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Travel News: 10 Hour Amtrak Delays And Shady OTAs

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

This week Shawn Coomer from Miles to Memories joins host Ed Pizza to chat about some of the top news and posts of the week on BoardingArea. Tune in to hear about the latest on travel booking sites taking commissions on “resort fees”, updates to Hertz’s Gold Plus Rewards program and Shawn’s experience on a 10 hour delayed Amtrak!

Links

Amtrak California Zephyr Delays: Why I Walked Off My Journey!

Online Travel Agency Will Increase Their Profit To Protect Customers From Resort Fees. Really.

How Can You Make A Disney Vacation Cheaper?

More Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Devaluation: Point Usage Cancellation Policy Now in Effect

Free Goodies At Check-in With The Kimpton Secret Password

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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Travel News: New Tokyo Flights & Free $20 From Venmo

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

Here’s another episode of our newly updated show format! In addition to our traditional interviews with BoardingArea bloggers, now you can also catch some the week’s latest news, deals and top posts found on BoardingArea!

This week Jon Nickel-D’Andrea from No Mas Coach joins host Ed Pizza to chat about some of the top news and posts on BoardingArea. The duo cover some of the top travel tips they’ve read about, new flights from the US to Tokyo, free $20 from Venmo & more!

Links

Alaska Airlines Newest Partner

Hyatt’s New Partnership with American Airlines

Booking Southwest Airlines Flights with Chase Ultimate Rewards

New Flights Approved for Tokyo Haneda Airport

Free $20 From Venmo

Thanks to Our Sponsor

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Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: The Short Final – Dominic Pirelli

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

Each week one of BoardingArea‘s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Dominic Perilli of The Short Final. He joins Ed to chat about his favorite programs, what commuting from Philly to LA weekly (for nine months) is like and how he got started blogging. Tune in to hear about his favorite memories of family vacations when he was growing up, the one destination he still wants to visit and the fun of traveling through Europe with a group from his all boys high school!

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Norwegian Air

No-Jet-Lag

Show Notes & Links

Dominic’s Blog: The Short Final

The Short Final on Twitter

The Short Final on Instagram

Weekly Travel News with Jeanne Marie Hoffman – Le Chic Geek

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

Here’s another episode of our newly updated show format! In addition to our traditional interviews with BoardingArea bloggers, now you can also catch some the week’s latest news, deals and top posts found on BoardingArea!

This week Jeanne Marie Hoffman from Le Chic Geek joins host Ed Pizza to chat about some of the top news and posts on BoardingArea. The duo cover some of the top travel tips they’ve read about, reasons why it might make sense to buy points, amazing American Airlines sAAver award inventory and more!

Links

God Save the Points Reader’s 29 Best Travel Tips

IHG Rewards Points On Sale Today. Should You Buy? The Answer Might Be Yes.

In Defense of Buying Miles at 2 Cents Each

Get Up to 5% Back On Amazon Through Ebates

American Airlines Business Class Saver Award Space to Europe for Up to 6 Passengers

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: The Gate – Brian Cohen

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

Each week one of BoardingArea’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Brian Cohen of The Gate with Brian Cohen. Tune in to hear about his favorite programs, long history of frequent travel and how he got started blogging. Did you know that The Gate is one of the two original blogs published on BoardingArea? He’s been sharing news and views on travel since his first blog post on FlyerTalk back in August of 2006.

Thanks to our Sponsors!

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No-Jet-Lag

Don’t forget to check out the *Miles To Go Podcast*where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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Weekly Travel News with Mike LaRosa: Coworkaholic

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

Here’s another episode of our newly updated show format! In addition to our traditional interviews with BoardingArea bloggers, now you can also catch some the week’s latest news, deals and top posts found on BoardingArea!

This week Mike LaRosa from Coworkaholic joins host Ed Pizza to chat about some of the top news and posts on BoardingArea. The gents cover the Pizza Family’s Disney World challenge fundraiser, the “devaluation” of the Starbucks Rewards program, a unique decision for a college student started credit card and more!

Links

Why I’m Happy About the “Devaluation” to Starbucks Rewards

I Broke My Family on Spring Break

Chase Business Ink as a Student Starter Card

AMEX Offers: Earn Easy 1000 Membership Rewards with Apple Pay

Fee Free Mastercard Gift Cards All Week at Staples – 5X Earning

Thanks to Our Sponsor

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Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: Running with Miles – Charlie Barkowski

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

Each week one of BoardingArea’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Charlie Barkowski of Running with Miles. Tune in to hear him chat about living abroad and running marathons while flying around the world. Learn about some of his favorite destinations, preferred travel brands and how he first started blogging about travel, tech and running!

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

NowBoarding: Your Mileage May Vary

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

This week Joe & Sharon from Your Mileage May Vary jump in the cock pit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer of Pizza in Motion. Tune in to hear all about how this couple first started blogging about travel, their favorite destinationscredit cards and more!

Show Notes

Your Mileage May Vary

Thanks to our Sponsor!

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Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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This Week’s Travel News with Gilbert Ott from God Save the Points

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

We’re kicking off our newly updated show format! In addition to our traditional interviews with BoardingArea bloggers, now you can also catch some the week’s latest news, deals and top posts found on BoardingArea!

This week Gilbert Ott from God Save the Points joins host Ed Pizza to chat about some of the top news and posts on BoardingArea. The gents cover Apple’s new “revolutionary” credit card, WOW Airlines, TSA “suspicious” behavior policy.

Links

The Truth About the “Revolutionary” Apple Credit Card

THE END: WOW Airlines Cancels All Flights

Here’s What ‘Suspicious Behavior’ Can Get You Stopped at the Airport

Hyatt Offering Fast Track Status Match and Challenges to Select Members

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NEW FORMAT: Weekly Travel News!!!

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

We’re kicking off our newly updated show format! In addition to our traditional interviews with BoardingArea bloggers, now you can also catch some the week’s latest news, deals and top posts found on BoardingArea!

This week “Producer Mike” from Coworkaholic joins host Ed Pizza to share his recent experience overstaying a visa in India. Ed’s got an update on Google Flight’s latest features. Plus, in a twist of fate: both of their favorite posts from last week are from NowBoarding guest host, Gilbert Ott of God Save the Points!

Links

That Time I Had to Pay $300 to Get Out of India

Google Flights Will Now Tell You If Your Flight is a Good Deal

Here’s the Diet CIA Operatives Use to Beat Jet Lag…

The Clever App Helping People Save When Hotel Prices Drop

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

The post NEW FORMAT: Weekly Travel News!!! was first published on Coworkaholic.

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