Are You a Travel Hacking Pro? Get a Job at FlightFox

FlightFox business model

FlightFox offers an interesting twist on helping people book flights. Unlike traditional travel agents, most of whom have been replaced by Orbitz, or the numerous experts who claim to help you use your award miles to book a dream vacation, FlightFox is somewhere in the middle. They hire … [Read more...]

Get $60 off Your First Uber Ride

Uber promotion

This morning I described my experiences using Uber and a few other alternatives to driving your own car. Uber is by far the most expensive means of transportation I use today, but it is still a good value for those times I find it useful. If you're one of the few who haven't signed up … [Read more...]

Save 5% with Alaska Airlines Insider Extra Discount

Alaska Weekly Specials

I mentioned a couple weeks ago that Alaska Airlines offers discounted fares to members of its Club 49 program for Alaska State residents, but anyone can save money on Alaska's flights by signing up for the regular Insider newsletter. In my email this morning there was a small ad in the … [Read more...]

Daily Getaways Return on May 19

Daily Getaways

Daily Getaways is an annual promotion run by the U.S. Travel Association in collaboration with American Express. Each day for four weeks there is a new travel deal from a selected merchant (sometimes with multiple price points, like a choice between buying 10K, 20K, 50K, or 100K hotel … [Read more...]

Targeted Discount on United Miles of up to 40%

United miles on sale

United Airlines sent me an email this morning offering a surprise discount on purchased miles. It's a unique link that I can't share. But clicking on the link took me to a page with pictures of four destinations United serves, and after clicking on Hong Kong the card spun around to show I … [Read more...]

Hyatt 48 Hour Sale (with Participating Properties)

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Special thanks to @FLYGVA for alerting me to Hyatt's most recent 48 Hour Sale (as always) and to @HyattTweets for providing a list of participating properties (as always). I should put those two on speed dial ;) Because the sale started yesterday you must book by 11:59 PM Central … [Read more...]