Southwest Extends Schedule Through 2016 Holidays

Southwest Airlines Schedule Extended to January 4th, 2017 Southwest Airlines has just extended it's schedule for flights between November 4th, 2016 to January 4th, 2017. This is a critical time for booking flights with Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years all falling within these couple of months. Unfortunately, there are no new exciting routes with this release... But, coming soon are Los Angeles (LAX) to Cancun (CUN), Puerto Vallarta (PVR), and Cabo San Lucs (SJD). These flights ar...

Southwest Adds Flights from Baltimore & Analysis of Route Map

Southwest Airlines route map analysis and new routes
Southwest Adds More Summer Flights From Baltimore Southwest Airlines has just announced additional flights out of Baltimore for this summer. The flights will be added for the dates between June 5th, 2016 to August 6th, 2016. This is not typical for Southwest as they usually announces all flights for a booking period at once and do not make changes after the schedule has been released. The only exception to that rule is for a large announcement like a new international route, which this is not...

Southwest Schedule Extended Through Summer 2016

Southwest Airlines extends schedule through Summer 2016
Time to start booking your summer vacation flights! Southwest has extended there flights through August 5th, 2016. As always this is a great time to book your flights if you know your plans or even if you don't! Southwest allows for free cancellations on all fares, just keep in mind on Wanna Get Away tickets refunds are tied to the passenger that was originally ticketed and the funds are good for one year (only usable to future Southwest flights). However, if you book any flights on points t...

A Trip to One of My Favorite Cities, San Diego!

Beautiful La Jolla Cove view
The past couple weeks were crazy going from one coast to the other for weddings, but I had a splendid time in one of my favorite cities, San Diego! I had the chance to visit one of my friends in San Diego a year and a half ago and I was excited that he invited me to his wedding. Me and my fiancé Beth ventured out from Indianapolis to San Diego on Friday night with a connection through Denver. Thanks to a previous mishap on a Southwest flight I had enough in vouchers to pay for one ticket ...

Back to Back Weddings Indianapolis to San Diego & Jacksonville

The next two weekends will be crazy as I will be attending two weddings on two different coasts... One in San Diego and the other all the way in Jacksonville. I am excited to attended both of the weddings too, one is my college friend and the other is for one my fiance's best friends. Unfortunately neither city has nonstop flights from Indianapolis making these weekend trips a little difficult. Luckily, my job has next Monday off (Columbus Day wooo!) and my fiance, Beth is a teacher and she has ...

Allegiant Air New Routes & Southwest Schedule Extension & LAN – DCA

Allegiant Air announces 17 new routes, two new cities MCI and SAT
Allegiant Air Announces 17 New Routes Allegiant Air has announced 17 new routes and 2 new cities that will be served. All the new routes will be to current Allegiant destinations which include Las Vegas (LAS), Orlando Sanford (SFB), St Pete-Clearwater (PIE), Punta Gorda (PGD), and Fort Lauderdale (FLL). In the past Allegiant has focused on only serving smaller cities to their destinations but they have been adding larger cities recently and this announcement is no exception. Both San Antoni...

2x Southwest Points at Gas Stations, Amex Sync Offers for Gas

Check your email if you have a Southwest Credit card, there is a targeted offer for 2x points on gas purchases from August 1st to October 15th. Reading through the terms it states that you must register by October 15th to receive the points and appears it would be retroactive. I have both the Southwest Premier card and the Plus card but only the Premier card worked for me. Check to see if your card was targeted at this link. While double points is nice it isn't anything that will change my s...

Trip Report: Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park

Overview This is the second post about my family reunion trip to Estes Park, Colorado which will focus on all the hiking we did in Rocky Mountain National Park. Find the first part here detailing out the YMCA of the Rockies and our adventures up the Old Fall River Road that just opened up. All the hiking we did I really enjoyed but the weather was terrible. Typically for this time of year there are afternoon showers in the mountains but we were presented with nonstop rain and low clouds prett...

Trip Report: Family Reunion at the YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park

Check-in YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park
            Overview My extended family on my Mom's side does a large family reunion every two years and this year it happened to be at the YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park which is literally next to Rocky Mountain National Park. I was extremely excited for this reunion for the location but also to see my immediate family, cousins, second cousins, and random other somewhat related people! Usually our family reunions are set out West or in the Midwest, some of the most recent reunions have been ...

Southwest Airlines Extends Schedule Through March 8th 2016

Southwest Airlines schedule extension
Southwest Airlines has extended their schedule to allow bookings until March 8th, 2016. While most legacy airlines release flights on a continual basis 330 days out, Southwest has set days to open up the schedule. This can lead to more obvious schedule reductions and additions. It also is a great time to book upcoming flights especially on points when the new schedule opens up. This way you can guarantee your flights and when using points you can receive a full refund if you want to change o...