Disaster struck on the second day of my attempt to use Staples to Drop Ship an item to an eBay customer – I still don’t know if the concept will work or if Staples will block it for some reason, sadly I never had the opportunity to find out. Disaster struck just an hour before […]
Archives for May 2013
Drop Shipping For Manufactured Spend – Day 2 Update
Yesterday I attempted to Drop Ship to create Manufactured Spend and so far things are working out- trust me when I say it is far from being a proven concept though as at any moment it could all still go very wrong. However, on Day 2, assuming all goes well, I have been faced by another […]
Drop Shipping for Manufactured Spend – A Saverocity Experiment
I am testing out an idea to Drop Ship a product purchased from Staples.com and sold via eBay.com in order to create Manufactured Spend, and perhaps some profit too. This is my first attempt at doing so, and I am excited to see the results. This method, if successful deals with all of my problems […]
How many frequent flyer miles do you have, and how many should you have?
I’ve often struggled with assigning a real value to an Airline Mile, Hotel Point, and sometimes, strangely enough sometimes even with Cash. The value tends to fluctuate based upon circumstances, and as such is demand driven. There is a fundamental desire to earn more, because more is better, but a problem can arise when you […]
How to Travel Green – Mitigating Greenhouse Emissions
Let me start by saying that I am definitely not an expert in this matter. I do, however, work for a conservation organization and am therefore predisposed to have a greater-than-most’s concern for our environmental future. But a recent article in the NY Times should be a wake-up call to anyone who shares the love […]
Norwegian Cruise Lines – Stacking Casinos at Sea and Latitudes Loyalty Programs
We’ve cruised with Norwegian three times in the past couple of years, and number four is coming up in September on the new Norwegian Breakaway. The first one of them was a paid ticket, on the Norwegian Gem, and since then we have cruised for free (other than Taxes and Fees), with a number […]
Puerto Rico Dilemma – to Vieques or not to Vieques?
Vieques Island Puerto Rico is a short hop on a Prop Plane from SJU Airport in San Juan. We are flying in to San Juan after a day in Panama City, and will be spending two days there prior to returning to New York. The Island is also accessible via ferry, but that requires a […]
Affiliate Link Disclosure Post
This site uses Affiliate Links, by choosing to use them you are supporting the site, which is appreciated, but you are also potentially leaving something on the table in terms of your own Cash Back or Points Back for certain shopping options, I want to highlight this so it is clear to you, and you can make […]
Use MY Affiliate Links ! – Taking a Look at Bloggers behavior and habits, do they really have your best interests at heart?
A well known blogger just crop dusted my recent post with his affiliate link, let’s take a look at why he would do that, what affiliate links are and how to make sure you are getting the best deal, rather than one that puts money in the Bloggers pocket first, and some in yours too […]
The Ulitmate Hotel Award Booking Post – Leveraging Hotel Certificates, Loyalty Program Points, and Cash Back from the Citi Visa Reserve, Chase Hyatt Visa, SPG Better Beginnings and Hotels.com
We’re excited for our next batch of travel, mostly vacation, with a little work in there for fun. I guess the problem with booking all these flights and innovative itineraries is then taking care of Hotel award booking for our stay. This post examines how I plan to squeeze the most out of the various […]