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Use the Mobile Passport App to Breeze Through Customs Without Global Entry

Waiting in line for U.S. customs when you return stateside from an international flight can be excruciating. There’s a good reason people shell out for programs like TSA Precheck and Global Entry in an effort to speed up the process.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Use the Mobile Passport App to Breeze Through Customs Without Global Entry

Waiting in line for U.S. customs when you return stateside from an international flight can be excruciating. There’s a good reason people shell out for programs like TSA Precheck and Global Entry in an effort to speed up the process.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Feel Free to Carry Your Suitcase Full of Teeth Through Airport Security: TSA

We all have things that give us a strange sense of comfort, many of which—liquids more than 3.4 ounces, certain alcoholic beverages, foam swords, mace keychains—aren’t allowed to go through airport security and onto a plane with us. But teeth? Pal, you can bring the ones in your mouth and in your suitcase.Read more… Continue […]

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U.S. Airports Are Apparently So Bad That Passengers Are Thrilled By a Simple, Nice Bathroom

When I go to an airport, hardly anybody is happy. The food’s offensively expensive. People are sleeping on the floor. Everyone looks haggard. There’s dog pee in the corner. It’s the 10th circle of hell. But at least LaGuardia has updated bathrooms! Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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London’s Heathrow Airport Sometimes Hosts ‘Ghost Flights’ With No One on Them

Six times per week, an empty plane used to fly from London’s Heathrow Airport to Cardiff, Wales. The next day, the plane would make the return trip without a single passenger. Half As Interesting, the second channel from Planelopnik-approved Wendover Productions, details why ghost flights like this sometimes operate…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How to Find Cheap Transportation to and From Major Airports

When you budget out your big trip, it’s easy to forget about transportation to and from the airport. It can really cost you if you’re not careful. Fortunately, all of the world’s busiest airports have affordable options. These are the types of transportation you should look for if you’re hoping to save some cash.Read more… […]

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The Best Ways to Ask for Compensation When Something Goes Wrong On Your Flight

While most flights go off without a hitch, annoying things do happen. Delays, diversions, busted tray tables, malfunctioning entertainment consoles, and spotty wifi can turn a run-of-the-mill flight into an unpleasant experience. When bad stuff happens, consider asking for compensation like this.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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