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United Airlines Offers Cheap Basic Economy European Flights


Remember those Iron Maiden torture chambers from the Middle Ages? It seems United has installed today’s versions of the ancient racks. The most crowded seats offer very basic comforts to go with the airline’s lowest cost fares. However, so far there’s no announcement that those flyers will be served only bread and water on their journey. OK, your travel4seniors.com editor is kidding, but if you go, prepare to be squeezed.

For Your Next Trip, Try Home-Swap Instead of Hotel-$$$$ PDF Print E-mail
Hotel rooms per night: Tokyo $400, Miami $375, Paris $350, London $300, Singapore $275, Rome $250, Los Angeles $240, Barcelona $225, Dublin $200. Add 15 to 20% tax, plus currency charge, plus, plus. We live in Arizona, surrounded by desert saguaro cacti, and in recent years when we’ve traveled to Europe, we’ve swapped houses with people from Ireland, Geneva and Bonn. No problems and we’ve gained some new foreign friends.
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Flying is Now Such an Expensive Hassle; Why Not Take a Bus? PDF Print E-mail
You know the airport check-in routine by heart now. You get there two hours early, then go through one or two security lines, show your driver’s license and boarding pass, take off your shoes, lift and put everything you own into a plastic box and watch it disappear into the x-ray tunnel.
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If You're Retired, Be Inspired About Off-Price Flight and Hotel Deals PDF Print E-mail
If your 9 to 5 (or 8 am to whatever) job slavery days are over and you have all the time in the world, look before you book. You should already know that flights and some hotels raise their prices sky high on weekends and holidays.
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Don't Accept That First Price Quote ... Ever! PDF Print E-mail


The most effective question a senior traveler can utter is: can’t you do better than that? Or as a definite statement: I’m sure you can do better than that. Not hostile. Not demanding. Just say it with conviction, backed up by an I-know-the-score smile.

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Hip Style comes to Hong Kong with the new W Hotel PDF Print E-mail
Hot in the pursuit of the world’s most intriguing destinations, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the landmark entry of W Hotels into China with the grand opening of W Hong Kong.
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