TSA Pre✓® Is Great, But Please Don’t Use Your Points To Pay For It

If you’re traveling this Thanksgiving weekend, I sure hope you have TSA Pre®. If you don’t, why not? It’s one of the easiest ways to help make travel less stressful. I’ve written about the ways you can enroll in the program in this post. I just ask one favor, when you apply,  PLEASE DON’T USE POINTS TO PAY FOR THE APPLICATION FEE.

Thank You.

Here’s why…

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A Simple Idea May Change How I Travel

I just got back from a weekend of learning about points, miles and other travel related things from some of the best people in the business. But it was a single comment during one of the presentations that stuck with me the most. It was the kind of statement that the second you hear it, you know it’s going to make a huge difference. It’s a thing that’s so simple, you can’t believe you never thought of it. I’m so excited about how it will change my travels that I’m also happy that I get to share it with y’all.  Continue reading “A Simple Idea May Change How I Travel”

How We Got A Last-Minute Upgrade On Our Delta Flight

We recently flew on an award ticket from Las Vegas to Orange County, CA. This was the flight where my Uber driver took a longer trip to get a higher fare and then I forgot there was a Centurion Lounge in the airport. Just like most of the trip to Vegas, the gods of fortune were not shining on me.  Continue reading “How We Got A Last-Minute Upgrade On Our Delta Flight”

Is Your Driver’s License Valid ID To Get On A Plane? Maybe Not.

Showing your driver’s license has been acceptable proof of identification to board a plane for as long as IDs have been required. Up until now, that is. If you’ve traveled recently, you may have noticed a sign at the TSA checkpoint informing you of upcoming changes.
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Know Where You’re Going But Need Help With An Itinerary? Try Visitacity!

Everyone has a bucket list of where the want to go. New York! Paris! London! But once you start planning that once-in-a-lifetime trip, you discover there’s so much to do that you can’t decide your schedule. Or maybe you’re really good at saving up miles or cash for a flight, but aren’t the best at the details and logistics of what to do every day of your travel. Well, apparently there’s a website to help you with that.

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Earn up to 4x Chase Ultimate Rewards at Disney Theme Parks

Visiting a Disney theme park is expensive. There aren’t many discounts available so you want to try to maximize the amount of points you get back on the money you’re going to be spending anyway. I was at Disneyland yesterday and was reminded of an easy way to get extra points. I’m really mad at myself that I didn’t think of it right away.

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Timing Your Flights To Save Money On Your Rental Car

Did you know that taking a different flight may save you money on your rental car? It can, because of the way car rental companies figure out your final bill. Unlike other reservations, like hotels, your car rental is calculated using a 24 hour clock. Here’s how that can make a big difference in the price of your rental.

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