About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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Dec262019

Amsterdam open Christmas Day

Amsterdam is a great city for a tourist visiting on Christmas Day. Most grocery stores, markets, restaurants, bars and coffeeshops are open on Christmas Day. Most city museums are open. Public transportation runs on a Sunday schedule. Except for many retail shops being closed, the most noticeable difference of Christmas Day in Amsterdam were the…

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Dec102019

SkyTeam SFO to Rome $319 Jan-May 2020

San Francisco to Rome ticket prices in low $300s with SkyTeam Alliance airlines provide an opportunity for cheap travel from January to May 2020. Air France, KLM and Delta Airlines mix and match flights for a variety of airport connection itineraries. Lowest ticket prices look to be Delta operated flights via JFK. For about $15…

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