Marriott keeps slashing away at their program, to make it where , the small guy is ran out of town! And if you ask me, is contributing to the “wealth GAP” by valuing money, corporations, and big spenders OVER LOYALTY! I have already written about how the non business […]
Review: Sheraton Grand Rio de Janeiro Hotel & Resort
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 […]
Free American Airlines Miles for Transferring from Hotel Programs… Lots of Them!
hAmerican Airlines is doing it again, offering an extra 25% bonus miles if you transfer certain hotel points to them. This promotion is going on until May 31, 2018. AA has done this before, and I have taken advantage of it! As a matter of fact I used this promo […]
SPG & Marriott Changes,The Details and My Thoughts.
5 days ago Marriott International announced its path forward with its 3 programs, SPG, Marriott Rewards , & Ritz Carlton Rewards. I wrote about the announcement here. I Really was not sure what to think would happen, and I will now admit, I am skeptically, yet pleasantly surprised! History […]
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Travel Deals !
Today and tomorrow are some of the busiest shopping days of the year! This time of year is also one of the busiest travel times of the year! Several travel companies are getting in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale game as well. In this post I will go […]
Speed Through Airport and Stadium Security Like a VIP With CLEAR !
I love to travel, but sometimes I hate the actual traveling part. Any time I can do or get something that makes the process smoother, easier, less stressful, or even fun, I jump on it! CLEAR started out a few years ago as an expedited airport security program, and has […]
New Shopping Portal for SPG and Marriott !
Marriott had a shopping portal arrangement of sort before, but they recently changed to a different set-up and are calling it Marriott Rewards MORE. This is important for me because as you know, Marriott International , now owns SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) . This is relevant because you can transfer […]
Briggs & Riley , My New Luggage of Choice , a Review!
So I finally broke down and bought a new carry-on a month or so ago. Previously I had used a Samsonite for about 3 years and although it looked a little rough, the only issue with it was the wheels were starting to seize up and make noises and not […]
Holiday Shopping Portal Bonus Time!
As I have written about before, I love to get points and miles by using online shopping portals. Online shopping portals provide a way to earn points or miles , on things you would normally buy anyway, this way you get return on your money. Check out my previous post […]
Free and Easy Marriott Points
As you may already know by now, I love free points! Marriott , the owner of SPG, is giving away 1000 bonus points just for answering a simple question about football. Marriott has been doing this promotion every Sunday and it ends in just a little over an hour from […]
Easy Delta MQM’s and Skymiles for stays at Hilton
I write this post about Delta Skymiles and bonus MQM’s while sitting in the Delta Skyclub in New York, waiting for my flight to Paris. As many of you know I am very loyal to SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) but its very hard to only stay with them. Sometimes I […]
Save at least $0.55 cents a gallon at Shell !
So this is not my normal type of post, but its a quick , travel related deal, that anyone can use! You can always use the money you save towards a flight somewhere! With Fuel Rewards, you can save all the time at Shell gas stations, at least $0.05 cents […]