10 travel hacks to overcome airline chaos

This article is reprinted by permission from The Escape Home, a newsletter for second homeowners and those who want to be. Subscribe here. © 2023. All rights reserved.  Just when it looked like travel nightmares were so 2022, the Federal Aviation Administration shut down air traffic for several hours this week — the first time since Sept. 11, 2001.  Passengers are still feeling ripple effects as thousands of flights were canceled or delayed, a purgatory which is starting to feel like a familiar place for those of us who travel a lot.  I speak from personal experience: I traveled during…

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Airline passenger shares major hack for picking the best seats on a flight: ‘I needed this’

A TikToker is drawing lots of praise with his simple hack for finding the best seats on a plane.The tip comes from @maxmilespoints, a TikToker who specializes in travel advice and savings. One of his most recent videos introduced viewers to Aerolopa.com, an online tool that optimizes seat selection.Should you buy a home right now? What you need to know about getting a mortgage now that rates are increasing“New favorite tool to pick plane seats,” @maxmilespoints captioned his post.The TikToker’s clip gave a quick tour of the site, which includes ultra-detailed maps of most planes available to travelers. It provides…

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