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This Just In!

The latest travel news from the pages of this month's issue.

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Seat Charge On some flights, US Airways is now asking $5 to $30 more for aisle or window seats.

Brazil by Air JetBlue's founder and former CEO David Neeleman plans to launch a low-fare carrier, Azul, in Brazil next year.

London Shuttle Dot2Dot offers rides between Heathrow or Gatwick airports and more than 600 hotels in London (dot2.com, $35).

Pax Rights Passengers who are involuntarily bumped from domestic flights or international flights departing from the U.S. are eligible for up to $800 in compensation, up from $400.

Bus Routes Megabus has started service between New York and seven other cities: Atlantic City, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Toronto, and Washington, D.C. One-way fares start as low as $1. megabus.com.

Flights to Bari Italian airline Eurofly has added weekly summer flights between New York and Bari in southern Italy (euroflyusa.com).

Cruise Cabanas Holland America's new ship, Eurodam, has private cabanas for rent on two decks (from $30 per day).

Colonial PassOne ticket now gets you into five major historic Virginia sites (historyisfun.org, $80).

Fishy Tale Sea Life Aquarium at Legoland in Carlsbad, Calif., opens July 1 (legoland.com, $19).

Spin City Washington, D.C., has launched SmartBike DC, allowing people to rent bikes all over town (smartbikedc.com, $40 annual fee).

Hippie Museum The new Museum at Bethel Woods, on the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival, has exhibits on '60s music (bethelwoodscenter.org, $13).

Budget Resorts Sandals has opened Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts—its more affordable line—on Antigua and Jamaica (grandpineapple.com, from $252).

Pensacola Party To mark its 450th birthday, the Florida city is planning 450 days of summer festivals, exhibits, and parades (celebratepensacola.com).

Criminal Activity Hot Springs, Ark., where Al Capone vacationed, now has the nation's first Gangster Museum (tgmoa.com, $8).

Relax in Miami Miami hosts its first Spa Month in July. More than 20 spas are participating (miamispamonth.com).

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