Using the first time free promo code DELTATRYGOGO I am online at 30,000 feet and all is working smoothly. I’ve answered reader emails, checked my account balances and generally been impressed with Katy’s free access code. Remember I was unsuccessful first time out. I can see tremendous benefit for myself and others with this service. Read full post »
It was a bonanza day for me meeting another Frugal Travel Guy reader in San Jose. Dmitriy has been sending me deals, asking questions and learning the tricks of the trade for over a year now. It is always great to put a name with a face. He has helped me with the Accor deal, Read full post »
We had a great time at the castle meeting up with Peter, Oscar, and Bill. Peter and Bill were mileage running from the east coast to reach Exec Plat status on American, and met up with their buddy Oscar from Oakland for the trip to the castle. They were doing multiple tours and we were Read full post »
Dansdeals published a post that Dmitriy brought to my attention on a great use of SPG flights for short direct non stop flights. When redeeming SPG points to LAN the ratio is 1 SPG to 2 LAN. This in part takes care of the difference in distances as LAN measures in kilometers not miles. So Read full post »
I currently have booked 113,000 of United Elite Qualifying miles for the year 2009. If I get to 125,000 I will pick up another two systemwide upgrades that usually have a value of about $350 each. My goal then is to find a pure mileage run at a cost significantly less than $700. There is Read full post »
With Tom Tom in hand, I headed out to SAV knowing exactly where I was going. It was nice to be going back to my home airport! Upon arrival at the United counter, a new face greeted me and I asked about ticketing my SAV-PHX mileage run. The newbie indicated that Nicole was working a Read full post »
Karyn read an article in my hometown paper, the Traverse City Record Eagle, about our frugal travel experiences and decided to join us gang of crazies. From her mail below, it sounds like the project has been successful so far. Hi Rick, Thanks for your tips and for getting me into this frugal travel stuff. Read full post »
I reported several days ago that the coupon link for the personal and business Chase voucher is not working. Renee called Chase and they indicated that if you print the offer link from my blog Top Seven Travel Deals and take it to a local Chase branch, they are able to find the promo for Read full post »
I was reading a Flyertalk thread and came across this guy/gals efforts to keep us current on Car Rental bonuses. It is so clean and simple I’ve added it to my links list on the right hand blog column. There is also a thread on Fyertalk with the September bonuses available. Thank you to both Read full post »
The blog has been around for almost two years and I’m stuck for the very first time with a news event or topic. Usually, by just admitting I’m in a jam, things break loose and the info flows. Let’s see future trips: Pacific Coast Highway this weekend. My birthday and moving next weekend. San Francisco Read full post »
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