Frequent flyers: Laptop ban could leave you at a loose end when travelling.

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  Earlier this week it was leaked that the US authorities are going to require airlines from eight nations to ban passengers from having any electronic device larger than a cellphone on to the plane. The ban affects ten airpots, including: Cairo International, Egypt Dubai international, UAE Abu Dhabi international, UAE Kuwait International, Kuwait Mohammaed V, […]

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12 weird and wonderful airline rules you probably didn’t know!

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Most airline rules and policies seem pretty straightforward and understandable…but there are some golden ones in there that might make you chuckle or just say wwhhhat?! Not hidden from the public, but just amongst the “legal” section on most airlines’ websites there are some fascinating rules…we’d love to know who came up with them! Mainland […]

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11 new airlines added to TSA PreCheck: Is your one on the list?!

airline TSA PreCheck

Speed through security with TSA PreCheck (yes keep your clothes on, no don’t get your laptop out of your bag!) – the world is becoming a better place for frequent flyers. Even better news! More airlines are joining the programmes, the lastest are: Aruba Airlines Avianca Boutique Airlines Emirates Key Lime Air Miami Air International […]

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Online and mobile check-in not working? Here’s why!

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“You cannot check in online or via your mobile device, please speak to an airport agent”…cue intense frustration and, some swearing, and a resigned walk to the check-in desk. Sometimes mobile check-in won’t work; there are a couple of reasons for this that, as a frequent flyer, you should know. […]

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Global Entry and TSA PreCheck: What You Need To Know

Flying high in 2017?  Then Global Entry and TSA PreCheck is something you need to sit up and listen to. As a frequent flyer, taking the time to invest in Global Entry really is worth it for smooth and painless travel. You might already have it, but here are some things that you might not […]

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How to Decipher Your Boarding Pass

fare classes and airline codes explained by Ahoy Travel

Your boarding pass is a minefield of information, and learning how to decipher it could mean faster, worry-free and more informed travel. Each airline has its own set of rules when it comes to fare classes and abbreviations, however there are some commonalities that will help you understand what your fare code means and how […]

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Airline upgrades: what are the logistics?

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The upgrade game is one where the rules aren’t as simple as the Internet would have you think, with many sites and blogs stating what are no more than mere myths to get an upgrade. Dressing well, being early, not having special meal requests are not things that are going to impact your chances of […]

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