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Travel Tuesday: Is Your Airline or Hotel Status Being Extended? 2

I'm going to take a shot in the dark and guess that, if you're reading this post around the time it was initially published, you haven't been traveling much lately. For frequent travelers, not only is this a change of pace that may make cabin fever even more impactful but...

Travel Tuesday: 5 Interesting Travel Products I've Seen Advertised on Instagram 2

Well, there's no getting around it: now is not a great time for travel. I suppose that means I choose the wrong time to start a bi-weekly travel series... but I'm committed to keeping up that schedule. So, instead of focusing on travel itself this week, I thought it'd be...

Travel Tuesday: Booking My Chicago Stay Through Amex's Hotel Collection 2

At a time when most Americans and those in several other parts of the world are avoiding group gatherings at all costs, a couple of weeks ago my wife and I headed to Chicago for a comic book convention. This was our first time attending C2E2 — short for Chicago...

Aspirational Travel: My (Short) Time Beyond the "Velvet Rope" 2

These days, it seems that people are traveling more than ever. However, the experiences they have while making their way to their destination can vary greatly. For those in the "main cabin" (aka "coach") part of the plane, seats seem to be shrinking while nickel-and-diming fees grow. Meanwhile, those upfront...

Everything You Need to Know About Flying Allegiant Air in 2020 21

When my wife and I moved to Springfield, Missouri almost exactly five years 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 number of destinations. Unfortunately, while it is convenient, flying out of such...

Travel Tuesday: Pray for Hong Kong — My Favorite Things About the City 2

Quick note: in case you missed the previous entry, Travel Tuesday is a new feature here on Money@30 where I'll be sharing travel-focused posts every other week — so stay tuned for more tips and tales from my various travel adventures! The past few months have not been easy for Hong...