Travel

Many of our vacations involve hotel rooms even if it is just for one night pre-cruise. One way we save on hotel rooms is to use Priceline. When I use Priceline, it’s always with the original format which is now called “Name Your Own Price’. You can also name your own price for car rental and […]

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Over the past decade airlines have cut back on included items and begun charging for most extras including pillows, blankets, and food.  They even tried to charge for non-alcoholic beverages (which flopped thankfully).  With the decline of the economy came a new fee – one for checked baggage. Luggage Fees – the Beginning The luggage fee […]

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Mr Credit Card from www.askmrcreditcard.com is writing a guest post for me today. He is going talk about making use of your credit cards for vacation planning and saving money. Firstly, thanks to Mrs Boomer for letting me guest post here. Today, I just want to reiterate some of the points Mrs Boomer has made […]

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 It’s been so long since we had a lot of rain (is the drought over yet?) that six days in a row of rain, wind, and cold has been a shock.  The good news is that it kept San Diegans from complaining all week about the Chargers loss (and we need the water). Who am […]

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photo credit: caribb Airlines have become stingier with air travel awards in the past year or so now requiring up to 50,000 miles for domestic round-trip ticket.  When I started flying for business the standard was 20 or 25 thousand.  To make it even harder to get a ticket expiration dates were shortened from an […]

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