Manipulating the system: Hotel check In

There are a few tips and tricks you may want to learn from someone who has worked in a hotel for over a decade.  He has checked you in, checked you out, given you the tour, offered you coffee, changed your bed sheets, parked your car and laughed at your silly jokes. This guy has […]

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Asking for a hotel upgrade

If you are on vacation or even on some form of work trip, then it is really always worth asking for a hotel upgrade, purely because you never know when you might be able to get a better room than the one you’ve booked and paid for. Some people do find it quite a difficult […]

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Bringing the right things for comfortable air travel

We’ve all heard the news reports before.  Horror stories of crews and passengers getting stuck on planes for up to and exceeding 12 hours.  Though this may be a rare occurrence, shorter delays are quite common. From airplanes coming in late to last moment problems developing in aircraft, there can be any number of reasons […]

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What to do when the flight is cancelled

So, let’s say you are planning the perfect holiday trip to see your relatives in Illinois.  You have waited all year and have saved your money for this particular outing.  You have not been to see them in over ten years. You have dreamed about it.  You have planned.  You have even packed your favorite […]

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