Monthly Archives: October 2016

Canada will now turn you away at the border if you have a DUI conviction –

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I was shocked to learn recently that Canada will not allow Americans to enter their country if they have a DUI (Driving under the influence) conviction on their record.  It turns out Canada says a DUI is one of the issues that identify visitors as criminal inadmissibility to Canada. The good news is that there […]

Hello from Cartagena, Columbia –

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I am writing you this week from the beautiful city of Cartagena, Columbia. I am here attending a meeting of the Travelport Advisory Board. If you love warm tropical weather then this town is the place for you. The weather is in the high 70s at night and high 80’s during the day. The only […]

Why wait on hold for 2 hours calling an airline when you can talk to us in 9 seconds? –

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Sunday night at 8pm I tried calling Delta Air Lines and after pushing what seemed like 100 buttons to try to talk to an agent I got the recording that I could leave my number and they would call me back sometime after 2 hours. Now I really like having the call back feature rather […]

New VIP baggage service is not worth the $29.95 fee –

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I recently received an email from United Airlines prior to an upcoming trip offering a new VIP service that would deliver my checked luggage to my hotel, business or residential address at my destination city for a $29.95 fee. I only use carry-on luggage when I travel so this did not appeal to me but […]