Marriott launches another affordable hotel chain — its 33rd brand

The battle of budget hotel brands is now a war that extends across the Atlantic Ocean. On Wednesday, Marriott International launched another midscale brand, Four Points Express by Sheraton, aimed at courting travelers craving a more affordable hotel stay experience. Four Points Express by Sheraton will fall in the midscale tier while Four Points falls […]

Things you should do now for holiday travel

Though fall has just begun, it’s not too early to start thinking about your holiday travel plans. In preparation for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s Eve and any other holiday travel, there are some timely to-do items, such as booking your flights and renewing your passport. Book your flights by October If you haven’t already, […]

25 Best Things To Do in Tampa in 2023

Visiting Tampa is always a thrill. Whether it’s your first time, or you’re returning for the tenth time, there are always plenty of things to do in Tampa; both right in the heart of the city and on the outskirts. It’s one of my favorite cities in the whole of the US. Tampa is huge, […]

Best Christmas cruises for 2023 and 2024

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … to go on a cruise. Trade the glow of a Christmas tree in your living room with the warmth of the sand and the sun on a holiday cruise. Skip the mulled wine on your stovetop for some of the world’s best at a European Christmas […]

What happens to your credit card after a balance transfer?

For individuals new to credit cards, the concept of balance transfers may be unfamiliar. In simple terms, a balance transfer involves transferring debt from one credit card account to another. When done strategically, balance transfers have the potential to reduce interest payments by moving the balance from a high-interest card to one with a lower […]

Alaska Airlines launches new daily route between San Diego and Atlanta

Alaska Airlines is expanding in the Peach State. The Seattle-based carrier announced Monday that it is adding a new daily route from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) that begins flying May 16, 2024. With the new route, Atlanta becomes Alaska’s 37th destination out of San Diego. Alaska’s latest expansion […]

Earn free Starbucks with a $300 Delta gift card purchase

Delta Air Lines has partnered with America’s favorite airport coffee brand since October 2022, allowing travelers to earn Delta SkyMiles with every Starbucks purchase by linking their Starbucks Rewards and Delta SkyMiles accounts. Related: Quick Points: Earn more rewards with Uber, Lyft and Starbucks apps In honor of International Coffee Day on Sept. 29, Delta […]

United offering Europe flights from 30,000 miles one-way

Are you searching for an ideal autumn escape to London, Paris, Amsterdam or Madrid? United Airlines has just launched an exciting Europe award sale. Over the next three days, you can reserve economy flights across the Atlantic to 12 European destinations, beginning at 30,000 miles one-way (in addition to taxes and fees, starting at $47.15 […]

Is a Backpack a Personal Item?

If you’re preparing to travel by air, you may be wondering, is a backpack a personal item? With many airlines charging exorbitant fees for checked, and even carry-on luggage, it can be appealing to save some cash by traveling with just a personal item. So, does a backpack count? The short answer is yes—backpacks can […]

Deal alert: Flights to Europe as low as $268

Head to Europe this fall or winter with discounted tickets from Icelandic budget carrier Play Airlines. In honor of World Tourism Day on Wednesday, the airline is offering 30% off flights from multiple U.S. East Coast cities to many popular European destinations. Deal basics Airline: Play Routes: Boston, Baltimore, New York’s Hudson Valley and Washington, […]