Netflix For Planes

The ‘Netflix for planes’ offers unlimited air travel for a monthly fee

By on February 2, 2016 at 5:30 PM.

The ‘Netflix for planes’ offers unlimited air travel for a monthly fee

A new company named OneGo is hoping to do for air travel what Netflix was able to do for movies: Provide an all-encompassing service for a recurring monthly fee. Primarily geared towards business travelers, OneGo offers unlimited travel within the United states via all major U.S. airlines. So in that sense, it’s essentially Netflix for airplanes.

The service truly sounds like great idea, but there are a few wrinkles you should be aware of.

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Travel Hotel Industry Secrets

Hotel personnel reveal the industry’s dirtiest secrets

By on January 13, 2016 at 2:42 PM.

Hotel personnel reveal the industry’s dirtiest secrets

Now that we know some of the biggest secrets of the airline industry as revealed by personnel, it’s time to focus on the hotel industry – after all, you often take an airplane just to then check into a hotel from a well-deserved vacation. However, not all hotel experiences are pleasant, and some of your biggest worries might be true: Yes, the sheets might be dirty, and some employees might be eating some of your fries. More →

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Airline Travel Industry Secrets

Airline personnel reveal the industry’s biggest secrets

By on January 12, 2016 at 2:46 PM.

Airline personnel reveal the industry’s biggest secrets

Whether you’re a seasoned flyer or you hate air travel, the chances are good that you still have a lot to learn when it comes to traveling by airplane. Luckily, airline staff, pilots included, may have answered some of your questions in a Reddit thread about the industry’s biggest secrets – and you won’t like all the answers.

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Etihad Airways A380 Residence Flight Video

What it’s like to ride a $32,000 flight from New York to Abu Dhabi

By on December 21, 2015 at 2:45 PM.

What it’s like to ride a $32,000 flight from New York to Abu Dhabi

Are you planning to travel to the United Arab Emirates soon? Well, you probably aren’t, but if you are and you have tens of thousands of dollars to spend, you should really consider trying The Residence on Etihad Airways’ A380 jet for the most luxurious flight ever. Brian Kelly, a.k.a., “The Points Guy,” recently took the plunge and spent $32,000 to fly from New York to Abu Dhabi in The Residence and he couldn’t say enough nice things about it. Simply put, this is the epitome of world-class flying. More →

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Cheap Flights Europe WOW Air

Now’s the time to fly to Paris, London, Amsterdam and Iceland cheaper than ever

By on November 4, 2015 at 5:10 PM.

Now’s the time to fly to Paris, London, Amsterdam and Iceland cheaper than ever

The holiday season is almost upon us, which means there’s going to be plenty of travelling, including escaping to Europe. People who are looking to fly to Europe as cheaply as possible can do it for as low as $99 if they’re going to Iceland. Other hot European destinations — including Paris, London and Amsterdam — are also very affordable if you pick the right airline this time of year. More →

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Airline Travel Hacks

Awesome airline travel hacks you can start using today

By on September 6, 2015 at 12:20 PM.

Awesome airline travel hacks you can start using today

Air travel can be a stressful endeavor. From long lines and frustrating logistics to uncomfortable seats and disappointing food, even a 3-hour plane trip can be an exasperating experience. And that’s all without even factoring in the huge cost of flying in the first place.

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Great Barrier Reef Rival Australia

Scientists discover new reef that might be even bigger than the Great Barrier Reef

By on August 25, 2015 at 7:10 PM.

Scientists discover new reef that might be even bigger than the Great Barrier Reef

You know Great Barrier Reef off the eastern coast of Australia that you’ve seen in countless videos and pictures? Well, it turns out there’s yet another similarly impressive reef that’s located near the same country. More →

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Lost Luggage

Video: Here’s what happens to your luggage after you check it in at the airport

By on August 18, 2015 at 2:35 PM.

Video: Here’s what happens to your luggage after you check it in at the airport

If your luggage arrives safe and sound at its intended destination, you probably don’t spend too much time wondering how it got there. But if you find yourself in the unfortunate position of being in a completely new city without any of your belongings, well, then you might be curious as to how things might have gone awry.

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Amazing Websites

8 amazing websites you didn’t know existed and need to check out

By on August 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM.

8 amazing websites you didn’t know existed and need to check out

With the number of active websites on the Internet today now approaching 1 billion, there are no shortage of incredibly cool and useful sites which have fallen through the cracks and aren’t as well-known as they should be. To help remedy that, ever so slightly, we’ve complied a list of awesome, quirky, and helpful websites that you most likely haven’t heard of before. From creating animated GIFs in a snap to finding the best prices on airline tickets, many of these sites are certainly bookmark worthy.

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American Deaths Abroad Most Common Causes

The leading causes of death for Americans traveling abroad, country by country

By on July 28, 2015 at 10:15 PM.

The leading causes of death for Americans traveling abroad, country by country

Every year, tens of millions of Americans travel abroad, with Europe and the Caribbean being the two most popular destinations. Inevitably, statistics bear out that an unlucky percentage of American’s travelling abroad end up dying in overseas locations. While some deaths are due to natural causes, most result either from some form of freak accident or violent crime.

Delving deeper into this topic, Bloomberg recently recently examined the most common causes of death to Americans during international travel.

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Baubax Travelers Jacket

This MacGyver-esque travel jacket has 15 compartments, each one cooler than the next

By on July 15, 2015 at 5:05 PM.

This MacGyver-esque travel jacket has 15 compartments, each one cooler than the next

An intriguing new Kickstarter campaign features a multi-functional jacket that would make MacGyver proud. Since going live on Tuesday morning, the campaign has already raised more than half a million dollars, far exceeding a modest initial goal of $20,000.

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Airbnb House Tiny

The world’s craziest and smallest Airbnb listing is a site to behold

By on July 10, 2015 at 3:03 PM.

The world’s craziest and smallest Airbnb listing is a site to behold

When one thinks of renting out a place on Airbnb, one’s mind tends to either think of an affordable, yet livable space or a luxurious and gargantuan house. This Airbnb listing, though, doesn’t fall into either category.

Behold. The smallest and craziest Airbnb listing you’ve ever seen and will likely ever see.

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Airplane Wi-Fi

Slow and Expensive, Here’s Why In-Flight Wi-Fi Sucks so Bad

By on July 6, 2015 at 10:30 PM.

Slow and Expensive, Here’s Why In-Flight Wi-Fi Sucks so Bad

If one were to list out all of the things that make air travel so damn frustrating, it’d be hard to know where to even begin. From delayed flights and cramped seating to what is often an exceedingly long check-in process, air travel is rarely a seamless experience.

All that aside, the notion of accessing the Internet while mid-flight is certainly a surefire way to relieve some in-flight boredom and discomfort.

Or so you would think.

Unfortunately, in-flight Wi-Fi is not only pretty expensive, but it also has a tendency to be painfully slow if you’re trying to do anything more intensive than checking a few emails. The end result is that many fliers often find themselves paying a pretty penny for shoddy service, a losing proposition on both ends.

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