Free Flights to Iceland on WOW Air

WOW Air

WOW Air has offered some pretty cheap fares since they started flying to the US. The thing with WOW is that the fare isn’t always what it seems considering the basic price you pay doesn’t really come with much more than your seat on the plane.

Regardless of this, I was still pretty excited when I found out that WOW Air was coming to the NYC area.

I just came across news that WOW would also be giving out free flights! Continue reading Free Flights to Iceland on WOW Air

NOT Getting Max Value from Hotel Free Night, Not Always A Bad Thing

free nightLucas and I recently returned from our third trip in 3 weeks. This time, we visited Indianapolis, Indiana.

Like with some of our other trips, the question came up- why are you going to Indianapolis? My quick response as usual is something like- why not? I haven’t been there before…

While planning the trip I wanted to keep the costs as low as possible. I also had a Club Carlson Free Night certificate expiring at the end of August.  Continue reading NOT Getting Max Value from Hotel Free Night, Not Always A Bad Thing

Bizarre Emotional Support Animal Loose on Flight

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These days just about anything goes when it comes to emotional support animals.

In Australia, a service kangaroo was kicked out of McDonald’s and a service pig was kicked off of a US Airways flight a couple of years back.

Recently, someone brought a monkey helper on a Frontier Airlines flight which caused some trouble, so to speak… Continue reading Bizarre Emotional Support Animal Loose on Flight

LaGuardia Airport Locked Down for 20 Minutes

LaGuardia Airport

Traffic at New York’s LaGuardia Airport has been a mess due to construction going on to (hopefully) bring the facility up to par with airports around the world.

There have been delays getting into and when departing LGA. It’s also been a pain when you try to find your Uber since there is less space for cars to pullover. Continue reading LaGuardia Airport Locked Down for 20 Minutes

Canada To Have One of the Shortest Flights in the World

Shortest Flights in the world
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Some of the shortest flights in the world include “Loganair’s journey from Westray to Papa Westray in Scotland’s Orkney Islands (which can take as little as 47 seconds), and various five-to-ten minute flights that include LIAT airline’s five-minute flight from St. Kitts to Nevis and Olympic Air’s 10-minute trip from Karpathos to Kasos,” according to Travel + Leisure.

Now a new flight in Canada will be joining the list with some of the shortest flights in the world and it will allow you to visit a pretty impressive site. Continue reading Canada To Have One of the Shortest Flights in the World

AA Has A Heart, UA Won’t Fly Teen Home, Tourist Locked in Cathedral, HGTV’s Fixer Upper Rentals, Win 4 JetBlue Tix, NYC Off-Menu Burger & More- The Rehash!

RehashI have my final summer flight coming up in the middle of this week and it will defintely be the shortest trip I’ve ever taken.

With all of my current credit card’s minimum spends reached I applied for a new card last week which I was approved for after calling in! Once that arrives, I’ll be working on earning the bonus. I’m also thinking of applying for the new Chase Sapphire Reserve (like many of you probably are too) when it comes out.

How has your week when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading AA Has A Heart, UA Won’t Fly Teen Home, Tourist Locked in Cathedral, HGTV’s Fixer Upper Rentals, Win 4 JetBlue Tix, NYC Off-Menu Burger & More- The Rehash!

Win 4 Tickets Anywhere JetBlue Flies + $500 Worth of Books!

JetBlue

I recently came across a contest currently being ran where one lucky winner will win 4 tickets on JetBlue anywhere they fly!

The contest is being ran by Brightly, a division of Penguin. The Brightly and Soar With Reading’s Magic Tree House Sweepstakes also includes $500 worth of Magic Tree House books! Continue reading Win 4 Tickets Anywhere JetBlue Flies + $500 Worth of Books!

HGTV Fixer Upper Show’s Renovated Homes Are Hot Vacation Rentals

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I started getting into various home & leisure shows recently when I couldn’t find much else to watch during flights with JetBlue and Southwest.

One of my favorites is the HGTV Fixer Upper show, which features couple Joanna and Chip Gaines amazingly renovating homes in Waco, Texas. Continue reading HGTV Fixer Upper Show’s Renovated Homes Are Hot Vacation Rentals

Tourist Gets Locked Inside Milan Cathedral Overnight

Milan Cathedral

One of the biggest problems with visiting popular attractions is that they’re busy. This is usually the case for good reason. Tourist trap or not, most busy sites are busy because everybody wants to see it…

Ever wish you could have a popular site all to yourself? It sure would be nice to get to see the site uninterrupted. There’d also be no chance of getting photo cock blocked!

An American tourist was visiting the Milan Cathedral and got locked inside! Continue reading Tourist Gets Locked Inside Milan Cathedral Overnight