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Priceline Name Your Own Price – We check out the Hotel search

Priceline Name Your Own Price - We check out the Hotel search

What is Priceline?

Priceline offers an e-commerce service that they uniquely pioneered – naming your own price in the world of travel.

With Priceline, you can book hotels, flights, car rental, cruises and vacation packages, by either searching and booking as normal or naming your own price and bidding on services.

Priceline fun fact!

Past Priceline TV advertising has featured William Shatner and Kaley Cuoco as a father-daughter duo as well as Leonard Nimoy and Theresa Caputo!

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Doha – layover guide what to expect and what to do

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Trip Index (what we have published so far):

Cathay Pacific First Class Review – Los Angeles to Hong Kong – CX 883

Colombo, Sri Lanka – What to expect and what to do

Sigiriya – What you need to know about seeing the incredible Lion's Rock in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Business Class Review – Hong Kong to Bangkok and Colombo – UL 423

Plaza Premium Lounge Review Hong Kong Airport (Priority Pass)

Etihad Business Class (A330) Review Male, Maldives to Abu Dhabi, UAE – EY279

Novotel Abu Dhabi Gate Review (near Abu Dhabi International Airport)

Oneworld Lounge (Tom Bradley International Terminal, TBIT) Los Angeles Airport Review

Etihad Business Class Lounge Review Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 3

Etihad Regional Business Class Abu Dhabi, UAE to Beirut, Lebanon – EY 535

Beirut, Lebanon – What to expect and what to see

What to do in Male before you head to your Maldives Resort

If I could summarize Doha in one sentence, it would be, 'hot, boring and expensive'.

I was very hopeful for this 'Dubai-in-the-making' and I love places that lift themselves into a meaningful (economic) existence seemingly by sheer will. However, Doha has a long way to go before it is another Dubai!

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JetBlue announces a checked bag fee and a loss of legroom for the future

JetBlue announces a checked bag fee and a loss of legroom for the future

What's the news?

On Wednesday, JetBlue announced to its investors that it will begin charging for checked bags for certain flights in 2015, leaving Southwest Airlines as the only major US domestic airline to let customers have at least one free checked bag.

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Avianca LifeMiles 100% bonus when you buy 1,000 or more

Avianca LifeMiles 100% bonus when you buy 1,000 or more

What's the deal?

The LifeMiles promotion 'mile purchase 2×1' is back again!

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Marriott Friends and Family Code – Can anyone use it?

Marriott Friends and Family Code - Can anyone use it?

What is the Marriott Friends and Family Code?

The Marriott Friends and Family code itself is the three letters of MMF – which you can enter on the booking page where it asks for Special Rates & Awards.

The Marriott Friends and Family code is strictly to be used by employees to book their family and close friends a special discount rate at Marriott properties. The discount can be quite substantial, and some people have even reported discounts of up to 80%.

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Will Chase redeem gift cards that it no longer sells?

Will Chase redeem gift cards that it no longer sells?

What is a Chase gift card?

Chase used to supply prepaid Visa debit gift cards to customers, until they stopped doing so in 2013.

A prepaid gift card can be used to buy goods anywhere that Visa is accepted – in retail stores and online. They can even be used internationally with merchants that accept Visa.

Chase gift cards couldn't be used for purposes of gambling, at ATMS or to get cash from bank branches.

We wrote about the Chase prepaid Visa debit gift cards here. Some of us in the world of travel hacking used them for reasons of manufacturing spend.

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