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Forgetting to put your phone on airplane mode could cost you

A passenger on board a flight with the Irish airline Aer Lingus forgot to put his phone in airplane mode and was hit with a high bill.

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Those Bins in the Airport Security Line Are Germ-Infested Cesspools | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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The Fascinating Reason Why There Are No Mosquitoes at Disney World | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Malibu Is the Best Beach Town to Visit Right Now (If You Can Avoid the Clichés)

Surfers. Hiking. Hippies. Seafood. The chill life of this SoCal beach town has never been more happening, thanks to a new crop of hotels and a tribe of locals repping laid-back, washed-out, West Coast cool.

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Business Trip or Vacation? Travel Start-Ups Try to Blur the Line - The New York Times

Leisure travelers are naturally more selective and cost conscious that their business-class counterparts. Companies like Rocketrip, TripActions and Upside hope to change that.

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Things to Do on a Plane to Survive Long Flights Without Wifi - Thrillist

In-flight Wi-Fi is notoriously unreliable, so here's how to watch, read, and listen to everything you want even without a web connection.

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This $213 Train Ride Shows You All of America's Most Beautiful Sights

According to travel blogger Derek Low, you can see some of the most beautiful scenery in the US by taking Amtrak across the country for a little over $200.

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9 useful apps for the savvy traveller

Here are a selection of travel apps that will make life easier and take the stress out of all that planning and preparation.

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U.S. Airlines to Start Scheduled Flights to Cuba

Six airlines won permission Friday to resume scheduled commercial air service from the U.S. to Cuba for the first time in more than five decades.

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How to Prepare your iPad for International Travel

Whether you’re the occasional traveler, or you frequently leave the country for work excursions, even the most seasoned veteran commuters can become flummoxed when it comes to using your iOS …

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These 10 Travel Myths Are Total Money-Wasters | MONEY

If you think you're saving by skimping on a hotel or travel insurance, you may end up shelling out more. Don't fall for these 10 myths.

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Why Airlines Can Kick You Off a Plane So Easily | MONEY

What are passengers and customers' rights on airplanes, and why it's so easy for airlines to racially profile or kick you off a flight.

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America's weirdest tourist attractions - Business Insider

America is home to a wide variety of tourist attractions, some of which are fascinatingly wacky. Whether you're looking for a museum dedicated to bananas or a house made of paper, odds are it can be found somewhere in the US.

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How to find the best airfare on short notice

Buying airline tickets is a lot like gambling or day-trading stocks. Fares go up and down unpredictably.

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RANKED: The tallest buildings in the world right now

We've come a long way since the Empire State Building was the tallest man-made structure in the world. Now, it doesn't even come close to the top 20.

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7 ideas for a great summer staycation

You don't have to hop on a plane to have a relaxing getaway. Try a summer staycation instead.

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Travel tip: How to get the most awards points from your credit card on the road

Let’s say you’re in an unfamiliar city and you want to grab a bite to eat. You’re also hungry for more awards points. You carry several cards and you don’t know which to use to maximize your balances.

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The world's best airport bars - Telegraph

Flight delays are less of a problem in these airports, which have the best bars in the business, including beer gardens and swimming pools!

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How To Do Vegas Like A Pro

When to get drinks (and when not to), how to deal with the cab lines and more ways to travel smarter in Las Vegas By Jennifer Prosser Congratulations, you're going to Las Vegas! You're about to indulge in what 41 million visitors to this neon-la...

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The PDX factor: Portland airport's carpet inspires microbrews, memes and more - CNN.com

Portlanders are mourning the loss of their local airport carpet with tattoos, special-edition beers and T-shirts.

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Small California Ski Resorts Struggle After 4 Years of Droughts – Skift

With California entering its fourth drought year, even some big resorts with millions of dollars in modern snow-making equipment don't have all their lifts

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Yup, Hotels Can Track Those Towels That You Steal

There's something utterly delicious about hotel beds... and towels... and robes. They're so decadently fluffy and epically cozy, we'd totally steal them if we could. And much of the time, we do. Towels are among the most-stolen items in hotels, Th...

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17 things Vegas does better than anywhere else

Las Vegas wouldn’t be one of the most iconic tourism and vacation destinations in the world if it didn’t kick ass at a few things. In fact there are at least 17 things we are better at than any other place on Earth...

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After two decades, a legendary Las Vegas slot machine finally hands over its elu

It took 20 years, but one lucky couple finally hit the Lion's Share jackpot at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Friday night, winning a cool $2.4 million.

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36 Un-Vegas Things to Do in Vegas

I'm delighted to announced that I made it out alive... but just barely. I kid, but it was intense, that's for sure. If you've been to Vegas, you understand....

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10 things you didn't know about Las Vegas

Las Vegas (CNN) -- Not many cities evoke as many instant associations as Las Vegas.

Maybe you think of the Rat Pack, showgirls and mobsters sipping martinis. Or perhaps it's bachelorettes and bros on a bender that everyone hopes won't end up on Facebook.

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How Does Counting Cards in Blackjack Work?

Owning a casino isn't much of a gamble. In almost every game, the casino has a statistical advantage—so for every one gambler raking it in, there’s more than enough people leaving with empty pockets to net an enormous profit. But between the roll

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Las Vegas: Photos From the Gambling Capital of the World in 1955 | LIFE | TIME.com

On the anniversary of Nevada legalizing gambling, LIFE.com presents photos of the town in the mid-1950s — when the high-stakes mecca was in the midst of a building boom that would redefine it forever.

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    Las Vegas | VEGAS.com - Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Shows & More.

    Going to Las Vegas? Welcome to the Official Vegas Travel Site. Find deals on Las Vegas hotels, book tickets to Las Vegas shows and more at VEGAS.com.