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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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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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Travel Well Hack: Orbitz Orbucks If you've been following me for a while you know that I always seek to find a good travel deal. Earlier this summer I took a last minute trip to Vegas to drive to the Grand Canyon and Antelope Canyon. I booked the flight the morning of and because of late arrival I needed to reserve a room in a Vegas hotel to drive to the Arizona the next morning. While on the plane I searched every tool and then I remember I had 57.00 in Orbucks. After using the points the room came to...

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  In 2014 most people may not know I walked away from a level 2 Management position from a company I’d been with for 7 years. I started saving in 2013 to make my move. After I quit my job I had to ensure I was able to survive off the money I saved for at least a year. I quit for a variety of reasons that would require several other posts :) I cut back drastically on a lot of things. I budgeted everything on a spreadsheet for at least a year but forgot to include travel. :( Since...

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