United States

Hitting The Century Mark

On my way back from Denver last night, I hit 100,000 miles flown for the year.  Now, most of my frequent traveler friends will chuckle at that, having surpassed that number earlier in the year.  But, for most mere mortals, 100,000 miles seems like a lot.  So, I figured I’d provide a bit of a breakdown.  First, here’s an overview of what 100,000 miles looks like in terms of time. That’s a whopping 265 hours (or 11 days) of the first 8 months of the year on airplanes.  And, just […]

A Reasonable Summer Promotion From Hilton

I’m a bit late on reporting this, but Hilton has a double/triple points promotion in place for the summer.  Double points isn’t all that exciting considering that Hilton points aren’t all that valuable.  The triple points is more appetizing, but only valid for the weekend. This strikes me as a good offer for families taking to the road for vacation this summer.  There are tons of Hilton family properties (Hampton Inn & Homewood Suites, specifically) near major highways throughout the US.  Earning triple points for a long weekend away will […]