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I've often heard about the lavish life of airport lounges but it wasn't until last year that I finally had the chance to experience one. A lot of people think that you can only access an airport lounge if you are  first class passenger or if you pay a lot of money. With my Delta Amex I can obtain discounted entry into the Delta Skyclub. Before my flight on Emirates to Milan, Italy from JFK I had about 2 hours of down time. Rather than sit at the gate or pay for expensive meal and drinks, my friend and I sought...

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It's officially a little more than a year since I signed up for the Southwest Chase Card. Since then I have also opened a Southwest Chase Business Credit Card. To recap the offers that are available on both cards include 50,000 points after spending $2,000 in 3 months. Details Annual Fee of $99 but you receive 6,000 miles on Card member anniversary, compare this to actually purchasing $6,000 miles which is $165.00 Earn unlimited points that don’t expire so long as you have activity during 24 months. 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest Airlines and Rapid Rewards Hotel and Car...

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2016 Travel, General Tips, Lifestyle, Reviews, Travel Goals, Travel Hacks, Travel Well Hacks -

For the first time last year I listed out travel destinations and goals I wanted to accomplish in 2016. Read My 2016 Travel Goals Fast forward to now: I was able to visit 30% of the list but added a few more destinations to the list that I had not planned. Looking back those goals may have been a bit ambitious with regards to money and time. The list included: 1) London/Copenhagen/Oslo/Amsterdam 2)Italy (Rome, Milan and Florence)√ 3)Taste of Chicago√ 4) Grand Canyon/Antelope Canyon√  5)Brazil (Sao Paulo, Rio)  6)Australia (Sydney, Melbourne)  7)Auckland, New Zealand  8) Toronto, ON What wasn't on...

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Asia, dubai, EMIRATES, Travel Hacks, Travel Well Hacks, UAE -

When flying on Emirates, before you get to your destination you will stop in Dubai, if the only option for a connection in Dubai that is more than 8 hrs but less than 24 hrs, a stopover, you may qualify for Dubai Connect. From Emirates website: As a special courtesy to our passengers, in certain cases where an itinerary calls for a longer stopover in Dubai, Emirates will provide accommodation, meals, ground transportation, and visa costs. This service is available to: First Class and Business Class passengers for whom the best connection time is not available and who have a...

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