Like many of our readers, last year my husband became a proud owner of Capital One Venture X card (our affiliate link). Unfortunately, the 100k points offer is no longer available, and I personally d
Confession: Im not a big fan of my kids having sleepovers or slumber parties with friends. It doesnt matter if they are at our house or the friends house. Im still not a fan.
Why? Usually, my kids are
News and notes from around the interweb:
Disney in perspective.Inflation adjusted would be $11. Actual cost, off-peak, 1 day $104.
Disney magic. https://t.co/kxsJfzDbtw
— Rakesh Agrawal (@rakes
On CNBC this morning United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby said he likes that pilot wages are going up, which is really saying he likes pilot shortages, because of what that does to competitors. Low cost c
Early in the pandemic getting Covid later versus getting it right away made sense. We didnt know what we were dealing with. It was better to delay until there were treatments and vaccines, and better
Things that make you go hmm.
How come flight attendants have to pick up the cups they serve drinks in prior to takeoff, but they let me keep the Starbucks coffee I brought on board myself?
If Delta, U
How and Why I’ve Converted a Relative’s United Travel Credit into a Travel Certificate
One of the advantages in using miles for flights is flexibility that comes with it. Most US-based programs now allow you to cancel your trips for free if your plans change. Programs like Jet Blue depo
In honor of Halloween, lets talk about something fun: travel nightmares. And by this I dont mean bad things that actually happened; Im talking about bad dreams that are travel-themed. These two dreams
This was fees week for the Biden administration, whether seat fees, resort fees, or bank charges. They seem to have forgotten one of the more egregious rip offs, though: rental car extra fees.Here a
The other day, I saw this blog post from travel expert Samantha Brown about travel mistakes she often makes. Wait, you mean travel experts arent always picture perfect?
Looks can be deceiving, especia
Mark Twain famously said,
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things ca
You dont have to be rich to travel to Europe. Seriously! I wish more people knew that Europe (or any other destination for that matter) can be within reach for middle-class families if you know how to
The Travel Angle To FBI Seizures: A Congressman’s Phone The Day After The Raid On President Trump
The FBI raid on President Trumps Mar-a-Lago property doesnt much concern me. A judge signed off on the warrant. Given the gravity of the situation the raid would have been approved by the FBI Directo
The most common question Im asked: Which travel credit card should I get?
The answer is, it depends. It depends on your travel goals and the current bonus offers.
Banks change sign-up bonuses all the
This spring Chase revealed that they would launch ChaseTravel.com this year. They are still on track and fleshing out more detail about what it will look like.
Theyve expected the product to generate
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Airlines lost billions of dollars during the pandemic. But their leaders shed costs, in many cases by downsizing staff and brought in government subsidies (designed to keep them from shedding staff).
In the first 72 hours since the announcement that the U.S. requirement for a negative Covid-19 test to fly to the country would end United Airlines reported 2.4 million searches for international trav