Sometimes business class plane tickets are cheaper than economy class tickets, and sometimes weekly car rentals are cheaper than renting it for less the week.
I believe in defensive traveling. This means things like scanning passports and visas into Dropbox and stashing hidden 50-dollar bills into inconspicuous keychains.
Buried under the news of Travis Kalanick’s dethroning, Uber has announced the (official) capability to order rides for others.
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Does being taken around in zigzags sound familiar?
Low gas prices got you itching for a road trip this summer? Well, now there are two reasons to fill the tank and go — because Lonely Planet just released their annual Best in the U.S. list for 2016. Here are this year’s winners, in order:
The fuel gauge is a driver’s best friend as long it receives adequate attention.
It’s not that cheap. Especially when it’s completely possible to rent a car for less than $10 per day. (Granted, this car doesn’t have any power windows…)
Today is the last day Chase cardholders can transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Amtrak Guest Rewards. Chug chug.
One Mile At A Time reports that this comes as part of a larger change over at Amtrak, who will be retooling their frequent rider program from a zone-based awards to a revenue-based system in January 24, 2016. So while transfers need to be done by like asap, there is still a decent amount of time to plan a trip.
The blog also provides a run-through of how to do the transfer, though it’s not brain surgery and transfers easily (it’s 1:1). Get on it now if you’re looking to use those Chase rewards for the next train journey! Like today.
Once upon a ye time, Uber announced it’d be partnering with Starwood. But this is clearly turning into a thing now.
In case this trick doesn’t work.
Occasionally, I manage to impress myself still. I’ve been doing a lot of road trips this summer which means I’ve gotten really snazzy at perfecting a great car deal (no Maserati for free, though).