Briggs Riley

My Favorite Suitcase Is On Sale Today For The Lowest Price I’ve Seen

Regular readers of my blog will already know I’m a big Briggs & Riley fan.  Their lifetime warranty really is a LIFETIME warranty (more on that in a bit).  My favorite Briggs suitcase is on sale today for the lowest price I can recall seeing. The Briggs & Riley Transcend Domestic Carry-On Expandable Upright is on sale on Amazon for $285.   That’s about $15 cheaper than the really great price a few of my readers took advantage of just a couple of weeks ago.  This doesn’t appear to be […]

Easy Free $20, A Hyatt Sale And My $120,000 Vacation

Today's Photo Courtesy of Daniela Cuevas

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info. Here’s what I’m reading about today: Cheap Flights of The Day: NYC to Barbados […]

New American Service To Australia and Deep Discount Business Fares To Europe & South America. The Best of The Rest For Wednesday, June 12th, 2015

Today’s Best of the Rest features cheap business class fares to Europe and South America, new service to Australia from American Airlines and Qantas, and a potato chip calendar. Read more…

A Couple Days Left To Save $100 On Briggs & Riley And Help Someone In Need

You have until March 1st to trade in that rolling suitcase you’re not using in exchange for a $50 or $100 discount on a new Briggs & Riley suitcase.  As part of their “A Case For Giving” charity event, they’ll repurpose your suitcase to someone in need, like a child in foster care or a family in need. This is a great cause that I wrote about when the promotion was just getting under way.  It benefits Ronald McDonald House and a host of other charities, and there are dozens of […]

My Favorite Travel Toiletry Kit

I’m putting together a list of my favorite travel items that make my time on the road easier.  Once I get a few of them written up, I’ll find a useful section on the site for them.  For now, you can see the review I wrote on my favorite portable phone charger and a list of some items we found invaluable for traveling with kids. For years, I had a travel toiletry kit that I hated.  It didn’t fit everything I wanted and was bulky.  I upgraded to a mini Rimowa […]