Live and Let’s Fly
Man Finds Himself Stuck In Middle Seat Between Mom, Dad, And Baby….
I don’t fault anyone for pre-reserving an aisle and window seat in hopes that the middle seat will stay empty, but I do wonder whether it is appropriate to keep that arrangement when a stranger is later assigned to the middle seat. Dad Refuses To Trade Seats, Leaving Man Stuck...
Miles For Family
Moving money to earn bigger chunks of airline miles
I’ve mentioned on here before that my husband and I each have savings accounts at Bask Bank that earn American Airlines miles instead of interest. Our accounts earn 1.5 AA miles per dollar annually. So for example, an account with $10,000 dollars in it earns 15,000 AA miles annually. We’ve...
Miles For Family
Frontier GoWild! all-you-can-fly pass is now available to purchase
This afternoon, I received an email from Frontier Airlines about the GoWild! all-you-can-fly pass that I wrote about a few weeks ago. The price is….drumroll please…$599 for the first year, with renewal price $1999/year. This offer is available through November 17, 2022, and the number of passes are limited. Link...
Miles For Family
Why I Paid a Fortune (Via Points) to Change My MIL’s Flights to Japan
As many of you know, I’ve been planning a trip to Japan for three years now. For obvious reasons, it kept getting canceled. But for the first time in a long time, I feel like I have a pretty good shot at finally taking my family there six months from...
Live and Let’s Fly
Selfish Jerk Refuses To Switch Seats With Boy In Airplane Ticketing Snafu That Left Him In Tears
We’ve debated the ethics of seat swapping and the protocol for making requests, but an airplane seating story out of England that left a six-year-old boy crying really makes me shake my head. Jerk Refuses To Switch Seats With Boy Who Was Assigned Same Window Seat Like many six-year-olds, Ryan Bandli...
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Squeezing in One More Trip in 2023 on Miles and Points
My family has a jam-packed travel schedule for 2023. So, I assumed I was done with 2023 planning, and I’ve been thinking about our 2024 plans. Yes, I plan ahead, far ahead. However, when we were talking about our oldest going off to college next year, my husband said he...
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80k Lufthansa Bonus, Arrival Plus Adds Transfer Partners and More
Lots of credit card news this week! 80k bonus on Lufthansa Credit Card: This card by Barclays currently has 80k bonus points after spending $3000 in the first 90 days. This card isn’t in our affiliate network, and I don’t recommend it as one of the first cards to get....
Miles to Go
Family Travel: Child With A Disability
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Taylor Swift Tour Creates Crazy High Hotel Prices
I plan (hope!) to buy tickets to Taylor Swift’s 2023 tour, The Eras Tour, next week for a Christmas present. As I mentioned last week, I hope to get these tickets during the Capital One pre-sale. Since the tour dates were announced, I’ve read some pretty crazy stories about people...
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What’s better than 6 months 0% APR? 18 months!
Last week, I wrote about how I’m taking advantage of a 0% APR on new purchases for 6 months on my Amex Hilton Honors card. Well, I’ve received another offer that’s even better! My Chase Plan Offer Via email, I received an offer from Chase for a 0% interest $0...
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Tempted by this IHG timeshare offer for a cheap getaway
Yesterday, I received a tempting offer in my email from IHG. For $249 and 2 hours of my time attending a timeshare presentation, I could get a 3-night stay at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Seaside Resort plus 20,000 IHG points. I’ve had my eye on this resort for quite...
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Today Only! Save 100% on Frontier Flights with Promo Code
I just received this in my email: Today, November 8, 2022 only, use promo code SAVE100 to get 100% off the price of a flight on Frontier Airlines! The fine print: Must book by end of the day today, November 8, 2022 Valid for flights Monday through Thursday and Saturday...
Pizza in Motion
Back To The Future: United Finally Implementing Higher Status Requirements, With Some New Twists
Back in 2019 the airlines were gearing up to thin their elite ranks.  Travel was booming, though not the unbelievable demand we’re seeing this year.  Late in 2019 United announced a pretty significant revamp of how customers would earn elite status.  Just a few months later, the reality of COVID-19...
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Is It Worth Renewing Capital One Venture X Card Just for Priority Pass Benefit?
How much money is Priority Pass access really worth? If you asked me this question even a year ago, my answer would be $0. That’s because Covid-19 pandemic brought our travel plans (the flying kind) to a screeching halt. Fortunately, I’m very stingy when it comes to renewing premium credit...
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7 Favorite Holiday Travel Tips for Families
The holidays can be stressful when you’re trying to balance work, school, and family. Throw in a trip to see relatives or escape to someplace warm, and it gets even more complicated. With these seven holiday travel tips for families, you’ll have a much better experience and save some money....