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Experience: I fell in love through Airbnb

What if he thought I come on to all my Airbnb guests? What if he felt unsafe? I signed up to be an Airbnb host shortly after being dumped. When that three-year relationship came to an end, I knew I needed to be open to new people and experiences, and hosting visitors to my city,… Continue reading Experience: I fell in love through Airbnb

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Flying to US to get an iPhone X is cheaper than buying in Europe. It’s also illegal

HMRCs rules are clear: youve got to pay VAT on your 390-plus US purchases when you fly home, which makes those big savings a lot less appealing The price of the new iPhone X is so high in Europe that its led thousands to eye-up transatlantic flights to see if its cheaper to fly across… Continue reading Flying to US to get an iPhone X is cheaper than buying in Europe. It’s also illegal

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Where is the world’s most walkable city?

From New Yorks cafe squares to Melbournes laneways to the walled Fes el Bali, these pedestrian paradises combine safety, beauty and comfort. Now urban planners are taking note as they seek to hand back cities to the walkers For decades the simple act of walking was largely overlooked by city planners but, no matter how… Continue reading Where is the world’s most walkable city?

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Ryanair cuts cabin baggage limit to speed up boarding – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRyanair reviewed its second carry-on bag allowance after "abuse" contributed to delays Ryanair has said many customers will no longer be able to take two pieces of luggage into the cabin. The budget airline said passengers without priority boarding would have to put their second bag in… Continue reading Ryanair cuts cabin baggage limit to speed up boarding – BBC News

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You Can Check In For Flights Using Amazon Alexa Because We Love Convenience

Checking in for flights has never been easier, frequent travelers. Sure, online check-in has been a godsend, but now the process is completely handsfree for United Airlines passengers. The airline is the first United States-based airline to create a travel-friendly skill for Amazon Alexa, and it makes checking in before a flight as easy as telling Alexa to… Continue reading You Can Check In For Flights Using Amazon Alexa Because We Love Convenience

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Do you know what to do on Canceled or delayed flights?

Hurricane season runs through Nov. 1, but planes can be delayed year-round thanks to blizzards, lightning storms, even erupting volcanoes (Iceland in 2010, for instance). Fortunately, most of us will never run into anything like that, but a simple mechanical issue can also throw a plane off-schedule, big time. When delays happen, these tips can… Continue reading Do you know what to do on Canceled or delayed flights?

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This Crazy Story Of A Plane’s Escape From Hurricane Irma Is An IRL Action Movie

Remember every single movie action sequence that got your heart pounding, and your fingers digging into whoever had the misfortune of sitting next to you? Well, prepare to that feeling. The story of a plane escaping Hurricane Irma spread across the Twitterverse on Sept. 6 – and the whole thing was absolutely terrifying. The Category 5 storm is currently… Continue reading This Crazy Story Of A Plane’s Escape From Hurricane Irma Is An IRL Action Movie

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Delta Airlines plane flies straight into Hurricane Irma and out again

Flight records show plane landing in Puerto Rico as storm hit and departing with 170 people on board 40 minutes later As Hurricane Irma threatened to make landfall in Puerto Rico, most pilots were avoiding the area. Understandably so, perhaps. One Delta Airlines plane, however, headed straight toward the storm. The pilot landed on the… Continue reading Delta Airlines plane flies straight into Hurricane Irma and out again

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Why you shouldn’t sleep during takeoff and landing

It might be tempting to try and get as much shut eye as you can on flight but snoozing through takeoff and landing can lead to some serious health implications. When a plane ascends into the air or descends into its destination, the air pressure in the cabin changes rapidly with the altitude — and… Continue reading Why you shouldn’t sleep during takeoff and landing

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You Can Buy A Plane Ticket For $49 With JetBlue If You Act Very, Very Quickly

Now that summer's coming to an end, airplane ticket prices are dropping and I'm not complaining.While fall is a cheaper time to book in general, a JetBlue flash sale has $49 plane tickets, which feelsaffordable. However, there's a small catch: You have to act fast, because the sale ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday,… Continue reading You Can Buy A Plane Ticket For $49 With JetBlue If You Act Very, Very Quickly