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Hertz Sends A Birthday Bonus Which I Won’t Be Able To Use

HertzMy birthday is coming up at the end of this month and we’ll be heading off on our winter break trip the following day. (I guess I could say the trip is my present!)

Last year, IHG sent me a birthday bonus offer which I couldn’t use. I don’t know if I’ll get another off again but Hertz just sent me something. Continue reading Hertz Sends A Birthday Bonus Which I Won’t Be Able To Use

11 Countries Visited, 55,000+ Miles Flown- Happy 1st Birthday to Theo!

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Lelepa Island, Vanuatu (8/30/17)

On August 30, 2016 the Michael W Travels family got a big surprise. Theo couldn’t wait to meet his family, arriving 5 weeks early.

It was definitely a bit scary at first. Theo had to spend some time in the NICU, although not nearly as long as what we were originally told. After six nights, Theo came home and got to meet big brother Lucas.

Boy what a difference a year makes.

Theo turned one recently and we got to celebrate and wish him a very Happy 1st Birthday in Vanuatu! (We’ve since returned home from our 5 week trip to the Pacific.) Continue reading 11 Countries Visited, 55,000+ Miles Flown- Happy 1st Birthday to Theo!

500 Elevate Points: Virgin America Birthday Gift

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Earlier today I wrote about a very nice birthday message from Lufthansa. While the airline didn’t shower me with any gifts like free miles or a First Class Terminal Duck, their message still brought a smile to my face!

I thought I was done receiving birthday messages to my e-mail inbox until I received a nice message from my friend, Sir Richard Branson. Continue reading 500 Elevate Points: Virgin America Birthday Gift

Michael W Travels 2nd Anniversary & Giveaway

IMG_6197Don’t forget to enter my giveaway below!

I didn’t have much time to celebrate or reflect on the 2nd birthday/ anniversary of the blog on Sunday. Kim, Lucas and I had a busy day taking part in openhousenewyork- visiting the TWA Flight Center and then went to visit some friends.

I started Michael W Travels on October 13, 2011 as a way to keep you informed about most things travel. I continue to write about a variety of topics with no travel-related topic being off-limits.

Some Topics I Cover:

  • Travel News
  • Great Food (local and around the world)
  • Travel Contests (I also love to give things away too)
  • Trip Planning & Reports
  • Family Travel
  • Miles & Points
  • Photos of our travels around the world
  • Local events in NYC
  • Whatever else might be on my mind…

Continue reading Michael W Travels 2nd Anniversary & Giveaway