Mapping programs have come a long way over the years. We used to go to sites like Mapquest to print out directions and then GPS’s like Garmin and TomTom came along.
Nowadays I’m not sure if many people use much besides their phones for directions.
While I primarily use Waze for directions, when taking public transportation, Google Maps is the way to go.
Continue reading Helpful New Feature Coming To Google Maps
Wyndham Resort Denarau Island
Over the summer the Michael W Travels family spent
. 5 weeks in the Pacific
During our trip we visited
, Fiji, the Tonga , Samoa, American Samoa and Vanuatu. I took a solo trip for less than a day to Solomon Islands . Christmas Island, Kiribati
While we used lots of airline miles and some hotel points to greatly bring down the cost of this adventure, when you’re away for over a month, things still add up.
Continue reading How We Saved Around $300 In Fiji For 1.5 Hours Of Our Time
MileagePlus dining is currently offering a chance to earn up to 3,000 bonus United miles to new members.
To earn the bonus, you need to sign up for the program and then complete some dines.
Continue reading Earn Up To 3,000 Bonus United Miles For Dining Out
There’s been many stories about Uber drivers making the news for negative reasons.
Uber drivers have:
One Uber driver made the news for helping with a drug bust.
Continue reading Uber Driver Gets An Assist In Drug Bust
Travel + Leisure is giving away a trip for two to the Amalfi Coast in Italy.
The prize includes money for airfare, 5 nights hotel stay, various meals, tours and more.
While I’ve been to Italy a bunch of times, I haven’t yet visited the Amalfi Coast. I’d love to win this prize and check out this region.
Continue reading Win A Trip For Two To The Amalfi Coast
In travel and everyday life, safety is of utmost importance when you’re getting into a car with kids.
One of the biggest problems when it comes to traveling with a car seat or booster seat is portability. Bringing your own car seat equates to bringing a lot of extra bulk on a trip but it will save you a good amount of money instead of renting one. A booster seat isn’t as bulky as a car seat but they can still take up a decent amount of space.
We came across an interesting car seat alternative earlier in the year, the
. Ride Safer Travel Vest
I had received e-mails about another, super- portable booster seat option a while back. Then, I was offered the opportunity to test out and review the
MiFold. Continue reading Product Review: The MiFold Super- Portable Booster Seat
Lonely Planet is giving you a chance to win a trip for two to Curacao.
The prize includes airfare, hotel stay, some activities and more!
I’ve never been to Curacao but I’ve heard that it’s a beautiful island.
Continue reading Win A Trip for 2 to Curacao from Lonely Planet
Recently, I had a big decision to make about my Citi ThankYou Premier credit card.
When the $95 annual fee came up, I needed to decide whether or not I should keep it or close it.
Continue reading Did I Receive A Citi ThankYou Premier Retention Offer?
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A United Airlines employee got an amazing surprise for his 30th work anniversary.
When Mark Lehman showed up to work, he wasn’t expecting to see his friends and family in the airplane hangar. (Lehman is a lead ground service equipment technician at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.)
Continue reading United Airlines Employee Gets Awesome 30th Anniversary Surprise!