Travel + Law News From Around The World:
- Law school grad gets probation for beheading exotic bird in front of horrified Las Vegas Flamingo Resort patrons. What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas.
- Hotels, gas station settle price-gouging allegations after Superstorm Sandy. Berkeley Hotel LLC, doing business as The Berkeley Hotel, allegedly raised its room rates by as much as 117% above the prices charged for the same rooms prior to the state of emergency. Devsatya Inc., doing business as Studio Inn & Suites, allegedly raised its hotel room rates by as much as 283% during the state of emergency.
- VIDEO: Watch the TODAY Show‘s coverage of The Extra Mile (“collects frequent flyer miles from people who don’t need them and gives them to those who desperately do, to visit terminally ill loved ones with cancer”) helping a family in need. — Nonprofit goes ‘the extra mile,’ helps families with travel arrangements in times of need.
- Passengers face (possible) travel chaos over Aer Lingus strike. It’s the second time in two months that staff at the airline have threatened a work stoppage on a busy bank holiday weekend.
It there is ONE thing I miss about getting TSA Pre-Check at LAS, it’s the great “informational” videos displayed as you wait in line. Thanks to @vegaschatter, you don’t have to wait until your next Las Vegas LAS stop (and chill time at one of the great Centurion Lounges!) to view The 8 New TSA Videos You’ll See At McCarran Airport.
Some of My Amazon Travel Favs (in order of my love):
Pacsafe Luggage Rfid-tec 150 Compact Organizer (various sizes, this one is perfect for me)
Monster Outlets To Go Travel Power Strip (suggest USB model!)
Tumi Luggage T-tech Network Lightweight International Carry-On (FREE Shipping/Returns)
eBags Packing Cubes – 3pc Set (Pick Colors)
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