Up To 5,000 IHG Points For Joining IHG Rewards Club Dining

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I think by now most of you know the benefits of joining hotel and airline dining programs.

Who doesn’t like to earn extra miles and points for things we’re already spending our money on? Earning a bonus makes that meal seem a bit more worthwhile…

IHG Rewards Club is offering a very nice First Bite Bonus when you sign up for IHG Rewards Club Dining. The bonus is so good that if you earn all of the points, you’ll have enough to book one Points Break night! Continue reading

CheapAir.com Selling Flights from US to Cuba


Cuba might just be the most talked about destination for Americans after rules loosened up on visiting the island nation. Find out about the changes in an article from the Washington Post.

For Americans, visiting Cuba is a bit of a pain since currently only charters fly there from the US. For those that have visited, it usually meant flying to the Caribbean and catching a flight to Havana from there.

As of this morning, one online travel agency is now selling flights to Cuba from the U.S.  Continue reading

Squirrel Catches Flight From Costa Rica To Houston

I came across an unusual and interesting story from Lonely Planet. They didn’t have too much information so I had to do a little research to find out more. This led me to an article from valleycentral.com.

All of the passengers on a flight from Costa Rica to Houston had deplaned when the crew spotted a tiny and furry straggler still onboard. Continue reading

Save $25 On Virgin America With Visa Checkout

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Virgin America is offering you the chance to save $25 off a future flight when paying with Visa Checkout.

The benefit of paying with Visa Checkout is that you can store credit and debit cards making it easier to “check out with a single sign-in”. Think of the time you can save by not having to entering in your address and credit card number each time! Continue reading

Starwood & Uber Partnership= Win 15,000 SPG Points

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There’s been lots of posts today about an exciting, new partnership between Starwood and Uber where you can earn one Starpoint for every $1 spent on Uber. More points can be earned during Starwood Hotel stays.

(Rather than write a post about it, find out the details from View From the Wing here.)

Along with the ability to earn Starpoints for Uber rides, some of us will be able to request “a special SPG car and experience a #SuiteRide“. If you get a #SuiteRide, you’ll be in for some big surprises…

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Is It The Airline’s Duty To Contact Us About Flight Cancellations

At the beginning of the month, Kim, Lucas and I got stuck in Orlando during our first trip of 2015. Our flight was cancelled due to a potential snow storm that was supposed to hit the NYC area on Super Bowl Sunday. From what friends told me, around the time our flight would’ve landed, the weather really wasn’t so bad…

Either way, I guess it’s better to be safe than take any chances flying into potentially bad weather.

The thing that bothered me most is that I got no notification from American Airlines about the cancellation. Continue reading

The Amazing Race Premieres Tonight, Southwest Pilot & FA Competing

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The 26th season of The Amazing Race debuts tonight, February 25 at 9:30pm ET. It will then moves to its regular night, Friday’s at 8:00pm ET starting on February 27.

This season will have a very new and interesting twist. The show will feature 11 couples, six who are actually dating and the other five which are going on “the most extreme blind date ever”. They’ll race through five continents and eight countries during this season. Continue reading