Travel Deal alert: Round-trip flights to Orlando for under $100
The best travel insurance policies and providers
Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. It’s easy to dismiss the value of travel insurance until you need it. And many travelers have strong opinions on whether you should buy travel insurance. However, the purpose of this post isn’t to determine whether you should purchase travel insurance. Instead, in …It’s easy to dismiss the value of travel insurance until you need it. And many travelers have strong opinions on whether you should buy travel insurance. However, the purpose of this post isn’t to determine whether you should purchase travel insurance. Instead, in this post, I’ll describe some of the top travel insurance providers and policies.
If you’re still trying to decide upon a holiday gift for the family, how does a trip tosound? , , and are offering affordable round-trip economy flights, some for under $100. Travel during most of 2022 (January-October) from departure cities across the U.S.
It’s the perfect chance to explore iconic destinations such asand The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at , and the in the works there.
Deal alert: Spend the holidays in Europe for just $292
Who’s ready to snag some stellar airfare bargains to Europe? Our friends at Thrifty Traveler have uncovered some greatly discounted deals to Europe through Scandinavian Airlines, a partner of United Airlines and a Star Alliance member. We’re talking about round-trip prices from the U.S. to various cities in Europe for as low as $292! Even …Our friends at Thrifty Traveler have uncovered some greatly discounted deals to Europe through Scandinavian Airlines, a partner of United Airlines and a Star Alliance member. We’re talking about round-trip prices from the U.S.
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The deal was originally sent out by Thrifty Traveler to its, who are notified about cheap flights, award flight sales and business-class deals by email for $7.99 monthly or $49.99 annually.
The offer applies to travel from January 2022 through October 2022.
Some of the cheapest flights we found to Orlando (MCO) were from Cinncinati (CVG) at $97; from Newark (EWR) at $107; from Washington, D.C. (IAD), at $117; from Detroit (DTW) at $127; and from Portland, Oregon (PDX), at $278 for basic economy seats.
Airlines: American, Delta, JetBlue and United.
Routes: Detroit (DTW), Boston (BOS), New York (JFK), Newark (EWR), Philadelphia (PHL), Atlanta (ATL), Chicago (ORD), Houston (IAH), Washinton, D.C. (IAD), and many more cities to Orlando (MCO).
Maximizing the British Airways distance-based award chart
There are plenty of things that aren’t ideal about British Airways and its Avios loyalty points. From seats to food to service, its inflight product leaves a lot to be desired, and hefty, carrier-imposed surcharges make it difficult to find good value with an award ticket that routes to (or through) London. But one important …But one important redeeming quality is a distance-based award chart that lets you fly for next to nothing in some of the world’s most expensive markets. Knowing how to use it can go a long way toward getting maximum value for your points.
How to book: Directly through airline sites or Google Flights.
Travel dates: January-October 2022.
The deal includes basic economy round-trip flights from a long list of cities across the U.S. including:
- Atlanta (ATL).
- Chicago (ORD).
- Cincinnati (CVG).
- Cleveland (CLE).
- Detroit (DTW).
- Houston (IAH).
- Los Angeles (LAX).
- Nashville (BNA).
- New Orleans (MSY).
- New York (JFK/LGA).
- Newark (EWR).
- Portland (PDX).
- Washington, D.C. (IAD).
TPG found an economy ticket in January on Delta from Cincinnati (CVG) to Orlando (MCO) for $97 round-trip on Google Flights.
For travelers in the New York and New Jersey area, there are direct JetBlue flights available at the beginning of February for $107 round-trip from EWR.
There are multiple nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. (IAD), to MCO during February via United Airlines for $117.
Singapore is reopening: Here’s how to get there using points and miles
Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. That said, some of the routes mentioned here are currently suspended. The tiny island nation of Singapore is known for its luxury hotels, lack of crime and (in the travel world) the city-state’s eponymous airline offering incredible premium-class seats and service. It’s also …The tiny island nation of Singapore is known for its luxury hotels, lack of crime and (in the travel world) the city-state’s eponymous airline offering incredible premium-class seats and service. It’s also home to the best airport in the world, according to Skytrax.
On American Airlines, flights are available toward the end of January from Detroit (DTW) to MCO for $127.
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Deal alert: Round-trip flights to Puerto Rico in business for $475, coach from $117
Puerto Rico on your mind? With dozens of points hotels to choose from and endless options for beautiful beaches, there are some tremendous flight deals to this beloved island in the coming months. Round-trip business-class flights to San Juan (SJU) go for as low as $475, while economy flights start as low as $117. For …For more TPG news and deals delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Orlando’s appeal ranges far and wide, though the mouse ears and wizard hats are the top draws in our book. The wide range of dates, departure cities and great fares make this deal to the Sunshine State one that is hard to pass up.
Featured photo courtesy of Universal Orlando.
SPONSORED: With states reopening, enjoying a meal from a restaurant no longer just means curbside pickup.
And when you do spend on dining, you should use aand potentially even score special discounts. Thanks to temporary card bonuses and changes due to coronavirus, you may even be able to score a meal at your favorite restaurant for free.
for dining out, taking out, and ordering in to maximize every meal purchase.
Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.
The ultimate guide to Citi ThankYou Rewards transfer partners .
Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. Citi is a TPG advertising partner. Many Citi cardholders simply redeem their Citi ThankYou Rewards points for travel or gift cards. But if you have a premium Citi ThankYou card, you may be able to get greater value from your points. Specifically, you …Many Citi cardholders simply redeem their Citi ThankYou Rewards points for travel or gift cards. But if you have a premium Citi ThankYou card, you may be able to get greater value from your points. Specifically, you can maximize your Citi ThankYou Rewards points by transferring points to the program’s airline and hotel partners.