The Attorney General of the District of Columbia (D.C.), filed a lawsuit against Marriott International on July 9, 2019 over deceptive business practices amongst other things. The lawsuit was filed in the D.C. Superior Court . In this lawsuit, the General alleges that Marriott affiliated properties that charge “resort, destination” […]
I can’t believe that I never thought about or knew that one could buy a middle seat in order to get more room. It’s been common knowledge that “bigger” people could do this, but I didn’t know everyone could. I always try to book a seat in the middle isle, […]
Delta, although the best US based airline in my opinion, is doing even more to up their game recently! Delta announced in June, that they were upgrading the Tumi amenity kits to include LE LABO products. Now, Delta has announced , that starting in November 2019, Economy flyers will be getting […]
” 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 […]