Archive for May, 2013

Online calculators combat jet lag

Posted on: May 15th, 2013 by Erin Weir No Comments

Controlling your exposure to light is the best way to help fight jet lag.  However, this gets pretty confusing depending on which direction you are traveling, when, and how far.  Thankfully there are several online calculators that can uncomplicate the process for you by creating a custom sleep plan to help you avoid jet lag based off of your itinerary.

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Judge dismisses AAdvantage members’ lawsuit against American Airlines

Posted on: May 14th, 2013 by Erin Weir No Comments

Members of American Airlines AAdvantage club, Karen Ross and Steven Edelman filed a complaint in September of 2012 asking Judge Sean Lane to stop the airline’s plans to convert “old miles” (those accumulated prior to July 1st, 1989, which never expired and could be redeemed for lower mileage levels) into “new miles”.  The judge threw out the case, which means AA can go ahead with their plans.  Four “old miles” and now worth five “new miles” but they can expire.

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Getting shut-eye on the road

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by Erin Weir No Comments

Sleeping on the road can be tough.  Your surroundings are unfamiliar, the bed just doesn’t feel right, and the noise level in your hotel may not be to your liking, and that’s not even taking jet lag into account.  Here are some tips for getting some shut eye while traveling.

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