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"
Uber is rolling out their “ride package” deal to even more cities. The premise of this deal is that you are effectively purchasing a fare card. You will pay an upfront activation fee that varies depending on which ride package you purchase. ($10 = 20 rides/$20 = 40 rides). Before you purchase a ride package, […]Read more "Uber Flat Fare Passes for as Little as $1.99 Per Ride – Up to 40 Rides Per Month (Select Cities)"
I’ll jump right in, you can fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Oslo, Norway for $228 round-trip. That is not an error, that is the cash price of a plane ticket, with a seat inside the plane. That is a total of 10,660 miles for $228, wowzers. Better yet, you can then visit Southern Spain […]Read more "Fly Round-Trip From The West Coast To Norway AND The South of Spain for Under $300"
Scoring a heap of points is not as easy as it used to be. Almost every bank is tightening up the rules for earning a credit card sign-up bonus. Not to worry, with a little work and patience, you can still get yourself plenty of points for next-to-free travel. It’s that time of the year […]Read more "I Bought Four GoPro’s to Resell – Earned Enough Points for a One-Way to Europe"
I’ll admit it, I get a little jealous walking through the first class cabin on the way to my cramped economy seat. Fortunately, if you’ve wanted to experience the roomy first class, you can do so for relatively cheap this winter. Aside from a larger seat, first class passengers typically get many other perks like priority […]Read more "A First Class Flight may be Cheaper than You Think"
Daily Getaways is similar to Groupon, the only difference is that Daily Getaways is strictly focused on travel. They offer one main deal per day with limited quantities, typically available at 1pm EST. (don’t be late) Link to deals What are the Hyatt points deals? This Friday, the 29th, there will be four variations of points […]Read more "Does it Make Sense to Buy Hyatt Points at a Heavy Discount?"
A penny saved is a penny earned. Sadly, airlines try their hardest to scoop as many of your pennies as possible. My job (though I don’t get paid, hehe) is to help you figure out which booking tricks save you the most money. Does it make any sense that an airline would charge more […]Read more "Is it Cheaper to Book My Flight as a Round-Trip? – United Seems to Think so"