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The Austin MegaDo schedule is out. Just like the past event earlier this year, next year’s event promises to deliver lots of entertainment, as well as great beer, BBQ and lots of fun. You can read our posts about the …

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, by now you’ve probably heard that effective 10/13/14, you will no longer be able to send payments to others via Amazon Payments. Amazon Payments was a great vehicle to easily pay up to …

MickiSue says:
Agreed. My goal isn’t only minimum spend, but high, safe spend over time... more
travelguys says:
Jerry, while these are valid ways (although buying MOs always comes with a risk... more
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Through September 30, 2014 SPG is holding another online game called Tap Into Luxury.  You can play the game up to two times daily per member.  They have some instant win possibilities but every play earns one entry for the …

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The end of the month is coming up and with it the first 8 months out of 2014 are drawing to a close. Wow, where has the year gone? With that date, remember that there are some dining reward targeted …

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British Airways – Our Stance

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As you may have read through ViewFromTheWing or other sources already Iberia has devalued  or released a chart showing their higher than BA partner award rates and there is huge speculation that British Airways will follow suit. A few reasons …

 

I won a free Hyatt Place night with their 200 free nights contest!

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Hats off to Just Another Points Traveler for writing about this promotion and reminding me to participate. I had previously read about the promotion, but had not paid too much attention to it since “I never win anything”. The Hyatt …

 

Club Carlson New Properties

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Unfortunately the Radisson Blu St. Martin was sold which removed a sweet spot in the Caribbean for me to visit.  On a good note, Club Carlson (namely Radisson) has some new properties that have recently opened and there are a …

 

Don’t forget about asking Chase to bump your bonus

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A few days ago we wrote about some good credit card offers publicly available with unusually high bonus offers. One of the cards that we wrote about was the Chase United Mileage Plus Explorer card. The card’s sign up bonus …

 

Hyatt Place Downtown Austin – Review

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We had the pleasure of staying at the Hyatt Place Downtown Austin last weekend for one night while visiting town. The hotel is currently a Category 4 property, which allowed us to use our annual free night certificate that comes with …

 

Registration now open for Marriott “Meh”gabonus

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Ok, so it isn’t the greatest promotion ever since sliced bread was on sale, but registration is now open for Marriott’s Megabonus (aka Meh-gabonus) promotion. Registration is required by November 15, 2014, and it is for stays between September 14th …