June 2012

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Enter to Win 10k Starpoints with 3 words & a picture

Three Words There’s a lot you can say in three words.  I want to see what travel means to you – in three words and the most creative, original entry will win 10k Starpoints! Yes, you heard read that right. ten thousand (10K)…


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Breaking: SMD4 pre-sale & in other news…give-a-way #5 starts now & it’s BIG!

I’ve never actually met The Cynical Traveler (fellow BA Blogger) but I feel like in my last few posts I have been channeling his name and might call myself VeryCynicalPoints for a few days 🙂 In case you missed the…







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Dream Destination Winner Is….

There are a lot of travelers out there with some amazing sounding dream destinations.  190 people submitted their dream destination on the post Booking Award Travel in hopes of wining 10k Hilton Honors Points.  Lots of people said they’d love to go…



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@USAirways quietly Rolls out TSA Pre✓™

There was no fan-fare, no hub-bub…but it surely seems that US Airways is now participating in TSA Pre✓™.  Although I’m already a member of the CBP Global Entry program, and can participate in TSA Pre✓™, I have been actively watching my…


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Booking Award Travel – Here Come The Nightmares & enter to win 10K @HiltonHHonors points

You’ve worked all year collecting points & miles and now it’s time to use them.  Let the nightmares begin!  Booking award travel – even for an avid traveler like me – can be an ordeal.  Luckily, booking hotels is a…


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VGPs Five Days of Give-a-ways $50 iTunes Gift Card Winner is….

There were 115 comments on the Top 5 Travel App post and the winning comment, selected at random, came from from Aleks (comment #70) who recommends the Delta App.  Congratulations to Aleks.   There were some really great Travel App…



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A hotel geeks dream come true – tweeting with @AnthonyHotels

When I grow up I want to be Anthony Melchiorri. What an awesome job he has!  If you haven’t heard of Anthony Melchiorri, then you’re not a true hotel geek.  Anthony Melchiorri is the man behind Hotel Impossible, the Travel Channels…