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Another Reason To Drive: Vanilla Reloads This Holiday Season


A fellow Boarding Area blogger posed a question earlier this week if it is better to fly or drive this Holiday season. I think it totally depends on the person, where you are going and the all in cost and convenience of travel mode. For us, flying made most sense to our first destination, but… Read More

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Happy Black Friday! As I posted here yesterday you can score 10% off gift card purchases up to $300 at Target.com this morning! I was able to get mine already and it was super easy! The discount came right off without any issue! I've gotten some questions from readers on how to do it so, I… Read More

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Calling all Target shoppers, here is a sweet deal that you can score $30 free in Target gift cards tomorrow only! This is also a nice opportunity to add a little spend to any credit card that you may be trying to hit a spend threshold on for sign up bonus purposes. Here's The Deal… Read More


Alaska Airlines Launch New Routes from Seattle and Portland


Alaska Airlines just announced that they would be launching new service from Seattle and Portland. The new destinations that they plan to serve from these cities are: Seattle-Milwaukee Seattle-St. Louis Portland-Oklahoma City To fly these new routes, Alaska is expanding its partnership with SkyWest Airlines with the addition of new 76-seat Embraer E175 jets. These… Read More

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toddler weekly flyer carry-on

Here's a guest post from Mrs. Weekly Flyer: We recently flew with both our children on a rather long cross-country flight and I found myself spending extra time to make sure that our toddler's carry-on had everything that it needed to ensure a successful flight for all. It came in so handy that Toddler Weekly… Read More

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According to Fox News, "Thanksgiving travel can add 130-259% increase in airline volume!" Well, it's finally here, the dreaded Wednesday before Thanksgiving travel day! It's one of the most hectic travel days of the year! Are you already on the road? Perhaps you are lucky and got a few extra days off work and have… Read More


Here comes the snow! And with it another Thanksgiving travel nightmare! According to the weather channel, snow is expected to fall in much of the Northeast this afternoon and 200+ flights have already been cancelled causing travel headaches across much of the country! As NBC News is reporting here, "Nor'easter Threatens Thanksgiving Travel Chaos for… Read More

verizon connection day

Today is Verizon connection day! Today only you can score free movies, airport wifi, music and more for both existing Verizon customers and people who use other carriers as well! Go here to check out what you can get for free today! If you are a Verizon customer, you may even be able to get… Read More


Get A Year Of ShopRunner Free 2-Day Shipping For $8

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Living Social  is offering a one-year membership at ShopRunner for just $8 until 4 p.m. Eastern today, and then it will be $9 for the one-year membership if purchased over the next 12 days. ShopRunner works much like Amazon Prime, with membership including unlimited free 2-day shipping at more than 100 online stores; free return… Read More

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American Express cardholders can save even more, by looking at their Offers For You, which you can find by logging into your American Express account online. For cardholders of The Platinum Card® from American Express or American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Card you just have to log into your account and select the Offers For You tab at the bottom of the page. There, you’ll… Read More

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Delta and American Compete on London-Philadelphia Route

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This week American Airlines announced a second daily non stop flight between PHL and LHR staring on March 29, 2015, while Delta Airlines announced new daily service between PHL and LHR starting on April 8, 2015.The American Airlines flight will be a daily day-time flight operated with a US Airways Boeing 757-200 with the following… Read More


Delta Secrets – Delta 747 Domestic Flight Repositioning Route

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The other day we were reminded that Delta will retire their Boeing 747 planes in the near future. These planes will be replaced by Airbus in the near future. But if you are still looking to fly one of Delta's remaining wide body double decker Boeing 747's there is still time. We'll share one route we… Read More

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Free Gogo Passes For Holiday Travel Winners


We love staying connected in the air whether it's chatting with friends and family or responding to reader's emails, we always connect with Gogo inflight wifi once we hit the magic 10,000 foot mark. With the Holiday's coming up, we figured it would be a great chance to partner up with Gogo and give readers… Read More


No Pre-Board For Families With Small Children On US Airways?!


We are just back from a great trip with the family, a little pre-Thanksgiving getaway and flew US Airways with Toddler WeeklyFlyer (2.5 yrs) and new addition, Baby WeeklyFlyer (3.5 months.) We usually don't fly US Airways but, on this occasion the miles ratios worked out and so off we were on our first flight… Read More


Naked Man Falls Through Ceiling At Logan International Airport!

What an interesting sight this must have been Saturday at Boston's Logan International Airport, when reportedly a naked man fell through the ceiling of the ladies' restroom! As reported by Foxnews.com, 26-year-old Cameron Shenk was arrested on Saturday after he reportedly undressed in the women's restroom and then climbed into the crawlspace. Apparently, he was injured when… Read More

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My Starbucks Rewards sent out two very different targeted e-mails on Monday night, one offering earning up to six bonus stars for making a purchase six days in a row, and the other offering a free beverage for purchasing three espresso or Frappuccino blended beverages. Both promotions are valid from November 25 to December 1st… Read More


Free Delta Gold Medallion and Sky Club Access Targeted Offer

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Delta is at it again with yet another targeted promotion where they are giving away Gold Medallion status and SkyClub memberships to their corporate clients. Promotion Details:   By now you’ve seen the benefits of flying BusinessElite firsthand and experienced the perks of Gold Medallion status, too. Make it your new travel routine. Register here, then… Read More

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Will Winter Weather Impact Thanksgiving Travel Along The East Coast?

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AAA says 3.5 million will fly this Thanksgiving, the highest level since 2007, and another 41.3 million will travel by automobile.  The only problem is that the weather on Wednesday along the I-95 corridor from Maine to South Carolina could include rain, sleet, and accumulating snow depending on a coastal low developing, and a mass… Read More