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A Year with Marriott Gold: Destination Goodyear Arizona

A Year with Marriott Gold: Destination Goodyear Arizona,

As my journey continues though “A Year with Marriott Gold, my next trip was to Goodyear, AZ.  Where I was determined to be present for the birth of our 5th grandchild.  542 more words

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A Year with Marriott Gold: Destination Pueblo, CO

A year with Marriott Gold destination: Pueblo, Colorado

Pueblo is a larger city in Southwest Colorado and was next on my year with Marriott Gold.  I stopped here overnight on a visit for a friend’s celebration and then it was on my way to Gunnison to visit Black Canyon National Park.    706 more words

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Part #2: The Joys of Hilton Gold

In case you missed it…

Part #1: Off to China

After arriving in Beijing, we took a cab to our hotel, the Hilton Beijing Wangfujing. At 40,000 points a night, it was not exactly a steal but I had the points and it turned out to be the best hotel of the trip. 292 more words


United Changes Premier Requirements for 2016

Anyone who reads this blog, knows I’m a United guy. I fly just enough each year to earn United Premier Gold Status (50,000 paid miles flown in the calendar year). 547 more words


MIAMI, MUSIC, & MARITIME - Cruise Day 5, At Sea.

Somebody had indulged the night before. Thanks to some drinking and the late-night Mexican buffet, it was one of those coffee and Alka Seltzer kind of mornings. 975 more words

What did Delta Really Change in their SkyMiles Program?

Frequent fliers woke up to some interesting news this week.

Starting in 2015, Delta Skymiles will change how its fliers earn redeemable reward miles.  Instead of the traditional model which allows passengers to earn miles based on the number of miles flown, or: 494 more words