Cheap Flights To Europe, 2,500 Free Starpoints, A Big Gadget Giveaway And Marriott Pokemon Craziness

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.

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 […]

Not All Black Friday Sales Are Sales

Everyone seems to get geared up for Black Friday every year.  Personally, I’m more a fan of Cyber Monday since I don’t like standing in line.  But, the opening time for Black Friday has continued to get pushed back over the years to the point that it’s no longer just Friday.  Walmart and Target opened up Thanksgiving night (at 8pm and 9pm respectively), and I’m sure they’re not the only ones. My wife pointed out some sale items for the kids in the Walmart flier (a store I’m really not […]