travel planning

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Aug102017

Loyalty? Yes! Loyal? Not so much for my hotel travel

Last month I stayed 20 hotel nights in Europe spread across several major chains. Choice Privileges: 5 Points Plus Cash reward nights = 30,000 points + $225 for Ascend Collection Skt. Petri Copenhagen and Clarion Prague City. Marriott Rewards: 2 reward nights = 15,000 points at Courtyard Pilsen, CZ. IHG Rewards Club: 3 reward nights…

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Jun292017

Travel Planning several moves ahead

This is a personal thoughts piece on how I plan travel. My travel itineraries are planned several moves and months ahead, yet I am still tweaking my hotel stays in Europe two weeks from now. Club Carlson’s Free Fridays promotion motivated me to shift some hotel nights around to Carlson properties for our July travel…

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Mar252017

De-Icing my Iceland plans

This post shares some of the travel deals I found this week for travel around Norway and the Baltic countries of Latvia and Lithuania. Two weeks away from a ticket to Iceland and Copenhagen and my travel plans are frozen. I have hotel reservations in five cities, but my only real out-of-pocket expense at the…

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