Sleep With the Planes: The 9 Best Airport Hotels in the United States and Canada

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

There are airport hotels, and then there are hotels in airports. Those two are as similar as tunafish and caviar. Generic airport hotels are a dime a dozen and range in quality from “good enough” to “avoid at all costs,” but they generally require at least a shuttle bus to get to your bed and …

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Two Tickets for $26: The Math Behind a $60 Kids Fly Free Frontier Membership

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

Who doesn’t love a good buy one, get one free deal? The Southwest Companion Pass offers a tremendous way to bring along a friend or family member on Southwest-operated flights for just the cost of taxes. But for families, there’s another way to have the kids fly for free that’s much easier than earning 110,000 …

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5 Things We Learned Today About Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge — And a Crucial Missing Detail

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

The opening of Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is just a few weeks away. While we know the opening dates, where to stay to guarantee you can get in during those early weeks, what they are serving (blue milk, amongst other things) and that yes, there will be bathroom passes available during the wait to …

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Book Now: American Airlines Appears to Be Moving to Dynamic Award Pricing

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

When it rains, it pours. Bad things come in threes. There’s a litany of sayings out there that could apply, so pick your favorite because United eliminating published award charts for travel on its own flights after Nov. 15 isn’t all that is happening right now in the frequent flyer world. Bad news, or at …

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Using Airline Miles in a World Without Award Charts

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

Redeeming frequent flyer miles has always been part art, part math and a bit of luck. At the heart of it all, we had award charts to guide us with prescribed minimum and maximum award prices. If you wanted to travel on a peak week, like Thanksgiving or a summer weekend, you knew the maximum …

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Magical Stay in the Forest: A Review of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

When you pull up to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, you’ll feel like you’ve left Central Florida for a national park filled with tall trees and ample shade. To be more precise, you feel like you’ve been transported to the historic Old Faithful Inn inside Yellowstone National Park. While the real Old Faithful Inn is completely different …

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Flying (Almost) Private (Almost) to Telluride and Back: A Review of Boutique Air

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

Flying Boutique Air (almost) to Telluride and back was chaotic, unusual and so much fun — all at once. Pros: Convenience that you can’t beat, private jet feeling and friendly staff. Cons: Disorganized both in Denver and Telluride, and you may not actually end up in Telluride.

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Virgin Trains USA Plans to Connect Miami and Orlando, and Extend to Disney World

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

What if you could get off a cruise in Miami and take a comfortable high-speed train all the way to inside the gates of the Walt Disney World complex in Orlando? According to Sir Richard Branson, this is not a dream, but the plan. Thursday in Miami, Branson helped reveal the newly renamed Virgin MiamiCentral …

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