New Travel Visa Requirements, How To Track Turbulence, Southwest Change, Want To Go To Cuba? – HA! & More

Happy Wednesday 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.

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Crazy Stuff Delta’s Pulling, BA’s New Awards Chart Is Not So Bad, How To Book A Flight & Not Look Like A Criminal, & More

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.

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A New Departure Fee, The Airplane Window Controversy, How Not To Overvalue Points & more…

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.

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How We Went To The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade With Miles & Points (and $22.40)

Last December, when we were putting up Christmas decorations at the house, Sharon and I were talking about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Despite living in the area for most of our lives, I had never been to see the parade and Sharon last went to see it when she was three. We had a crazy idea that this would be the year we’d head to New York in November.

The first thing I needed to check was if I could get the time off of work over the holiday. Amazingly, space was there so I put in for the time off and it was quickly approved. Then it hit me. I’d need to make hotel and flight reservations during one of the busiest travel times of the year. The one thing working for me was that I had plenty of notice and I smartly took the Monday after the holiday off so we didn’t need to fly home on Sunday.

I’m always up for a challenge, so I started looking to see what was available (and for how much).

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I’m Missing Out On The Promotion Of The Year, And That’s OK

On Friday, news about a new promotion from Iberia Airlines started to make the rounds on the frequent flyer message boards. Shortly after that, it showed up on many travel blogs. The promotion was so lucrative that many people believed it wouldn’t be honored. As it turns out, it looks like the promotion is real and will work for those who take advantage of it. I give credit to bloggers who waited until the airline confirmed the promotion would be fulfilled, as written, before sharing it with their readers. So what’s so fantastic about it and why am I sitting this one out?

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