Get a grip, America. Or, rather, get a grip, Congress and the media. From the sounds of things, allowing passengers to speak on cell phones aboard aircraft would be horrendous. Chatty Cathy would be let loose. Strong-arming salesmen would have a field day. Teenage lovers would coo and woo each other while flying across the […]
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This Sunday we ponder important questions. Just how much data does an airline need to provide us with prices and customer service? Do we need to be able to speak on our cell phones while hiking in the Grand Canyon? And, we expose the secret life of squirrels on the National Mall in Washington, DC.
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From planes to hotels to rental cars, here are issues that have different facets. Is using a cell phone on flights heaven or hell? How much can hotels deduct from their room rates in their drive toward a la carte prices? When do you need rental-car collision damage waiver?
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Airline pilots do it. Military pilots do it. Private pilots do it. JetBlue does it. Alec Baldwin tried to do it. Why can’t we do it? Use electronic items during take off and landing?
Imagine spending three beautiful weeks traveling in Italy, wandering the cobblestone side streets of medieval villages, spending nights in Rome and mornings on the Amalfi Coast…and then coming home to find you’ve amassed a $230 cell phone bill. Not a pretty thought.