” OH! WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE WHEN WE FIRST PRACTICE TO DECEIVE” was a quote by Sir Walter Scott , and it’s very fitting for this new series Im doing. In the first of a multi-part series , we will talk about Delta Airlines, and how they not […]
I decided to spend my 41st birthday in Brazil this year, and we decided on the Sheraton Grand, I am so glad we did! The two hotels we were considering, were the Sheraton Grand, and the JW Marriott Copacabana. I am sure the JW was an ok hotel, but the […]
For a while now, certain resorts, and hotels in certain places have charged a “resort” fee. I never really understood this other than its a way for the hotel to make extra money! Usually , traditionally these fees were assed in places like Hawaii and Tropical getaways . Then Las […]
In this article I speak about how I saved almost two thousand dollars and made tons of points and miles booking my birthday trip to RIO !
As many of you may know, I am very big on loyalty programs with both hotels and airlines. I am like this for many reasons. I like the benefits that come from being loyal, I like having consistency with a certain brand, and there are just certain brands that I […]
In this article I give you tips on how to make travel at airports a little easier.
An airline alliance is when a group of airlines form an alliance with each other to help the flyer as well as themselves. There are 3 major alliances, Skyteam, Star Alliance, and OneWorld Alliance. You may wonder why this is important to you, I will explain. When you have an […]
A few years ago I started noticing airlines adding “Basic Economy” fares to certain routes. As time passed, all 3 major US airlines have these fares for pretty much for all of their routes. A Basic economy fare is a fare you purchase for less than a regular economy ticket […]
Delta has recently unveiled a new boarding procedure, called “Branded Boarding”, that in some ways makes things a bit clearer and in others confuses things. All in all I am pleased with it! Delta is MY AIRLINE, everyone knows that! Like SPG (Now Marriott Bonvoy), I am diehard loyal to […]
Let me start off by saying I was very excited to stay at this property as it was listed as #2 hotel in all of Bangkok on TripAdvisor, when I stayed. I stayed last year, now I see that it is rated #1 on TripAdvisor. I am always excited to […]
I recently wrote an article about T-Mobile, and frankly it is still my main carrier, but I keep hearing more and more chatter about T-Mobile cutting people off if they use a lot of roamong data. On one hand they push the fact that you can roam so much, on […]
Im not sure what we did before we had “apps” but now we really depend on them to do almost everything, including planning and executing travel. The apps I use may be different than you may need, but I hope to give you a good idea of at least what […]