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Las Vegas Parking Fees, When $10 Can Become a PR Nightmare

This is a guest post from my dad, Grandpa Points. He and my mom are in their late-60’s, are (mostly) retired, and are ticking off “bucket list” destinations quicker than they ever thought possible thanks to miles, points, and travel deals. They have an intense love of this country, of its National Parks and treasures, and have no problem with a clean budget hotel room and an economy airline seat on a low-cost airline as long as it gets them where they…

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Using SPG Points at the SLS Las Vegas Hotel

Las Vegas is an interesting hotel market as there are well over 100,000 hotel rooms in the area and rates can get incredibly low at just $39+ for some rooms…generally plus resort fees, but that’s a whine for another time. In short, you can usually find a relatively cheap place to lay your head in Sin City. However, usually doesn’t mean always. If a very big event is going on in town, the $39 a night cheap-o-rooms can quickly become…

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Getting a Deal in Vegas When Even the Excalibur Wants $777 Per Night

Hotels in Las Vegas are usually readily available at prices starting around $30 per night, but on what I thought was a random weekday in January, even the Excalibur was going for $777 per night for a standard room. However, thanks to a little luck and just 10,000 points the day was saved and a room was secured with virtually no out-of-pocket costs…

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Updates on Las Vegas Travel and Unspeakable Tragedy

I woke up early this morning and saw a post from a friend on Facebook who had been celebrating an anniversary in Las Vegas over the weekend. Her post said that they are okay but that it has been a long and very scary night. I knew from previous posts they were in Las Vegas and my stomach dropped. I didn’t know the details, but before I headed to an online news site to learn the details, I knew something bad…

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Save on Select Hotel Stays With Two New Amex Offers!

Amex Offers are a really great way to save money or earn extra points on purchases you make with your Amex cards. You never know when good Amex Offers will pop up on one of your Amex card accounts. The only sure-fire way to know exactly what offers are available to you is to log-in to your online account and take a look (process outlined below), but to save you a little time I want to highlight two new Amex Offers that…

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Pay Less? Nope, Paid More.

This is a guest post from my dad, Grandpa Points. He and my mom are in their mid-60’s, are (mostly) retired, and are ticking off “bucket list” destinations quicker than they ever thought possible thanks to miles, points, and travel deals. They have an intense love of this country, of its National Parks and treasures, and have no problem with a clean budget hotel room and an economy airline seat on a budget airline as long as it gets them…

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