Roundup: 13 Hour Amtrak Delay, Lufthansa Hidden City, Map of Credit Scores, Don’t Use Airport USB, Plane Lands in Wrong City

This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the travel and deal content you regularly see here at Danny the Deal Guru. Sometimes just interesting and not related at all, but I hope you enjoy them just the same. If you come across any interesting articles, please send them my way.
News Roundup


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Why I Walked Off My Amtrak Trip: A Beautiful Disaster!

Looks like a great ride but a 13 hour Amtrak delay is really insane. Read more here.

Lufthansa Actually Allows Skiplagging In Italy

Lufthansa Is known among Simple Flying readers for their incredibly harsh stance on skiplagging. However, due to Italian law, Lufthansa actually allows skiplagging in selected circumstances. Read more here.

This map shows Americans’ average credit score in every state

Those living in Minnesota have an average score of 713, which falls into the “good” range of scores between 670 to 739, according to Experian. South Dakota, Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts round out the top five states with the highest average credit scores for 2018. Read more here.

Why You Should Never Use Airport USB Charging Stations

Those oh-so-handy USB power charging stations in the airport may come with a cost you can’t see. Cybercriminals can modify those USB connections to install malware on your phone or download data without your knowledge. Read more here.

TSA Might Send Your Loose Change From the Airport to Fund Border Security

The Department of Homeland Security has requested $232 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund border operations in case Congress denies its $1.1 billion funding request.Read more here.

Ryanair passenger rails against cabin crew after landing in wrong Italian city

An Italian man launched into an angry tirade when his Ryanair flight landed in Bari, southern Italy, instead of his destination hundreds of miles away on the island of Sardinia. But hey, Bari at least was named one of the top 10 European destinations. Read more here.

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