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The DC Happy Hour Scene Results in Cheap Drinks AND Food

I’ve been to a lot of major cities in the country and I grew up in New York City.  But no location has ever beaten DC in terms of happy hours. I like to joke that DC is where everyone starts drinking at 5pm so they can be in bed by 9.  In New York... The post The DC Happy Hour Scene Results in Cheap Drinks AND Food appeared first on Le Chic Geek.         

New consumer agency still hasn’t won over critics

Hidden fees, penalties, surcharges and other “gotchas” drive consumers bonkers, but some companies love them. The post New consumer agency still hasn’t won over critics appeared first on Elliott.

Status Match Success with MSC Cruises

Earlier this week I wrote about a new status match offer from MSC Cruises. If you hold elite status with another cruise line or hotel/tour company, they’ll match you to an equivalent status in their MSC Voyagers Club. Voyagers Club is a 5-tier program with benefits that increase in value as you climb up the status ladder. Show More Summary

New AMEX Offers: $5 Off $25 Exxon Mobil, $15 Off $50 Petco, and 10,000 Membership Reward Points from Everyday Credit Card

Good morning everyone, I have a few new AMEX Offers to share. The best offer is a $5 statement credit when you spend $25 or more at Exxon Mobil. The terms of the offer state you must make the purchase "at the pump" so it might exclude all purchases made inside an Exxon Mobil store. Show More Summary

How to Turn Your Credit Card Into a Mic Dropping Statement Out of Legends of Cool

The baddest credit cards for earning miles and points, and offering benefits, don't always look the coolest. Sure, Chase Sapphire Preferred isn't just one of the best bonuses, fastest earning cards, and with points that are among the most valuable -- it's also gorgeous. Show More Summary

Silvercar CEO talks with TravelSkills

Imagine stepping off the plane, making your way to the rental car lot, using your smart phone to unlock your car, then driving off the lot. No garish car rental counters, no queues of frustrated travelers waiting for cars or lines to exit the lot, no attempts to up-sell you with insurance or gas options. Show More Summary

Using Google Flights to find low international airfare deals

I like travel simplicity. One of the theorems I proved to myself once again this past week is too much choice is not necessarily a good thing when it comes to travel decisions. This post is a basic tutorial on how I used Google Flights...Show More Summary

Access 150 Museums for Free this Weekend – Here are 3 of the Coolest Ones!

The Museums on Us 2015 program returns this weekend and here are 3 of the coolest places that you can get into for free if you have a Bank of America debit or credit card. The post Access 150 Museums for Free this Weekend – Here are 3 of the Coolest Ones! appeared first on Miles to Memories.

Miles Aren’t Free: Establishing An Overall Value

There has been a lot of buzz lately about the idea of free travel. The reality is that miles have a value just like any other currency you hold. You can choose to redeem them for a first class ticket, or for an economy ticket, or for a toaster. Show More Summary

Home Depot did right all on its own

I couldn't see my way. The darkness was closing in, as was the heat. The situation was getting dire, and I knew I had to do something. The post Home Depot did right all on its own appeared first on Elliott.

Do Humorous Airline Safety Demos Help Or Hurt Safety?

Funny Or Die uploaded a video on Tuesday entitled "There's Nothing Funny About Flight Safety." The video is about a flight attendant who keeps cracking jokes during the safety demo, but then later in the flight passengers realize they...Show More Summary

Do You Have Immigration Arrival Card Photos to Share?

Do you take pictures of your immigration arrival cards? If so, a researcher at City University in London is looking for samples from around the world. She is pursuing a Master’s program and a research project on the arrivals cards and information governments collect. Show More Summary

New routes for American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier

Don’t miss: Delta unveils revamped Airbus In route news, Alaska is adding a trio of routes out of Portland, American is extending its reach from LaGuardia into the Midwest, Frontier adds some markets and drops some, and JetBlue tacks on a new spoke from its Ft. Show More Summary

Fidelity Cash Management Account: Why It’s Great

Also see:  Cut the Crap: The Fidelity Investment Rewards Credit Card is THE BEST cash back card! Is the Fidelity Amex the best cashback card in the universe? I’ve written lots about the AMEX Fidelity card. It’s such a great addition to any wallet. (Too bad they’ve lost the WorldPoints mall, though.) Now that the... OUT AND OUT - Investing. Positivity. Oh, and travel.

BankAmericard Travel Rewards Visa – King of the 2%+ Cards?

A look at the very undercovered BankAmericard Travel Rewards credit card, how you can earn 2.625% cashback and why it may be the best card for everyday spend. The post BankAmericard Travel Rewards Visa – King of the 2%+ Cards? appeared first on Miles to Memories.

Same day change guide, #ResellingDo, statement credit denials, chasing fares, how to retire to hotels and more

Here's the top news stories from around the travel world - Same day change guide, #ResellingDo presentations, statement credit denials, chasing fares, how to retire to hotels and more

Take Advantage of your Amex Offers Target/Walmart Deal! If Targeted…

Back in July I wrote about an EXTREMELY targeted Amex Offer where you could get a $30 statement credit with a $100 purchase at Target or Walmart. And the best part of the offer is that you could take advantage of the statement credit...Show More Summary

More Americans still in love – with their cars

As we enter the long, hot, sultry days of summer, it’s the perfect time to talk about romance. And according to relationship data recently released, Americans like them old. The post More Americans still in love – with their cars appeared first on Elliott.

Airfares could drop to record lows this fall

A Justice Department investigation into airline collusion, sinking fuel costs and softer demand could push domestic airfares to record lows next month. The post Airfares could drop to record lows this fall appeared first on Elliott.

Record Earnings, but Challenges Remain in Dallas

Profits are up for US airlines but Dallas remains challenging for the "Big 3" carriers. And the culprit might not be who you expect. Some interesting details on how the market is maturing and where disruption is taking hold. The post Record Earnings, but Challenges Remain in Dallas appeared first on Wandering Aramean.

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