The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel stories that interested me on a daily basis. I don’t have time to write about them in length, but picked some of the best below. It’s a shortcut to find out what’s going on without reading dozens of travel blogs to get the best info.
We’re just about two weeks into the Daily Getaways deals and there have been plenty of both good and bad offers. Beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder, but there are a few things that seem to be firmly placed in either category. Just like last year, I had circled last Friday’s deal involving Busch Gardens and SeaWorld. I’ve recommended in my Daily Getaways posts that you be ready right at 1pm EDT if you’re interested in a particular deal. I had two computers out and ready right […]
Daily Getaways start on Monday, May 19th. I’ll be detailing these offers each day, with a breakdown of the following day’s deal as well. The first deal is Wyndham Rewards points on sale for just over half a cent each. While there are properties where you can get a good value out of this deal, don’t buy speculatively.
I was pretty psyched when points first started posting from my TopGuest check-ins. I had written about how easy it was to setup TopGuest to interact with FourSquare a few months ago. Most of the reason why I signed up was to earn points for a potential repeat of the USAirways Grand Slam promo that I earned 100,000 miles from for virtually no money. Shortly after I signed up, Comfort Inn points stopped posting and we learned they had withdrawn from the program. No biggie, still plenty to feast on. […]