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Delta is Offering a Medallion Status Match Challenge

Remember when Delta made some drastic changes to its Medallion Status program, upsetting some elites? Well, in addition to eventually adjusting some of those changes, the airline is now courting new loyal customers with a status match challenge. Now, those with status at some rival airlines can experience life as...
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Two Chase Sapphire Lounges are Opening This Month

Chase's branded lounge network is growing! Not only did the latest Chase Sapphire Lounge by The Club open up in New York this week but yet another is also set to open next week in, uh, New York. To be clear, the LaGuardia (LGA) location is now open while a...
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How to Save Money at Starbucks in Las Vegas in 2024

Years ago, I shared why the Forum Shops Starbucks was better than any of the others on the Las Vegas Strip. Sadly, that location has since closed, taking its savings with it. However, there is some good news for the long list of Starbucks lovers visiting Sin City as many...
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Need a Key Fob Battery? You Might Want to Stop at Buc-ee's

It's now been more than two years since I first visited Buc-ee's. In that time, I've managed to visit a few more — and have also frequented their midwest rival Wally's. Now, to my surprise, a Buc-ee's location has opened up not more than 15 minutes from my house. Admittedly,...
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Solis is Offering an End-of-Year Sale Perfect for Your 2024 Travels

If your 2024 plans include travel overseas, then Solis may have a deal for you. The WiFi hotspot provider (which I've personally used for years) is currently hosting an End of the Year sale that includes discounts on two of its devices. First up, the Solis Lite is on sale...
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Passport Renewal Wait Times are Now Back to Normal

For the past several months, you may have heard warnings that passport renewals were extremely backed up. That was bad news for those trying to plan trips — and even worse news for those who decided to pay for expedited service that was still delayed. However, the State Department has...
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Travel Tuesday: Caption by Hyatt Memphis Hotel Review

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to visit Memphis, Tennessee. Despite driving through the city a few times, this was my first proper visit (albeit one that was quite short). To mark the occasion, I decided to look for something that was convenient for me but that also...
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Hilton is Offering Double Points on Hotel Stays This Summer

Hilton is making it easy to earn bonus points on hotel stays this summer. For stays from May 2nd to September 2nd, Hilton Honors members can earn 2x points. All you need to do is register on the Hilton site and you'll be good to go. Of course, you will...
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2024 Solis 5G Mobile Hotspot Review

For years, I've been a regular user of Solis mobile hotspots and have used them for several international trips (and some domestic). Of course, as the years have gone on, my Solis 1 device has grown a bit old. While it still works just fine, it has been discontinued and...
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2024 Solis WiFi Hotspot Review: Using the Skyroam Solis Lite Overseas

As someone who regularly “workations” and relies on a solid Internet connection to be productive while traveling, it’s kind of crazy that I went without a WiFi hotspot for so long. That’s mostly because I had never come across a particular device that jumped out at me.  Well, that was...