Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Free Travel at Its Finest: Freddie Awards + New Orleans

The Free Travel at Its Finest post is part of Freddie Awards to New Orleans Binge Weekend Trip Report which covers: Dallas, Texas New Orleans, Louisiana  Sometimes, you've got to live mas. But how to...

How to Book Trinidad’s Carnival Last Second for Free*

It was the Thursday before Fat Tuesday and I had nothing to do after an arduous round of golf in Puerto Rico. Anxious from retirement life, I hopped on IG to see what the real world was doing.

Careful! No 24 Hour Free JetBlue Cancellation w/in 7 Days of Departure

No Free JetBlue Cancellation w/in 7 Days is part of the Rum Rum Caribbean Castaway Trip Report. I found out the hard way that the 24 hour free cancellation rule is a US policy (see Cuidado! Iberia...

Flying 737 MAX 8

I learned about the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash moments before boarding my AA flight from Miami to San Juan this past Sunday (March 10). Incidentally, I was flying a 737 MAX 8 home. I...

Is Iberia Flying Around with Empty Planes?

I'm supposed to go to Sevilla, Spain today. I'm supposed to go there again on Thursday. I was supposed to go there last week as well, and a few times more. Many of us...

Blizzard Gamble? Booking a JetBlue Full Revenue Fare

Blizzard Gamble is part of my ongoing adventures in NYC. Last Friday, I was in NYC staying at the Four Points Times Square, a great value at $97 a night. I was transitioning from TPOL the...

Cutting It Close: Will I Make My JFK-HKG Connection?

Cutting It Close is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report which covers the following places: San Juan, Puerto Rico  New York, New York  Hong Kong  Sydney, Australia Darwin, Australia Melbourne, Australia  Hobart,...

HKG! AUS! NZ! Booking a Last Minute Trip Down Under

Booking a Last Minute Trip Down Under is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report which covers the following places: San Juan, Puerto Rico  New York, New York  Hong Kong  Sydney, Australia Darwin,...

Long Island City: No Longer a Secret Thanks to Amazon

More often than I would like, I have to leave Puerto Rico to go to New York for work. Points flights are usually cheap (see Delta SkyPesos Worthless? Not to San Juan!). Hotels are...

Are Marriott Cash + Points a Myth?

I recently wrote about Hyatt's terrible cash and points program change. That program has become exclusively cash only or points only because the combination of the two rarely makes sense. Still, if someone wanted to...
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