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Business Travel Roundup

A lot of interesting stories came out this week, so I thought I’d do a quick roundup before I head to the beach with the family this weekend. MommyPoints wrote about a great way to potentially get Global Entry free for you kiddos! Boo! According to The Today Show, hotels are starting to jack up…

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Danger: Exploding coffee?

From a CNN article this week: According to a safety alert published on the Federal Aviation Administration’s website, the prepackaged coffee filters many airlines use are susceptible to pressure buildup and can explode when an unsuspecting attendant lifts the coffee pot to pour a cup. Okay seriously? The coffee filters are dangerous? Yeah right. Several…

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Crossing the line……again

Oh dear. TSA is a never ending source of, “Seriously???” moments. In the last year, stories ranging from hilarious to horrifying have appeared, and now the agency famous for its comedy of errors has struck again. According to CNN, a TSA agent found a, shall we say, “personal item” in the luggage of a traveler.…

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Yoga, Travel, and……Madonna?

If you’ve been around Road Warriorette for long, you have probably heard me touting the wonders of yoga. Feel better! Have more energy! Be more tolerant of your fellow passengers, especially during the holidays! Right now I am even more in the “yoga” frame of mind than normal, as I spent this past weekend in…

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Passengers Mistakenly Told “We’re About to Crash.” Seriously.

The Home Warrior was flipping through the news this weekend, when he said: “Come here, you have got to see this.” The article from NBC News read: “LONDON — British Airways apologized on Friday after a crew member mistakenly played an emergency message warning Hong Kong-bound passengers that the plane they were on was about…

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Woman Slaps Baby On Plane

One of the message boards I frequent posted this article yesterday. Apparently, on a Southwest flight a woman slapped her baby to make her stop crying. The baby girl also had a black eye, which was supposedly from a dog bite. A flight attendant held the baby for a minute so the father could get…

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