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Great New Offer on The US Airways® Premier World MasterCard®

With too dang much bad news, it is nice to see that some of the cards are upping the ante.  Recently the The US Airways Premier World MasterCard® bumped its bonus from 30,000 up to 40,000.  Let’s review this card … Continue reading

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Reader Question About Getting to Costa Rica

One of my friends sent me an email yesterday about wanting to take his family to Costa Rica.  Who doesn’t want to visit a beautiful country with delicious food? Not sure, because I sure do. Eating casados and spending time … Continue reading

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Panama Canal Transit on Google Earth

As the days count down to my trip to Panama, I’m getting more and more excited about the wonders I’ll find there.  One of the most intriguing sites we’ll visit is of course the Panama Canal.  I’ve been reading a … Continue reading

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Airline Points are Better than Buddy Passes

My brother just returned from a trip to Costa Rica early this morning.  His trip was full of  Gallo Pinto, beaches, and Pura Vida.  He spent a week of paradise enjoying everything that Costa Rica has to offer.  His trip … Continue reading

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Travel While the Deal is Hot

When a blacksmith is working a piece of iron he must heat the iron up until it is red hot.  Once it is red hot he hits it with the hammer to shape the iron.  Once the iron has cooled … Continue reading

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Using Chase Ultimate Rewards: Six Roundtrip Tickets to Panama for $261

Any good points-hoarder has a good stash of bank points – travel rewards that can be transferred to other programs OR spent as cash.  For example, the much-extolled Chase Ultimate Rewards program not only lets you transfer to a variety … Continue reading

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Eight Great Things to do in Panama

I remember it like it was yesterday… it was April of 2008 and we were driving back from Boise.  Sheldon called me up as we were crossing the Arco desert.  “Dude, I ju——————kets to  Panam——————— American Air———-June for $230!!!” Those … Continue reading

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