How many actual credit cards have you owned? One of the credit scoring agencies lists 87 credit cards in my record over the last five years. Another agency that keeps longer records suggests that I have had 109 since I started this Read full post »
I picked up the latest issue of Business Traveler Magazine in a Delta Club on my way to Australia last weekend. What a delightful surprise to find an article by Chris Pritchard on the topic of what to do in four hours Read full post »
Scott didn’t know how tough he was. Then one day, life tested him. An accident changed his life forever, but it didn’t take away his spirit. With a supportive team and a drive to push the limits of what was possible, he Read full post »
In the blogging world, information comes and goes in an instant, and perhaps it will never be seen again unless you expose a secret deal or say something really stupid, then it will be searchable on Google forever. It’s also difficult to Read full post »
According to several recent studies, the average U.S. worker has a mere 16 paid vacation days to work with on any given year. And, according to a report by the Center for Economic Policy Research, paid vacation is often even scarcer for Read full post »
I consider renting a vacation property the second best way to have a roof over your head on the road. Points do and will remain the first thing I look into, but renting an apartment, or house, or even a villa is Read full post »
Are you a planner? If so, how much of a planner are you? When it comes to travel some of my friends and family say I over plan with my printed copies of everything, registering with the STEP program and calendar appointments I put Read full post »
Last week I talked about some less than flattering changes that have happened over the years at Flyertalk. The conversations have become more offensive, at times down right disrespectful. And we are even seeing posters add misleading information to hide deals they Read full post »
If I have learned anything about booking my own travel, it’s to know the answer to two key questions before I pull the trigger on that cheap airfare. Question #1: Is there affordable lodging available? Question #2: Do I need a visa? Read full post »
Last week I flew to Houston after spending Mother’s day with Sara and my mother-in-law just south of Tampa. I was attending Microsoft TechEd, the largest annual conference Microsoft puts on. My flights were uneventful and while we had a small delay Read full post »
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