5 Stories to Read This Weekend: July 12, 2014
As yet another week draws to a close, get ready to relax and unwind with this past week’s most engaging news and features. Here are five stories you will want to take a closer look at this weekend.
1.) What are your biggest air travel pet peeves? Take our survey and tell us what annoys you the most when flying. The poll runs through August 20, and participants will have a chance to win a piece of valuable airline memorabilia.
2.) Speaking of polls, the results are in for our Frequent Flyer Program Award Redemption Satisfaction survey. Alaska Airlines, Southwest, and American continued to dominate the satisfaction rankings, with Delta once again bringing up the rear. See the full report for details.
3.) Passengers in the United States will face higher airport fees and taxes beginning later this month. The federal September 11 security fee will more than double as of July 21. In addition, U.S. airports want to raise the Passenger Facility Charge and Immigration User Fee.
4.) Jeremy del Nero reviews the Braven 850 Bluetooth Speaker. He was impressed with the speaker’s compact size, powerful output, and superior battery life, and highly recommends it for music lovers on the go.
5.) Karin Sun reports on the sights, sounds, and tastes of the regal east European city of Budapest. Sample some traditional Hungarian fare and take a look at the city’s stunning palaces, churches, and suspension bridges in our guide to what’s doing in Budapest.
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