charging for Oversized Carry-on Bags

According to a recent article on MSNBC, major airlines are considering charging for oversized carry-on bags. The idea would be to discourage passengers from bringing bags onto the plane that won’t fit in the overhead bin, with the fee around $25. Alaska Airlines is already doing this. (Pictured: Overpacking, courtesy of the Home Warrior.) The…

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