Several years ago, I began a cross-country trip in San Francisco, where I’d booked a night at the Marriott through Priceline for something like $85. But because I’d arrived so late in the evening, the only room left for me wasn’t the windowless heck-hole next to the ice machine I would usually expect, but a deluxe room with a sweeping view of the city. Little did I know I’d inadvertently followed one of Travel + Leisure’s tips for hotel upgrades.
Christopher plans to upgrade to the iPhone 4 and get rid of the deadweight that is his current phone. His requirement is that he not be murdered, attacked or fleeced during this transfer of property, so he’s asking for your tips on how to protect himself during the process.