Posts categorized under ‘Flights’

Flying Virgin America

I flew Virgin America for the first time today for one of my semi-regular trips from San Diego to San Francisco. Normally I fly US Airways or Southwest, but Virgin was actually the cheapest option and I had been wanting […]

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US Airways Gold Status – Review & Thoughts

I’ve been flying US Airways loyally for almost two years now, as I started traveling for work a lot more heavily and realized that if I were to consolidate my miles I would qualify for higher & higher levels of […]

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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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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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How To Dress Well For Airport Security

Back in the day, flying was a rare occasion usually only afforded by the rich, and was almost a status symbol of sorts – and in that era, people used to dress really very nicely whenever they flew, opting for […]

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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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Why are all Airport Bathroom Entrances Designed the Same Stupid Way?

Dear Airport Bathroom Architects & Designers, Quit designing bathroom entrances like the diagram above. I don’t like being herded like cattle, and I don’t like brushing up against other dudes while trying to squeeze in and out of the entrance. […]

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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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Must Have Travel App of 2010: TripIt

TripIt is awesome – for anyone that travels, even if you don’t travel that much, it’s a must have app for your smartphone. I have it on my DroidX and it makes traveling so much easier. Airline tickets, or even […]

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