This Week’s Top 3 Threads – October 25, 2014

1. Perseverance Pays Off at Airline Ticket Counter

All mamamia2 wanted was to be able to book a direct flight on Iberia from Madrid to Chicago using AAdvantage miles. And so she doggedly pursued her goal and along the way discovered the true meaning of the term “magic fingers”. SPOILER ALERT: she got her direct flight in the end … and the kingdom rejoiced.

2. Deafening Silence on Downgrades

We have all heard announcements seeking volunteers on overbooked flights. But what if you weren’t asked to volunteer, rather you were told you have to move from business to economy?

3. Will Enhanced Driver’s Licenses Replace Passports?

An Enhanced Driver’s License is essentially a driver’s license that also works as a passport when crossing between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean through a land or sea port of entry.

 Image: “WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT?” by nolifebeforecoffee. CC BY 2.0.

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