Deal alert: Caribbean and Mexico from 8K AA miles each way (wide-open availability)

Written by Richard Kerr @ The Points Guy

Citi is a TPG advertising partner. I routinely spend time on the AA Award Map Tool looking for mileage deals out of my hometown of Atlanta. I typically look for last-minute, weekend getaways by setting the number of miles I want to spend and a region I want to visit. The tool shows you available …

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Headed to Mexico City? Here are TPG’s favorite family-friendly things to do

Written by Andrea M. Rotondo @ The Points Guy

“You took your kid to Mexico City?” I heard the same question over and over again after our four-day weekend there, but put away your notions about the largest city in the Western Hemisphere and learn what I discovered: Mexico City is a terrific getaway for families. Here are my favorite things to do in …

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Alliance Baked Alaska & Why to Travel Solo.

Written by Jake Redman @

Southwest leads the news with an unfortunately needed pre-flight announcement addition. Plus we share speculation about potential pitfalls in Alaska Airline’s entry into oneworld alliance and debate the pros of solo travel. Also, I think Anthony is sick. Show Links: -Southwest adds to it’s pre-flight announcement.-Alaska Airlines teams with American […]

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My 5 Favorite Hostels in Mexico City

Written by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Posted: 2/8/2020 | February 8th, 2020 Over the past several years, Mexico City has become a hot spot for travelers as cheap flights and a burgeoning food scene have made this an ideal destination for travelers who wish to discover its temples, museums, and restaurants while sticking to a budget. As such, the choices of […]

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Deal alert: Flights to the Caribbean and Latin America from 16k SkyMiles R/T

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

Delta is back with another flash sale, this time to parts of the Caribbean, Central America and South America starting at just 16,000 SkyMiles round-trip. Expect to pay around $100 in taxes and fees. We’re seeing deals originating from major Delta hubs including New York (JFK), Raleigh (RDU) and Portland (PDX) to Nassau (NAS), St. …

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Bookings now open for new luxury all-inclusive Choice Hotels, starting at 25k points per night

Written by Jasmin Baron @ The Points Guy

Plotting an escape from the dreary winter weather? You’ve now got a new way to earn and redeem points at all-inclusive beachfront resorts in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. Choice Hotels announced last year it would partner with AMResorts, a collection of luxury all-inclusive properties including family-friendly Dreams and adults-only Secrets locations. These resorts …

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Going Overseas? The Best Way to Exchange Foreign Currency

Written by Yvonne Jasinski @ Traveling Mom

Whether it is your first or 40th time traveling abroad, you’ll need some foreign currency. But how do you get the best rates? Should you use cash or a debit card, or maybe concentrate on using credit cards instead? Currency exchange remains one o…

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Deal alert: Nonstop flights to Mexico starting at $154 round-trip

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

If you’re trying to fight off the winter chill, how do cheap flights to Mexico sound? We’re seeing flights from around the U.S. in cities like Washington (IAD), Charlotte (CLT) and San Francisco (SFO) to several cities in Mexico starting at $154 round-trip. Even better, most of the routes (except the Washington, D.C. area) are …

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The FHOP Top 20 Aerial Photos Of 2019

Written by Flying High On Points @ Flying High On Points

Just like we did in 2018, here’s a look back at the year in aerial photos. The FHOP Top 20 Aerial Photos Of 2019 #20: The Islands Of Krabi #19: Tampa Bay Airport #18: The Mountains Of Eastern Myanmar #17: (Tie) Midland, Texas and Storm Brewing Over Louisiana #16: Marina Bay, Singapore #15: The 405 […]

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The first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Mexico is now open

Written by Carissa Rawson @ The Points Guy

Ritz-Carlton is already known as a high-end luxury brand, but did you know that there’s an even higher-end Ritz-Carlton brand? Ritz-Carlton Reserve extends to just a handful of properties, picked for their remote locations and utterly decadent luxury. While North America already has a Reserve resort in the form of the Dorado Beach, located in …

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