Flying vs. driving: One traveler's cross-country story

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Fisher1949, May 15, 2012.

  1. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    Not all that much on TSA but clearly a component. Surprising, considering this is on a fare watch page in the travel industry biased USA Today.

    http://travel.usatoday.com/experts/...-One-travelers-cross-country-story/54961438/1
     
  2. RB

    RB Founding Member

    I have somewhere around 170,000 miles saved up with AA. Next month we depart on a road trip from Texas to South Florida, back up to Disney, back down to South Florida and then home.

    I enjoy flying, heck I flew for a good part of my Navy career, but TSA has made commercial air travel undesirable.
     
  3. Sunny Goth

    Sunny Goth Original Member Coach

    I have double that saved up with Alaska, but I haven't been on a plane since the sexual assaults started up. I still do my usual route, I just do it via car and train.
     
  4. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    I gave over 180,000 on Continental to the USO. I'm avoiding air travel except in mandatory circumstances. One trip so far in nearly two years, which is quite a drop from the 45 in 2008.
     
  5. TravelnMedic

    TravelnMedic Original Member

    I have 500k I'm sitting on but I have been transferring them to other programs to use for hotel stays and such. I have a trip next week and I'm looking forward to the trip just not the air portion.

    If you see headlines for a smurf going to jail or landing in the ICU you can bet it was me.
     

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