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Oct152018

New Year’s Eve reward stay tip

New Year’s Eve can be an expensive hotel night in many cities and you might find New Year’s Eve is not available for a one night reward stay with points. After checking dozens of hotels in several cities, I found many hotels not available as a one night reward stay for December 31 can be…

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Aug282018

Cheapest and most expensive EU countries

Over the past year I have spent time traveling in Denmark and Bulgaria, two countries with the distinction of being the most expensive and least expensive of 28 EU member countries.

My frequent travel to Europe over the past three years has been aided by spending most of my time in travel budget-friendly EU countries like Bulgaria (#1 cheapest), Poland (3rd), Lithuania (5th), Czech Republic (7th) and Slovakia (8th).

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Jun022018

Google Flights late summer fare deals to Europe

September, near the end of summer, is my favorite time of year to travel around Europe. Tourism crowds decrease, yet weather in northern Europe is generally still warm, while southern Europe is more tolerable temperatures than mid-July and August. Best of all, airline ticket prices from USA to European cities drop significantly. September 15-16 major…

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May292018

Europe on hotel points for $68 hotel nights

Most of my summer travel is planned with flights ticketed and hotels booked for Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Italy, Lithuania, Norway and Poland. This article is about the value I found with different hotel loyalty point currencies for different cities. My summer travel plans use hotel reward nights in 7 different hotel loyalty programs. This…

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