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Travel Tuesday: Follow Airline Mask Mandates or Get Banned

This might come as a surprise to you, but the travel industry has changed a tremendous amount over the past year — shocking, I know. In a bid to comply with local regulations and CDC recommendations as well as, you know, keep their flyers safe, several airlines have adjusted their...
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Travel Tuesday: What I Hope for in 2021 Travelwise

This past week, with each Zoom call we had with friends and family, it seemed everyone had one question for my wife and me: what's your next big trip? Well, as of this moment, I still don't have that answer. Sure, the recent vaccine news makes it seem as though...
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Travel Tuesday: Hotel Vandivort Review

After two back to back hotel reviews for my Travel Tuesday series (which I happened to start a month before the country locked down), I was wondering what I would do for my latest installment. That's when it hit me that, instead of looking to adventures from the past, I...
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Travel Tuesday: The Highland Dallas Hotel Review

In my previous Travel Tuesday installment, I shared my first real hotel review following my stay at the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas. Well, just last week, my wife and I ended up on a business road trip to Dallas, Texas. And, while I didn't go into my stay thinking I...
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Travel Tuesday: Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas Hotel Review

With international travel still off the table, a few weeks ago, my wife and I decided to pay a return visit to Las Vegas, Nevada. This time around, we decided to try something a bit different and stay at a hotel that's not connected to a casino: The Waldorf Astoria...
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Travel Tuesday: What to Know About Amex’s Fine Hotels + Resorts Program

Just a couple of weeks before the pandemic shut down much of the United States to travel, I wrote about my experience booking a room in Chicago using American Express's Hotel Collection. At the time, I assumed that this offering was pretty similar to the fancier-sounding Fine Hotels + Resorts...
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Here's What Discover It Customers Can Earn 5% Back on in Q2

It's March 1st, and you know what that means: time for Discover to announce its second quarter bonus categories! Oh, that wasn't what you were thinking? Well, then. Regardless, continuing a tradition they began last year (prior to that, they'd just announced the full quarterly calendar before the new year),...
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Travel Tuesday: Moderne Gentleman Travel Duffle Bag Review

As someone who not only travels with some frequency but also enjoys reviewing products, I'm always on the lookout for interesting travel accessories and the like. That's why I was excited when I found the clever Halfday garment duffle a few months ago. Well, after seeing that review, the people...
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Another Bill "Negotiation" Win! Cutting Our Sirius XM Fee

Earlier this month, I shared the story of how I managed to instantly save money on my Adobe Creative Cloud subscription. Basically, by going through the steps to cancel, I was presented with a deal that I could live with. Well, just today, I had a similar experience with another...

Everything You Need to Know About Flying Allegiant Air in 2024

When my wife and I moved to Springfield, Missouri almost a decade ago, one of the selling points (or at least what kept it in the running) was that there was a nearby airport that served a decent number of destinations. Unfortunately, while it is convenient, flying out of such...