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Here's Why Your Credit Card's Travel Insurance Might Not Be Enough

In my travel and points-obsessed family, I pay quite a bit on annual fees on premium credit cards, and I definitely find it “worth it” because of the …

10 Things to Know About the JW Marriott Phu Quoc

My family and I just returned from a wonderful five night stay at Vietnam’s most whimsical resort, the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay.<p>The resort’s …

Earn $1000 (+$60) For Referring 12 Friends to Acorns

I recently learned about <b>Acorns</b> and this fantastic referral program from fellow blogger, Deals We Like (yes, I used her referral). There are a couple …

Uncovering a Flaw – Uber Drivers Can Access Your Real Phone Number

I’m a huge fan of Uber and Lyft. For the most part, my experiences have been positive, and I generally don’t have many safety concerns about my …

Personal Information

Use Wyndham Rewards Points in Las Vegas

With <b>ZorkFest Las Vegas</b> approaching (really hope you can join!), here’s an idea to keep in mind to save tremendously on Las Vegas hotels, especially …

Las Vegas

Losing My iPad, iPod, and Wallet in 3 Different Countries in the Span of a Week

Frequent travelers know there are a lot of moving parts when it comes to planning and taking a big trip, and it doesn’t quite stop once everything is …

Earn Up to 1,000 American AAdvantage Miles at Hyatt Place & Hyatt House Hotels through June 2018

This morning, Hyatt just rolled out another generous way to earn more on each stay. Stackable with the current promotion, “More Bonus Points. Night …

Frequent-flyer Programs

American is Giving Out Free Gold and Platinum Pro Status For 5 Months [Targeted]

Today I received an email from American Airlines with “Free gold status for you” as the subject. Turns out, my American Airlines AAdvantage account …

American Airlines

United Mile Play: Book & Fly 3 United Flights in Economy – Get 14,000 Bonus Miles [Targeted]

I just got an interesting targeted offer in my inbox from United to introduce “Mile Play”, a new way to earn miles with United MileagePlus®.While I …

Travel

Unexpectedly Finding a $200 East Coast Resident Rate at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

I recently shared my decision to book a last-minute getaway to the new Grand Hyatt Baha Mar in the Bahamas. In my original post, I was pretty …

Travel

Review: Marriott’s Brand New Category 4 AC Hotel Columbus Dublin, Ohio

This past Wednesday, November 15, I was invited to the grand opening party and ribbon cutting ceremony at a new Marriott category 4 property nested …

Hospitality

Free Private Jet Flight For Those Who Take a Picture Inside of a Ferrari, Maserati, or Lamborghini

I’ve written a lot about JetSmarter, a popular app that you can use to book shuttle flights and empty legs on private jets, and I’ve taken a few free …

San Francisco

How to Fly Without a Valid ID

My family and I recently returned from a really fun Miami getaway… but we encountered a hiccup that we’ve never experienced before. The night before …

Flying

Video Review: Royal Palm South Beach – Great Last-Minute Starwood Redemption

I just got back from a fun family trip to Miami Beach, which I’m currently missing like crazy because it’s freeeeezing in NJ today. Our original …

South Beach

JetSmarter is Giving Out Free Private Jet Flight if You Own a Hublot Watch

I’ve written a lot about JetSmarter, a popular app that you can use to book shuttle flights and empty legs on private jets, and I’ve taken a few free …

Watches

Viva Aerobus – Mexico’s Low-Cost Carrier to Offer Flights Between Cancun to Newark and Chicago

Two weeks ago, Viva Aerobus, Mexico’s low-cost carrier announced that they’ll soon be offering flights between two new US cities and Cancun. Viva …

Flying
Flying

States With the Highest and Lowest Percentages of Passports + Hotels.com “Free Passport” Sale.

I always encourage everyone I can to get out an travel, especially abroad. As frequent travelers, sometimes you have to appreciate the little things …

New Jersey

United Upgrades Me, Gives My Seat to Another Passenger, and Then Tells Me I Was Never Upgraded

It’s unfortunate that United really has hit rock-bottom with customer service and bad press. As a former United 1K, and someone who is Newark-based, …

Flying

6 Lisbon Restaurant Recommendations

A few weeks ago, my family and I took a weekend trip to Lisbon. My brother and Dad took a trip to Lisbon on their own a few months ago, and this time …

European Travel
South-east Asia

JetBlue is Giving Away 1,000 Free Flights to Those Who Owe Taxes!

JetBlue never ceases to amaze me with their brilliant and fun marketing. When I stumbled across JetBlue’s latest promotion called “Owe Money? Oh …

Owe

My Results from 3 Credit Card Retention Calls

February has always been a busy month for me in the world of credit cards. This time around, 3 annual fees totaling $985(!!) hit simultaneously. Of …

Personal Finance

Riding JetBlue’s 1960s-Style RetroJet on an Inaugural Flight + New Service From Newark to Barbados

What’s old is new again, or as JetBlue likes to put it – “What’s Old is Blue Again”. Last month, the airline debuted its 1960s-style RetroJet at its …

Fashion Shows

Life Lessons Learned During My Visit to Havana After Castro’s Death + Cuba Travel Tips

Last Monday, I took a historic trip to Havana. Not only was I on board the first commercial flight to Havana from New York in over 50 years, my trip …

Cuba

The Craziest Theft Story Happened to My Best Friend on a Delta Flight Yesterday

My best friend Aileen and I travel together frequently. Both of us are constantly on the move, crossing paths in random cities around the world. …

Crime

How I Snagged a Free Private Jet Flight Today

I was sitting in my local Panera Bread this afternoon (procrastinating, of course), when Gary posted something that made my heart flutter: a flash …

Are Extended Stay Hotels Aligned With the New American Dream?

Traveling for extended-periods of time is truly rewarding; however, it can cost a lot of money when you’re responsible for rent or a mortgage payment …

Hospitality
Flying