Amazon: $5 credit when you text a $50 gift card (Targeted)
May30

Amazon: $5 credit when you text a $50 gift card (Targeted)

Amazon is known for a lot of deals, and especially some good ones. Recently we’ve seen deals for 20% off orders while redeeming 1 membership reward point, 1 thank you point, and even a Discover cash back deal. Today’s targeted deal is with the Amazon gift card texting program. Simply text someone a $50 gift card and you’ll get a $5 credit on your next order. Click here to see if you’re eligible for the offer...

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The State of Alaska opens on June 5th to Tourists
May29

The State of Alaska opens on June 5th to Tourists

In what seems like a deluge of bad news on the travel front, a bit of good news has arrived. According to a press conference by the (R) governor of the State of Alaska Mike Dunleavy, the state will open on June 5th to tourists… with a catch. Current Travel Restrictions Currently the state has a mandatory 14 day quarantine in place for all non-essential travelers to the state of Alaska. This is not only limited to tourists, but...

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Why You Shouldn’t Redeem Alaska Miles for Emirates Flights
May29

Why You Shouldn’t Redeem Alaska Miles for Emirates Flights

With recent award changes, should Emirates Skywards program replace Alaska’s mileage plan as your preferred way to book Emirates first class?

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What Should You Do If The Airline Won’t Refund You?
May27

What Should You Do If The Airline Won’t Refund You?

You’ve probably had a flight get canceled over the past few months. Most airlines will do the right thing and refund you, but what should you do when the airline plays hardball?

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Berlin’s Airport is Finally, Fully, Completely, Closing
May26

Berlin’s Airport is Finally, Fully, Completely, Closing

The saga of the Berlin Tegel airport has been one that has lasted years. Originally scheduled to close back in 2012, the closing has been delayed and pushed back and moved for almost a full decade. Now a combination of factors, including the coronavirus, has finally brought the international Berlin Tegel airport to an end. Modern History of Berlin Tegel Airport The airport got a new runway back in 1948 during the Berlin Airlift, at...

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John Wayne Anaheim Airport Admiral’s Club, Lounge Review
May25

John Wayne Anaheim Airport Admiral’s Club, Lounge Review

Located just above gate 8 in the John Wayne SNA Airport, the Admiral’s Club is a great place to relax, far away from the hoards of screaming Disney children and their parents in the Anaheim airport. How to get to the Club Once you head past security, find gate 8. Turn around and ducked behind the “learn CPR” machine is an elevator to the club. During the winter the hours are limited because of the last flights out, but as long as you...

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$10 off $100 in Visa Gift Cards at Safeway, Albertsons, Vons
May24

$10 off $100 in Visa Gift Cards at Safeway, Albertsons, Vons

If you’ve got a Safeway grocery store near you, then here is a great Sunday Memorial Day weekend money-maker for you. Simply buy at least $100 in Visa Gift cards and you’ll get $10 off immediately at the register. The Offer This offer is good on any Visa Gift cards that Safeway sells, meaning you can buy 2 x $50 cards, 1 x $100 card, or even one of the variable $500 Visa cards. Buying any of them will trigger the discount...

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A Pre-Flight Checklist for the Covid-19 Era
May23

A Pre-Flight Checklist for the Covid-19 Era

You know that pilots go through a pre-flight checklist, right? Before every flight they’re in the cockpit checking to make sure that instruments and radios are functioning as normal. If you travel like us, you’re standing in your living room with all your luggage with this typical conversation: Jon – Do you have your passport?  Ben – Yup! I think, great now I have to check… Jon – Fine…...

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American Express adds a 10% Rebate for Select Take Out Restaurants
May22

American Express adds a 10% Rebate for Select Take Out Restaurants

It’s no secret that people are traveling less the past few months. Credit Cards are hurting for that spend, as credit cards earn a percentage of every swipe that you make when using your card. In order to get you to use that card, companies have started to get creative. American Express and their Amex Offers has always been a way to get extra out of your card membership.  Amex Offers Amex offers are an additional benefit...

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Hyatt Place Boise, Hotel Review
May21

Hyatt Place Boise, Hotel Review

Now that we live on the West Coast, taking quick trips on Alaska Airlines is an easy option for a weekend get away. While getting airline tickets is easy, one of the more expensive parts are the hotel stays. The Hyatt Place in downtown Boise is not only perfectly located for exploring the city, depending on how you play it, you can stay here for next to nothing. Boise airport is located just a few minutes drive (or cheap uber) from...

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