Tuesday morning, on our return to Savannah, we had the pleasure of negotiating Atlanta’s Hartsfield airport, their crowds and security system… The lines were long but moved very smoothly. We left the Airport Westin at 8:20 AM and found ourselves in the Skyclub plane side by 9:05 AM. There were horror stories of passengers stranded Read full post »
Some of you have been very successful with the Bigcrumbs cashback program. I have not. And my gift cards are only working after a long delay at the Mint, while my regular credit card purchases are working just fine. It seems that Amex changed their website around the time I made my first order on Read full post »
This Christmas was a perfect example of an opportunity to use miles for something special, regardless of the cost. My buddy Kenny is a huge New Orleans Saints fan. In fact, he worked for them in the past running the food concessions at the Super Dome. His wife Lavern, told me he wanted to see Read full post »
Jeff is here from Michigan, enjoying his school break and getting out of the snow. We’ll play golf three times while he’s here, but today is all about giving. Most don’t think about Hilton Head Island as a place with those in need, but we do have many families in the service industry just getting Read full post »
We now have a bit of a dilemma if you want CO miles in a hurry. The Chase Continental airlines credit card that was such a good deal recently, with 30K miles, two lounge passes, $50 statement credit and free first checked bag is still available, but I can’t remember when this promo ends? I Read full post »
I’m just minding my own business waiting for Jeff in Charleston, SC and around the corner comes the Boeing “Dreamlifter”. This 4 engine pregnant monstrosity is carry the aft fuselage (or “barrel’ as the Boeing guys call it) of the new 787 Dreamliner to Everett, Washington for assembly. I had no idea the plant was Read full post »
My son Andrew is safe and somewhat sound after his trip to Antarctica. Seems like he developed a neck strain en-route, but got some amazing photos for us to see. He will be providing photos from around the world all year on the Wednesday and Sunday blog posts. AND, he met two Frugal Travel Guy Read full post »
As I’ve stated numerous times throughout the years, credit card sign up bonuses provide me with the largest amount of free travel of all the techniques I use. But we are dealing with a loaded gun that many individuals can’t seem to handle. Using credit cards for free travel, or any other reason, requires discipline Read full post »
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