I am referring to the upcoming conference in miles and points world. As far, as my weather forecast, it’s probably wishful thinking. Let’s face it, it’s smack in the middle of a hurricane season. I wasn’t sure, if I would go. If you read my posts, I probably come off as confident, slightly arrogant and […]
How much do those SPG hotels really cost you via manufactured spending?
Manufactured spending in this hobby is defined by buying prepaid money products and gift cards with the sole purpose of accruing points. Those cards are than liquidated and money taken out , so the only cost is fees on those products. I actually don’t participate in this activity for several reasons. But, I will save […]
fancy a free IKEA date night dinner?
As I mentioned in my “About” section, I will occasionally highlight good deals in general, not just in travel world. Well, for those of you, who live near IKEA store, there is a chance to have a meal there for free. Apparently, when you sign up for their catalog, they will send you a coupon […]
Should you get Chase AirTran visa before it goes away ?
Update: This offer is no longer available. There is a lot of buzz about Chase Southwest Visa with a limited time sign-up offer of 50000 Rapid Rewards after 2000 dollars in spending. And for a good reason: it’s a terrific value for a family like mine. But what about AirTran visa, that promises 32 credits […]
Great business class award availability on Aer Lingus from Boston to Dublin next summer!
I primarily focus on economy flights, but sometimes an opportunity presents itself to fly in business class for not that much more in miles outlay. Today is such a day. My in-laws are thinking about going to Ireland next summer, so as a designated travel agent in the family, I did some investigating. The reason […]
Get those few extra dividend miles before they are gone for good
My main tool in the “travel almost free” arsenal is credit card bonuses. But I am not opposed to other ways of getting miles and points, and even buy them on occasion. Therefore the reason for this post. There are rumors that US Airways and American Airlines will merge on November 1st. This is not […]