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Anyone with even a passing interest in international aviation has heard of the Open Skies debate between the American legacy carriers and the l..
Time to dust off the passport! Many currencies are trading much lower to the dollar than just a few months ago. The Japanese yen, for example, was 109 to the
The other week, I had flown to TravelCon and redeemed my Flexperks for a Virgin America flight. I utilized the $25 reimbursement when redeeming for a flight, which was great, bou..
Per Fare Compare Southwest Airlines has a new route from BWI airport to San Jose, Costa Rica. Southwest’s first expansion into Central America hopefully leads to more routes and ..
Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights
On 2 March, I had the chance to tour Hyatt’s newest hotel in Dubai (just opening 1 March) the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights.
The hotel, which
Scott opened his presentation with what loyalty program should you bank your airline miles. His answer? It depends. Those two words have probably been the most us..
Last week, Kenny who writes on Miles4More uncovered a spend bonus that caps up to $20,000 and you will receive 50% back in miles. In essence, you will be earning 1.5x
Hat tip to jolesch on Travel Codex for asking Barclay about the Aviator Cards and discovering there’s actually two more. I called Barclay’s and the agent told me there’s actually..
One Easy To-Do to Travel More for Less
“When eating an elephant, take one bite at a time.” Creighton Adams
My friend Trevor and I were recently discussing how intimidating starti..
I do a lot of international travel. I write a lot about international travel. But I also see lots of foundational questions about international travel, whether it be via ..
Deal Girl enjoys Tea on the Titanic, June 2013
My friend Maria wrote a fun post about luxuries she won’t give up being a Mom. It got me thinking about what
The DC Travel and Adventure show is next weekend March 7-8. The Travel Adventure Team knows how much I love the show and gave me ten(!) pairs of tickets to
Its approaching the end of February, and lets be honest, we all have a bit of that dread, as we await the merging of two great programs: American AAdvantage, and
Let me start off by saying the credit cards that I have are heavily weighed into the Star Alliance. I have several Chase cards earning Ultimate Rewards, one Citi card
This past weekend, my wife and I embarked on our most ambitious mileage run ever. We flew from Washington-Dulles (IAD) to Doha, Qatar (DOH) to Cairo, Egypt (CAI), and back, with
Best. Junk. Mail. Ever.
This is an unexpected entry in the Souvenir Stories series.
February is a bucketful of suck. The last time it was this cold in DC was in 1934:
This is a continuation of the “vacation run” – a 50/50 mileage run / vacation my wife and I took to Cairo in January, 2015. Previous posts include: Etihad flight
Many who know me, know that I’m a big fan of Qatar Airways. In fact, nearly half of my American Airlines Executive Platinum status is going to be earned on Qatar Airways
This is a continuation of the “vacation run” – a 50/50 mileage run / vacation my wife and I took to Cairo in January, 2015. The first post was: Etihad flight
This trip was 50% vacation and 50% mileage run. My wife and I had wanted to make it to Egypt, in fact, we had wanted to visit Egypt on our
Megabus just opened up their schedule all Spring and true to form, every single bus has $1 seats. They go QUICK, so don’t ask, just book. They do allow
I’ve gotten some blowback this morning and would appreciate your take. No wrong answers here as I attempt to answer the question for myself, too.
The context: most of you know
Fun at All Star Movies, Disney World, Jan 2015
After one stay at Disney World’s Saratoga Springs, I firmly advised folks to skip expensive Disney World hotels in favor of off-s..