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American Airlines Waives $200 Cancellation Fee Due To Witty Letter

American Airlines

A man from Buffalo, NY had to cancel his flight with American Airlines when he got sick and  was told that he’d have to pay a $200 change fee.

When he went to rebook a month later, he asked if the fee could be waived since he had gotten sick. Rather than just write the letter and send in a doctor’s not, he decided to “get a little creative with it“. Continue reading American Airlines Waives $200 Cancellation Fee Due To Witty Letter

Southwest Mocks Airline Fees, Giving Away 3 $250 Gift Cards

Southwest Airlines

I’ve mentioned many times in the past how I like Southwest for their friendly customer service, unorthodox boarding procedure, no change fees and not charging bag fees.

I recently received an e-mail about Southwest’s Transfarency. With Southwest they claim to have low fares and nothing to hide. So things included are 1st & 2nd checked bags, no change fees and free live TV.

While Southwest is boasting about these things, they’re also mocking some other airlines in a funny new campaign/ contest where 3 lucky winners will each get a $250 Southwest gift card. Continue reading Southwest Mocks Airline Fees, Giving Away 3 $250 Gift Cards

National Parks Raising Entry Fees

image: nps.gov

Here is a little bad new for you U.S. National Park lovers out there.

Visiting a national park is a pretty budget-friendly activity. With only 131 of 401 public properties under NPS management charing a fee, we’re talking about over 60% of the parks being absolutely free to visit!

However, for those 131 parks which do charge a fee, there is a good chance that the entry fee will be increasing in the near future. Continue reading National Parks Raising Entry Fees