Category Archives: Hotels

Hot! JetBlue Transcontinental Flights for Just ~$128 Round-Trip!

Planning a cross-country trip?  Here’s an incredible sale!

Via The Flight Deal, you can fly between the East Coast and West Coast for just ~$128 round-trip ($64 one-way) in coach on JetBlue!

Travel dates are from January to June 2017.  For flights between New York, Boston, or Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles or San Francisco!

Hot JetBlue Transcontinental Flights For Just 128 Round Trip

If You’re Going to San Francisco, Check Out This JetBlue Sale!

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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5 Top Barcelona Hotels Using Marriott & Starwood Points

Y’all know how much I love travel!  Because I get to meet new people, see new things, and review places I’ve been.

But I also enjoy researching and strategizing where to use my miles & points next, so I can get the Biggest Travel from them.

Thanks to Jenny for her suggestion to cover which hotels to stay in Barcelona using Marriott and Starwood points!

Barcelona Marriott And Starwood Hotels With Points

Find a Hotel Near Attractions Like the Incredible Sagrada Familia Basilica. Stay Free With Marriott or Starwood Points!

Here are my top 5 Marriott and Starwood hotels for folks visiting Barcelona.  And a budget hotel for folks who want to spend fewer points!

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Crazy Cheap! ~$191 Round-Trip New York to Stockholm on Norwegian Air

There have been lots of cheap fares to Europe lately!  But today there’s an exceptional deal.

Via View From the Wing, you can fly round-trip in coach on Norwegian Air from New York (JFK) to Stockholm for just ~$191 round-trip!  And it’s easy and cheap to visit other European cities from there on budget airlines.

Travel dates are in January and February 2017.  But to get the low fare, you’ll have to book through Norwegian Air’s Swedish website.

Crazy Cheap 191 Round Trip New York To Stockholm On Norwegian Air

Visit Beautiful Stockholm This Winter for ~$192 Round-Trip. Or Continue Your Journey to Other European Cities on Budget Airlines for Cheap!

Under $200 round-trip to Europe is an incredible price.  I’ll show you how to get the deal!

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Daraius’ Adventures in Queens: Part 3 – Sri Pra Phai Restaurant

I always have a great time when I visit New York.  And usually focus on Manhattan, like most tourists.  But this time, I decided to spend more time in Queens.

I’m glad I did because I got to enjoy my favorite pastime: eating! 🙂

Queens is full of amazing ethnic restaurants.  Like Sri Pra Phai in Woodside, which serves authentic and tasty Thai food.

Sri Pra Phai Restaurant

I Love Finding Neighborhood Gems. Especially Ones That Have Food!

Here’s my experience at Sri Pra Phai!

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$300 Million Sign-Up “Bonus” With the Chase Sapphire Reserve

Thanks to Million Mile Secrets reader Jeff, I’ve learned some interesting news about the Chase Sapphire Reserve card!

According to Chase’s CEO, Jamie Dimon, the Chase Sapphire Reserve is so popular, Chase has lost ~$300 million (yes, million!) on the card so far.  That’s quite the sign-up “bonus!”

So it really IS a great deal for consumers.  But we already knew that. 😉

300 Million Sign Up Bonus With The Chase Sapphire Reserve

The 100,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Point Sign-Up Bonus From the Chase Sapphire Reserve Is More Than Enough Points for 2 Award Tickets From the US to Hawaii!

Here’s more about this news.

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Virgin America Fare Sale! Premium Economy From $99, First Class From $149

If you haven’t yet booked your holiday travel, and are looking to splurge on a fancier flight, Virgin America is having a good fare sale for flights in Main Cabin Select (Premium Economy) and First Class.

Flights start at $99 one-way in Main Cabin Select, and $149 one-way in First Class.  And travel dates are from December 17, 2016, and January 1, 2017, on certain routes only.

To get the deal, book by 11:59 pm Central Time on December 8, 2016 (Thursday).

Virgin America Fare Sale Premium Economy From 99 First Class From 149

You Could Try Out Virgin America’s Premium Service Over the Holidays for Cheap!

I recently flew Virgin America for the first time and was impressed by their terrific service and modern cabin.  With this deal, you can check them out for cheap, too!

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Sneak Peek at 2017’s Hottest Credit Cards to Travel in Style

There are more great cards than ever to help you achieve Big Travel with Small Money!  Because banks continue to release new credit cards with lucrative sign-up bonuses.

And earning just one sign-up bonus on certain cards can get you a trip you may have never though possible!  Like a round-trip award flight to Australia with the Chase Sapphire Reserve or a getaway to Kauai with the The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN.

Top 7 Travel Cards For December 2016

Credit Card Sign-Up Bonuses Make the Trip of Your Dreams Possible, Whether It’s Far Away Like Singapore, or Closer to Home

Here are my top 7 travel credit cards for 2017.

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Book Memorial Day Travel: Southwest Extends Schedule to June 2, 2017

Planning a Memorial Day trip next year?  Southwest has opened their schedule for flights through June 2, 2017.

So you can now book paid and award tickets for late spring trips!  This is a terrific opportunity for a quick getaway before the peak summer travel season.

Southwest is my favorite deal in travel, because everyone gets 2 free checked bags, there aren’t any change or cancellation fees, and a companion can travel with you for almost free if you have the Southwest Companion Pass.

Book Memorial Day Travel Southwest Extends Schedule To June 2 2017

Southwest Flies to US and International Destinations, Including Their New Routes to Cuba!

I’ll share the details and remind you of how to make the most of your Southwest flights!

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Daraius’ Adventures in Queens: Part 2 – Moon Barber Shop in Jackson Heights

I always have a great time when I visit New York.  And usually focus on Manhattan, like most tourists.  But this time, I decided to spend more time in Queens.

The highlight of my trip was getting a shave and head massage at a little barber shop in Jackson Heights. 

Moon Barber Shop Jackson Heights

Little Did I Know This Would Be Such an Enjoyable Experience!

I’m so glad places like this still exist in the US.

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Act Fast! Save Up to 20% on Hilton Stays Plus Earn 3X Hilton Points

Planning paid Hilton stays?  Via One Mile at a Time, Hilton has extended their Triple Up promotion through January 30, 2017.

And The Gate reports Hilton’s holiday flash sale is now live!  You’ll save 20% off paid stays in the US, Canada, and Latin America between December 18, 2016, and January 8, 2017.  But to get the deal, you must book by December 7, 2016, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.

So it’s a great time to book holiday stays, save money, and earn bonus Hilton points!

Act Fast Save Up To 20 On Hilton Stays Plus Earn 3X Hilton Points

Don’t Wait! Hilton Is Having a Holiday Flash Sale Through December 7, 2016. And You Can Save Up to 20% Off Your Stay This Holiday Season!

Here are the details of the flash sale.  And how to earn bonus Hilton points with this promotion.

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