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Face Masks With Valves Banned By United Airlines

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Thanks to COVID-19, face masks are a necessary accessory.

It’s now mandatory to wear face masks in stores, restaurants and while flying. (We’ve yet to fly since the pandemic began.)

Like a few other airlines, United Airlines has a new rule pertaining to what kind of face masks are allowed to be worn during flights. Continue reading Face Masks With Valves Banned By United Airlines

Win A Trip For Two To Paris from Conde Naste

ParisConde Naste Traveler and L’Oreal are giving away a trip for two to Paris, France!

The prize includes airfare, a three-night hotel stay, dinner at a Conde Naste recommended restaurant and more.

The Michael W Travels family visited France over winter break 2018 and had an incredible time. (This was my first visit to Paris in around 20 years.) Continue reading Win A Trip For Two To Paris from Conde Naste

How Hyatt Made Theo’s Birthday Extra Special, Ridiculous Street Signs- Hawaii, Win A Trip To US Open or $10,000 & More- The Rehash!

rehashIt’s been a very busy month of July, too bad there wasn’t much travel besides a short visit to the Jersey Shore.

We’re hoping to take a few road trips this month. It won’t be much compared to previous summer trips but these are some crazy times… Continue reading How Hyatt Made Theo’s Birthday Extra Special, Ridiculous Street Signs- Hawaii, Win A Trip To US Open or $10,000 & More- The Rehash!

Crashed Plane Packed With Cocaine, Airbnb Style App For Swimming Pools, Georgia Teen Died During 1st Skydive, Hunting For 747 Souvenirs & More- Travel News

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Continue reading Crashed Plane Packed With Cocaine, Airbnb Style App For Swimming Pools, Georgia Teen Died During 1st Skydive, Hunting For 747 Souvenirs & More- Travel News

Find Out How Hyatt Made Theo’s Birthday Extra Special Last Year!

HyattIn the summer of 2019, the Michael W Travels family went on a four week trip around South Asia. During our trip we visited 5 countries, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and India.

During our visit to Nepal, Hyatt helped me celebrate visiting my 100th country with an awesome surprise. Due to this and another Hyatt stay during our trip, we were beyond impressed with the company’s customer service.

At the end of our trip, we stayed at the Hyatt Regency Mumbai. Continue reading Find Out How Hyatt Made Theo’s Birthday Extra Special Last Year!

Win A 4 or 5 Night Virgin Voyages Cruise For 2!

Virgin VoyagesVirgin Voyages is giving away a cruise for two to the Caribbean!

The winner and a guest will get to enjoy a four- five night cruise which leaves from and returns to Miami.

While I’m not a fan of cruises, I’d love to win this prize. I’d definitely be curious to see what a Virgin Voyages cruise is like. Continue reading Win A 4 or 5 Night Virgin Voyages Cruise For 2!

Contributor Ridiculous Street Signs #17: No Shoulder… To Cry On- Hawaii

HawaiiI love coming across funny signs both at home and while traveling around the world. Most of the time these signs aren’t meant to be funny, regardless, humor can be found in them.

From time to time, I post about funny signs which I like to call, Ridiculous Street Signs.

Recently, Benjamin Sands shared a sign with us, Contributor Ridiculous Street Signs #16: Cebu City- Jesus Is My All Continue reading Contributor Ridiculous Street Signs #17: No Shoulder… To Cry On- Hawaii

Win A Viking Expeditions Cruise For 2 To The Great Lakes

Great LakesViking Cruises is giving away a Viking Expeditions trip for two to the Great Lakes!

The prize includes airfare, a cruise of the winner’s choice and a shipboard credit for the winner and their guest.

While I’m not a fan of cruises (I’ve only been on one), I’d love to win this prize. I’ve heard good things about Viking and it would be fun to give a river cruise a try. Continue reading Win A Viking Expeditions Cruise For 2 To The Great Lakes

Ridiculous Street Signs- Jesus Is My All, Must-Visit In Asheville, Queen Elizabeth Is Selling Gin, Review: Forget 7-Eleven, Visiting 24Seven India- The Rehash!

rehashOver the weekend we went on a little food tour of the Bronx’s “Little Italy” on Arthur Avenue.

This wasn’t our first time to the area… Our visit focused primarily on pizza where we made three stops. We also stopped at a cheese shop and bakery we hadn’t been to before.

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading Ridiculous Street Signs- Jesus Is My All, Must-Visit In Asheville, Queen Elizabeth Is Selling Gin, Review: Forget 7-Eleven, Visiting 24Seven India- The Rehash!