Portland Archive

Travel Contests: June 28, 2017 – Scandinavia, Colombia, Tokyo, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Colombia; New York City; a cruise around Scandinavia & the Baltic; Hawaii; Marriott hotel nights; The Bahamas; Los Angeles, Portland, New Orleans, and New York City; St. Croix; Washington; Napa Valley, California; Cancun, Mexico; the Kennedy Space Center in Florida; a Sandals […]

Travel Contests: October 28, 2015 – Cuba, Wrestlemania, Morocco & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Wisconsin; Portland, Oregon; Marrakech, Morocco; New York City; Cuba, Transylvania, or India; Wrestlemania 32; Santa Rosa, California, and more. Good luck! Win a trip anywhere in the world from DK Eyewitness Travel One Grand Prize of $4,000.00 toward your vacation of choice […]

Man accused of urinating on fellow passengers on JetBlue flight

A JetBlue passenger was arrested on Friday after allegedly urinating on fellow passengers, seats, and luggage, on a flight to Portland, Oregon from Anchorage, Alaska. Passengers said that Jeff Rubin slept for most of the flight, but then stood up and started peeing through the crack in the seats in front of him. According to Port of Portland Police, “At […]

Get $5 off airport Lyft rides from now through Labor Day

Lyft is expanding its on-demand rideshare services to more and more airports, and to celebrate, they’re offering $5 off two rides to or from several airports from now through Labor Day. Here is the full list of airports, along with their Lyft discount codes: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport: FLYAUS Burbank Bob Hope Airport: FLYBUR Denver International […]

Travel Contests: July 15, 2015 – Costa Rica, Belize, the Hamptons & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to the Hamptons, New York, Hawaii, Moab, Utah, Costa Rica, Portland, Oregon, the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, the Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco, California, Nicaragua, Greece, Thailand, Peru, Turkey, Philippines, Belize, and more. Good luck! Win a trip to […]

Travel Tip: Be courteous to the person in front of you when using personal inflight video screens

In my last post, I wrote about Virgin America’s clever new ad campaign calling out boring airlines. Their aircraft feature personal video screens that give access to Dish Network, as well as a variety of on-demand entertainment options. Having entertainment options like these is great, except for one small issue: The need to touch the […]