Source: Getty Images 1 of Sometimes it pays to be old Few of us are eager to be senior citizens, but we'll likely attain that status anyway. There's a major upside to aging in America, though -- senior discounts. Gobs of companies offer special deals just for those of a certain age -- and the age varies, too, by the way. With some companies, you'll only need to be 50 (or older), while others start offering their discounts at age 55, 60, or 65. A little digging online will yield some great lists of discounts. Here is a long list of many compelling deals for seniors, along with, in many cases, how much you might save using it. Peruse the list and see how many of the senior discounts are of interest to you -- perhaps with a paper and pad in hand. Tally up how much each might save you, based on your expected spending, and you may be surprised. Just a dozen annual savings of, say, $75 will total $900! Here's some fine print to be aware of -- presented in normal print, for aging eyes! Not … [Read more...] about 50 Great Discounts for Seniors
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Being on an airplane more than six miles in the air when an engine blows up and sends shrapnel through a window is an experience so scary that aviation lawyers say it’s not just the family of the woman killed on a Southwest Airlines Co. flight this week who could have a case.“All of the passengers here, and the crew, will likely have claims,” said Robert Clifford, founder of Chicago-based Clifford Law Offices, who’s been involved in every domestic commercial aviation disaster since the 1970s. “Even if these people were not physically injured,” he said, “many, many of them will experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.”The people who were sending “videos to their families, saying, ‘These are my last words to you,’ which is something that did occur in this incident, that kind of person will live with that for the rest of their life,” he said. The plane was carrying 149 people, including 5 crew.Days after … [Read more...] about For Survivors of Southwest Engine Explosion, What Comes Next?
AVIOS' customers will be switched to the British Airways' Executive Club as the airmiles scheme closes this summer. But, how much are your Avios points worth and how will this closure affect your air miles? What is the Avios reward scheme? The Avios reward scheme allows travellers to earn points towards buying flights by spending their money with hundreds of different brands. At the end of July the scheme will be closing and all Avios customers will be transferred onto the BA executive club scheme. But don't worry, your Avios points are protected and you will now be able to use your points in even more places than before. Here is what you need to know about Avios and the transfer to the BA executive club. How do I collect Avios points? You can collect Avios points by signing up with one of these frequent flyer clubs: AerClub, British Airways Executive Club, Iberia Plus, Meridiana Club, Vueling Club. These airlines' frequent flyers clubs all accept Avios points for paying for flights, … [Read more...] about How much are Avios points worth, how do you collect them and why is the BA scheme closing down?
To report corrections & clarifications, contact: Please indicate whether you're responding to content online or in the newspaper. The following corrections & clarifications have been published on stories produced by USA TODAY's newsroom: April 2018 News: A previous version of this story misstated Elliot Rodger's weapons. He used both a knife and a gun. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/03/31/masculinity-traditional-toxic-trump-mens-rights/99830694/ Video: A previous version of this video misstated the number of Americans living with unhealthful levels of pollution. https://www.usatoday.com/media/cinematic/video/33952141/8-of-americas-10-most-ozone-polluted-cities-are-in-this-state/ Opinion: Because of an editing error, a headline in an earlier version of this column incorrectly described Amy Wax's job status. https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2018/04/20/black-students-law-school-amy-wax-column/510510002/ … [Read more...] about Corrections & Clarifications
NO matter how much time and effort you put into your holiday planning, things don’t always go your way.Sometimes there is simply no way to avoid getting sick, losing your luggage, or even finding yourself stuck in the middle of a natural disaster zone.So what should you do in the event your trip goes from holiday bliss to overseas nightmare?Escape travel reporter Sarah Nicholson did some digging to find out how travellers can overcome some worst-case scenarios while abroad.From the best way to deal with a dodgy tummy to the protocol for tracking down lost luggage, read on to see how you should handle some of the most common holiday disasters…What should I do if I find myself stuck in the middle of an earthquake?Several popular holiday destinations in Turkey, Greece and the US suffer regular earthquakes, so it’s worth knowing what to do if it happens during your stay in a hotel.Escape reporter Sarah Nicholson said: “On my last visit to Japan I was bounced out of … [Read more...] about Help with lost luggage and passports, earthquakes and hotel fires – what to do when holiday disasters strike