Another Successful Barclay Aviator Retention Offer

Barlcay AAdvantage Aviator Red Card
It's that time of year again for me to call Barclays to waive the annual fee on my American Airlines Aviator Red card. Last year was a success and this year was too! I simply called the number on the back of the card and told them I noticed my annual fee was due. I then asked if there were any offers to offset the annual fee. Lo and behold they said they would waive the fee! But wait there is more! They also said there is an offer on my card for 5,000 American Airlines miles if I spend $1...
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Volotea 717 Flight Review, Venice to Dubrovnik

Volotea 717 Flight Review from Venice to Dubrovnik
Booking a Volotea Flight from Venice to Dubrovnik Beth and I wrapped up our time in Italy with a final stop in Venice and then a flight on the ultra low cost carrier Volotea to wonderful Dubrovnik. More on Venice later! Our flight from Venice (VCE) to Dubrovnik (DBV) left early in the morning at 7:15 AM. This route was new for the summer and it proved to be perfect for our honeymoon plan in order to explore both Italy and Croatia. The flight was a mere 1 hour and 20 minutes across the Adri...
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Hiking Cinque Terre in One Day

Hiking Cinque Terre In One Day! An Amazing Day in Italy
One of the things we were most looking forward to on our 3+ week honeymoon was hiking all five towns in Cinque Terre in one day! Both Beth and I love to hike. We are not ones to do multi-day hikes but give us any day hike and we are there. Cinque Terre has been on our list to visit for a couple years now and it did not disappoint. After spending a couple of days exploring Rome we were looking forward to a slower pace in Monterosso where we stayed. But of course on our first full day we se...
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How We Spent 4 Amazing Days In Rome

How We Spent 4 Amazing Days In Rome
Four Amazing Days in Rome As part of our long 3+ week honeymoon we decided to spend 4 amazing nights in Rome, Italy! This was the first stop on the European section of the trip. We had just wrapped up relaxing in Punta Cana and we were fortunate enough to get business class tickets to Europe for nearly free. After all that beach time and pina coladas we were ready to be active and explore! Rome was the perfect stop for us! For accommodations we stayed at the Radisson Blu Rome which had bot...
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Alaska Airlines Announces Nonstop Flights From Seattle to Indianapolis & Wichita

Alaska Airlines announces new flight from Seattle to Indianapolis and Wichita
Alaska Airlines has announced new nonstop flights from it's main hub in Seattle (SEA) to Indianapolis (IND) and Wichita (ICT). This is the first time Alaska Airlines will serve either Indianapolis or Wichita. Both routes will operate daily with the Indianapolis flight starting on May 11th, 2017 on a Boeing 737-800 and the Wichita flight starting on April 13th, 2017 on an Embraer E175. The schedule is as follows: Start date City pair Departs Arrives 04/13/16 Seattle-Wichita...
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