Wanna know my biggest travel paranoia? Being stranded in my car in a snowstorm….and I…
When summer storms disrupt your travel, put your smartphone to work.
Summer has its share of freakishly bad weather that can completely derail travel plans so if you’ve got a smartphone take a minute and sign up for Twitter and then follow the airline you will be traveling on such as: @Delta, @Southwest Airlines, @United
During the the winter fiasco storms of 2011 that left hundreds of thousands of people without a flight, the people who tweeted to their airline their predicament along with the reservation number were rebooked faster than those who waited in the customer service line or called the 800 number.
Basically more airlines are pulling their customer service to tend to social networks and yet not everyone is on twitter so you almost have personally dedicated help. Take it while you can.
Share your stories about getting out of a jam using your smartphone.