Stay at a Brand New Luxury Resort in Scottsdale for 20,000 Points

Stay at a Brand New Luxury Resort in Scottsdale for 20,000 Points

When I was invited to the Andaz Scottsdale's opening night event, I immediately sent back my RSVP. I'd been anxious to check it out since I first heard the boutique-inspired Hyatt property was coming to Scottsdale. As both a local and a Diamond member, I'm always looking for future spots to book stay-cations.

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Alaska Airlines and Delta Airlines End Their Partnership: What Does This Mean for You?

Alaska Airlines and Delta Airlines End Their Partnership: What Does This Mean for You?

Over the past few years, there's been a lot of consolidation and changes in the airline industry. The latest development? This month's merger of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America. As a condition of this merger, the Department of Transportation ordered Alaska Airlines to sever its partner ties with either American or Delta, and Alaska chose to cut off Delta. 

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How to Spend a Weekend in Vegas for Almost Nothing

How to Spend a Weekend in Vegas for Almost Nothing

Vegas, baby! Sin City is a year-round destination for gamblers, convention attendees, bachelor parties and families who want to spend a few days relaxing in one of the 62,000 hotel rooms that line the city's infamous Strip. Luckily for would-be vacationers, all this demand means that Vegas is home to lots of amazing deals. 

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6 Fun & Cheap Things to do in Havana

6 Fun & Cheap Things to do in Havana

I've already written about how to plan a trip to Cuba, and what it was like on the first flight from Miami to Havana since 1961. This is the final segment in my three-part series on Cuba, where I'm going to lay out some suggestions for fun and cheap things to do in Havana.

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11 Tips & Tricks for Saving Big on Car Rentals

11 Tips & Tricks for Saving Big on Car Rentals

The holidays are here, and if you don't live close to your family, there's a good chance you'll be renting a car at some point in the next few weeks. Whether you'll be flying in and grabbing a car at the airport, or renting in your 'hood and road-tripping to your destination, it pays to know what you're getting into before you hand over your credit card.

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5 Ways to Plan & Prepare for a Trip to Cuba

5 Ways to Plan & Prepare for a Trip to Cuba

Last week, I flew into Cuba on the first flight from Miami to Havana since the 1960s. This marks a new era of travel to the island nation, and I'm here to give you the information you need to go there yourself!

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I Was Aboard the First Commercial Flight from Miami to Havana Since 1961

I Was Aboard the First Commercial Flight from Miami to Havana Since 1961

Before my plane took off last week, it had been 55 long years since a commercial flight from Miami landed in Havana. While that in itself was historic enough, the recent death of Cuban president and revolutionary Fidel Castro created a lot of media frenzy around our one-hour American Airlines flight.

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Chicago Hacks: 50 Tips for Enjoying City Life on a Budget

Chicago Hacks: 50 Tips for Enjoying City Life on a Budget

Chicago is an amazing place, but living here can be an expensive endeavor. 

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BREAKING: Hyatt Guts Loyalty Program, Now "World of Hyatt"

BREAKING: Hyatt Guts Loyalty Program, Now

I jinxed it for everyone. Last night during a conversation with my girlfriend, I said of my Hyatt Diamond status: "It's definitely the most rewarding top-tier status, and it's not really that hard to get. I'm surprised they haven't changed it in a while!"

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Work Remotely? You Can Travel the World for Just $699/Month. Here's How. 

Work Remotely? You Can Travel the World for Just $699/Month. Here's How. 

Yes, you read that right. If you have a job that allows you to work remotely, you might actually be able to save money by spending a year traveling the globe.

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