TravelSkills’ 10 most popular posts over the last week (descending order):
1 Love it or loath it, it’s now “the president’s hotel” One night at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC
2 Smart travel skills here> How to get on an earlier flight for free
4 Shorter lines? TSA PreCheck abruptly shutters expansion effort
5 My last real Virgin flight: How I bid on a transcon upgrade and won
8 Mixed opinions, but I like it Sneak peek at new Alaska-Virgin plane?
Everyone’s talking about this video from a United plane where the pilot had to make a post-election announcement telling passengers to shut up and get along– or take another flight. Pretty good!
Marriott & Starwood offer Cyber Monday deals that are worth checking out post-feast!
This latest Black Friday/Cyber Monday promotion offers members rates up to 25% off at more than 2,100 hotels and resorts globally. From November 25 through November 28, members can book hotel rooms starting as low as $79 per night for stays between December 9, 2016 and January 16, 2017. Must book on Marriott.com, the Marriott Mobile app and by contacting a hotel or the telephone reservation center, all using promotional code “444.”
SPG is getting a head start on Cyber Monday, launching special rates November 21 through December 4– featuring discounts of up to 30% for stay dates through September 4, 2017. Plus, SPG members get an additional 5% savings when booking directly through the Cyber Monday sale site (when it activates).
Last week when I was in DC, I was able to get in the stunning new National Museum of African American History & Culture! Quite a feat since the waiting list for tickets is now more than six months long. Stay tuned for more on my visit…
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Silver lining? Mexican peso crashing post-election, which means better deals for travelers pic.twitter.com/5iy8sXu7xj
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