We can all agree that Sir Richard Branson is a badass (his title is “Sir” after all!), but, apart from being a music industry mogul (Virgin Records), owner of numerous airlines (Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America) and even a promoter of suborbital travel (Virgin Galactic)–the man owns his own island! Yes, that’s right, Sir Branson owns Necker Island, a 74-acre private island in the British Virgin Islands.
I first learned about this a few years ago while watching MTV Cribs, which came on right after Pimp My Ride, also known as how I spent my weekday [...]
British Airways flies a surprisingly large number of routes within the Caribbean–this can save hundreds of dollars if you’re interested in doing some island hopping and really opens up your vacation possibilities. Here are the destinations served:
As stated in the caption, any flight in Red on the map or with a designation of BA in the [...]
Note: A lot of info in this post refers to the 35% transfer bonus between AMEX Membership Rewards and British Airways Avios that runs until June 7, 2013. More info here: Deal Blitz Alert: 35% Transfer Bonus from AMEX to British Airways Avios. If you’re reading after June 7, 2013 you can still get some great value out of your Avios miles.
British Airways/Iberia Avios miles are [glossy term=”distance based awards”] distance based awards: on the surface, it seems like you’re getting a bad deal on award redemptions. But, as with anything involving miles, it opens up possibilities to find great values on non-stop short distance flights.
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JetBlue is at it again with their “NYC Flight Week” Deal of the Day.
At 80% off these are phenomenal deals as long as you can travel on short notice. The good news is that there are finally some good “long-weekend” choices out there.
Best WEEKEND BLITZ choices:Dept New York (JFK) to Nassau, Bahamas (NAS) for $164 Dept: Saturday Feb 2nd and Return:Wednesday Feb 6th Tip: Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort & Casino has “Cash + Points” availability for these dates: 4,000 pts + $60 Dept New [...]
Don’t have anything going on next week? Take a quick trip from New York (JFK) to Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR) for only $187.49.
Example dates: Dept Tues Feb 5th and return Friday Feb 8th:
How to book Go to Jetblue.com/promo Fill in your dates using promo code LIRJFK80 to get access to the 80% off flights Flights will be shown at normal prices but once you’ve selected both flights the total will take 80% off the total!