Hertz is running a fall/winter promotion on the East Coast. If you are interested in taking a one-way rental car down to Georgia or Florida, this is a great deal. Typically, rental car agencies charge hefty fees, called flag drops, if you don’t return your vehicle to the same place you picked it up. During […]Read more "One-way Hertz Rental Car Deal – East Coast to Florida and Georgia – $9.99 per day"
There is always a silver lining, sometimes you just have to look really hard. Being that SPG points are the most revered in the ‘miles world’, any hint of devaluation or elimination scares us to the bone. Fortunately, Marriott has stated they won’t combine the two loyalty programs until early 2018. Don’t hold your breathe. Early […]Read more "SPG and Marriott are now one – You can now Link Accounts and Match Your Status"
Booo. Easily the biggest (and saddest) news this week, Marriott and Starwood-SPG merger is to be completed this week. Announced in November of 2015, we have dreaded this moment for what seems like an eternity. Starwood points are some of (if not) the most valuable “point” currency in the business. We are still unsure what […]Read more "Travel News Recap – SPG Merger – eBay Gift Cards – AA UI Change"
When you hear of a sub-$200 one-way flight to/from Europe on a budget airline, what comes to mind? luxury? Bus ticket? That seems way too cheap? Regardless of what is running through your head, rest assured, everything checks-out. We flew Norwegian Airlines last week from Copenhagen to Los Angeles on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Total […]Read more "Full Review – Flight from Europe to West Coast for less than $200 one-way"
You don’t hear a ton about Barclay credit cards in the travel world. Most of their offerings are less than exciting. JetBlue and Hawaiian Airlines are their airline co-branded cards, but the offers aren’t anything to write home about. Enter the increased sign-up bonus of the Barclay Arrival Plus Mastercard. Here is the skinny: 50,000 […]Read more "Better Sign-Up Bonus Barclay Arrival Plus – 50,000 Points Worth over $500 in Travel"
Norwegian Airlines just announced new flights from the West Coast to Barcelona, Spain. What’s better, these flights are starting at $199 one-way. Who the heck is Norwegian Airlines? Norwegian Air is a, you guessed it, Norway-based airline offering “budget” flights. You may be wondering what Norway and Spain have in common, not a lot. That […]Read more "New Routes From the West Coast to Barcelona – Less than $200 One-Way"
I cannot tell you how many emails I get each week trying to get me to buy airline miles. It is typically American and Alaska who offer “bonus” miles or “extra” miles when you purchase miles during the promotion. Is purchasing miles a good deal? Whether or not it is a good deal ultimately comes down […]Read more "Does it Make Sense to Purchase Airline Miles?"