Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower

Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower Paris Trip Report – Notre-Dame de Paris, Catacombs Paris Trip Report – Louvre & Musée d’Orsay Paris Trip Report – Versailles Paris Trip Report – Departure As I wrote about earlier, I managed to score a couple of inexpensive (relatively speaking, of course) tickets to Paris that … Continue reading “Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower”

A Bay Area Jaunt – Hyatt House San Jose/Silicon Valley

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit the  San Jose area for work. Spotting a conveniently located Hyatt property, I jumped at the opportunity to diversify my points (having spent most of the last few years between Marriott and Starwood properties). The Hotel Located in a convenient cluster of restaurants and  stores, … Continue reading “A Bay Area Jaunt – Hyatt House San Jose/Silicon Valley”

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Westin Los Cabos Resort Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – “Explore Los Cabos” Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure Before we knew it, it was time for us to return home – vacations are never long enough! We had arranged for … Continue reading “Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure”

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Westin Los Cabos Resort Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – “Explore Los Cabos” Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure The Offer A few months ago, I received an invitation to visit Westin’s newly renovated resort property in Los Cabos. Given the … Continue reading “Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival”

Onward to Paris!

With some luck, I managed to come across some affordable flights from New York (Kennedy) to Charles de Gaulle (CDG) for next year . Flights from Raleigh to JFK were almost as expensive as those from JFK to CDG, so I opted to use miles for that set of flights. With some nesting, the total … Continue reading “Onward to Paris!”

@Delta 2019 Medallion Qualification Change

It seems there will be a change with the way the MQD (Medallion Qualifying Dollar) waiver will be factored in for the 2019 Medallion year. Instead of needing the $25,000 spend on your Delta-branded American Express card, you will now need $250,000. As most of my MQD are accrued by flight purchases thanks to work … Continue reading “@Delta 2019 Medallion Qualification Change”

Pleasant surprise from @Delta at #JFK!

As I got off my flight to JFK this week, I was surprised by Delta with something that I have never had the chance to experience… the Porsche! I was taken off the jetbridge and dropped off at the SkyClub at my next terminal – talk about service! 😀 Thank you, Delta, for the experience … Continue reading “Pleasant surprise from @Delta at #JFK!”