Alaska Airlines + Starbucks Happy Hour

Alaska Airlines + Starbucks Happy Hour On December 12, Alaska Airlines is teaming up again with Starbucks for a day of holiday celebrations.  A few of details about the day: Use discount code “IFLYALASKA” for flights between January 7 and March 4 (not valid February 13-23).  Discount takes off 10% for flights on Friday through … Read more

How to Win Travel Contests

How to Win Travel Contests Over the years I have won some really great contests.  Amongst my friends it has become a joke: “How are you so lucky?”  Upon reflection, I am fairly confident that I do not possess some supernatural power.  Instead, I have some strategies that increase my likelihood of winning.  Today I … Read more

$150,000 Blackjack Tournament at Paris Las Vegas: How I did at my first Vegas tournament

$150,000 Blackjack Tournament at Paris Las Vegas: How I did at my first Vegas tournament Ever since I status matched to Caesars Rewards Diamond elite status, I have been receiving various offers on my Caesars Rewards account.  These offers include discounted or free nights, free gift cards with stay, and tournament entries.  You can check … Read more

Alaska Airlines delivers free macarons via Twitter

Alaska Airlines delivers free macrons via Twitter Coinciding with their 11th year in a row of topping J.D. Power Ratings for top traditional airline in North America, Alaska Airlines ran a Twitter campaign offering free deliver of macarons. ICYMI we’re in eleventh heaven. Celebrate with us! Reply with #MostWestCoast + ✈ for a tasty surprise. While … Read more

Winning Travel Contests

Winning Travel Contests I’ll admit it.  I’m a sucker for a good contest.  I’m not sure which came first, my love of travel or my love for winning contests.  It is a chicken/egg mystery.  Lucky for me, there are a ton of contests where the prize is travel.  I have been known to sponsor a … Read more