Welcome to another edition of Shop Talk, our podcast on paper. This week we’re going to discuss hotel elite status. A big part of the Milenomics mindset is to Be
Which airline has the best award availability?
This post will break down award availability for international flights overall, and compare different categories: Economy vs busine..
Oren’s Money Saver returns to talk about tips for visiting Israel, his move to Israel, and most crazily, running a successful reselling business FROM Israel. ..
Quick Summary: We just completed a stay at the St Regis Washington DC. Although it’s a very nice property, don’t expect a lot of leverage out of SPG Platinum status.
The problem with FlyingBlue’s replacement of an award chart with a Miles “calculator”, is that you don’t know which flights are the cheapest, until you think to search for the
About a year or so ago I noticed a cliche spreading among a certain set of prominent investors and money managers: that a key obstacle to success among young people
We decided a week ago to take a short-notice trip from Boston to Washington DC this weekend. Since AA and JetBlue serve the BOS-DCA direct route, the conventional wisdom is
Putting tourist info from places like the WorldBank and country data into spreadsheets, we’re visually displaying four ways of measuring how touristy a country is:
# of Tourists..
Back in November, 2015, Barclaycard devalued their Arrival Plus card in two ways:they lowered the rebate on points redeemed for travel statement credits from 10% to 5%;and they r..
A trip to Europe in April is on our Family Demand Schedule for 2019. I haven’t been able to find award availability until just recently. Here’s how I booked it, using
All the way back in November, 2016, I took advantage of an Atlantic City Borgata promotion for free slot play and made a few hundred dollars during a weekend trip
In the recent weeks it has been reported that American Express is now hard limiting offers to one per person. As a group the Manufactured Spending group, caused AMEX to
So I finally tried out Southwest (my impressions here). Ironically, although Southwest gets labeled by many as one of the most “family friendly” airlines, I traveled without mine..
One of the hardest lessons to learn in travel hacking is knowing when to let go of a trip, particularly when it is ‘free’.Recently, we took another gamble on Vegas.
It’s often pointed out that Americans are the only people in the developed world who don’t have access to guaranteed paid leave from their jobs to care for themselves and
Last month I wrote about a range of available non-retirement investment accounts and broke down some advantages and disadvantages of each. When it came to 529 college savings acc..
I started this blog (and wrote my always-soon-to-be-bestselling e-book) because I was frustrated at the state of the travel hacking blogosphere. A tiny amount of actual informati..
It is with great sadness that I am accepting defeat for ResellingDO for Beginners.
What goes into hosting a ResellingDO
There is a lot of time that goes into selecting venues, w..
Len Testa, founder of Touring Plans, returns to talk a whole bunch of Walt Disney World topics. We touch on how Touring Plans has had to evolve, how insane
I logged into my wife’s account to redeem cashback on her Old Blue Cash card and noticed a pre-approved Amex Personal Platinum 60,000 offer listed in her Amex Offers &
I’d like to briefly enter five pieces of evidence into the record.On April 2, 2018, Ben Schlappig wrote for the first time about about Hyatt’s “Hyatt Prive” travel agent partners..
Update (8/4/2018): According to datapoints on FlyerTalk, the Citi Prestige Concierge is no longer allowing 4th night free to stack with Hyatt Prive benefits. No word whether Ritz..
Disney invited the Traveling Mom and Traveling Dad crew down to Toy Story Land’s grand opening at the end of June, so I got to check out the latest addition