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I hope that you’ve enjoyed the past week of travel information – here’s a recap of what you may have missed from Points With a Crew over the past week or so

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Obviously passports (and sometimes visas) are required for most international travel.

I always recommend taking care of that well in advance

But… if you didn’t… here’s how to get a passport in one day


2017 is a great year to visit US and Canada National Parks

US National Parks are free on certain days, and Canada National Parks are free all year!

Here are 7 great national parks to visit in 2017 with the Parks Canada free pass


If you’re traveling to New York City, you can fly into 3 (or more?) airports: JFK, LGA or EWR

But none of those airports are in Manhattan, so you’ll need to travel

Here are the cheapest and best ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Manhattan


I’ve had various experiences trying to do manufactured spending.

Recently, I’ve been spending a lot of time in post offices

Generally that has gone okay, except that the other day a postal worker straight up lied to my face


While traveling, you are probably staying a lot in hotels or other public places.

Ian shared an experience of someone asking him – Can I charge my phone on your laptop?”

I thought the answer was pretty obvious but I was surprised that many commenters

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In the News

Want to visit free museums? The Bank of America Museums on Us program gives you a free museum day each month!


If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: Whiny complaints, stiffing the hotel maid, and a place that’s hard to get to

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