Yesterday we sent you some tips for making your laptop battery last longer in a plane, including turning off the Wi-Fi switch. However, some planes now offer in-flight Wi-Fi (for a fee).
If you’re flying Airtran, American Airlines, or Delta today or tomorrow on a plane with Wi-Fi, however, you can use the internet for free with one of these codes:
If you’re flying after tomorrow, try one of these codes, which expire on January 7, 2010. These should also work on Air Canada, United, and Virgin America:
Note: Free internet is small beans compared to the perks you can get as a travel writer. Savvy travel writers arrange free travel perks by contacting certain people before their trips… people who will offer some help in defraying travel costs. Chapter 24 of the Ultimate Travel Writer’s Program goes over exactly how to find and approach the right people… including sample letters you can model, and even a sample phone conversation so you’ll know just what to say when you’re making these critical contacts.
Just imagine… six months from now, you could be lounging chair on a little-populated beach, playing with the sand between your toes. The General Manager at the resort where you’re relaxing might wander up beside you and ask if you’re enjoying yourself, perhaps offer you a drink. You’ll nod agreeably, thank him again for the complimentary stay… and tell him how much you’re looking forward to writing about his glorious property.
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[Editor’s Note: Learn more about opportunities to profit from your travels (and even from your own home) in our free online newsletter The Right Way to Travel.]