Today I checked my husband’s Delta account and Delta gave him 2,500 miles. I am assuming that this is compensation for our canceled flight last week. The notation in his account is: Customer Relations Bonus 2500 When I rescheduled our flights for Maine, I got a great agent. She was… read more →
We had a great time in Maine. My goal was to eat Maine lobster everyday and it was not difficult to find great tasting freshly caught lobster. The picture is our soft shell lobster and corn dinner freshly steamed. The lobsters totaled about 3 1/2 pounds and we paid under… read more →
Great post from New Girl in the Air about earning bonus airlines miles from current promotions when renting a car. These bonus promotions are currently offered from Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Here is the link.
My husband and I were planning to fly from Philadelphia to Portland, Maine today. This morning I received a phone message that our flight had been canceled and that we were now booked to fly tomorrow. Fortunately I got the message before we left for the airport. The only problem… read more →
It has been more than 90 days since my husband’s last credit card churn. This week my husband applied and was approved for three new cards. 1-Chase Ink Bold Business MasterCard charge card. There is no annual fee for the first year. After his first purchase he will earn 25,000… read more →
To reach the minimum spend on new credit cards, I have regularly purchased gift cards from stores I frequent often. I prefer to buy gift cards for supermarkets and Walmart gift cards to use at Sam’s Club. For other purchases I usually prefer credit cards because of all of the… read more →
Several weeks ago I went to my local Office Depot and with my new Ink Bold MasterCard I purchased a Vanilla VISA card for $500 plus the $4.95 fee. After activating this prepaid card I called State Farm and told the representative I wanted to make a prepayment for my… read more →
If you missed Southwest’s last 50,000 bonus points offer for their Visa credit card from Chase, a new offer is now available. With these points you can get more than $800 in free Southwest flights, if you use it for their Wanna Get Away fares. The annual fee is $69.… read more →
Again this month Southwest has opened up their schedule. Southwest flights are now available to book through March 8, 2013.
How does a hotel increase bookings in this economy? The Damson Dene Hotel in Cumbria, Northwest England is the exchanging copies of Gideon bibles in each of its guest rooms for a copies of the amusing, erotic, best-selling book “50 Shades of Grey.” The hotel’s general manager believes it will… read more →
Southwest Airlines has a very user friendly frequent flyer program. Making changes to reservation using money or points is easy to do. As an example I booked a one way flight from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale a few weeks ago. This week the number of points needed for the same… read more →
Yesterday I thought I was taking my car into my local Honda dealer for my free annual state inspection. So I brought some work and planned to wait for my car until it was finished. My plan was to bring my car back next month for one of those major… read more →