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5 Stories to Read This Weekend: December 20, 2014

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Believe it or not, Hanukkah is here and Christmas is right around the corner. Once again, it’s time to catch up on important Frequent Business Traveler news and features from this past week. Here are five stories that may be of interest to you.
1.) A new FBT reader contest is giving two readers a chance to win $100 in LoungeBuddy credits. Simply like the post on Frequent Business Traveler’s Facebook …

Lobby Bar – December 19: Macadamia Melancholy, Pac-Man tries Ravioli, XXXL Santa, and Oui Drive


The Lobby Bar – A Morally Ambiguous Summary of FBT News and Views
I could eat a…  With Winter Storm Jeremy just around the corner, Jesse Sokolow has some fine tips for dealing with holiday travel.  While you could try to travel ahead of time or take a train rather than a plane, why don’t you consider walking?  Nobody cancels roads, and while it might take a few weeks to reach …

FBT Reader Contest: Win $100 LoungeBuddy Credit


Frequent Business Traveler and LoungeBuddy are giving away $10 LoungeBuddy credits to all readers and two lucky readers will win $100 LoungeBuddy credits.
LoungeBuddy recently introduced a new version of its app, which locates and recommends airline lounges at specific airports based on user-defined criteria.
The new version adds the ability to purchase airport lounge access for locations within the United States from a mobile device.
To celebrate, download LoungeBuddy and use the …

6 Tips for Winter Travel

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While winter doesn’t officially start until this Sunday, many residents and travelers in parts of the United States may disagree. Three major winter storms, one disrupting thousands of flights over Thanksgiving, one of the year’s busiest travel weekends, have already dumped massive amounts of snow in many regions, and the pattern doesn’t show any signs of letting up.
Consequently, travelers should prepare for just about anything and everything for the upcoming …

5 Stories to Read This Weekend: December 13, 2014


The weekend is here, which means that it’s a great time to catch up on key Frequent Business Traveler news and features from this past week.  Here are five stories that we think you’ll want to read.
1.) Paul Riegler gives us the scoop on the Executive Road Warrior Web Defender.  The free browser plug-in blocks known malware websites and helps keep your computer safe.
2.) An FBT raffle gives readers a …

Lobby Bar – December 12: Frequent Poetry Traveler, Nuts About Nuts, Gifting Baby Sheep, and Why Santa is Fat


The Lobby Bar – An Almost-True Summary of FBT News and Views
A dream come true. Frequent Business Traveler editors analyzed holiday shopping trends to bring you the best gift guide yet. Our highest recommended gift: a lamb. It’s amazing how many times the phrase “All I want for Christmas is ewe” popped up in our data.
A speck of green. Join Robert Waldner for a stroll through the streets of Moscow …

Holiday Reader Raffle: Win a Ghurka Walker Tote Bag


One lucky Frequent Business Traveler reader will win a brand new Ghurka Walker Tote Bag just in time for the Holidays.
The Ghurka Walker Tote, valued at $595, is the perfect bag for travel as well as daily use, and could be yours.
The handsome carry-all tote is made from durable cotton canvas with leather accents and solid brass hardware.  It’s large enough for a day trip or weekend essentials.  Contents are …