Virgin Hotels Loyalty Program “The Know” Offering New Benefits

Virgin HotelsThe first Virgin Hotels opened in Chicago in 2015 and the second location, in San Francisco is currently taking reservations for November 2018.

There are also 8 other Virgin Hotels around the U.S. and one in the U.K. coming soon.

One of these days I’d love to check out a Virgin Hotels property and when I do, I’ll definitely sign up for their loyalty program called, “The Know”. Continue reading Virgin Hotels Loyalty Program “The Know” Offering New Benefits

Woman Gives Birth In Chick-fil-A, Baby To Receive Free Food For Life!

chick fil aChick fil A makes a fine chicken sandwich and is probably our favorite fast food restaurant. (Shake Shack doesn’t count, it’s fast casual!).

A few years back, I visited the original Chick fil A: Dwarf House during a trip to Atlanta. It was a very interesting restaurant- like two restaurants in one. You can find out about it at the link above. Continue reading Woman Gives Birth In Chick-fil-A, Baby To Receive Free Food For Life!

Personal Device Entertainment, A Lot Better On American Airlines Due To…

American AirlinesAirlines have been eliminating seat back inflight entertainment screens in recent years. With this move, some airlines offer free movies and TV shows to view on your personal device.

There are a couple of problems that I’ve had with this switch, with the main one being where to place the device. Holding your device while watching isn’t the most comfortable thing to do. One hack that I’ve tried is to use a ziplock to hang your phone in from the seat back.

On a recent American Airlines flight, something in the seat back made personal device entertainment a lot better. Continue reading Personal Device Entertainment, A Lot Better On American Airlines Due To…

Duck Tour Boat Capsizes In Branson, MO, 13 Dead

Duck Tour
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On a trip to Boston quite a few years back, Kim and I had a really fun time on a Duck Tour.

The Duck amphibious vehicles take you around town on land and on the water, which is definitely an interesting way to be shown around.

Duck Tours are offered all over and I figure that at some point in the future, we’ll take our kids on one of these tours. Continue reading Duck Tour Boat Capsizes In Branson, MO, 13 Dead

Trouble Searching/ Booking Award Flights Online With British Airways, Do This

British AirwaysSo this was extremely annoying.

A little over a week back, I logged into British Airways to do an award search for a domestic flight. Knowing that the flight I was looking for would be on American Airlines, I already searched AA.com and found the flights I wanted. I hoped it would be a bit cheaper using British Airways Avios. Continue reading Trouble Searching/ Booking Award Flights Online With British Airways, Do This

Hilton Giving Away 100 $100 Gift Cards + Grand Prize Trip To 1/3 Destinations

hiltonHilton is currently running the Pick Your Paradise Giveaway where one lucky winner will win a trip to the destination of their choice from either Hawaii, China or Italy.

One hundred other winners will win a $100 Hilton gift card!  Continue reading Hilton Giving Away 100 $100 Gift Cards + Grand Prize Trip To 1/3 Destinations

Earn Up To 1,500 Bonus American Miles With AAdvantage eShopping

AAdvantage eShoppingSome of the easiest ways to earn miles and points is from airline (and hotel) shopping portals and dining programs.

With shopping portals and dining programs, you’re earning miles and points for things that you probably¬†planned to buy.

For a limited time, AAdvantage eShopping is running the Back To School Bonus. Continue reading Earn Up To 1,500 Bonus American Miles With AAdvantage eShopping

Have A Hyatt Credit Card? Get 10% Redeemed Points Back

hyatt credit cardA couple of weeks back, the Michael W Travels family returned from a very nice visit to St Kitts where we stayed at the beautiful Park Hyatt.

While we like staying at nice hotels, we’d never pay for the cost of a stay at this kind of property.

Our stay was made possible thanks to the Hyatt credit card. Continue reading Have A Hyatt Credit Card? Get 10% Redeemed Points Back