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American Citizens Needing Help In Austria Can Head Over To McDonald’s

(Not a McD’s in Austria)

While we rarely visit McDonald’s at home, the Michael W Travels family always visits McD’s when visiting a new country.

We visit McDonald’s primarily to check out what local menu items might be available and for the kids, it’s always a special and exciting treat.

If you’re an American citizen and happen to be in Austria, now there’s another helpful reason to visit the golden arches. Continue reading American Citizens Needing Help In Austria Can Head Over To McDonald’s

Win A Trip For 2 To San Jose, California from Southwest the Magazine

san joseSouthwest the Magazine is giving away a trip to San Jose, California!

The prize includes a $1,000 Southwest Airlines gift card, hotel stay, $100 in Uber credits and more!

I’ve never been to San Jose so I’d love to win this prize to get a chance to visit the city. Continue reading Win A Trip For 2 To San Jose, California from Southwest the Magazine

Off Limits: Visiting An Abandoned Bull Ring In Colonia, Uruguay

UruguayOver Spring Break, the Michael W Travels family visited Argentina and Uruguay.

During our visit, we spent time in Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay. The historic quarter of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pretty much everything that you’d want to see is walkable in Colonia.

There was one site around 6 kilometers from the historic quarter which was on my list and technically off- limits. Continue reading Off Limits: Visiting An Abandoned Bull Ring In Colonia, Uruguay

McDonald’s Andorra, Holland America Cruise Ships Collide, Competition For DoubleTree Cookie from Fairfield Inn, Win 50,00 Marriott Points + $1,500 Amex Gift Card & More- The Rehash!

rehashWe spent a night in Philadelphia over the weekend since I had to get rid of a Marriott free night. We stayed at a Fairfield Inn which really impressed all of us! (I plan to write a review of the property in the future.)

I hope that everyone had a nice Mother’s Day.

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading McDonald’s Andorra, Holland America Cruise Ships Collide, Competition For DoubleTree Cookie from Fairfield Inn, Win 50,00 Marriott Points + $1,500 Amex Gift Card & More- The Rehash!

Delta Testing Free Wi-Fi, Notre Dame Rebuild Plans, Best Time To Book Hotels, Get Kicked Off A Plane For This, Japan Warned Not To Run Out Of Beer, Best BBQ In US & More- Travel News!

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Continue reading Delta Testing Free Wi-Fi, Notre Dame Rebuild Plans, Best Time To Book Hotels, Get Kicked Off A Plane For This, Japan Warned Not To Run Out Of Beer, Best BBQ In US & More- Travel News!

Win A Trip For 2 To Grand Cayman from Southwest Vacations

Grand CaymanSouthwest Vacations is running a contest where one lucky winner will win a trip for two to Grand Cayman!

The prize includes airfare, a four night stay at the Marriott Beach Resort and more!

I’ve heard great things about Grand Cayman so I’d love to win this prize to finally get a chance to check the island out. Continue reading Win A Trip For 2 To Grand Cayman from Southwest Vacations

Does The DoubleTree Cookie Have Competition From Fairfield Inn?

fairfield innI recently shared what we booked with my 25,000 points Marriott free night.

We booked a one night stay at the Fairfield Inn in Philadelphia Downtown/ Center City.

Philly was a good choice for us due to the proximity to home (we drove), the great food and lots of kid friendly options. Continue reading Does The DoubleTree Cookie Have Competition From Fairfield Inn?

Win 50,000 Marriott Points, 5 Night Stay At Any Fairfield Inn, $1,500 Amex Gift Card & More!

Fairfield InnMarriott is currently running the Fairfield celebrating 1000 Hotels Sweepstakes 2019.

The grand prize includes a 5- night stay at any Fairfield Inn in the world, a $1,500 American Express gift card to use towards airfare and more!

While I have no idea where I’d go, I’d love to win this prize and have the tough task of planning a 5 night trip on Marriott! Continue reading Win 50,000 Marriott Points, 5 Night Stay At Any Fairfield Inn, $1,500 Amex Gift Card & More!