Posted in November 2013

Easiest Way to Avoid Car Rental Hard Sells

A few days ago, the Washington Post published an article titled The Art of Resisting Rental Car Companies’ Supplemental Insurance Hard Sell. This article interested me–and also surprised me. Interested—because most travel articles in newspapers and magazines are about specific destinations. You know, like what to do in Krakow or taking the grandkids in an … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage of Travel Airfare Deals Not Near You

There was a recent airfare deal for flights between Oakland (OAK) or San Jose (SJC) California and Maui (OGG) at $188 roundtrip. It was a super low fare which quickly disappeared. You might hear about amazing airfare deals and wish you could book them–but you do not live close to the available airports. Well, that … Continue reading

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Car Rental Rates–The Numbers

Recently I booked a flight and was intrigued by the airline’s plug to use their negotiated car rental discount. Many times I have researched car car rental rates using  airlines’ codes but I always find lower rates with my codes. Will this time be different? First, I used JetBlue’s link for Hertz car rentals. Here … Continue reading

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Travel Gift Registry

People getting married can set up gift registries at Amazon, Target, Macys, and more. Expecting mothers register to receive baby gifts from family and friends at Babys ‘R Us, Pottery Barn, etc. What if you like to travel? Can you register to receive points from family and friends for flights and nights? As I have … Continue reading

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