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by Hilary Stockton on 2/13/2016
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3/18/2014
  This Iberia Business Class A340-600 Review is part of a trip report including Iberia New Business Class, plus reviews of luxury hotels and dining in Marrakech, Morocco. For the prior posts, please see: British Airways Galleries Lounge at JFK Terminal 7 Review...
Square_flight_cancellation_or_delay-tips_for_what_to_do
3/17/2014
    Has a flight cancellation or delay ever spoiled a trip for you? What should you do to avoid cancelled or delayed flights, have a backup plan, and deal with them if they occur?   A TravelSort reader writes:...
Square_maid_of_the_mist_niagara_falls_review-bridal_veil_falls_and_horseshoe_falls
3/16/2014
This Maid of the Mist Niagara Falls review is part of a trip report. For the prior posts, please see: What to Do in Lockport, Near Niagara Falls Sheraton at the Falls Niagara NY Hotel Review Cave of the Winds...
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3/15/2014
  Earn 5X points for all dining by activating your Chase Freedom 5X Q2 2014 Bonus for Restaurants and Lowe's. I don't know about you, but I plan to max out this April-June 5X bonus on restaurants, and doubt I'll...
Square_iberia_business_class_lounge_madrid_review-lounge_seating
3/15/2014
  This Iberia Business Class Lounge Madrid Review is part of a trip report including Iberia Business Class, plus reviews of luxury hotels and dining in Marrakech, Morocco. For the prior posts, please see: British Airways Galleries Lounge at JFK Terminal 7 Review...
Square_us_airways-use_the_current_award_chart_for_oneworld_awards_as_of_march_31
3/14/2014
  US Airways will keep its current award chart when it enters the Oneworld Alliance March 31, so you'll be able to book Qantas First Class, Cathay Pacific First Class, and other Oneworld awards with US Air Dividend Miles. Also,...
Square_mid-tier_hotel_elite_status-_how_to_get_it_and_is_it_worth_it
3/13/2014
  Mid-Tier Hotel Elite Status available more easily than staying a number of nights with the hotel chain, and is it worth it? Mid-tier hotel elite status can be nice, if you earn it anyway from work travel or via...
Square_amanjena_restaurant_menus_and_dining
3/12/2014
  This Amanjena Restaurant Menus and Dining Review is part of a trip report including Iberia Business Class, plus reviews of luxury hotels and dining in Marrakech, Morocco. For the prior posts, please see: British Airways Galleries Lounge at JFK Terminal 7 Review...
Square_amex_bonuses_becoming_once_in_a_lifetime
3/11/2014
Are American Express bonuses becoming once in a lifetime starting May 1, instead of once every 12 months? They may well be, per Dan. This is what he was told by an AMEX Chat representative: "Effective for consumer card applications...
Square_four_seasons_3rd_night_free_and_four_seasons_4th_night_free_offers
3/10/2014
  Since posting Top 20 Four Seasons Third Night and Fourth Night Free Offers, many TravelSort clients have taken advantage of booking these offers with me, from the Four Seasons Bora Bora to the Four Seasons Bali at Jimbaran Bay,...
Square_buy_alaska_airlines_miles_with_40_percent_bonus-top_5_awards_for_100k_miles
3/9/2014
  Is buying Alaska Airlines miles with the 40% bonus worth it? What are the best award redemptions for 100K Alaska miles? First, the details: Offer valid until March 15, 2014 Buy 5000 - 19,000 Alaska miles, get a 20%...
Square_does_travel_insurance_cover_hurricanes-hurricane_sandy
3/8/2014
  Does travel insurance include hurricane coverage? How about credit card travel benefits? A TravelSort client, whom I'm helping with a Caribbean honeymoon, had these questions, since his honeymoon trip would fall during the June to November Caribbean hurricane season....
Square_amanjena_marrakech_review-pavilion_bedroom_at_night
3/7/2014
  This Amanjena Review in Marrakech, Morocco, is part of a trip report including Iberia Business Class, plus reviews of luxury hotels and dining in Marrakech, Morocco. For the prior posts, please see: British Airways Galleries Lounge at JFK Terminal 7 Review...
Square_delta_new_2015_award_chart
3/6/2014
  Delta's new 2015 Award Chart is available, showing the 5 levels of award pricing. Apparently no one at Delta thinks simpler (or more transparent) is best. The problem is that we still need more information. The award chart tells...
Square_daily_getaways_returns_but_will_deals_be_worth_it
3/6/2014
Daily Getaways will be May 19 - June 20, 2014, but will the deals be worth it? Daily Getaways is an annual promotion by American Express and the U.S. Travel Association that claims "Save up to 50% on offers from some of...
Square_disney_world_price_increase-_save_on_disney_world_tickets_or_earn_bonus_points
3/5/2014
  Disney World increased ticket prices on February 23, 2014, with one day passes to the Magic Kingdom increasing to $99 + tax, total of $105.44, and a three day pass increasing to $274 + tax, total of $291.81. Fortunately,...
Square_dovetail_nyc_restaurant_week_menu_review
3/5/2014
  This Dovetail Restaurant Week Review is one of our many NYC Restaurant Reviews. Visiting New York? See all of our posts tagged NYC. I highlighted Dovetail in NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2014: Where to Go as one of the places worth booking for NYC Winter...
Square_delta-_no_more_medallion_upgrades_to_westin_heavenly_bed_on_transcons
3/4/2014
  Delta will no longer give Medallion complimentary BusinessElite upgrades on flights between New York's JFK and Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and Seattle (SEA), all flights that feature Delta BusinessElite fully flat beds with Westin Heavenly Bedding. This...
Square_snow_capped_atlas_mountains-berber_village_tour_from_marrakech
3/4/2014
  This Atlas Mountains Berber Village Experience Review is part of a trip report including Iberia Business Class, plus reviews of luxury hotels and dining in Marrakech, Morocco. For the prior posts, please see: British Airways Galleries Lounge at JFK Terminal 7...
Square_amex_retention_bonus_offer-_tips_for_getting_a_better_offer
3/3/2014
  How do you get a better AMEX retention offer? TravelSort reader Jana writes "I just got off the phone with Amex asking about retention offers for my Premier Rewards Gold card with $175 annual fee. They offered me either...
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