Ok, it was close to free! It was in the free “area code”. I used 44,000 Radisson Rewards hotel points to stay at the Radisson Blu Malta Golden Sands rather than paying the $300+/night the hotel was retailing for. Plus, I got an upgraded room!
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If you’re flying for 15 hours, you’ll probably want to make yourself comfortable. This is the journey from Los Angeles to Sydney in the Qantas 747 Business Class seats.
Priority Pass: Get access to airport lounges with many different credit cards. These credit cards will typically have an annual free, but some will have no annual fee for the first year. Having access to a lounge before a flight makes the stress of travel […]
After spending a month in Japan, it was time to go back to life in Los Angeles. I knew I had to get back, but I didn’t book a flight in advance. This left me in a predicament. I had to find a way to […]
Some people work hard at trying to make more money. I find it easier trying to save more money. So I find sales and promotions that I can take advantage of the save money while traveling…and it works out even better when I’m getting paid […]
I needed to fly out from Okinawa to Nagasaki and was planning on using United miles. United has a deal for intra-Japan flights at a flat rate of 5k miles and $0. Although, if you book within 21 days, you’d be hit with a $75 […]
While in Okinawa, I quickly put together a rough idea for a cross-Japan train trip using the JR rail. First, I’d need to acquire a JR Pass so the trip could be more affordable. Next, I had to get from Okinawa to Nagasaki and concluded […]
Staying at the Hyatt Regency Naha using 6k hotel points and $75USD per night. This was a great option due to the location and redemption value.
There happened to be an IHG Accelerate bonus promotion at the time of my booking. One of my offers was to redeem a cash and points booking with any IHG hotel and I’d get a big bonus. I ended up being able to book the […]