No matter how we look at it, earning and retaining customer loyalty is a major business on all sides of the travel industry. According to Connexions Loyalty, a loyalty fulfillment company, 83 percent of all consumers belong to at least one loyalty Read full post »
You’ve just booked your flights and hotel so you’re ready to escape to that fabulous destination. And although you know where you’re going and where you’re staying once you arrive, there is still a great deal of information you need to know Read full post »
A couple weeks ago, my mom and I set out for a short weekend getaway to Lisbon, Portugal. Overall it was a great trip, but there was a pretty major hiccup on our flight on the way home. In short: we missed Read full post »
One of the most frustrating parts of being a frequent flyer in our modern times is the process of earning rewards points and miles for the regular flights we take. Not long ago, flyers would earn reward miles based on their distance Read full post »
This week, hundreds of travelers will take to the skies with the latest version of the iconic Apple iPhone. As it seems to go with every launch, many have already submitted their preorders days ahead of time, in order to be among Read full post »
Managing credit card rewards can be tough, and the more different rewards programs you start getting into the tougher it gets. There are services that are designed to help people manage these rewards like Birch and AwardWallet, there’s also a new service Read full post »
For many frugal travelers, settling on a destination is only the first part of the challenge. Once they have determined the destination, the true thrill of the pursuit comes from finding an equally low fare to get there, or a cheap price Read full post »
Keeping track of trip expenses is hard enough when you don’t need to worry about sharing those trip expenses with people you are traveling with. Often times when you’re traveling with a friend, someone is going to make the hotel reservation, someone Read full post »
Getting into points and miles is really tough. There are so many different award programs — both airline and hotel, as well as transferable points currencies. Each has a different award chart and different partners that you can redeem your miles for Read full post »
Nobody is born a frugal traveler. Instead, every facet of this hobby – from learning about how to maximize points and miles to managing the credit aspect of this game – is learned. Thus, everything in our particular fascination is a skill, Read full post »
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