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12 Days Of Great Travel Giveaways!

InsideFlyer is giving away 12 great prizes for their “12 days of Christmas” giveaway this year.  It’s 12 Days of Great Travel Giveaways!  As many of you know, I’m one of the co-founders of InsideFlyer, the community of frequent travelers dedicated to helping others.  Just like last year when the site was still named Milepoint, we’ve got a bunch of great giveaways for the holidays. Today’s prize is a pretty awesome one.  We’re giving away 5 $250 vouchers from Silvercar, a pretty cool car rental company that only rents new […]

2 Tickets To Italy For $1,000 And Dumpster Diving. The Best of The Rest For Monday, August 17th 2015

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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.  On a daily basis, I try to keep track of roughly 100 different blogs (try being the operative word) that have interesting things for you and I to learn from.  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 […]

35% Discount On Expedia Hotel Gift Card Today

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The final Daily Getaway is new for this year and a good one, a $1,000 Expedia gift card for $650. In case you’re not familiar, Daily Getaways are daily deals sponsored by the US Travel Association.  Some are better than others, so you need to think about whether you can take full advantage of the offer before buying. For the more popular offers, they will sell out quickly, which means being around right when they go on sale each day at 1:00 pm EDT.  Some offers will sell out in hours, […]

Breaking Down Week 4 Of Daily Getaways

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There are plenty of deals to be had in Week 4 of Daily Getaways.  With the exception of the Hyatt Daily Getaway in Week 3, this is one of the strongest all-around weeks. There are also still some offers left from previous weeks.  You can find my Week 1 recap here, and my Week 2 recap here. In case you’re not familiar, Daily Getaways are daily deals sponsored by the US Travel Association.  Some are better than others, so you need to think about whether you can take full advantage […]

12 Days Of Free Starbucks!

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On the tails of my Sterling Silver Starbucks gift card giveaway, I wanted to make sure we had a few more winners given the popularity of that giveaway.  And, since Starbucks seems pretty popular around these parts, I’ll be giving away free Starbucks for the holidays. We’ll start with the 12 Days of Christmas, where I’ll give away one $5 Starbucks gift card each day between now and Christmas Eve. And, once we get to Hannukah, I’ll double up and do 2 gift cards a day through December 24th. I’ll be […]

Daily Getaways Breakdown For Monday, June 9th: 19% Discount On Marriott Rewards Gift Card

Today’s Daily Getaway is a sizable discount on Marriott gift cards, up to almost 20%. In case you’re not familiar, Daily Getaways are daily deals sponsored by the US Travel Association.  Some are better than others, so you need to think about whether you can take full advantage of the offer before buying. For the more popular offers, they will sell out quickly, which means being around right when they go on sale each day at 1:00 pm EDT.  Some offers will sell out in hours, some in minutes.  It’s also […]

The Winners Of The Amazon Gift Cards Are…

Thanks to everyone who entered my Amazon gift card giveaway.  There were a ton of great tips and I’m not done responding to everyone. The random winner of the $100 Amazon gift card was Justin, with the following comment: My tip – always smile. Smile to flight attendants, gate agents, check-in clerks at hotels. A little niceness goes a long way! I’m also giving away two $25 Amazon gift cards to comments I liked.  The first one is from DFWGuy: Tip: Park in the same place/area at the airport each […]