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Don’t Fall for Free Cruise Hoaxes, Best Inside-the-airport Hotels, Blue Basic and More

Amex Business Platinum Losing Benefits: Via Dan’s Deals and Doctor of Credit, the Amex Business Platinum card is losing some key benefits. I hate it when benefits... Read More

Family Flys Free
Surviving a Chase Shutdown, Outrageous Airline Hold Time, and the Jewel that is Armenia

Here is the latest set of interesting stories and news from around the travel web that I find interesting and hope you do, too! The post Surviving a Chase Shutdown,... Read More

Miles For Family
Updates to How This Blog Makes Money

Hi folks! Just some housekeeping news here. Earlier this year, we shared a post about How This Blog Makes Money. One of the most common complaints we’ve received... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
If You Let Your Guard Down, Even Seasoned New Yorkers Can Fall For A Scam

The more people that visit a city, the number of scams and scammers go up exponentially. Now, when I talk about scams here, I’m not talking about pickpockets or... Read More

Miles For Family
Are You Speculatively Transferring MR Points in Light of Recent Shutdowns?

Like many of you, I’ve been following recent reports of Amex shutdowns on Reddit as well as Flyertalk.  Frequent Miler blog also has a post with a good... Read More

Miles to Go
Marriott Off-Peak Awards Exists And Your Questions Answered!

What’s the deal with Marriott Bonvoy award pricing? If you haven’t heard, along with many of the other changes made to their loyalty program, came the... Read More

Miles For Family
Unpopular Opinion: Wall-mounted Bulk Toiletries in Hotels and on Cruises Are Ok

Earlier this year, Disney Cruise Line fans were melting down at the replacement of travel-sized shampoo/conditioner bottles with wall-mounted bulk dispensers in the... Read More

Family Flys Free
Helsinki Airport’s New Entrance is Going to Be Absolutely Stunning

Helsinki Vantaa Airport is in the middle of a large expansion project that will completely overhaul the check-in and arrivals halls. Here's how it will look: The post... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Perfect Last-Minute Booking And Two Credit Cards To Think About

We have your weekly travel news in 15 minutes or less!   This week, Shawn Coomer is back in the co-pilot seat with host Ed Pizza.  Shawn is the host of the... Read More

Miles To Memories
How to Save on a Disney Plus Subscription on Launch Day & Beyond!

Get your Disney and save money too! Find out how to save on a Disney Plus subscription with trial offers, promo deals, cashback specials and more! The post How to Save... Read More

Family Flys Free
SoFi Money Keeps Giving: Now Get $100 in Free Stock!

SoFi Money just keeps on rolling out offers. As of Sunday, they've increased their offer for new SoFi Invest accounts to $100 in stock, just for signing up! The post... Read More

Miles For Family
When the Best Flight Doesn’t Show Up on the Chase Travel Portal

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Over the past week,... Read More

Points With a Crew
The Anthem Veterans memorial is SUPER awesome on Veteran’s Day!

The Anthem Veterans Memorial is precisely engineered so that the sun shines perfectly through the 5 pillars at 11:11 a.m. on November 11th, illuminating the ... Read More

Miles For Family
Impatiently Waiting on Next Year’s School Calendar

I admit, I’m a Type A planner who likes to know dates and events well in the future. Last year, our school calendar for the following year came out in early... Read More

Family Flys Free
5 Things To Know Before Visiting Finland

Thinking of taking a trip to the happiest country in the world? Here are several things to know before visiting Finland, an amazing Nordic gem. The post 5 Things To... Read More

Miles For Family
3-Night vs. 7-night Cruise: How We’re Prioritizing our Time

Next week (Ah! I can’t believe it’s next week already!), my family is going on a 3-night Disney Cruise. I won’t even consider a 3-night cruise on any... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
The Little-Known Airport On Walt Disney World Property

Most visitors to Walt Disney World (WDW) fly to Central Florida and land at Orlando International Airport (although some fly into Sanford or even Melbourne). From there... Read More

Family Flys Free
Review: Oneworld Business Class Lounge LAX

The Oneworld Business Class Lounge LAX is a large club available to premium cabin passengers and elites. Here's my review of the space from a recent trip: The post... Read More

Family Flys Free
SoFi Money: Fantastic Travel Account, Now With Up To $150 Bonus!

SoFi Money is an great account for international travel, offering fee-free ATM withdrawals. Now they are offering another $100 beyond the $50 sign up offer. The post... Read More

Pizza in Motion
The Marriott Statistic I Just Can’t Wrap My Arms Around

There's a statistic in Marriott's quarterly earnings that I just can't believe. The post The Marriott Statistic I Just Can’t Wrap My Arms Around appeared first on... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Our Dinner Inside Disney’s Haunted Mansion, Woman Boards Flight With No ID Or Ticket, How To Prevent Items From Being Stolen At X-Ray, & More!

And BOOM, another month is done! Hello, November! Here are our most popular posts for October 2019. Some of them were actually written before October (heads up that... Read More

Miles For Family
Visiting Europe for the Weekend, Increased CC Offers, Hyatt Cap Cana Reviews

Visiting Europe for a Long Weekend: See this post on Travel Update. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should. It’s a hard no for me. Increased... Read More

Family Flys Free
A Disastrous Hotel Opening, Working on Planes, and Thousands of Passengers Owed Compensation

Here is the latest set of interesting stories and news from around the travel web that I find interesting and hope you do, too! The post A Disastrous Hotel Opening,... Read More

Family Flys Free
Review: Candlewood Suites LAX Hawthorne

The Candlewood Suites LAX Hawthorne isn't the nicest digs near the airport, but it is a fine stay if you are looking for a clean place on a budget. The post Review:... Read More

Miles For Family
Getting a Great Value for our IHG Renewal Certs

My husband and I each opened Chase IHG cards last year. We used our bonus points for the Holiday Inn Old Sydney on our big trip down under this past summer. Our one-year... Read More

Family Flys Free
Is It Worth Visiting Europe For a Long Weekend?

Looking for a weekend getaway, but wondering whether you should brave a trip abroad? Here is why (or why not) it's worth visiting Europe for a long weekend. The post Is... Read More

Miles to Go
Planning A Trip To Iceland & Frontier Changes For Families

Feel like all your friends are enjoying the beautiful blue lagoons of Iceland? Thinking about planning a trip to the island known for its dramatic landscape?... Read More

Bald Thoughts
How to save money on your ski vacation

Winter is coming and it’s time to dust off the skis. But how are you going to afford the family vacation to the mountains when skiing and snowboarding can be so... Read More

Miles For Family
Disastrous Opening Week for Hyatt Cap Cana in DR?

As some long-time readers know, I almost booked the new all-inclusive Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana for spring break. I debated between that new resort and the Andaz Papagayo in... Read More

Miles For Family
Turning a Hobby into a Momcation: Bouchercon 2019

Last weekend, I did something I’ve never done before: I took a Momcation! What is a Momcation? The last few years, #momcation has been trending on social media.... Read More

NowBoarding
14,000 Bonus Shopping Miles & What’s Marriott Status Worth?

This week, Shawn Coomer from Miles to Memories is back to chat with Ed Pizza about some of the top news and posts of the week... Read More

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