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No bag fees Allegiant $39 Monterey to Las Vegas for Frontier $37 Miami flight

Frontier Airlines has a fare sale about three times per week. Last November, I took the bait during a 99% off fare sale to buy a $37 one way ticket for Las Vegas to Miami. My return flight Miami to

Loyalty Traveler Travels

This is a collection of posts from countries and states, cities, hotels, airports, parks and museums where I have traveled on Loyalty Traveler trips in the past few years. September 2016 London – Slovakia – Austria trip report, September 2016 Slovakia

10 of 16 Monterey area hotels offer Choice Privileges FlexRewards

Choice Hotels International recently launched a redesigned website with some new program features like Choice Privileges FlexRewards for points discounts on reward nights during slower periods of the week. Slower hotel traffic on weekends is the typical pattern for some

Humpback whales bubble netting off Carmel Beach in July

After 96 hours of us acting incapacitated after 22 days travel, I coaxed Kelley out for a walk at Carmel Beach. The roads were less crowded than anticipated for a perfect 70 degrees Saturday just before noon time in Monterey.

Life in a tourist town on a holiday weekend

There are four no parking signs along the southbound side of Highway 1, Pacific Coast Highway, adjacent to Point Lobos State Reserve. Last year on Memorial Day weekend, most of the cars lining the southbound side of the 2-lane highway

Last Day Monterey 2014 photo essay

New Year’s Eve started in some ways like a typical tourist day in Monterey since I went to the Holiday Inn Express Monterey Bay for my shower, breakfast and to pick up the hotel folio for Kelley’s fourth IHG Rewards

Gray whale migration passing by Monterey

Monterey is one of the great places in the world to be from late December through January. The gray whale migration is the longest migration of any mammal at around 10,000 miles from the summer feeding grounds in the Bering

James Joyce slept here and Ulysses begins here in Sandycove, County Dublin

Finding myself staying in the Radisson Blu St. Helen’s hotel in South Dublin and several miles from the city centre sights and activity, I spent a day walking from the hotel to Dalkey, about six miles south, through the villages

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 2014 using hotel points

Talking to my mom on the phone in Albuquerque this weekend, I could tell this was a great vacation for my parents and sisters. She raved about the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Albuquerque Airport being one of the best service-oriented

Pebble Beach hiking trails Carmel Bay to Spanish Bay

Pebble Beach, California is a vacation playground for the rich and famous with $1,000 per night hotel rooms and $500 rounds of golf and spa treatments. There are three hotel resorts in Pebble Beach with The Lodge at Pebble Beach,