Back in October Virgin America launched a brilliant campaign designed to demonstrate how air travel on Virgin America was different, and much more enjoyable, than other carriers. And thankfully MileWriter posted a “trip report” that references this campaign on Milepoint or I might have missed the entire thing.
Monthly Archives for December 2014.
What is the etymology of the term “pax”, the commonly used shorthand in the airline industry for “passengers”? Finding the answer isn’t as simple as you might think.
As much as the missus and I might fantasize about traveling somewhere warm each Christmas, at the end of the day we always spend the holiday with at least some of our relatives.
Would you pay $90 to carry a hair dryer in your luggage? A curling iron? That box of specialty chocolates you just paid $40 for in the terminal at the fancy specialty chocolate store?
According to several members on the Cruise Critic forums, current cruise ticket prices are amongst the lowest they have ever seen – as low as $199 for a 7-day cruise in some instances.
The three most popular posts/thread on ThreadTripping last week.
Grab yourself a beverage and a snack, sit back in your chair and allow yourself an 8-minute break to enjoy comedian Brian Regan’s classic take on air travel, air travelers and air travelers navigating airports.
Fodors members provide a very interesting and informative thread on the subject of airlines, fuel prices and the factors that go into determining ticket prices. Further, they are yet another example of the fantastically helpful people you will commonly find on travel forums.
Let’s face it, as soon as Internet speeds became fast enough to stream video the hotel-room on-demand adult movie business was sure to dry up.
Fellow BoardingArea blogger Seth, aka The Wandering Aramean, recently posted on Milepoint about a cool new hotel search application he has developed called Hotel Hustle. Give it a try … it’s fun and useful.