2 Helpful Chrome Extensions for Travelers

I got an email from Alaska Airlines today that made me want to jump for joy! They now have a button for Google Chrome browser that can remind you to shop through Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Shopping. Southwest Airlines has had this button for a while, too. Read on to learn more about installing and using these handy extensions to earn loyalty miles. Shopping through … Continue reading 2 Helpful Chrome Extensions for Travelers

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Put Your Travel Savings Fund on Autopilot

Travel is not an inexpensive hobby. Although there are plenty of ways to explore the world around us, and I believe that driving even 60 minutes away to discover something new can scratch the travel itch, many people dream of crossing oceans or staying in resorts. Those goals come at a cost. Here are some tips to “hack” your wallet and grow your travel savings … Continue reading Put Your Travel Savings Fund on Autopilot

Dipping My Toe Into the Frequent Flyer World

So earlier this week I wrote about a cool tool on Southwest’s website for checking how many points or “miles” it takes to get somewhere. I am by no means a points master; you can find plenty of other writers explaining “the game” and how to work the system. This isn’t one of those posts. This is about making the system work for me without … Continue reading Dipping My Toe Into the Frequent Flyer World

Explore the US with Southwest’s Destination Finder

I’ve recently been getting into the idea of earning airline miles towards travel. Now that I have a basic idea of how to make the system work, I feel good about my point accrual and upcoming possible free (!) trips. Before, I just used sites like Kayak to buy the cheapest ticket regardless of carrier. Now, the more I learn about loyalty programs, the more … Continue reading Explore the US with Southwest’s Destination Finder