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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Apr082018

BA-AARP August deals $435 LAX to Barcelona, $462 Rome

British Airways has ticket prices for Los Angeles to Barcelona around $500 round trip in August. These tickets are reduced by up to $65 using British Airways AARP link. AARP membership is $16 and available to members with no age restriction. British Airways AARP ticket $435.23 round trip Los Angeles LAX – Chicago ORD –…

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Apr072018

WOW SFO/LAX to Iceland $266-$330 May-June

WOW Air has pre-summer discount tickets from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Iceland as low as $266 round trip for travel in May. Tickets departing late May and returning in June are as low $316 round trip. Several other cities like London, Amsterdam, Dublin are about $30 to $50 more each way. Reykjavik, Iceland…

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Apr062018

Everglades National Park on breezy winter day

On the drive from Key West to Miami Airport in January 2018, I made a detour into Everglades National Park arriving at the Ernest F. Coe entrance from U.S. Route 1 outside Florida City. Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center is the main park center with a physical address of Homestead, Florida. I kept thinking I…

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Apr052018

LAX to Poland $545-$585 August

Star Alliance and Oneworld both have several cities in Poland priced in mid-$500s for travel beginning in mid-August. LOT Polish flies nonstop LAX to Warsaw and ticket prices are slightly higher at $600 or so to fly LOT. American/Finnair/British Airways are lowest ticket prices, closely followed by United Airlines. LAX – Gdansk GDN $545 Aug…

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