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.
I would give up my firstborn to avoid baggage fees. Seriously. Especially if I’m traveling with more than two items.
Don’t wait to cross the northern lights off that bucket list. They’re soon set to dim for up to a decade.
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.