5 Random Bits of Travel News: Starwood Changes, Reduced AA Awards, Club Carlson Bonus, and US Airways Purchase Miles

Tweet It’s house keeping time.  None of these points below justify and entire post, but together it’s valuable information to have. Starwood Cash and Points Changes & Category Changes By March 5th the new cash and point rates will kick in and the new categories will kick in.  That means you must book by today […]

Craig’s 2013 Travel Sneak Peak | Where I’m Going and How Many Miles and Dollars it’s Costing

Tweet I was emailing a friend who said he’d love to hear about my 2013 travel plans and he wanted specifically to know where all the points were coming from.  As such, the point of this post is to inspire you so you’ll see al the different types of things you can do with miles […]

How To Use Miles and Points to Bless Others

Tweet My wife brought up an interesting issue the other day.  She wanted be sure that we were giving a part of our blessings from the frequent flyer miles we’ve earned.  We started to ask how we should give air miles or give a part of what we receive. As Christians, we believe in the […]

27 Websites to Visit Before You Book Your Next Vacation

Tweet Not everyone is a travel geek like me.  For me, vacations are as much about the journey as the destination.  The journey, of course, is the planning process where you get to scour hundreds of websites looking for the best deals. Folks who don’t like all that souring often overpay for travel because they […]

5 Great Things to Do in Cheyenne, WY

Tweet While thinking about all of the places I’ve lived in my life, I realized that I took for granted the things I was able to do in some of those places.  It’s kind of funny that many of us end up moving away and then return later as a tourist to our hometowns. I […]

Our Three Worst Travel Customer Service Nightmares (and how to take action)

Tweet Airlines, hotels, car rental agencies, and cruise liners make mistakes.  That mistake can be unfair, unintentional, and unexplainable.  That mistake can ruin an entire vacation or trip.  However, usually the organization will do their best to make everything right. Unfortunately, sometimes how they handle the complaint is as bad as the problem itself. Three […]