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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Feb262020

Art in London – St Pancras railway station

St Pancras railway station in London was a marvel of Victorian engineering when the station opened in 1868 with the largest single span roof in the world constructed from iron and glass. The roof measures 689 ft (240 m) long, spans 245 ft (75m) with a height at 100 ft (30m). Midland Railway Company, formed…

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Feb242020

LAX/SFO to Australia or New Zealand under $700 tickets

Multiple cities in Australia and New Zealand including Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington are on sale at ticket prices from about $670 to $695 from Los Angeles and San Francisco for travel from April through November 2020, except for July departures price higher. Fiji Airlines is the main discount carrier for SFO, while…

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Feb242020

Trip cost for a week in London

Each trip I spend in London reveals more districts of a city where one can spend a lifetime studying neighborhoods, history and change. My recent trip placed me in two Choice Hotels around King’s Cross and St. Pancras rail stations. Street signs on buildings around my hotels showed London Borough of Camden, however locals tend…

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