10-second tip: get 1,500 free Marriott points!


This is a nice way to start a Monday morning, and it only takes a few seconds. Enjoy!

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Airbnb tried to give me 3,000 Virgin miles…and I said no.


Yep, it’s true: Airbnb and Virgin were generous, and I was dumb.I just found out I left 3,000 Virgin miles on the table – and I couldn’t be more annoyed.

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5 tips for shopping on vacation.


Shopping on vacation can be awesome (great finds, fun times) or it can be awful. Here are some tips to maximize your chances of greatness.

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Yay! A Kimpton Sweepstakes!

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As you know, I love Kimpton, so this morning I was thrilled to learn about the first Kimpton Sweepstakes! Enter now through December 28, 2016.

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How to fast-track your Kimpton Status.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Kimpton!

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Wow! Amazing Avios award availability to Hawaii this summer.

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There is incredible award availability to Hawaii from the West Coast for this summer! I’m surprised, delighted…and going!

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Get a pair of luxury leggings for just the cost of shipping.

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Girlfriend Collective – a new direct-to-consumer brand – is so sure you’re going to love what they’ve got that they’ll send you a pair of leggings for free!

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Apparently I found a secret offer from Amex.


According to Amex, I received an offer that didn’t exist. What the heck happened?

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Southwest offering free flights? Really?

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Have you seen this link floating around on Facebook? Spoiler alert: it’s a scam!

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Flight delayed? Want $50? How about $1000?

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Aircare is a fabulous thing to have in your travel toolkit. If you’ve ever got a hunch that a flight might be delayed, you can put money on that hunch and purchase a quick bit of insurance. For about the cost of a meal and a drink at the airport, you can create a situation where you’re getting paid to sit on the tarmac or miss your connection.

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