TRAVEL for LESS

Exchange Unused Gift Cards for Airline Miles

February 20, 2012

Saving up airline miles for a trip? Have unwanted gift cards with at least a $25 balance on them? I just read about a new program from United-Continental airlines that allows its frequent flier members to exchange their unwanted gift cards from major retailers for airline miles. Just enter the name of the retailer here […]

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Orbitz Low Fare Guarantee

October 21, 2011

It is hard to know when the best time is to grab a deal on an airfare or hotel. Orbitz takes the guesswork out of the process with their low fare guarantee. Low Fare Guarantee! Here is how it works: (you don’t have to do anything or fill out any paperwork) How does Orbitz Price Assurance work? […]

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Pay Your Birth Year at Starwood Hotels

August 10, 2011

The Starwood Hotel chain has a money-saving promotion called “Pay Your Birth Year.” The older you are, the more you save! Young people, share this with your parents and grandparents! You pay the going rate for the first night and on the second night and in some cases, the third night too, you only pay the […]

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Get Alerts and Manage Frequent Flier Miles

August 5, 2011

This free site will alert you to deals and bonuses for your frequent flier accounts and help you to find award seats. I read about it in the Sunday, Los Angeles Times and signed up to give it a try. The site is called UsingMiles.com. You can store your travel loyalty reward information and the […]

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Get Free Frequent Flier Miles

July 27, 2011

Get free frequent flier miles from a site called e-Miles. As a new member, you will earn 200 free miles just for signing up and another 75 miles when you complete your profile. You simply watch promotional videos and answer some follow up questions. You will be awarded free frequent flier miles and your mileage account clock will […]

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What are Groupon Getaways?

July 13, 2011

Groupon has partnered with Expedia and released a new program called Groupon Getaways which are deeply discounted deals for vacations and stay-vacations. Discounted travel deals will be posted every Tuesday on the Groupon Getaways page, and you will have access to grab the deal for 7 days. You do not have to book your stay at […]

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Going to Disney? Get a Free Trip Planning DVD

June 27, 2011

Planning a trip to one of the Disney parks? You can request a free trip planning DVD to get everyone excited about your upcoming adventure. Request your free DVD here. We live about 15 minutes from Disneyland in Anaheim, CA. My 20 year old daughter has an annual pass  and she and her friends head […]

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Holiday Inn Express 20% Off and Free Breakfast

June 24, 2011

Staying at a Holiday Inn Express? Book through Travelocity and get 20% off and a free hot breakfast. Save up to 20% at Holiday Inn Express Plus, Enjoy a Free Hot Breakfast with Travelocity! Ends 12/31. If you like saving money as much as I do, subscribe for free to get my emails. No spam, […]

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Southwest Fares from $40 One Way

June 22, 2011

Southwest Airlines is having a sale to celebrate their 40th years and many one-way fares are starting at $40. If your flight is under 450 miles, the fare starts at $40 one way. If your flight is between 451 miles and 1250 miles, one-way fares start at $80. If your flight is more than 1251 […]

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Jet Blue Extra 15% Off

June 22, 2011

JetBlue has a promo code for 15% off all 1 way and roundtrip fares with coupon code “FRIENDS11“. You must book by June 21st and travel between September 6th and October 5th for this promotion. JetBlue is also having a promotion for 1 way flights to the Caribbean on Tuesday and Wednesday starting at $39. The promotion is […]

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