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REVIEW: Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
Rick gives us his review of the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas. See how he used Marriott Status for an upgrade on his $99 room.
My Biggest Blunder of 2020
Rick shares his biggest 2020 travel mistake with us. It involved a backpack, Amazon, and a warehouse in Las Vegas.
2020 Reflection: The Good and Bad of a (Mostly) Forgettable Year
2020 was a challenging year, but I stayed focused on achieving the goals I set for myself, including achieving Hyatt Globalist status and earning over three million points and miles.
How 2020 Helped Me Reach Delta Platinum Status
Rick takes us on his unplanned 2020 journey to Delta Platinum status via Amex offers, flights, and did so with little extra out of pocket.
The Best Cards for Priority Pass Lounge Access
We break down which cards offer the best version of the Priority Pass benefit for airport lounge access.
Eating and Drinking for Less in Las Vegas
Rick gives us some of his favorite low cost eating and drinking options for Las Vegas. Everything from hot dogs to steak dinners.
Monthly Reminders: December 2020
In the longest year in the history of mankind, we're at the end!! Happy Holidays to all and a Happy New Year! 2021 has to be better, right? RIGHT?!?!?!
Using Payce to Earn Cash Back
This week in our #ThriftyThursday series, we feature Payce, another credit card-linked cashback app.
How Charitable Donations Can Help Your Points & Miles Game
Donating to charity is a great way to earn more points and miles. We explain how doing good to others can help your points and miles plan.
REVIEW: Hyatt Regency at Lake Washington at Seattle’s Southport
Picture yourself sipping a cool beverage at the lakefront restaurant in your hotel. Across the lake, but outside of earshot, you see numerous airplanes on approach to the local international airport. Much closer, you see single engine airplanes takin