Roundup: MS with Money Orders, AA Legroom, Hawaiian Air Overcharges Customers $674K and More

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.
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Manufactured Spend & Money Orders: What You Need to Know to Stay Out of Legal Trouble

A great post to read before engaging in the practice of purchasing money orders for manufacturing spend. If you decide to do it, be prepared for strange looks, scrutiny from the bank and even the possibility of being investigated.. Read more here.

American Airlines Puts Brakes On Reducing Economy Legroom

American Airlines have announced that they will stop work on ‘Project Oasis’ until 2020. Reportedly, only 71 aircraft have had the controversial retrofit applied so far, and with a total of 24 Boeing 737 MAX still grounded, it’s likely AA don’t want to take any more aircraft out of service during the busy summer period. Read more here.

Lyft’s low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities

Lyft’s low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US ciLyft’s frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six more large US cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle. Read more here.

Expedia and Booking.com are conning customers into booking hotels with fake discounts

Earlier this year, the websites were ordered to end the practice of not giving the full price upfront, as well as falsely claiming the rooms were running out or that they were heavily discounted. Read more here.

Hawaiian Air apologizes after dozens were overcharged hundreds of thousands of dollars

Hawaiian Airlines says it is ‘deeply sorry’ for a computer glitch that led to dozens of customers being charged hundreds of thousands of dollars in credit card fees this week. A spokesperson for the company said a total of 85 customers had been over-billed on their credit cards, with charges ranging from $17,500 to $674,000. Read more here.

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