California flyers — now is a great time to book a winter trip to Hawaii using your Alaska Airlines miles. With many dates from the Bay Area and Los Angeles at 12,500 miles one-way, you can’t go wrong. Various dates available from January to early March. I would book ASAP since Alaska Airlines allows tickets […]Read more "[SALE] California to Hawaiian Islands for only 12,500 Alaska Airlines Miles one-way!"
I will start by apologizing for non-California residents. Chase and Southwest kept this quiet but the internet won’t allow. For folks in the other 49 states, let’s hope this is a pilot and you are all next. For California residents Chase and Southwest have put together one of the slickest credit card offers in history. […]Read more "California Residents Only: Earn Southwest Companion Pass for ONE Year With New Southwest Card Approval"
Love or hate them, Southwest is making big waves with their Hawaii announcement. As expected, there are plenty of online comments from the typical “air greyhound” folks reiterating how they will never fly Southwest for 6 hours straight. I am fine with that, the rest of us will enjoy the free checked bags and better […]Read more "Southwest Airlines is Heading to Hawaii – Here is What We Know"
I love Catalina Island, I’ve been twice in the last eight years and I wouldn’t hesitate to go back. A 45 minute high-speed ferry from Newport Beach will run you $75~ round-trip. That sounds like a lot but consider the savings of not renting a car or paying to park once you arrive. New hotel […]Read more "New Hotel Option For Redeeming Points on Catalina Island, CA"
Trains don’t get a ton of positive press in the US. For most Americans they are just too slow. We like fast. Well if you are like me, you also like cheap. Amtrak is trying to sweeten the offering for their Southern California Surfliner route. Surfliner Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner train runs from San Luis […]Read more "Amtrak is Taking 25% Off Fares on Pacific Surfliner Route – San Diego to San Luis Obispo"
Hertz has some great one-way rental car deals out of Arizona and Florida in the coming months. (dates below) You may be wondering, what can be great about only having a one-way rental car. Well, let me explain. Florida and Arizona are states that get a flood of snow-birds from northern states. I live in […]Read more "One-Way Hertz Rental Car Deals Starting at $8 Per Day – Arizona and Florida"
You can fly from Miami or Fort Lauderdale to California for as little as $152 round-trip. The best news is that multiple carriers are involved in this price “war”. You can also fly this vice versa for the same prices – California to Florida. Here’s the deal • Los Angeles to/from Miami & Fort Lauderdale starting at […]Read more "Miami or Fort Lauderdale to California Starting at $152 Round-Trip (American, United, JetBlue, & Virgin)"