Southwest Airlines is Heading to Hawaii – Here is What We Know

Love or hate them, Southwest is making big waves with their Hawaii announcement. As expected, there are plenty of online comments from the typical “air greyhound” folks reiterating how they will never fly Southwest for 6 hours straight. I am fine with that, the rest […]


Earn Up To 5,000 American Airlines Miles By Signing up For Sam’s Club Membership [YMMV]

This is a rather straight forward offer from American Airlines. Earn up to 5,000 AA miles by becoming a member at Sam’s Club. New members only.* The amount of miles earned will be based on your elite status level with AA as well as your […]


New International Route – Phoenix to Frankfurt, Germany Launching 2018 – Condor Airlines

As a Phoenix native I must say this is long overdue. Phoenix just took away the 5th position from Philadelphia for overall city population in the US. Yes, Phoenix is now the 5th largest city in the country. Mind you this is not metro population, […]


New Nonstop Route from The Bay Area to Rome, Italy – Starting at $189 One-Way

If there is one thing I appreciate in the travel world, its competition. When new airlines and new routes are launched, it usually opens up a price war which is great for you and me.   Rome – The Eternal City We had the pleasure […]


Here’s My Favorite Website For Budgeting, Transportation, and Safety Tips When Traveling Abroad

There is a good chance you know what to expect when traveling to London or Paris. If not, you can ask your neighbor or coworker, they’ve likely been. But where do you turn when you are planning travel to less popular destinations like Sri Lanka […]

Wow Airlines Adds Tel Aviv to Iceland Route Later This Year – Flights from TLV to the US Starting at $149

***Update, flights are now bookable on Wow Airlines***       Man, these budget airlines don’t seem to be wasting any time. Ryan Air, Wizz, Wow Airlines, Norwegian, are all adding new routes faster than I can keep up. Heck, there’s even a brand new […]


Comenity Bank Decided to Approve Me then Later Deny Me – Not Cool!

I don’t know if Comenity Bank and United are in-bed with one another, but both seem to giveth and taketh away. Here’s the story:   Approved, then denied, in that order Last week I applied and was instantly approved for the Virgin America Visa Signature […]


Daily Getaways – $475 Gets You Two Nights at New York, New York in Las Vegas + More

The US Travel Association is back with the “daily getaways” for the month of April and May. Each day they release a set number of “deals” to be purchased, promptly at 1PM EST. Today, (at 1PM EST) they are selling a two night hotel package […]


Earn 1,000 Delta Bonus SkyMiles for Each New Partner You Earn With – Big Time Potential

Delta is running a pretty sweet promotion, allowing you to earn 1,000 miles from each travel partner. The better news is that many of these earning potentials do not involve a credit card (for those who are shy of CC’s) From March 24th through June 30th, […]

$99 One-Way Flights to Europe From Chicago – Wow Air’s Newest Service to Iceland and Beyond

Wow Airlines is launching their newest US gateway city in July, Chicago – O’hare. This is their 7th US gateway after announcing new service from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Budget carriers, like Wow, charge for many of the extras such as seat assignment, meals, and baggage. They […]