Many people either love or hate flying Southwest Airlines because of its unique boarding process and open seating policy. While it can be stressful having to hustle for a good seat on Southwest, I've found that with a few simple strategies that dreaded middle seat can easily be avoided.
With lines at security getting longer recently, more people will be looking into getting TSA PreCheck. I love having TSA Precheck benefits and have written about how to apply for TSA Precheck and Global Entry (Global Entry includes TSA Precheck). A few readers have asked a question in the comments that I think many families would find useful: Does TSA PreCheck extend to children traveling with you?
If you are a beginner to points and miles, one of the best values in points are IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks. This is a list of IHG hotels that in the past could be booked at only 5,000 IHG Rewards points a night (normally you would need more points to book these hotels). IHG has […]
If you have not already selected an airline for your Amex airline credit this year, January 31 is the last day to change your airline choice. Below is a summary of how the American Express airline credit fee works and what you can use it for. Amex Airline Fee Credit One of the benefits of […]
Marriott Rewards is running The ShopMarriott Sweepstakes 2018 and is giving 1 grand prize winner 3 nights at a Marriott hotel and/or a Marriott bedding set. Here are the details: Prize: Grand Prize (1 winner): Choice of a Marriott bedding set or a three (3) consecutive night stay for winner and a guest at any Marriott […]
Still deciding what to do today? Today, January 15, 2018 entrance to all U.S. national parks will be free in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Normally, 118 of the more than 400 U.S. national parks charge an entrance free. However, there are a few days a year where all U.S. national parks offer free […]
I love reading the annual travel lists compiled by various travel websites and newspapers on top travel destinations for the year. While I don’t particularly care if a destination I travel to is considered a must see, I love reading these lists for inspiration on where to travel to and discovering places I might not […]
Updated for 2018. Do you have a Discover credit card? If the answer is yes, you can earn points for referring the Discover card to your family or friends (if they apply and are approved using your referral). If you refer a friend who becomes a new Discover cardmember, you could both get $50 Statement […]