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Southwest: Save 20% When You Redeem With Rapid Rewards Points (targeted)

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Two days ago Southwest Airlines sent out targeted codes via e-mail for saving 20% of your points when you redeem with Rapid Rewards points on a round-trip flight between January 6 and February 12, 2015.  It's good for travel on Southwest domestic and flights to Puerto Rico, and black out dates of January 16 through… Read More


American Airlines released some crazy good fares yesterday for flights between Chicago O'Hare and Orlando, and Chicago O'Hare and Tampa, with travel as low as $86.20 ROUND TRIP on selected dates in January and February, 2015.Southwest Airlines decided to match some of those crazy good fares from Chicago Midway to Orlando, and Chicago Midway to… Read More

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Southwest Now Selling Summer 2015 – Its Biggest Flight Schedule Ever

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Southwest Airlines started selling its summer 2015 schedule today for travel between June 6 and August 7, 2015. Southwest will be operating at least 3,800 flights a day - about 150 more weekday departures than the combined Southwest and AirTran network from the summer 2014. They will be adding service in 83 markets, and decreasing… Read More


Passenger Deploys Emergency Exit Slide To Deplane Early


One eager passenger ready to get off the plane of a China Eastern plane thought he would be able to exit a few minutes early if deployed the emergency exit slide and just slide off...   Per KiroTV, "Surveillance video from the Sanya Fenghaung International Airport in Hainan shows China Eastern flight MU233's slide deploy… Read More


Hyatt: Opening Six New Properties In Just Over Ten Days?

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Hyatt is in the middle of opening six new properties in just over ten days - dating back to December 10th of last week to December 20th of this week. Two are on the higher end of the newly created "all inclusive" end of the Hyatt chain, while three are Hyatt Place hotels on the… Read More


More Amazon Deals For Traveler Including Rosetta Stone 61% Off!

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As I posted earlier, today Amazon is having some great deals for the traveler. As I posted here, there are a lot of the items that are on the Top 17 Gifts Ideas For The Business Traveler list on sale today! I will try to keep up with what the offers are and post the best ones for you… Read More

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There is a renewed interest in the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs due to the recent category downgrade with Hyatt's reward chart. Previously I mentioned this is one of Hyatt's best kept secrets, so I was surprised and yet at the same time excited to see it downgraded. I have received a… Read More


Get 20% American Airlines Transfer Bonus From Diners Club

Yesterday we saw the huge 40% British Airways American Express Transfer Bonus, and today I noticed that from December 1, 2014 until December 31, 2014, Diners Club members can transfer your Club Rewards points into American Airlines AAdvantage® miles and earn 20% more AAdvantage bonus miles. American Airlines Transfer Bonus From Diners Club Members can get a… Read More

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Top 7 Kimpton Hotels To Use IHG Points

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On the heels of the announcement that InterContinental Hotels Acquires Kimpton Hotels, I got to thinking what Kimpton property would I be the most interested in using my IHG points for once the integration or at least cross redemption integration of points programs is complete? So, immediately I started looking at the Kimpton properties I've always wanted to… Read More


InterContinental Hotels Acquires Kimpton Hotels


This just in. InterContintinental Hotels Group agrees to acquire Kimpton Hotels group in an all cash transaction for $430 million. Wow, this is a game changer. Our experiences with Kimpton has been great. They have a great feel to their hotels and great service. While IHG has the breadth of products and some great promotions… Read More


Easy Free $5 Amex Statement Credit with Mobile App

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American Express is running a targeted offer right now, where targeted cardholders can earn a $5 statement credit when logging in and downloading the American Express Mobile app on either their iPhone or Android by December 31, 2014.   Possible Amex Cards Eligible for this offer Include: Platinum Card from American Express American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Card Starwood Preferred… Read More


50% Off Fares On Virgin America First and Main Cabin Select

Virgin America is offering an early gift this year with 50% off fares in First Class and Main Cabin Select! Book now and fly December 19 - January 2* If you go through Ebates.com you can save an additional $5. If you don't have Ebates, you can sign up here. Enter promo code MERRY50  Book early for the… Read More


Southwest Announces Plans To Serve Belize City From Houston

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Southwest Airlines announced today that it applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation to serve Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport in Belize City, Belize from Houston Hobby Airport starting in October 2015. This adds Southwest's second destination in Central America, a seventh country, and the 96th city on the route map. In addition, Southwest… Read More

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JetBlue Announces New Service to Cleveland With $19.51 Fares

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Yesterday JetBlue announced its 88th destination - Cleveland, Ohio.  It will launch a twice daily non-stop service between Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) on April 30, 2015. JetBlue is selling an introductory one-way fare of  $19.51, a reference to the year that a Cleveland area DJ helped popularize the… Read More