Crowd Source Review Apps

There are a gazillion apps out there! Choosing the one that is best for your individual needs can often prove to be a difficult task. In the world of traveling it can be even more difficult as there are well over 1,000 apps in the Apple AppStore alone, under the Travel category. Crowd sourced reviewing …

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Destination: US Virgin Islands

I've decided to make themed blog posts about destinations I recommend traveling to for a low price and/or destinations I have traveled. My first post will be about my trip to the US Virgin Islands. Destination: St Thomas, US Virgin Islands Dates: August 19th - 24th, 2017 Airport Departure: BOS Airport Arrival: STT Airline: Delta …

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Tracking Trends and Tariffs: Airline Tickets

A few years ago, while listening to NRP, I discovered a weekly segment devoted to educating people on useful tools that you can use to make everyday life better. This was the same segment where I learned about grammarly... one of my favorite "spell check" tools. One of my favorite tools that I learned about from …

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MEGABUS!

One of my least favorite part of traveling is the added expense of getting to and from the airport. For you, maybe you want to take a day trip to New York while you are visiting Boston for the week? How on earth are you going to get from point A to B, without purchasing another …

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Frequent Flyer Programs and Partnerships

Here is a very rough sketch of airlines and the respected frequent flyer program they offer. Did you miss my introduction post on airline alliances and frequent flyer programs? The most important part of this is the fact that I have added (in the 4th section of the list), the partner airlines (or alliance) that …

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Airline Alliances? Frequent Flyer Programs?

What is an airline alliance? Why are these important? An airlines alliance is a centralized partnership between two or more airlines that is mutually beneficial. This allows for code sharing (a flight scheduling thing), marketing, greater rewards potential for customers and most likely some back office business matters. If you use your frequent flyer miles, …

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Gay Day Disney 2017

My boyfriend and I traveled to Orlando Florida for our first trip to Disney World together this past June. We by chance choose to go on Gay Day Disney (a day enforced by Disney to celebrate gay pride)... it really was worth it if you have never been but it sure is expensive. Even though …

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How to find the cheapest flight to a specific destination

  So you are decided to travel to a specific destination. You are traveling here for a specific event, concert, wedding, visiting with a college friend or family, vacation or maybe just because you have never been there. This post is specifically for people traveling to a location that cannot change. If you are looking …

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Are Airline Miles Worth Anything?

This is a question people always ask and debate, "are airline miles actually worth anything?" In short, yes but not for actual money. Each airline offers a different rewards programs to show appreciation to their travelers... especially their loyal travelers. Here are a few major US airlines and their respective rewards program; Alaska Airlines – …

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Should I book my flight on a site like Orbitz, Travelocity, Cheapoair, Hotwire, Etc.?

Is it often thought that booking with Orbitz, Travelocity, Cheapoair or any other 3rd party site (travel metasearch engine) is the only way to get the best flight deal. Well this is not 100% true and here is why. First, what is a "travel metasearch engine"? Well simply put, it the same thing searching something …

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