Posts from November 2012

Will I Make the Flight?

I was amazed, actually. Rocky writes about his post-Thanksgiving travels and my trip back to Philadelphia was also very smooth. I showed up at the gate for my Los Angeles - Denv...

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Winners of the Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi Passes

Congratulations to the following readers who were chosen at random to recieve a complimentary Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi pass, good thru 12/31/2012! If you are the one of the winners, ...

2012 Thanksgiving Reflections

Thanksgiving has arrived in the U.S. once again and the year has been another memorable one. My decline in blogging the last several months has been irksome, but Award Expert ha...

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The Megabus Saga Continues...

First off, sorry I've been blogging about Megabus and Amtrak lately--it just so happens that traveling between Washington and Philadelphia has become a regular ritual and I stil...

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No More Holds on United Airlines Revenue Fares

Since the merger, United Airlines has offered a handy little trick for holding revenue tickets that has finally vanished. I'm frankly surprised it took so long to remove it...

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Sorry Megabus, I've Switched to Amtrak

For months I have been threatening to switch from Megbus to Amtrak for my frequent trips from Philadelphia to Washington. In the end, I always ended up booking with Megabus beca...

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Free Gogo Inflight Internet Giveaway

Tech Trebuchet points out Gogo is upgrading its inflight internet capacity with plans to triple its maximum speed. That's good news for the traveler and here's better news--I am...

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Argo: A Cool Movie for the Airline Enthusiast

British Airways’ retro livery at Washington Dulles International Airport. Check. Green-screen check-in systems that look just like…SHARES on United Airlines today. ...

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No Upgrade Tonight!

I have not had to sit in the "back of the bus" on a United Airlines transcon flight since the merger, but tonight I will break my perfect upgrade record...by choice.

Tom...

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