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Tips When Using Airbnb for Family Travel

12 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Once you have more than one kid or so, lodging space becomes a big issue when traveling with a family.  In the United States, as long as you aren’t traveling in cities like New York you probably won’t have too many space issues in terms...Show More Summary

A HUGE LifeMiles Promo Probably Worth Skipping

13 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

The relaunch of InsideFlyer last week, supplanting Milepoint and a number of international affiliate sites, includes a massive promotion for buying LifeMiles. Arguably the largest promo ever offered but it also comes with a hefty price tag and a bit of risk. Show More Summary

DL Schedule Change Allows for Awesome Australia Award Flights (Direct JFK-LAX-SYD both ways)!

14 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

In only two months since using SkyMiles to book my less than ideal award flights to Australia, I now have the perfect itinerary! Direct flights from JFK-LAX and then LAX-Sydney via Virgin Australia on the outbound and Sydney-LAX on Delta’s...Show More Summary

2 brand new United Clubs next month

14 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

United Airlines is set to open two brand new United Club lounges in the two airports: San Francisco International and Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International. United recently revealed to TravelSkills that the two clubs will open in mid-November– with no specific opening date for either yet. Show More Summary

20% Bonus on Transferring Marriott Points to American Airlines

15 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Transferring points from a hotel to an airline loyalty program is sometimes a great deal, and sometimes not. Starwood is an example of the former — many people collect Starpoints only to transfer them and never actually stay at their hotels. This is because they have a lot of airline partners and usually offer a […] This post was originally published on Travel Codex.

Guns & Butter: Sydney Travel Guide

16 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Sydney, Australia is a city that everyone wants to visit. Out of the three cities I went to in Australia & New Zealand which included Melbourne and Wellington, it was definitely my favorite. The post Guns & Butter: Sydney Travel Guide appeared first on ThePointsOfLife.

“Why do you have a British Passport?”

17 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Sometimes flying around does bring up strange surprises. The style of questioning I was given at Pre-Depature Clearance at Amsterdam was strange though! The post “Why do you have a British Passport?” appeared first on Points to be M...

Only What I Can Carry. {Photos of a Wanderer}

I remove everything but my long skirt and hat, add the rest to the pile and sit down amongst my things. The point, I suppose, is this:

Last Chance: Buy Alaska Miles With A 40% Bonus

In terms of the value per point, the single mileage currency I value most is Alaska Mileage Plan. Since late August, Alaska has been offering up to a 40% bonus on the purchase of Mileage Plan miles. This post is a reminder that this promotion is only valid through tomorrow, Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Show More Summary

The Disneyland Hotel Celebrates its 60th Birthday... and Starting a Global Brand

59 minutes agoTravel / Family : The Blog Flume

By Robert Niles: Happy birthday to the Disneyland Hotel. The Disneyland Hotel opened 60 years ago today, on October 5, 1955. While Disneyland park opened in July of that year, the hotel, built and operated by Jack Wrather, wasn't ready for several months. Show More Summary

Bags and stuff I traveled with to Europe

Some people need $400+ suitcases to travel. I had a $204 Tumi suitcase I purchased from a Ross Store in Monterey ten years ago. The handle broke last May and I dumped that suitcase after our summer trip to Copenhagen and London. My Tumi bag is the yellow one on the left. That bag actually… The post Bags and stuff I traveled with to Europe appeared first on Loyalty Traveler.

Tunel de Guajataca in Isabela, Puerto Rico

This Puerto Rican tunnel is often called El Tunel Negro (The Black Tunnel), as its curved bearing permits for very little light to pass through. However, travelers who aren’t scared of the dark have a lot to look forward to - it opens...Show More Summary

Why Must China's Bigwigs All Dye?

You can tell who's Chinese here. Hint: it's not the color of their skin. (Photo: State Department/Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 3.0) On a recent trip to the U.S., Xi Jinping, the President of the People's Republic of China, did the typical...Show More Summary

Pilot Dies Inflight, Air France Workers Turn Violent, and the Best Airports for Stuffed Animals

The most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Pilot Dies Inflight, Air France Workers Turn Violent, and the Best Airports for Stuffed Animals...

Delray Sands Resort – A Chic Beachfront Retreat Worth Traveling For!

If you covet the vibrant flare of Miami Beach, but crave miles of uncrowded beachfront and tony accommodation, then you need to drop everything and plan a getaway to the Delray Sands Resort in trendy Delray Beach, Florida. This resort delivers the stylish appeal of Miami Beach at a fraction of the South Beach price tag. Show More Summary

Two Bald Eagles Nesting in Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota

Camera NIKON D300S ISO 200 Focal Length 200mm Aperture f/5.6 Exposure Time 1/640

Why there's so much runway construction at LAX - and when it will end

Question: I have had some significant flight delays into and out of LAX over the last few months that have been attributed by airline personnel and air traffic control to runway construction. Can you provide any info on this issue and how long it will last? Mark Booher La Mirada Answer: The second...

Review: SPG Suite At The O2 Arena For A One Direction Concert

I’ve written in the past about SPG Moments, whereby Starwood Preferred Guest members can redeem Starpoints for tickets at sold out events including concerts, sporting events, cultural activities, etc. As a general rule of thumb the best use of airline miles is for flights and the best use of hotel points is for hotel stays. Show More Summary

Who Put These Undergrads In Charge Of A Nuclear Reactor?

The Reed College nuclear reactor. (Photo: Sarah Brumble) Three years ago, as Ilana Novakoski was settling into her freshman year on campus at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, she saw "the most bizarre poster I’ve ever seen." Written...Show More Summary

Fleeting Wonders: The Destruction of Palmyra's Arch of Triumph

The Arch of Triumph in Palmyra, which was destroyed by ISIL. (Photo: Jerzy Strzelecki on Wikipedia) In the latest blow from the Islamic State’s extremist campaign of iconoclasm, the 2,000-year-old Arch of Triumph, the gateway to theShow More Summary

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