It’s a very exciting time of the year here at YMMV headquarters. Halloween has just passed and we’re already doing the pre-work to get the house ready for Christmas. That means there are plenty of totes and boxes spread all over the house and garage in one fantastic, one-holiday-going-out, one-holiday-coming-in mess.
While I dislike the mess, I know that out of this will come a holiday display that will bring joy to us and the rest of the people who come by the house to look at it.
“A Christmas Story” tree
Now watch me strain this metaphor to make it relevant to planning travel for next year.
Continue reading “The Most Exciting, Yet Most Anxiety Causing Stage Of Booking Travel”
American Express has one of the most generous referral policies of all the major banks. If you have an AMEX card, you’re able to generate a referral link that’ll reward you with points, miles or cash, depending on the card, when someone is approved for a card . Where AMEX differs from other banks is that not only can you refer people for the same card that you have, but they can also sign up for any number of other cards and you’ll still get the referral bonus.
These are only some of the cards available with one of our AMEX referral links:
Today we received an email from American Express with a referral offer for the Everyday Preferred card. It’s a tempting offer for a card that normally doesn’t have that great of a signup bonus.
But there’s a catch to the offer, which I’ll get to in a second…
Continue reading “AMEX Sent Me A Great Referral Offer For The Everyday Preferred, But There’s One Catch”
The TSA admittedly doesn’t have the best reputation in the world. People complain of long delays, being yelled at, “TSA approved” locks being broken on checked luggage, contents in checked luggage being messed up or gone missing, and even being “felt up” when frisked.
We even posted an article about where to complain if you have a problem with the TSA (or any major airline, for that matter).
Sometimes though, you have to take chance and make sure the TSA knows how important the contents of your luggage are, even if said contents may appear to be a little…extreme? Such was the recent case of a Florida playwright named Michael Presley Bobbit.
Continue reading “Dear TSA Agents: Wait, I Can EXPLAIN!!!”
Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.
Continue reading “What Not To Watch On A Plane, China’s Doing WHAT?, An Odd/Important Thing To Do When You Board, & More!”
Broadway shows are expensive. So much so that I’m always looking for ways to find them cheaper. I did find a bunch, which I outlined in “How To Get Cheap Tickets For Broadway Shows in NYC” while back, but a friend of mine just turned me on to another, in a relatively unusual place…
Continue reading “A New (To Me) Way To Get Cheap Broadway Show Tickets AND A $50 Restaurant Gift Card, Too!”