More experiences of a travel agent in Washington, DC, with politicians among his customers:
1. A New Hampshire congresswoman, who wants to go to Cape Town, calls him. The agent tells her about the length of the flight and the passport information, but she interrupts him with: "Sorry, but Massachusetts is not that far and I do not need a passport." If he asks whether she wants to go to Cape Cod rather than Cape Town, she hangs up.
Advices about the best seat on the plane abound. However, they often overlook that individuals have different preferences. For example, women tend to prefer window seats, whereas men tend to prefer aisle seats.
You need to determine your personal preference before booking a seat. Bulkhead seats - located at the front of each section of the plane - offer less legroom as they face a wall. On the other hand, however, you have no reclining seat in front of you. What do you prefer?
A travel agent in Washington, DC, tells about three of his experiences with politicians among his customers:
1. A US Senator asks a question about the documents he needs in order to fly to China. After a lengthy discussion about passports, the agent reminds him that he needs a visa. "I have been to China several times and I never had to have one of those," responded the Senator.
The agent double checks and tells him his stay requires a visa. The Senator replies: "Look, I have been to China four times and every time they have accepted my...