Top 10 most common mistakes made by travellers

In Uncategorized on April 10, 2015 at 9:16 am


Maybe one or two…..

Originally posted on Global News:

EDMONTON — Whether it’s booking a flight to the wrong airport or showing up to the airport on the wrong day, travel mistakes are more common than some might think.

“One of the most budget-busting, stress-inducing experiences in travel is making a mistake with your booking and not realizing it until it’s too late,” said Neil Bhapkar, chief marketing officer at Flight Network.

“Booking mistakes can really ruin a trip – or even worse, prevent one from happening.”

In hopes of educating people on important travel factors, travel experts at recently analysed more than 40,000 flight bookings to find out the most common mistakes travellers make when booking flights.

Not checking passport expiry dates

The number one mistake was forgetting to check passport expiry dates. Travel experts say this is one of the first things people should do before planning a holiday. If the expiration date has passed, you will be…

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This airline employee is a hero for saving a helpless passenger

In Uncategorized on March 24, 2015 at 5:36 pm

Originally posted on Fortune:

An Alaska Airlines employee is getting big accolades for helping a Delta passenger make it home.

The employee in question dipped into her own pocket to pay for Miriam Thomas to get home after Delta canceled her ticket just as she was about to get on a plane to return home after a business trip, local news station News1130 reported:

“I went back through security, back to the customer service desk and that’s when it started to get crazy. The Alaska Airlines people were trying to figure out why Delta had cancelled my flight, Delta was trying to figure out what had happened. I was just standing at the desk with my bags seriously hoping I can get on some flight that day.”

She says after an hour of standing at the desk, she found out what happened. “When they had the mechanical maintenance and we ended up in…

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14 Reasons You’re Tired All the Time

In Uncategorized on March 14, 2015 at 5:16 pm


Yes to three of these….

Originally posted on TIME:

Lack of sleep isn’t the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don’t do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can make getting through your day a chore. Here, experts reveal common bad habits that can make you feel tired, plus simple lifestyle tweaks that will put the pep back in your step.

You skip exercise when you’re tired

Skipping your workout to save energy actually works against you. In a University of Georgia study, sedentary but otherwise healthy adults who began exercising lightly three days a week for as little as 20 minutes at a time reported feeling less fatigued and more energized after six weeks. Regular exercise boosts strength and endurance, helps make your cardiovascular system run more efficiently, and delivers oxygen and nutrients to your tissues. So next time you’re tempted to crash on the couch, at least go for a brisk…

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