Edward Pizzarello

About the Author

My goal in life is to fill my family’s passports with stamps, creating buckets of memories along the way. You’ll find me writing about realistic ways for normal people to travel the world, whether you’re on a budget or enjoy luxury. I also enjoy taking us on the occasional detour to explore the inner workings of the travel industry.

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10 Hour Amtrak Delays And Shady OTAs

Each week, we cover some of the most interesting stories on BoardingArea of the week on the NowBoarding podcast.  This week, we covered five stories that should help you get the most out of your travel. A Beautiful Disaster on Amtrak Poor Shawn!  He had the perfect plan, until his Amtrak train to California took a 10-hour delay. How An Online Travel Agency Is Making More Money Off of You An Online Travel Agency (OTA) announced that they’re going to start charging commission on resort fees.  That’s a fee on […]

Be QUICK! 20% Discount On Marriott Gift Cards. Today Only, Hunger Games Style!

Your first instinct might be to bypass this Daily Getaways deal. It’s going to be crazy, it’s essentially like playing “points and miles” lottery. But, it’s still a 20% discount on a hotel stay. For pretty much everyone, that’s a deal you should take 5-10 mins to score this one if you have a few minutes.

Today’s Daily Getaway: The Hertz Deal That Started Good And Ended Badly

Hertz gutted their award chart pretty soundly this week, right before their Daily Getaways offers go live. Don’t just be bitter, do the math. You might still find value. But, don’t buy speculatively. Know exactly what you want to purchase and make sure you won’t be blacked out into Anytime Awards.

Today Only: 20-30% Discount On Universal Orlando Tickets And Packages

Today’s Daily Getaways deal features discounts on various Universal Orlando vacations. As I’ve mentioned before, not all Daily Getaways deals are created equally. Here’s what you need to know about today’s deals, including which ones are worth stalking and which ones you can do better at elsewhere.