Philadelphia CityPass – Great Philly Day

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Using the Philadelphia CityPass *this post contains affiliate links Sometimes bloggers are offered freebies. In the past I have simply declined, because I did not have any interest in the products and services that were offered to me. Then I received a free Philadelphia CityPass in exchange for writing this blog post.  My older son has been…

Discover $75 Cashback Bonus Targeted

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My husband has been doing quite well recently with the targeted offers he has received in the mail from his credit cards. Just last week he received an offer from his Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard. This week he received this offer from Discover. I had been thinking that it was time for him…

First Southwest International Flight Booked

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Booking my first Southwest international flight was more difficult than I expected. As soon as I saw that Southwest was opening up their schedule through March 6, 2015 I posted it on this blog. Sometimes the best deals on Southwest flights are when the new flight schedule opens. Since I wanted to fly to Aruba…

5000 Mile Bonus Arrival Plus Targeted

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My husband received this targeted bonus offer by snail mail this week for his Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard. He will earn 5,000 bonus miles after spending $750 per month for each of the next three months. This bonus is worth $50 in travel credits plus another $5 with the 10% miles back to…

United Saver Award Economy Plus

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In my quest to see all 50 states Alaska was high on my list. Since we were going to Seattle I thought, “Why not stop in Anchorage on the way?” The problem was by the time my husband agreed to this detour there were no saver award tickets available. Since we were booked on points…

New Kimpton Secret Password

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Kimpton Hotels is giving more Karma by providing us with a new Kimpton secret password. Do you like surprises? Are you planning to stay at Kimpton Hotels this summer? If you mention the Kimpton secret password at check-in through September 29, 2014, you will get a special surprise. The new Kimpton secret password is “Summer…

IHG Retention Bonus

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Recently I received a notice from cardwatchdog.com about the annual fee on my IHG MasterCard. So I called the telephone number on the back of my credit card to check if I was eligible for a retention bonus. The agent reminded me that for the $49 annual fee I will be receiving a free night…

Kimpton Karma Rewards – Dining

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Kimpton Karma Rewards members can receive credit towards tier advancement when they dine in a participating Kimpton restaurant and apply the check to their guestroom folio. Karma Rewards members can also receive credit towards tier advancement when they dine in a participating Kimpton restaurant and apply the check to a credit card registered to their…

Kimpton Karma Rewards

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Today Kimpton Hotels unveiled their new loyalty program, Kimpton Karma Rewards. It has four Tiers – a big change from its two level rewards program. Tier 1: 0-3 stays or 0-10 nights Tier 2: 4-7 stays or 11-20 nights Tier 3: 8-14 stays or 21-40 nights Inner Circle: 14+ stays or 40+ nights Kimpton Karma…

Aviation Geek Hotel Palomar Phoenix

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Are you an Aviation Geek? Do you love plane spotting? Do you want to relax at a rooftop pool and watch planes as they approach Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport for landing? It is time for you to make a reservation at Hotel Palomar Phoenix, a Kimpton Hotel. The Hotel Palomar Phoenix has the best…

Starwood Elite Thank You Certificates

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The Starwood Elite Thank You certificates are back again this year! When I travel I enjoying giving small gifts that bring big smiles. Did you know that Starwood employees have their own rewards program? Gold and Platinum Starwood members are able to help their favorite Starwood employees earn points in their rewards program by recognizing…

Kimpton FireSky Scottsdale Review

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We decided to head to Arizona in the heat to experience the beauty of Sedona, finish my Hyatt Diamond challenge and get in a couple of Kimpton stays too. I found a great AAA rate at Kimpton FireSky for $89 with a $25 dining credit. There was no resort fee for our stay. Possibly this…