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  • Chase Review: Chase Lounge At Epcot Food & Wine Festival 4

    Review: Chase Lounge At Epcot Food & Wine Festival

    This past Friday, I spent the day hopping between three of the parks at Walt Disney World to celebrate my birthday! We ended up at Epcot to end the day and enjoyed a few of the dozens of special booths set up throughout the World Showcase portion of the park. Each booth is themed after […]

  • British Airways Best Mileage Redemptions For Domestic Flights

    Best Mileage Redemptions For Domestic Flights

    Image courtesy: Southwest  Our focus has been clearly biased toward international trips lately, but there’s no doubt many of the most meaningful trips people would like to take can simply involve visiting family on the other side of the country or seeing a part of our own backyard for the first time. When it comes […]

  • American Airlines Review: MCO to LAX – American First Class 737-800

    Review: MCO to LAX – American First Class 737-800

    Image courtesy: American Airlines  This post is part of Project Pacific Circle, a journey of more than 25,000 miles from Orlando to Los Angeles, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan. Along the way, I flew on some of the world’s best airlines and shared my thoughts on the ground and in the air. […]

  • British Airways Trip Review: DC & Philadelphia (Part Two) 1

    Trip Review: DC & Philadelphia (Part Two)

    Image courtesy: Michael Righi  In my last post, I shared some details on our recent trip to Washington, DC. Today, I’m picking up where I left off, with our train ride to Philadelphia and our time there! Off To Philadelphia The next morning, our train to Philadelphia was scheduled to leave at 11AM. After a […]

  • British Airways Trip Review: DC & Philadelphia (Part One)

    Trip Review: DC & Philadelphia (Part One)

    A couple weeks ago, I shared my plan to visit Washington, DC and Philadelphia for a grand total of $15. I’m just back from the trip, so I figured I’d let you know how it went! US Airways – JAX to DCA I wrote about using Avios to book award flights on US Airways a […]

  • North America Off To Philadelphia For $10 Or Less

    Off To Philadelphia For $10 Or Less

    Image courtesy: Michael Righi  Trip Information Reader Terrell wants to travel from Jacksonville to Philadelphia sometime this August. His best friend attends medical school there and Terrell would like to surprise him for his birthday. Terrell’s new to miles and points travel, with neither any balances in frequent flyer or hotel loyalty programs or any […]

  • Hyatt Trip Review: NFL Draft 2014

    Trip Review: NFL Draft 2014

    This past weekend, I traveled to New York to witness firsthand the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall. It was a whirlwind adventure that yielded a new franchise quarterback – even if it wasn’t the one I expected! – and a variety of other playmakers that should be fun to watch in the […]

  • British Airways A Week In Washington & Philadelphia For $15 11

    A Week In Washington & Philadelphia For $15

    Image courtesy: Hyatt Hotels  My girlfriend recently graduated and is now looking at potential grad schools, including one in Philadelphia. The school recently announced an open house for the grad program she’s looking at and she thought it would be a good idea to check it out. Little did she know I already was working […]

  • Football How I’m Going To The NFL Draft For $2.50 3

    How I’m Going To The NFL Draft For $2.50

    Image courtesy: US Navy  Today, I’m on a plane heading up to New York City for the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall, along with 100 of my closest friends from here in Jacksonville. We’ll all be equally excited when Teddy Bridgewater’s some great player’s name is called for the Jaguars on Thursday night, […]

  • American Airlines BA Avios & US Air – A Reader Case Of Savings 12

    BA Avios & US Air – A Reader Case Of Savings

    Image courtesy: American Airlines  Trip Information Reader Kevin wants to travel from Washington, DC to Toronto sometime this Summer. He’s new to the miles and points game, but his trip provides us with a great opportunity to dive into the great new award flights available using British Airways Avios thanks to US Air’s entry into […]

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