Shorten your security line wait by ticking off your US Representative

This long line in Lagos, Nigeria could have been prevented

Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform,recently complained to the Transportation Security Administration about the long line at Salt Lake City International Airport. According to the Salt Lake City Tribune, Chaffetz witnessed passengers handing out $50 to other passengers in order to move up in line so they wouldn’t miss…

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Attention passengers: the flight from Tahiti has been cancelled


Review of Radisson Plaza Resort Tahiti Attention passengers: the flight from Tahiti has been cancelled Review of Hotel Le Meridien Tahiti Resort The flight home I had checked out of the Radisson Plaza Resort and headed to the airport for my Air France flight Papeete to Los Angeles. After passing through passport control, I headed…

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A fortress is built around the Salt Lake City Sheraton for President Obama’s visit


President Obama came to Salt Lake City last night and stayed at the Salt Lake City Sheraton. This was the first time he has visited Utah in his presidency and the focus of his visit was to announce some solar energy programs. He was here for less than 16 hours total. In order to add…

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Citibank really wants me to keep the AAdvantage Platinum Card

Citicard loves me

I currently have two AAdvantage cards issued by Citibank. Each year the annual fee comes due and as I never use either card, I always call the cancellation line to cancel. Surprisingly each and every year, I’m given a retention offer to stay. I don’t even ask for it, I fully intend to cancel. The…

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Hilton Honors targeted offers: 100,000 free points for Diamond and double stay bonus for Gold

100,000 free Hilton points?

Gary from View from the Wing via Double Wides Fly posted a link to a targeted offer for Hilton Diamond members to receive 100,000 free Hilton Honors points. Though I’m not a Diamond but a mere Gold, I thought I would try to register and see what would happen. I was given the following offer:…

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