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Man Giving Away Frequent Flyer Miles Over Holidays, United Matches

Frequent Flyer Miles
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Businessman Peter Shankman is giving away frequent flyer miles over the holidays to send some lucky people home.

USA Today mentions that “Shankman has been donating his frequent flyer airline miles for about the last four years to those who can’t afford to make the trip home.” Continue reading Man Giving Away Frequent Flyer Miles Over Holidays, United Matches

The 10 Most Googled Destinations In The World For 2018

googleThere are over 3.5 billion searches made on Google each day. That comes to around 40,000 searches per second!

With the help of Google you can search anything that your heart desires.

When it comes to travel, I frequently use Google to search for articles about destinations, food, currency exchange rates, prices of flights and to translate foreign languages (as well as many other things).  Continue reading The 10 Most Googled Destinations In The World For 2018

Delta Air Lines Shares Some Holiday Travel Tips

Delta Air LinesTraveling and flying over the holidays can be intense . The airports are packed with people trying to get home or head off to their vacation destinations.

Last year, on December 31, we took a bump with Delta Air Lines which gave us $2,700 in vouchers good for future flights. Find out what we used our vouchers for here.

At the end of the week we’re heading off on a trip that we booked with the above mentioned Delta Air Lines vouchers. Continue reading Delta Air Lines Shares Some Holiday Travel Tips

Delta Bans Emotional Support Animals On Long Flights, Confused By Global Entry App Question, Man Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Women During Flight & More- The Rehash!

rehashAt the end of the week, the Michael W Travels family will head off on our last trip of 2018. We’re all excited to get away for a much needed trip!

We’ll be visiting two countries. One of them Kim and I each visited separately, years back, both will be new countries for the kids.

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading Delta Bans Emotional Support Animals On Long Flights, Confused By Global Entry App Question, Man Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Women During Flight & More- The Rehash!

Delta Bans Emotional Support Animals On Long Flights

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Emotional Support Animals on planes have been a hot topic for quite some time.

Many people break the rules so their pets can fly. A passenger with an emotional support squirrel was kicked off an Alaska Airlines flight a couple of months back.

Earlier in the year, airlines started implementing new rules regarding emotional support animals. United banned an emotional support peacock from flying and there’s also the story about Daniel, an emotional support duck! Continue reading Delta Bans Emotional Support Animals On Long Flights

What We Used $2700 in Delta Vouchers For, Pill To Help Traveler’s Diarrhea, Former NBA Payer Suing United, Eiffel Tower Closes & More- The Rehash!

rehashAs the winter break nears, we’ve been busy tying up lose ends surrounding our upcoming trip. The last things to do on our list are booking tickets for a few sights we plan to visit in an attempt to avoid long lines.

Otherwise, it’s been pretty slow here when it comes to travel.

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading What We Used $2700 in Delta Vouchers For, Pill To Help Traveler’s Diarrhea, Former NBA Payer Suing United, Eiffel Tower Closes & More- The Rehash!

What Did We Book With $2,700 In Delta Air Lines Vouchers From A Bump?

Delta Air LinesDuring last year’s winter trip, we took a bump on New Year’s Eve on the way home from Austin, Texas. This allowed me to turn 63,000 SkyMiles into $2,700 in Delta Air Lines vouchers.

Kim and I were very excited with the opportunity to turn one long day of travel into what could potentially be enough money in vouchers for another trip! Continue reading What Did We Book With $2,700 In Delta Air Lines Vouchers From A Bump?

New Pill Can Help With Traveler’s Diarrhea During Your Next Trip

Travelers DiarrheaWhen visiting different countries, you have to be very careful with what you eat and drink.

The things you ingest can definitely mess with your insides, causing Travelers Diarrhea. (Yes, I’m sure you have an awesome picture in your mind of this…) Continue reading New Pill Can Help With Traveler’s Diarrhea During Your Next Trip

Southwest Employee Makes Fun Of Kid’s Name, Win A Share Of 1,000,000 AA Miles, Engine Cover Flies Off Frontier Plane, Win Flight Anywhere JetBlue Flies, & More- The Rehash!

rehashIf you happen to be visiting New York City over the holidays, I have a good show recommendation for you (and it’s kid- friendly).

I got an invite to the show The Illusionists, Magic of the Holidays which is on Broadway. Kim and I didn’t know what to expect. It was really entertaining, funny and definitely left us wondering- how did they do that! Continue reading Southwest Employee Makes Fun Of Kid’s Name, Win A Share Of 1,000,000 AA Miles, Engine Cover Flies Off Frontier Plane, Win Flight Anywhere JetBlue Flies, & More- The Rehash!