Roundup: Scary Uber Story, Hidden Cameras, LAX Gridlock, Premium Economy Awards, Lost Money

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, or if you have your own blog and have something relatable please send them my way.

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Think Uber is Safe? Think Again! My Terrifying Story and How Uber Failed to Intervene in the Worst Way

Scary story and glad Bethany is OK. Even scarier that it was in a foreign country where she didn’t speak the language. Shocking that Uber would just leave customers helpless. Read more here.

How To Find A Hidden Camera In Your House Or Airbnb Or Anywhere

In late March, a variety of travelers started reported finding hidden cameras in their Airbnb accommodations. A camera was found in an alarm clock and in another location a guest found a tiny camera mounted inside a smoke detector. The likelihood that someone is spying on you is low, but if you have some suspicions these tips and tools can help you find most hidden cameras. Read more here.

LA airport apologizes after Uber policy causes gridlock

Los Angeles international airport (LAX) has apologized for “unacceptable” wait times after a new policy banning Uber and Lyft from picking up passengers at the curb led to major traffic jams and delays. Read more here.

American Adds Oneworld Premium Economy Awards (With Award Charts!)

American Airlines’ partner award chart now lists premium economy award pricing. Good news for those with AA miles. Read more here.

I Found $226 & How to Avoid Lost Money with Online Financial Apps, Accounts & Tools!

There are so many apps and other services that live on our phones it can be so easy to forget about them. How many times have you opened an account or signed up for a service because of a bonus offer or promo? Read more here.

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