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  1. ptahcha said,

    Well, technically Hyatt has a Hyatt House right outside of LAX in Manhattan Beach, but it does not airport shuttles.

  2. Dan said,

    WN’s fee doesn’t bother me all that much. It’s not all that hard to cancel a flight you don’t intend to take just a few minutes before departure.

    As far as any other advertising shenanigans go, everything is always true… until it isn’t. I remember back when they used to advertise that you would never pay more than $299 each way. My first thought was “that advertisement will always be true until they change their minds.”

  3. Hobo13 said,

    Glenn please come back!

  4. hobo13 said,

    And it wouldn’t be fitting to mention UsingMiles without an update on Austin Veith:

    http://www.dailycamera.com/news/boulder/ci_21881231/austin-veith-techstars-grad-receives-10-years-prison

  5. Gary said,

    Is it just me or does he totally look like jared loughner?

  6. hobo13 said,

    I didn’t recognize the name, but yes, they do have a resemblance.

    I wonder what else is in Veith’s past? Seems like a real con man. Still seems strange to me that a few key people near him didn’t know what was going on or ever bothered to ask questions about his past.

  7. Dennis said,

    Looks like Award Wallet is gonna end up with no programs left soon…

  8. Sam said,

    Southwest’s cancel/policy is so much better than any other non-elite rules for the everyday airlines. That fee is fine with me and in my view deserved if someone ties up a seat by just not showing up.

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