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Here is some of the best travel news and notes from around the Internet:
- Kathy at Will Run for Miles writes about how a hotel restaurant charged her an extra $25 without her consent – Is this Fraud?
- In other illegal acts news, Stefan over at Rapid Travel Chai writes I was robbed on Easter
- From The Onion – “Man At Airport Gate Ready To Pounce Like Jungle Cat At First Sign Of Boarding“. I know we’ve all seen these (and maybe even BEEN this guy?). That is one reason I like Southwest’s system of boarding – everyone’s got a number and you line up in order. It can make things a bit tricky for families flying on Southwest though – see tips and tricks on how families can sit with each other on Southwest and Can you save seats with Southwest Airlines seating?
- Over at Traveling Dad, Daymon shares 3 things traveling Dads always need to have on them when traveling.
- Frequent Traveler University (FTU) Advanced in Washington DC is now open for registration, though apparently tickets are selling out. Tickets are pricey and while much of the stuff that will be presented there you can learn for free online, there are 2 reasons I think these types of events can be good. #1 – sometimes when you pay for something, you’re more motivated to actually follow through on things, and #2 You can often get some good networking and tips on local tricks that people don’t share online.
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Up for more travel news? Here’s the previous installment: Surviving a long flight with a baby, what it’s like to fly El Al, and a 7 wonders of the world shakedown?