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Another Way To Stuff In More Passengers


According to a recent USA Today report, Zodiac Seats France has patented a new idea for even more sardine-can airline seat designs. It’s called "economy class cabin hexagon." Only math majors can understand the format.

The squeezed layout sets the middle seat backward. Zodiac says it will "increase cabin density (more people per flight) while also creating seat units that increase the space available at the shoulder and arm area. This creates an overlap in the shoulder areas of adjacent seats." In other words, tighter sardine-can stuffing.

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Las Vegas NV: Barnum & Bailey Gone, But Memories Are Still Alive PDF Print E-mail


After 150 years, the famed circus finally closed its tents this year. However, if you happen to be in Sin City during this festive month and want to relive some of that glitter, spend some hours at Hotel Circus Circus.

Starting just after 11 a.m. every day, the Carnival Midway at Circus Circus in the casino offers free live events. Boasting they’re the world’s largest indoor circus, the program includes clowns, trapeze acts, wire walkers, strongmen, jugglers, acrobats, high-flying cyclists and much more. So, while you’re gambling away your retirement savings in the casino, look up and enjoy the show!

 
Q&A: Fond Memories Of 1950s Atlantic City. Should I return? PDF Print E-mail


Q: I grew up in Philly, just 60 miles from the classic resort town, and recall visiting the seashore resort every year with my parents. During World War 2, several of the big hotels were used for recovery of wounded soldiers. Then came casinos in the 1970s, and the city had a revived life. However, in recent years, the news hasn’t been good. Is it worth going to AC anymore? Mrs. PLG, Scranton PA

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Chain Hotel Senior Discounts: Ya Gotta Ask For ‘Em! PDF Print E-mail


With hotel prices sky high and climbing, senior wanderers should always be aware of available ways to reduce the charges a bit. For example, among many others, the following offer discounts ranging from 10% and up: Hampton Inns, Comfort Inn, La Quinta, Hyatt, Red Roof Inn, Wyndham, Motel 6, Omni, Marriott and Choice Hotels.

When booking with your favorite hometown travel agent, online or directly with all hotels, never forget to ask the question: What’s the senior discount on that price you just quoted?

 
Airbnbs Offer Special Help To Physically-Challenged Travelers PDF Print E-mail


The private home lodging organization continues to expand its services. They now include many of its private houses that have helpful facilities, such as elevators, to make visits safer and more comfortable for elderly and handicapped clients.

Often more suitable for seniors than busy hotels, Airbnb homes are less expensive, especially when the visit involves large family and group travelers. For example, a Florida beachside resort hotel charges $400 a night per room.

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Copenhagen, Denmark: Enjoy Traditional Christmas Shopping PDF Print E-mail


If you’re seeking an exciting holiday travel destination with all the decor of the holidays, including snowy streets, visit beautiful Copenhagen. Begin by recalling childhood holidays at the world’s most famous amusement park, Tivoli Gardens. You’ll find it sparkling with fairytale decor and much more.

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