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Crazy bad passengers, crazy good video. And plane pulling.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:43pm EDT

Once again, I find myself in the pleasantly embarrassing situation of announcing some good news – about me. I’ve just been voted Best Business Travel Blogger in a poll organized by USA Today’s 10Best site. Thanks to you.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:06pm EDT

All U.S. airlines charge an unaccompanied minor fee when children fly by themselves, but parents who thought their kids had outgrown this fee on American Airlines may be in for a surprise.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:05pm EDT

If you haven’t flown in a while, you may think you’ve got airport security nailed down. Maybe you do – but maybe one or more of these TSA innovations will surprise you.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:03pm EDT

Looking for a last-minute getaway to take advantage of Labor Day? Since the holiday is this coming Monday – Sept. 1 – you have no time to waste. Check out these ideas right now

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 11:57am EDT

This week:  Violently ill passengers and violence against guitars. Plus peaceful video.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:18pm EDT

This may seem incredibly obvious, but we’re going to say it anyway: The moment you board your plane, make sure it’s heading to the city you think it is. Make sure it’s heading to the right destination.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

I hear a lot of myths about supposedly fiendish airlines hiding or holding ultra-cheap airline tickets until a secret midnight hour when only those-in-the-know can take advantage. Baloney!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

Autumn is the best time of year to fly: Great weather, fewer crowds and all that beautiful fall foliage. Best of all are the prices, a big improvement over summer fares.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:05pm EDT

This week: Amazing pilots, amazing shark and some amazingly cool dog video.

Direct download: Not_Your_Average_Travel_Story_-_August_15.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:12pm EDT