Black Friday

So, Yeah, Walmart, Black Friday

I remember a decade ago before Black Friday was really “Black Friday” heading out one day on the Friday after Thanksgiving and going to Macy’s and Target to grab some door buster special, no idea what.  Since then, the closest I’ve gotten is peaking at Amazon on Friday while eating Thanksgiving leftovers. Until today.  We’re staying at a resort for Thanksgiving that has a Walmart literally across the street from the end of the driveway just a couple of minutes from the hotel.  I had to run over there earlier in the […]

United Airlines Gets “Friendly”er, Eliminates Curbside Baggage Check at Dulles Airport

After a few days of radio silence wrapping up a vacation in Disney World, I’m back and I have a ton of stuff to catch up on in the world of points and miles.  Here’s my quick tidbit for this morning. United didn’t have the most positive news cycle last week. First, they ordered Expert Flyer to stop displaying their award and upgrade information. Then, there was Black Friday, where they gutted their mileage program MileagePlus, most specifically for partners and premium cabin awards. As we were departing last week […]