Win A Trip from Orbitz Including $500 Orbucks

orbitzOrbitz is giving away a trip for 2 to one of six destinations in a sweepstakes being ran through Facebook.

The prize seems pretty cool since you get to choose which destination you’d like to it visit. And rather than have the hotels booked for you, you also get $500 in Orbucks!

Let’s take a look at the details. Continue reading Win A Trip from Orbitz Including $500 Orbucks

Hotel Review: Mount Airy Casino Resort – Poconos, PA

Mount Airy Casino Resort
image: Mount Airy

Kim and I are always looking for options for weekend getaways from the New York City area.

One of our go-to mini trips is Philadelphia, a walkable city with lots to offer- great museums, food, etc…

When I received an invite to checkout the Mount Airy Casino Resort located in Mt. Pocono, Pennsylvania I was interested to see what they had to offer. The resort is located under two hours from home so it definitely fit our criteria as an option for a weekend away! Continue reading Hotel Review: Mount Airy Casino Resort – Poconos, PA

Carlson Hotels Sold, Man Pees on Plane Floor, Bourdain on Tour, $20,000,000 Violin on Plane, Airline Status Hold, Tourists Brutally Attacked- The Rehash!

Rehash

Lucas and I got back from our first Father Son Trip to Poland a couple of nights back. (Find out my Poland Trip Planning details here.)

I was away for the week and the trip went really well. I definitely need to start writing about the experience soon!

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading Carlson Hotels Sold, Man Pees on Plane Floor, Bourdain on Tour, $20,000,000 Violin on Plane, Airline Status Hold, Tourists Brutally Attacked- The Rehash!

AA Pilot Doesn’t Allow $20,000,000 Violin on Plane!

Rachel Barton Pine
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Rachel Barton Pine, a famous violinist was stopped by an American Airlines pilot from bringing her 1742 violin from being brought onboard as a carry on.

The pilot said that the violin, insured for almost $20,000,000 was too big. When Pine mentioned that the FAA and American Airlines allow instruments like her violin on (first come first serve as long as they fit in the overhead bin or under a seat) he got nasty. Continue reading AA Pilot Doesn’t Allow $20,000,000 Violin on Plane!

WOW Air Looking for 4 SnapTravelers! (Win 4 Trips!)

WOW AirI haven’t yet had a chance to fly with WOW Air but a new promo that the airline is running is making me say…. WOW!

WOW Air is looking for four SnapTravelers who will have possibly the best summer job ever. Each person selected “will take four trips to random WOW destinations with flights, hotels, activities  & expenses all paid for by WOW air!”

This sounds like an amazing prize! Let’s find out more. Continue reading WOW Air Looking for 4 SnapTravelers! (Win 4 Trips!)