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Top Travel Infographics

Infographics are an increasingly popular way to display some cool information in a visual way. While sometimes the visual effect can be cluttered and confusing, when done right it’s a very effective way to communicate a message. They’re especially cool […]

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Travel Hacks to Earn More Airline Miles

Recently an article on NPR.com titled “How Frequent Fliers Exploit A Government Program To Get Free Trips” explained how travel hackers were buying thousands of dollars worth of coins (with free shipping) on their credit cards, then immediately depositing those […]

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Travel Tip: Keep a Separate Credit Card for Travel Expenses

When traveling, I put all of my expenses on a seperate card (like my US Airways card) than I do for normal expenses when at home, and also travel with a dedicated travel wallet for extra security. Whether I book […]

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Free Tablets For American Airlines First Class Passengers

If you fly first class on American Airlines, they’ll loan you a Samsung Galaxy Tab to play with on the flight. This is a really & innovative and smart perk -I first read about this on Mashable, and the more […]

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What Hotel Loyalty Programs Could Learn From Starbucks

I am a Starbucks junkie – while I get free coffee in my office, or I could make it at home, I love going to Starbucks for the experience, the strong coffee, the great service, and the decent prices (I […]

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Decline Housekeeping, Get $5 at Starwood Hotels

I found this on my nightstand while staying at the Westin Columbus last weekend for a wedding – I snapped a picture to remind myself to blog about it because its such a cool initiative. The initiative is called “make […]

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How to Find Great Deals on Rental Cars Using Twitter

There is nothing I hate more than having to pay for a rental car – the car I am accustomed to driving is always much nicer, and I’m already paying for it, so paying $50/day to drive a stripped down […]

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Buying Miles from US Airways – How Long Does it Take for the Miles to Appear In Your Balance?

I recently went to book a flight using my US Airways Dividend Miles but was a few thousand miles short of the total amount of miles I needed. Flights were super expensive to buy-outright so I decided I wanted to […]

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Skiing Squaw Valley in Style

I just got back from my annual ski trip to Lake Tahoe – this year we went to Squaw Valley, and we did it in style. You may know Squaw Valley as the home of the 1960 Winter Olympics – […]

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Credit Card Review: US Airways Dividend Miles Premier World Mastercard

For my credit cards, I generally prefer cash back rewards – as much as I travel, cash is just as easy to use towards my travel, plus it’s a lot less hassle. However, I made an exception to this rule […]

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