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60 Days To Success: Avianca To Refund Us For Canceled Flight!

AviancaOver Spring Break, the Michael W Travels family was supposed to visit Ecuador and the Galapagos. This was a trip that Kim and I had wanted to take for years but COVID-19 had other plans.

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, our flight on JetBlue to Ecuador was canceled. The miles I used to book the flight along with the taxes were promptly refunded. Soon after, Avianca canceled our flights from within Ecuador to the Galapagos. Continue reading 60 Days To Success: Avianca To Refund Us For Canceled Flight!

Maryland Bar’s Social Distancing Idea, Visit To DC-3 Plane Wreck In Iceland, FREE Wendy’s Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Countries Place Restrictions On US Visitors & More- The Rehash!

rehashOver the weekend we checked out another park in NYC that we hadn’t been to before. We visited Fort Totten in Bayside, Queens. We also grabbed lunch for a picnic at a deli I heard about on the awesome food/ travel show, F*Ck, That’s Delicious.

While we’re not really traveling, we’ll continue to check out more of the local attractions in the NYC area.

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading Maryland Bar’s Social Distancing Idea, Visit To DC-3 Plane Wreck In Iceland, FREE Wendy’s Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Countries Place Restrictions On US Visitors & More- The Rehash!

Many Countries Placing Restrictions On US Visitors

USWith most of the world more or less shut down for the past 3-4 months, I’m sure many of you are itching to travel as soon as things start getting better. I know we are!

For Americans, it’s usually relatively easy to visit most countries around the world. However, with high rates of COVID-10, many countries are putting restrictions on travelers looking to visit from the US. Continue reading Many Countries Placing Restrictions On US Visitors

NFL Player Suing United For Sexual Assault, Update: Getting A Refund From Avianca, 170 Year Old Pharmacy In The Netherlands & More- The Rehash!

rehashI hope that everybody had a nice holiday weekend…

Over the weekend we decided to do some light hiking on Long Island while also visiting a favorite classic burger stand. We’re planning to find other (somewhat) local areas to start exploring since we currently have no upcoming travel plans. Continue reading NFL Player Suing United For Sexual Assault, Update: Getting A Refund From Avianca, 170 Year Old Pharmacy In The Netherlands & More- The Rehash!

Update: What’s Going On With Our Refund From Avianca?

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Over Spring Break, the Michael W Travels family was supposed to head to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands but COVID-19 had other plans.

We were supposed to fly from New York to Guayaquil, Ecuador on JetBlue. That flight was canceled and we received a refund of our miles and taxes paid. Soon after, Avianca canceled our flight from Guayaquil to the Galapagos. Continue reading Update: What’s Going On With Our Refund From Avianca?

McDonald’s Tbilisi, Georgia, Beaches Reopening In Four Northeastern States, Ridiculous Street Signs: Dog Poop, Travel Contests & More- The Rehash!

rehashAnother week of social distancing and primarily staying indoors has passed which means very little has happened related to travel..

I’m still trying to catch up on trip reports which I’ve missed in the past. Otherwise, I’ve been thinking about when it might be the right time to book a flight for a future trip. I’m not so certain that the time has come just yet. What do you think? Continue reading McDonald’s Tbilisi, Georgia, Beaches Reopening In Four Northeastern States, Ridiculous Street Signs: Dog Poop, Travel Contests & More- The Rehash!

JetBlue Giving Away 100K RT Flights, Tourists Being Arrested On Hawaii, Staff Of Hospital Gets Free Trips, 40 Hours In Nagorno Karabakh & More- The Rehash!

rehashIt’s been a while since I’ve last applied for a new credit card so I’m hoping to come across a good bonus offer worth applying for.

Have you been applying for new cards while stuck at home or trying to earn miles and points other ways?

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading JetBlue Giving Away 100K RT Flights, Tourists Being Arrested On Hawaii, Staff Of Hospital Gets Free Trips, 40 Hours In Nagorno Karabakh & More- The Rehash!

A Surprise From Wyndham, Sicily Will Pay Tourists To Visit, FREE 6-Pack of Coors Light, NYC Subways No Longer Running 24 Hours & More- The Rehash!

rehashThe best way that I’ve been staying involved in travel while we’re not traveling or planning any trips has been by using more time to work on my site.

I’ve been going through lots of photos from past trips, trying to catch up on posts I had meant to write. I’m not sure how far I’ll get but the idea is there!

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading A Surprise From Wyndham, Sicily Will Pay Tourists To Visit, FREE 6-Pack of Coors Light, NYC Subways No Longer Running 24 Hours & More- The Rehash!

McDonald’s Belarus Review, Munich’s Oktoberfest 2020 Canceled, Hawaii Giving Some Visitors A Free Flight Home & More- The Rehash!

rehashDuring our time at home due to the coronavirus, we’ve definitely been spending less money. This is definitely a good thing…

I’ve been thinking of ways to earn more miles and points and a couple of things came to mind. Due to our Spring Break trip being canceled we kinda earned miles by getting them redeposited into our account. It’s time to find another credit card to apply for. Nothing really stands out, any suggestions? Continue reading McDonald’s Belarus Review, Munich’s Oktoberfest 2020 Canceled, Hawaii Giving Some Visitors A Free Flight Home & More- The Rehash!

Super Important Breaking News, McD’s Azerbaijan, How Hyatt Helped Me Celebrate A Travel Milestone, Sweet Deal On Travel Clothes & More- The Rehash!

rehashWith no trips coming up or even on the radar, all I can do is read about travel. The problem with that is, unless we’re planning a trip or considering a destination, there’s no real reason to do so!

Are you currently planning future trips or waiting for things to kinda return to normal before booking flights and hotel stays? Continue reading Super Important Breaking News, McD’s Azerbaijan, How Hyatt Helped Me Celebrate A Travel Milestone, Sweet Deal On Travel Clothes & More- The Rehash!