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money brain

The Cheapskate's Guide to Maxing Out Credit Card Rewards

Credit card companies are quietly lowering signup bonuses and eliminating perks. Here’s everything you need to know about the changes so you can keep the freebies coming without spending a fortune.
Jenny Hart
1.31.19
Travel

How to Cancel Your Flight for Free

Travel plans change. That doesn’t mean you should have to pay $200 for the privilege of switching to another flight.
Evie Carrick
11.28.18
spending

Don’t Buy This: Never Pay to Check a Bag at the Airport

Remember, you never need more than seven days worth of clothing — all of which should easily fit in a carry-on bag.
Melissa Locker
11.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Absolute Legend Grounds Southwest Plane After Sparking a J in the Bathroom

Apparently he's never heard of edibles.
Drew Schwartz
5.31.18
disasters

An Expert Explains How Not to Get Sucked Out a Plane Window

In light of recent news stories, this could (but hopefully won't) come in handy some day.
VICE Staff
5.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

One Passenger Is Dead After an Engine Exploded on a Southwest Flight

This is the first death on a US airline in more than nine years.
Mack Lamoureux
4.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Samsung Note 7 Phone Actually Exploded on an Airplane

The Southwest flight hadn't taken off yet, thankfully.
VICE Staff
10.5.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A College Student Got Kicked Off His Flight for Talking About Chicken in Arabic

Khairuldeen Makhzoomi was raving in Arabic about an awesome dinner he'd had, so some passenger reported him for making "threatening comments."
Helen Donahue
4.18.16
News

Turns Out You Can Get Kicked off a Plane for Wearing a Shirt with the Word 'Fuck' on It

Airlines' policies toward the clothes of passengers have triggered some much-needed civil rights debates, and also some debates that were stupid.
Mike Pearl
3.25.15