Eight Features of the Combined Starwood and Marriott Program You May Have Missed

A couple of days ago we got to open a huge trove of information about what comes next as the Marriott and Starwood programs become one. It was such a trove of information that it is impossible to digest every single nuance and situation in one sitting. You can view my take on many of the details in the Marriott and Starwood announcement here, but today I want to zero in one a few details that may have been missed in…

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Much Love to Southwest Flight 1380

As you have probably seen, Southwest Flight #1380 from New York LaGuardia to Dallas Love Field diverted to Philadelphia today for an emergency landing after a significant issue with one engine that caused a nearby window to rupture and resulted in the death of one woman. All of the images, audio, videos, and even a Facebook Live that was taken from that flight as it descended look absolutely horrific. How terrifying it would be to have a window blown and a…

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Purchase Points Valid for Any Wyndham Hotel Around the World Today

I’m about to hop on a plane, so I’ll keep this short and just offer a reminder that today’s Daily Getaway is one that could be good for you if you like to have a $175 hotel stay in your back pocket. For $175 you can purchase 15,000 Wyndham Reward points that you can use for any of their one-bedroom hotel rooms or properties around the world. I know that $175 is not an inexpensive hotel stay, but it can…

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Ten Things Families Should Know When Flying JetBlue

Some airlines just have more family-friendly policies and attitudes in their DNA than others, and JetBlue is one of those airlines that meets the needs (and wants) of traveling families more than most. Living north of Houston, I don’t get to fly them anywhere nearly as much as I would like, but when I lived in New York City, they were my go-to airline a number of times. Even though it likely won’t be convenient since they only have two…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus United Miles With New Spring Shopping Promo

On the way to school today, my two-year-old said in her somewhat hard to understand adorable toddler voice that “myshonofit, istoosmall”. After turning down the radio and a little back and forth, it was determined that her adorable sneakers need to take a trip to the “too small bin” as her growing feet have outpaced their limited size. We were already just about to school when she made this announcement, so she was sentenced to a day in istoosmall shoes.…

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Do Daily Getaways Purchases Code as a Travel Charge?

There are still several weeks of the annual Daily Getaways sale left to go with packages of Hilton points, Wyndham points, Hertz points, and more available this week. I picked up some Choice Privileges points last week and I hope to pick up a few different travel packages as the sale progresses. Do Daily Getaways Purchases Code as a Travel Charge? Last week, I paid for my Daily Getaways purchase with my Chase Sapphire Reserve card in hopes that it would…

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