AAA predicts 44.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this upcoming holiday weekend, more than a million more than last year. Better incomes and consumer confidence are fueling the urge to travel.
Artificial Intelligence will hopefully make travel smarter by reducing uncertainty in airline delays to honing your travel preferences.
“The sale launched Tuesday morning and is good for travel from Aug. 22 through Dec. 13. Flights on Fridays and Sundays are excluded from the sale as are certain dates around the Labor Day and Thanksgiving holidays”
“This biometric self-boarding program for JetBlue and the CBP is designed to be easy to use. What we want to deliver is a secure and seamless passenger experience,” said Jim Peters, chief technology officer at SITA, which worked on the program with JetBlue and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP).
The New York Times outlines the latest trend in travel (promoted by the travel industry): family vacation planning.
No, I can’t just give you a free upgrade…
Please don’t polish your nails or floss your teeth on the plane…and more gate agents tips ….
An improving economy and falling gas and airline ticket prices are driving the expect surge in travel. TSA has responded by adding more inspectors and canine units.
The Trump administration is considering barring passengers flying to the US from UK airports from taking laptops into the cabins:
GQ says “you’ll get the most out of your Cuba trip if you plan ahead” and offers “all the nitty gritty, unsexy details you’ll need to know before you leave”.
If you pair your phone with your rental car’s navigation system, be sure to delete the information when you return the car.