Lots of digital ink has already been spilled over what has been announced regarding the upcoming August 1, 2018, merger of the Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest progr..
Amtrak Guest Rewards, the loyalty program for the United States’ national passenger rail system, underwent a dual devaluation in 2015/2016 which made Amtrak Guest Rewards points ..
Researching ports of call and finding the best excursions for you can save quite a bit of money and time in port. However, booking excursions on your own can be
Gary Leff asks the question, is Priority Pass killing airport lounges? Its a reasonable post that highlights over lounge overcrowding, varying levels of quality and amenities. Ho..
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Cynthia Drescher, who you may know as JetSetCD, is an avid traveler who spends half her time on the road. She writes for Conde..
Welcome to another the first edition of Shop Talk Grump Talk where we discuss what’s going on in our personal points & miles space and highlight what we think is interesting maki..
Mark this under Speculative, but Marriott is sending out e-mails to Marriott Rewards enticing Marriott Rewards Members to add their birthdays. This is a quick way to possible inc..
We took our first roundtrip flight as a family of five a couple of weeks ago, and I’m happy to report that it went off without a hitch. Now that
I’ve been blessed multiple times to unknowingly move to communities that had favorable environments for manufactured spend. Now, that’s not exactly a “coincidence,” since many of..
When we announced NapaDO in March, many asked for a #ResellingDO for Beginners. I have heard your call, and have stepped things up. The next ResellingDO event will return to Jai..
Next month I’m headed to Disney World to research the next edition of Disney World Hacks. For the return I’m utilizing my favorite hack: the one way car rental. To get to
When the travel hacking blogosphere erupted in recent weeks with “rumors” that Chase might, maybe, eventually end the ability to combine points between fixed-value Ultimate Rewar..
Back in March when I first wrote about US Bank’s introduction of “Real-Time Rewards” to their Flexperks Travel Rewards and Altitude credit cards, reader Chris left a comment warn..
Paul Ryan, having decided that his services will no longer be needed by the American people come January, is taking one last bite at the apple of welfare reform by
Welcome to another edition of Shop Talk where we discuss what’s going on in our personal points & miles space and highlight what we think is interesting in the broader
I was updating my Hotel Promotions page with the latest Hilton, Starwood, and Marriott promotions when I noticed some overlapping dates during which you should be able to qualify..
A couple of weekends ago, my wife and I flew down to Orlando to take my parents to Epcot for the day. What we found, was something I had an
Adam Bauer, the Travel Fan Boy, joins to discuss one of our favorite cities, Las Vegas. Vegaaaaaas! We chat parking and resort fees, ideas for budget minded t..
It’s been some time since I first reviewed the new-ish portal, Lemoney.com on the blog. If you read the initial review you’ll remember that I was somewhat convinced the site
Last week, I saw via Frequent Miler that Chase was offering a new bonus for new Freedom Unlimited customers: 3 fixed-value Ultimate Rewards points per dollar spent on all purchases
Even after kids, our family has operated with a simple packing philosophy. Pack light, pack versatile, and be prepared to procure on site. While it may get more difficult now
A longtime reader asked me the other day, “how do you convince someone that actively managed funds are worse than passive?” I think it’s a good question, not because it’s
We’re just back from a week in Southern California during our April school break. Our focus was Disneyland and a stay at the Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara in Carlsbad.