On LOT (Polish airline)
PreCheck lets you leave laptop and liquids in carry-on and leave your shoes on. Don’t sign up for PreCheck ($85/5 years), instead sign up for Global Entry ($100/5 years) which gives you free PreCheck.
Very limited dates, the return flights are more expensive and fees for everything, but still a good deal.
OneWorld (American Airlines, etc.), and you have to start in Dublin.
Should you make AAdvantage award reservations now for later travel on American?
Important for Business and First Class, and for travel to southern South America.
The BA.com site does some weird things. This blog entry tells how to overcome them.
Book on Norwegian Airlines website. Oslo, Copenhagen, Stockholm.
Pay in Norwegian Krone to get a discount from paying in US Dollars. Use Google Translate so you can utilize the Norwegian-language site for the discounted prices.
Fare includes only one carry-on, maximum 22 pounds, if you want more / carry-on luggage you must pay extra.
An Amex Offer, not all will get it
I’ve had a smartphone from Republic Wireless for 2 or 3 years. Unlimited minutes/texts/data, no contract. My bills are less than $15 dollars a month.
You have to buy a phone from them directly (or perhaps off eBay), but the price is reasonable.
Consumer Reports recently gave them a Best Buy rating. They run on the Sprint network, but are hinting that they may follow Google’s lead and add connectivity to T-Mobile’s network also.
Check out at RepublicWireless dot com.