From the Travelzoo Newsdesk: NATIONWIDE–SEPTEMBER 30, 2010– CheapCaribbean.com just slashed prices at an all-inclusive Dominican Republic resort to $10 per person, per night. At 90% off, this is the lowest rate we’ve ever seen for an offer that includes all meals, beverages and entertainment. The $10 deal — part of the company’s tenth anniversary celebration sale — is valid at Read full post »
Last week I wrote about the Chase Sapphire card and the personal service by a real human being customer service rep. I was truly impressed and wondered about using the Ultimate Rewards program as a backup to my SPG card when Amex is not accepted or even in some specific instances for certain categories of Read full post »
Ipanema Beach by Andrew Ingersoll PA by part time comedian “Good morning, everyone, and welcome aboard American Trans Air flight 458. Before we take off, I’d like to call your attention to some safety features we have on board. Each seat on board comes with a safety information card; we’d like you to read very Read full post »
Nathan K has a United SWU to donate. It expires this Thursday. Your United Fare class must be W or higher. This is good for those traveling today, Wednesday or Thursday only. YOU may contact him directly at nastyn8 dot gmail dot com
I’m going to a day off here and refer you to two blog posts that I think you’ll find very interesting and helpful. The first is from the Loyalty Traveler blog and discusses in detail the transfer options from hotel programs to airline miles. I have never been a fan of this type of transfer Read full post »
This on caught me by surprise… Southwest Airlines’ Definitive Agreement to Acquire AirTran Dear Rick, As one of our most valued Customers, I wanted you to be among the first to know the exciting news that Southwest Airlines has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AirTran Holdings, Inc., a parent company of AirTran Airways Read full post »
Tomorrow is my Dad’s 84th birthday. He is a proud World War II Navy Veteran of the Pacific. I don’t think about the Veteran’s often enough, but did today when rummaging through my vouchers and coupons. I’ve been holding on to two Continental President’s Club passes forever and want them to go to a loyal Read full post »
Shoe Vendor Africa by Andrew Ingersoll Runway Hotel Fed up with the usual airport hotels offering at best adequate comfort and service? Keen to avoid the 20 minute taxi ride to the airport for the first morning flight when the hotel appeared to be right beside the terminal? Those cunning Swedes have come up with Read full post »
As many of you know, I’m really not a fan of these two programs. Skymiles have little value for me other than they fly out of Hilton Head in the spring, summer, and fall. The reward chart is full of mid-tier availability (40,000) domestically. But, but , but, they do fly into my closest airport. Read full post »
Here is a welcome story about Citicard Fraud Alert. We sometimes rip customer service, but it sure is nice to have them covering our backside. Rick- Had a good experience with CitiBank this week that I thought deserved recognition. Their system saw some suspicious activity on my AA Mastercard, so they called me to see Read full post »
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