Information and notes from across the interweb:
- Air Canada’s factors are greatest used for air journey, however they’re quite a bit much less dangerous than you’d assume for motels. Their HotelSavers program has some hidden values, and so they’ve simply added fourth night time free for Aeroplan co-branded credit score cardholders by December 31, 2024 (fourth night time free is predicated on the common nightly value in factors of all 4 nights). I’m nonetheless ready for elite standing advantages with the lodge program, however wouldn’t be shocked if these come too.
- Tulum airport anticipated to open in December as a substitute of April 2024, with Aeromexico, Viva Aerobus, and new Mexicana providing service.
- American Airways Admirals Membership entry will not be out there to membership members (or these utilizing different technique of entry similar to day passes) when touring on JetBlue after January 31, 2024.
- The new United Membership in Denver seems to be improbable. At 35,000 sq. toes it’s being misreported as the most important airline lounge on this planet, when it’s the most important United Membership. Nonetheless, it’s sufficient to make me remorse that I’m planning to fly Southwest dwelling from Denver quickly somewhat than United as a result of I’d like to test it out.
- Hertz is doing poorly renting out EVs as a result of their charges for failing to recharge are driving down rental charges. It’s difficult sufficient for a non-EV driver to determine tips on how to drive a Tesla, for example, as a one-off. However having to determine charging the automotive – which takes longer than filling up the gasoline – on the way in which again to the airport to keep away from penalties is simply too excessive a burden.
One thing else to think about when renting a Tesla is that the earlier buyer could have forgotten one thing within the ‘frunk’. There’s a entrance trunk since there’s no engine there, and other people overlook! Rancid meat from a Costco run!
“Buried beneath the pile of groceries was the supply of the stink,” Marc Froemelt informed Insider. “There was a slab of meat — not less than 10 kilos — that had burst out of its vacuum seal and had began oozing juices. A few of it had caked on, and it was essentially the most disgusting scent.”
- No. Simply no.
— Molly (@Mollygarv_oh) September 11, 2023
- Amtrak is, formally, the Nationwide Railroad Passenger Company. It’s authorities railroad, not simply sponsored however with an appointed board of administrators. And it’s utilizing eminent area to attempt to seize Union Station in Washington, D.C (WaPo)…. despite the fact that the station is already owned by the federal authorities.
The federal government leases it to a personal firm. Wihtin days of presenting a money provide to purchase out the lease, Amtrak entered into eminent area proceedings to take land already owned, whereas underscoring that contracts with the federal government can’t be trusted if they are often cancelled at will. Renovation of the station is slated to take till 2040 to finish.
- A service canine’s last flight (HT: Paul H)
- British Airways triples the price to switch Avios between accounts proper after Virgin Atlantic lowers theirs.
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