Become a Patron!One of the most bizarre things to emerge from the era of free money were the so-called “micromobility” companies, which have littered the streets and sidewalks of..
New York City is a concrete jungle with little to no natural greenery. Outside of Central Park, the city has very few public parks. Instead, we have smaller gardens and
There is something about high-end, resort-style properties that make them feel like the ultimate getaway. Whether you are looking for a romantic escape with your significant othe..
It’s been a pretty slow month in the travel hacking world, and nothing’s jumped out at me so far in terms of killer deals that needed to be passed along
Hopefully this is a temporary glitch, but it appears that JetBlue flights aren’t currently bookable with Emirates miles even when ITA Matrix is showing…
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Become a Patron!A reader whose financial savvy I highly value surprised me the other day by saying that he’d been maximizing his Series I Savings Bond purchases for many years.
Become a Patron!I’ve covered extensively my experience using the District of Columbia’s paid family and medical leave program to take time off to care for a family member. Since I
So-called “fare buckets” are a curious feature of the airline ecosystem. For the overwhelming majority of flyers, even frequent travelers, the wide-ranging alphabet of letters, u..
Robin Hutson from Luxe Recess comes back to chat with Robert about… 0:45 Travel Trends Prices on airfare and lodging as travel comes back…
Last month I wrote about my experience combining Chase Ultimate Rewards points between my partner’s non-flexible Freedom account and my own flexible Ink Plus account. In order to..
We’re just back from Italy after visiting the Amalfi Coast and Bologna. Our return routing was Bologna – Munich – Boston with the last…
eClaimsLine.com, aka Card Benefit Services, is used by several credit cards from Chase, Capital One, and others, to service insurance claims, including Trip Delay. When you file..
Milenomics community member Lillian joins me to talk about her trip to Uruguay, Argentina, Tahiti and beyond. I’d recommend taking a look at Google…
Become a Patron!All the way back in 2020 I offered some speculative predictions about the future of so-called “direct indexing.” This is the logical end point of the proposition,..
Too much news for our Patreon Podcast this week, so we broke the following out into this No Annual Fee Episode. Enjoy! 0:26 JetBlue…
For experienced travel hackers, the game can sometimes feel a bit mechanical: you earn the most valuable points you can at the lowest cost you can, and periodically re-evaluate w..
Become a Patron!The other day I listened to a podcast with Larry Summers, former Treasury Secretary and “Just Asking Questions About The Biological Basis Of Female Intelligence” ..
Like a lot of people, I’ve been missing international travel for the past few years, but without any actual need to travel abroad I haven’t been terribly anxious about it,
Today’s post is a bit of an information dump, but it combines a number of issues I’ve been working through to get my trips booked for this spring and summer
We’re just back from a week-long stay at the Andaz Scottsdale. You get to know a lot about a property during a longer stay….
Become a Patron!Economic Injury Disaster Loans, first introduced by the 2020 CARES Act, are a special program of the Small Business Administration designed to reach the smallest ..
A theme I’ve been seeing lately is this: Domestic airfare is sky high and miles aren’t saving me. It seems like legacy US carriers…