Interview with Grant Thomas from TravelwithGrant.com

Interview with Grant Thomas from TravelwithGrant.com

Today's interview features Grant Thomas from TravelwithGrant.com. How, why and when did you get started to blog your thoughts on travel? I started Travel with Grant in May 2013. I was between jobs and thought a blog would be a good way to impress potential employers and give me something to work on while I […]

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in Uncategorized

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Review: Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, California

Review: Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, California

Book the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, California here. The Sheraton Palo Alto is located in the heart of Palo Alto's commercial center – just between Stanford University and University Avenue. Palo Alto has become famous in the last decade not just because it was Facebook first home in California but also helped incubate Paypal and […]

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in Starwood Hotels

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Fly Chicago/ New York to Warsaw RoundTrip for just 30,000 Lufthansa Miles & More

Fly Chicago/ New York to Warsaw RoundTrip for just 30,000 Lufthansa Miles & More

Lufthansa runs it's monthly mileage bargain deals. Most deals from the US aren't too interesting since these deals only apply to Lufthansa group member redemptions and the fuel surcharges easily exceed $800 per roundtrip. However there is one exception – LOT Polish Airlines does not charge a separate fuel surcharge. Warsaw for 30,000 miles* instead […]

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in Lufthansa Miles and More

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Press

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Posted on January 1, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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Interview with Leana Storts from milesforfamily.com

Interview with Leana Storts from milesforfamily.com

Today's interview features Leana Storts from milesforfamily.com. Leana grew up in Belarus – a country famous for its though visa rules. How, why and when did you get started to blog your thought on travel? I started about 5 months ago by using WordPress platform. I have noticed that most blogs in the industry focus […]

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Interview with Lindsay Carreiro from fashionistastravel.com

Interview with Lindsay Carreiro from fashionistastravel.com

Today's interview features Lindsay Carreiro from fashionistastravel.com. Lindsay uses her blog to mix her fashion and style experiences with travel. How, why and when did you get started to blog your thoughts on travel? I started Fashionista's Travel back in 2010, after a trip to Alaska. My very first post consisted of telling a story […]

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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How to get nearly 20% off all Hyatt Stays Part 2

How to get nearly 20% off all Hyatt Stays Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, I detailed how using a combination of the AMEX Open program, Topcashback and SPG points from purchasing gift cards would get you a roughly 10% discount on all Hyatt stays. Here's the rest of the equation in bumping that discount up to 20%. There is currently a 10% discount […]

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in World of Hyatt

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How to get nearly 20% off all Hyatt Stays

How to get nearly 20% off all Hyatt Stays

Coming off of my previous post on Hyatt's new "Endless Possibilities" promotion, I've since learned that there's a great way to save nearly 20% off of all Hyatt stays within the US, Canada and the Caribbean. Although Hyatt has one of the smallest footprints out of all the major hotel chains, I've found my stays […]

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in World of Hyatt

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Review: Hotel Moreno Buenos Aires, San Telmo

Review: Hotel Moreno Buenos Aires, San Telmo

Book the Hotel Moreno Buenos Aires, San Telmo here. It's rather rare that I take the time to review a non-chain hotel. Most hotels are just not too special and you get a bed with a small room coupled with an even tnier bathroom. I have stayed in this hotel twice now and it looks […]

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in Hotel Reviews

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Review: Sheraton Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Review: Sheraton Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Book the Sheraton Iguazu Falls, Argentina here. Iguazu isn't very well known – but it has some of the most scenic waterfalls in the world. The huge Rio Iguazu cascades through 300 feet cliffs in a tropical rain forest. The Iguazu falls are shared between Brazil and Argentina with both sides having a section accessible […]

Posted on December 25, 2013 by in Starwood Hotels

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Review: Four Points by Sheraton Lima, Peru Hotel

Review: Four Points by Sheraton Lima, Peru Hotel

Book the Four Points by Sheraton Lima here. The Four Points by Sheraton has by far the best location of all Starwood properties in Lima. It catches 50% higher rates than the Sheraton and I guess this will only increase. It opened just 3 months ago. It's housed in a renovated building in a quiet […]

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in Starwood Hotels

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Interview with ‘The Guy’ from flightsandfrustration.com

Interview with ‘The Guy’ from flightsandfrustration.com

Today's interview features 'The Guy' who refuses to be named in public but writes a great blog at flightsandfrustration.com. He offers a more British perspective on the travel world. How, why and when did you get started to blog your thoughts on travel? I began the blog http://flightsandfrustration.com in September 2012. I suppose that I'd […]

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Review: LAN Business Class from Lima, Peru to Buenos Aires, Argentina plus SUMAQ VIP LOUNGE

Review: LAN Business Class from Lima, Peru to Buenos Aires, Argentina plus SUMAQ VIP LOUNGE

Book your flight on LAN here. Oneworld Member LAN operates in most South American countries and has established itself as an efficient, premium player a notch above most other players in their local markets. LAN Peru, LAN Chile, LAN Argentina, LAN Brazil are operated separately but all use the same standard equipment. LAN Peru can […]

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Buying a mobile phone SIM card – in Peru!

Buying a mobile phone SIM card – in Peru!

Image courtesy of http://studentsforliberty.org If you have been to Asia – you know how comfortable it is to get a local SIM card and use the mobile Internet. At Taiwan airport there is a booth just to the left when you exit and the girls will put a working SIM card in your iPhone in […]

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Review: Intercontinental Hotel Buenos Aires

Review: Intercontinental Hotel Buenos Aires

Book the Intercontinental Hotel Buenos Aires here. The Intercontinental Buenos Aires is located in the heart of Buenos Aires downtown. It's close to trendy San Telmo and just a couple of blocks from the main shopping drag 'Calle Florida' and the main government buildings. It accompanies almost half of a city block and has a […]

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in Hotel Reviews

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New Hyatt Promotion for 2014

New Hyatt Promotion for 2014

I make it no secret that Hyatt is by far my favorite hotel company. Although they have one of the smaller footprints throughout the world, I've almost always enjoyed my stays at their line of brands from the efficient Hyatt Places to their ultra-luxurious Park Hyatt hotels. Having diamond status with Hyatt has provided me […]

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in World of Hyatt

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Top Travel destinations for 2014

Top Travel destinations for 2014

CNN dissects some of major travel destinations for 2014. If you need some inspiration for your 2014 holidays – check it out. The Panama Canal will celebrate it's 100th birthday. I plan to be there next year and see it finally. Obviously the World Cup in Brazil will be a major draw. Just expect huge […]

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel predictions for 2014?

Travel predictions for 2014?

Bloomberg has a couple of interesting predictions: You'll pay less for many flights within the U.S. (It's about time!) Given that US Airways and American Airlines just merged I'd expect less competition on many routes. While JetBlue and Southwest keep expanding I can't see major capacity growth. Given that demand will probably stay strong I […]

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Do this Now: 3% Cashback on AMEX Gift Cards

Do this Now:  3% Cashback on AMEX Gift Cards

Manufactured spending is basically the act of putting extra spend on your points and mileage earning credit cards at little to no cost for the sole purpose of building up your miles/points totals. Sometimes, on rare occasions, you'll find an opportunity where you can actually do this and also make money. Buying AMEX Gift cards […]

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Hotel Deals for December 16th – Munchen and Nyborg

Hotel Deals for December 16th – Munchen and Nyborg

The deals below have appeared on major booking sites. The deals were valid at the time that we tested them. Mistake rates may or may not be honored by the booking site (OTA) and or individual hotel. Hotel Excelsior Munchen Rate: 15 Euro's Book for: 4th November preferredhotelgroup.com Hotel Hesselet – Nyborg Rate: $29 Book […]

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Hotel Deals for December 14th – Two hotels in Rome

Hotel Deals for December 14th – Two hotels in Rome

The deals below have appeared on major booking sites. The deals were valid at the time that we tested them. Mistake rates may or may not be honored by the booking site (OTA) and or individual hotel. Hotel Aurora Garden Rome Rate: £5 Book for: Sat 1st November Book at booking.com Inn I Tre Moschettieri […]

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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