If it’s too good to be true, it usually is. That’s the mentality I had when I first learned about travel hacking, a blanket term for using miles, points, and know how to travel the world in luxury without spending luxury prices, often for free.
Status has its perks. Throughout history, royalty had it better than the peasants. Celebrities and Presidents gets perks over the middle class. And now, business and wealthy travelers get perks above what many travelers even know exist.
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I spent the first half of the week in sunny Santa Barbara, California and the second half of the week in Palm Desert. I had a great time with my California in-laws and I’m excited for two trips this month, to visit my Grandma in Kansas City and […]
They say that you should not count your chickens before they hatch, and when it comes to frequent flier miles it seems you shouldn’t count your chickens before the fly the coop, either. You may be already planning the flight you’ll earn with your frequent flier program, but major airlines are busy clipping the wings […]
I arrived at PDX for a trip to Santa Barbara around 5:00pm on a Friday afternoon. I had just grappled with an hour drive from my office south of Portland in rush-hour traffic to get to the airport, on the city’s northern border with Washington. I found parking in the economy lot, took the shuttle […]
It’s hard to believe, but it’s summer already. It just seems like we were celebrating the Holidays yesterday and now hot weather is upon us. If your winter was like mine that means you’re eager to set out on a summer vacation to enjoy some fun in the sun. Unfortunately summer vacations aren’t exactly cheap […]