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  • Amtrak Planning An Amtrak Adventure

    Planning An Amtrak Adventure

    Image courtesy: Bruce Fingerhood  I wasn’t happy about the prospect of flying right home. I was planning to fly up to Chicago from Jacksonville with my girlfriend to accompany her for a grad school interview and had booked our flights on Southwest. For the flight up, I used Southwest gift cards purchased using our American […]

  • Award Odometer Award Odometer Update – February 2014

    Award Odometer Update – February 2014

    We introduced the PointsAway Award Odometer a couple weeks back and already have a few new notes to add based on recent bookings. Here’s the latest, and how we booked each: Weekend in Philadel…I mean, Atlanta My brother will be in Atlanta for a couple weeks on work, and invited me to meet him there […]

  • Air Canada Exploring American Express Membership Rewards 9

    Exploring American Express Membership Rewards

    We’ve taken a look at how to earn Ultimate Rewards and opportunities to redeem Ultimate Rewards. Now it’s time to do the same with another versatile, valuable points program: Membership Rewards. Earning Membership Rewards American Express Membership Rewards, like Ultimate Rewards, can be earned through spending on eligible credit cards. While Ultimate Rewards offers an […]

  • Chase Sapphire Preferred Where Dreams Come True: Jacksonville to Disneyland

    Where Dreams Come True: Jacksonville to Disneyland

    Image courtesy: Orange County Archives  Trip Information Reader Josh is a Disney fan living in Jacksonville. He has an annual pass to the parks in Orlando, but has never travelled to where the magic started: Disneyland in Anaheim, CA. He wants to travel this December with one companion to visit the place where dreams come […]

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