Daily Getaways 2014: Loews Hotels

Loews Daily Getaways

I wouldn't ordinarily write about these discounts from Loews Hotels until next week (this Daily Getaways offer comes the week after), but Loews is holding a separate 24-hour "Summer Like a Local" sale today and I though it would be interesting to compare the two offers. (HT to Hotel … [Read more...]

Daily Getaways 2014: Don’t Bet on Hilton HHonors Points

Hilton Daily Getaways

Yesterday I explained the basics of the annual Daily Getaways promotion run by American Express and the U.S. Travel Association and provides some comparison and contrast between offers from Wyndham Rewards and Choice Privileges. I've asked Tahsir to look into the different car rental … [Read more...]

More that One Way to Book a Night at the Andaz Papagayo

Andaz Papgayo Rates

Yesterday Mommy Points blogged that the Andaz Papagayo has reduced their award category from 6 to 4, which not only saves 10,000 points per free award night -- dropping from 25,000 points to 15,000 points -- but also puts this amazing-looking hotel within reach of the annual free night … [Read more...]

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 Unlike traditional travel agents, most of whom have been replaced by Orbitz, or the numerous experts who claim to help you use your award miles to book a dream vacation, FlightFox is somewhere in the middle.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...]