Woman Climbs into X-Ray Machine With Her Bags…

A woman climbed into the X-ray machine at security check with her handbag in Dongguan Railway Station. Source: PearVideo

Tomorrow is Lunar New Year, and many people living in China are expected to travel over the holidays. In fact, an estimated total of 400 million people—that’s more than the population of the entire United States—will be traveling by train over Chinese New Year. Unlike traveling on say, Amtrak, train passengers in China undergo a…

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TIP: It Is Possible To Recover Points & Miles When Award Prices Fall

In many cases, costly change fees make it impractical to try to renegotiate points and miles award prices. There are some cases, however when it is possible to earn back miles if prices fall after you book. Take Southwest Airlines, for instance. I recently recovered over 2,000 valuable Rapid Rewards miles by looking out for…

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Quick Hit: Korean Air New T2 First Class Lounge and ICN Terminal 2 Impressions

Greetings from Japan! I am fresh off my Korean Air first class itinerary from New York to Seoul to Tokyo, during which I was able to experience the newly opened Seoul Incheon Terminal 2 and Korean Air’s new first class lounge. While I’ll have a full trip report coming and despite the fact that I’m…

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TSA Adds 5 New Airlines to Pre-Check Program

As reported by Airfare Watchdog and The Points Guy, the TSA recently added 5 more airlines to their Pre-Check program. These airlines are Air France, Brussels Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Philippine Airlines, and World Atlantic. This brings the total number of participating airlines to 47. TSA Pre-Check travelers get to leave on their shoes, light jackets, and…

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