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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Apr092019

Oslo vs. Prague price comparison

Prague is relatively cheap and Oslo is pretty damn expensive for a middle class American tourist. Six days in Prague eating out in restaurants two times every day, drinking copious amounts of beer, buying souvenirs and traveling all around the city on public transportation cost less than $300 for two of us. Less than 24…

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Apr052019

Any value left in Wyndham Rewards?

Wyndham Rewards unveiled its latest iteration on April 3, 2019. The primary change is from all hotels worldwide available as GoFree rewards for 15,000 points to a three tier system at 30,000 points; 15,000 points and 7,500 points. The vast majority of hotels remain at 15,000 points. GoFast reward nights correspond to three tiers at…

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