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Similar to the $5 Kroger offer for purchasing gift cards, Staples has an offer for a $20 rebate in the form of a Prepaid Card when you purchase $300 in MasterCard Prepaid cards. This offer is available this week and in store so there is plenty of time to get in on this offer. Use… Read More


Get $5 Off $50 Visa Or MasterCard Gift Cards At Kroger


I love picking up gift cards at Kroger because you can save a bundle with the fuel points program. But when they are offering $5 off a purchase of $50 or more on Visa or MasterCard purchases it becomes an even better deal. But you'll have to hurry, the promotion ends on July 15, 2014… Read More

Delta Low Level Award To Italy Final Routing

This is a post in our series of Delta Secrets we've learned over the last 11 years flying this great airline that just happens to have a more "interesting" way to find flights you want to take at the miles you want to spend. I get a tremendous amount of emails asking for help strategizing, planning, and… Read More


This Presidential Suite is more like a beach front condo than a suite. The last time I stayed at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Resort and Spa I was upgraded to a huge Gulf Front Suite. That room was large, but the Presidential Suite is larger. On a long weekend trip to Tampa, we decided to head over… Read More


Free W Hotels Summer Music Mix – Wet Deck Mix


The W Hotels has come out with a summer music mix called the Wet Deck Mix, and you can get it for free. This is an extension of the W lifestyle they portray by bringing a W music mix style to your smartphone this summer. All you have to do to get the music is… Read More


Most Expensive Hotel Room In North America


When I see an expensive hotel price for 1 night I usually joke that it's like a mortgage payment. But the price tag on this suite is like a car purchase. The 4,300-square-foot Ty Warner Penthouse on the 52nd floor of the Four Seasons New York goes for $45,000 a night! I've stayed in what… Read More

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barcelona 767

You have to see what happened at Barcelona's airport. The two planes involved were a a Boeing 767-300 from Utair and a Airbus A340 from Aerolineas Argentinas   Luckily everyone was Ok, and the plane was simply able to go around, but it makes you wonder what was going on with the air traffic controllers… Read More


500 Free Points from Virgin America Plus Up To 7,500 Additional Points

Virgin America

Earn 500 Free Points from Virgin America when you sign-up for Virgin America's Elevate Loyalty program and then earn up to 7,500 bonus Elevate points after your first flight. This offer is valid now through December 31, 2014. In addition to the sign-up bonus, new members will earn bonus points based on what cabin they book for their… Read More


What’s The Best Form of Compensation During a Delay?

Frontier Airlines

According to Frontier Airlines it seems that pizza might just be. Per this MSN News article, passengers on a diverted Frontier Airlines flight from Washington to Denver, received a nice treat when they landed in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Due to the lengthy weather delay, the captain decided to order 35 pizzas to feed all 160 passengers on-board the… Read More


Sneaking Into Hotel Swimming Pools in NYC

NYC hotel swimming pols

Per this Thrillist story, there are 13 hotel swimming pools in New York City that you must sneak into, and based on this story we will be trying our luck on these swimming pools this summer. Here's the list of the hotels: Millenium Hilton New York ONE UN New York Gansevoort Park Avenue Gansevoort Meatpacking… Read More


Deal Alert: $54 JetBlue Flights From Boston to Several Texas Cities


JetBlue has a great deal on flights from Boston to Austin (AUS), Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Houston (HOU) for only $54 each way right now. You must book by July 11th for travel between August 4 - November 20, 2014. For two days only the price of a barrel of oil, $108 as of the close of the market on July 9, determined the price… Read More


American Airlines Breaks Ground on New Integrated Operations Center


American Airlines broke ground this week on their new Integrated Operations Center in Fort Worth. Earlier this year, they announced plans to consolidate the American and US Airways operations centers into this new center. The new, state-of-the-art Integrated Operations Center will serve as the nerve center for American Airlines, and will house more than 1,400… Read More


If you drink a lot of coffee like me, it makes sense to signup for the Starbucks rewards program. Earning stars with each purchase can add up quick, especially when there are promotions. Today and tomorrow Starbucks has an unlimited 2 bonus star offer when you buy a baked good with a Teavana Oprah Chai… Read More

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Beer Thirty In The Sky Club


When it's time for a beer and a snack it's always 5 o'clock in some lounge somewhere. On this night in the Sky Club it called for an ice cold Bud-heavy, spicy nuts and yogurt covered pretzels. I miss the days of self pour Blue Moon in special clubs. I miss the ice cold Heinekens… Read More