It isn’t often we see cheap prices to New Zealand come down the pike. There aren’t a lot of airlines that fly to and from New Zealand. That helps keep prices high. Right now there are $700 round-trip fares available. That’s easily a few hundred dollars cheaper than I normally see. Keri at Heels First Travel has the details. Essentially, you’ll be able to find these fares for travel through June of next year to Auckland. Keep in mind that the warm season in New Zealand is effectively the opposite […]
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.
Amazon Prime Same-Day shipping service is rolling out in a bunch of metropolitan markets and I got my first taste of it this week. I’m already hooked. Find out if the service is free in your area…..
Today’s Daily Getaway offer features discounted Busch Gardens and Sea World tickets. 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 important to be […]
Short notice, I’ll be picking a winner tomorrow, since the event starts Friday. A good friend of mine reached out today to ask if I could help give away his ticket to Frequent Traveler University Advanced in San Diego, which starts day after tomorrow, Friday, March 5th. Leave a comment here and I’ll pick a winner on Thursday. ***if you’re on Twitter, make sure you send a shout out to @darrenmak and @jdufgate11 for generously giving away their tickets. Brownie points may help score the winner! PLEASE only reply if you […]
I’ve got two tickets to give away from friends of mine to Frequent Traveler University Advanced Edition in San Diego, March 6th-8th, 2015. I’m giving one away tonight, but you can still enter the other giveaway until tomorrow. The first random winner is Bob P, who said: I purchased a ticket for myself when the event first went live and forgot to purchase one for my partner…now I’m in the dog house for it so an additional ticket would REALLY help to smooth things over! I’m guessing your partner won’t […]
For those trying to learn the absolute best tips and tricks for free award travel all over the world, the advanced sessions at Frequent Traveler University really are unmatched for knowledge. And, I’ve got a free ticket to give away for the next session in San Diego from March 6th-8th, 2015. You can see the speakers and more information on the event here. These tickets go for $249 a piece and all the advanced events have sold out in less than 24 hours. One of my readers, a frequent contributor […]
The New American has had a number of announcements lately about their network and for the most part they’re positive. Due to some of the DOJ agreement and also to consolidation of the two airlines, some routes are being added while others go away. The two biggest announcements so far are about Laguardia (LGA) and Washington-Reagan (DCA). First, new destinations out of Laguardia: Charlottesville, VA Dayton, OH Greensboro, NC Knoxville, TN Little Rock, AR Louisville, KY Norfolk, VA Richmond, VA Roanoke, VA Wilmington, NC But, the downside here is that […]