As long as the post office is properly delivering your mail (I’m still waiting on the delivery of a FlyerTalk secret Santa gift that the USPS seems to be holding hostage or has lost) you can easily track the status and expected Read full post »
Ski season is upon us, and the Rockies have been getting hammered with some beautiful powder this year. If you haven’t thought about planning a winter ski getaway this year, now is absolutely the time to do it. Here are some money-saving Read full post »
Earlier this month, I was approved for the Citi Prestige credit card. After putting $3,000 in spending on the card within 90 days, I’ll have 50,000 Citi Thank You Points to spend. Fortunately, that’s on top of the 50,000 points I earned Read full post »
The snow was falling heavily in Northern Michigan and the temperatures were dropping. I had no flights booked for the entire month of January, and although the first week of 2016 had barely passed, I was getting antsy and bored. I knew Read full post »
I’ve covered some of the best transfer partners with American Express Membership Rewards, and while it is important to know how to get the best value from your points, it’s equally important to know which programs to avoid, and why. The transfer Read full post »
Here at FrugalTravelGuy, we are always thinking of ways to help our readers make sure they have as much information as possible at their disposal to be able to redeem their points and miles for the award booking of their dreams. Pursuant Read full post »
For over a year, I knew I would be spending Thanksgiving Week 2016 in Hawaii. Or so I thought… In 2010, my alma mater, the University of Connecticut won the Maui Invitational Championship, which is arguably the most prestigious in-season men’s college Read full post »
Like I did for paid travel I’ll go over tools for award travel and describe techniques to find seats and routing that works — keeping things as free as possible. Trying to find an around the world ticket is a horrible idea Read full post »
A majority of airlines allow mixed-cabin award bookings, with Avianca/Lifemiles being probably the most notable exception. For example, if you want to travel from Chicago to Zurich via Munich on a United business class award, and the flight was available in business Read full post »
My friends and family aren’t afraid to travel, nor is there a lack of desire. The biggest hurdle they have is thir ability to plan out their trip. I can plan a trip 12 months in advance, yet seemingly everyone I know can’t Read full post »
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