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Choosing business and leisure travel luggage — Part 2

Here is part 2 where Ned discusses luggage feature choices such as wheels, handles, zippers, locks, organizational features, etc. you need to consider when purchasing luggage.
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    United-Lufthansa nightmare — even agents are confused by FF upgrades

United-Lufthansa nightmare — even agents are confused by FF upgrades

There are times when using miles is simple, but it seems like those times are few and far between, especially when partner airlines are involved. United and Lufthansa have created a real mess.

Choosing business and leisure travel luggage — Part 1

Air travelers' luggage has to be lighter, more portable, stronger, and handle the elements. Ned Levi begins to explore what to look at in luggage today.

Museums fed up with travelers’ selfie sticks

Selfies are the rage. And, selfie sticks are helping travelers take more of these self-portraits. Ned Levi looks at why museums are banning selfie sticks across the globe.

12 major travel sites reveal how to save

Here are a dozen tips. They are easy reading and good, basic information. Though written for Spring Break, these tips apply all year long.
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    When a rental car is more high-tech than the driver — a Luddite’s tale

When a rental car is more high-tech than the driver — a Luddite’s tale

One of the fun aspects about travel can be the newness of it all — new places, new hotels,

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    GAO: US air traffic control system vulnerable to terrorist attack

GAO: US air traffic control system vulnerable to terrorist attack

The GAO has released a report damning the FAA's ATC security spelling out security shortcomings. Ned Levi examines the report and solutions in detail.

Most United frequent fliers will be getting fewer miles

From now on, most United frequent flier program members will be earning far fewer award miles that they did with the previous program. Do they even know? Janice Hough predicts major surprises.

Is maintenance failure endemic at Southwest Airlines?

Last week, Southwest Airlines confessed that they didn't comply with required FAA maintenance schedules. Ned Levi examines the issue and the FAA's poor enforcement.

Six tips from Ansel Adams for making your travel photos

Six tips from the great photographer, Ansel Adams, to improve your travel photos. Travelers can still learn how to make great travel photographs from this great American photographer and environmentalist.
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