There are many lovely things that come with the onset of fall. With the leaves changing colors and falling all around us, followed by the end of one great American sport (baseball) transitioning into another (football), there are many reasons to enjoy Read full post »
While visiting Sydney, Australia this past weekend I checked my Facebook page and discovered that four other people I knew were either in Australia or on their way to visit. There have been some incredible cheap airfares lately to Australia and a 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 »
I was sitting around waiting for the hot air balloons in Albuquerque when the question came to mind: How many countries have the FrugalTravelGuy writers been to? With Howie’s technical help and a little effort on everybody’s part we came up with 108 Read full post »
There were two major routes announced yesterday: American Airlines between Los Angeles and Sydney, and Qantas between Sydney (SYD) and San Francisco (SFO). American will be flying to Australia for the first time since the 1990s, while Qantas will be returning to Read full post »
It isn’t easy or cheap to get there, but I think New Zealand might be the most frugal wine region (not withstanding transportation costs) to experience, and probably the most beautiful as well. Last year, with Miguel’s help, I booked a trip Read full post »
French Polynesia is comprised of over 100 islands in the South Pacific. About a dozen or so of these islands have resort-style hotel accommodations, most notably Bora Bora and Moorea. The crystal clear water and calm beaches make French Polynesia one of Read full post »
Australia is one of the most challenging places to get from the United States in business or first class class using frequent flier miles. Being on the other side of the world, there are several challenges with using miles to get there: Read full post »
Its not so much the award flying as what happens to you if you miss your award flight. (A little back story of my trip to Australia: Parts 1, 2 and 3.) Here’s what happened: I was sitting in the Hobart, Tasmania airport, awaiting my flight to Sydney Read full post »
My son Andrew and I crossed off some bucket list items and had some adventures in Australia this summer! Read Part 1 and Part 2. We took the inland route from Warrnambool (on the western edge of the Great Ocean Road) back Read full post »
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