Get Your MasterCard Holiday Gift Bag at the MasterCard Holiday Lounge at Time Warner Center

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There is always something wonderful going on at the Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center  but the best time to visit, in my opinion, is right now – during holiday season.   One of my favorite events is the MasterCard Holiday Lounge on the second floor of the mall, which is open from … Read More

Boarding Pass Screw-ups at Delta – People Can Get Wrong Boarding Passes

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Engadget is reporting that due to a security flaw, Delta passengers are able to access strangers’ boarding passes!  TSA says essentially not to worry, since passengers with wrong boarding documents won’t be able to get passed the TSA agents.  Really? You can read the whole story, written by John Coluccci, here.   HT to my friend … Read More

Today Only – Use VisaCheckout at $50 off $100


I’m really enjoying watching Visa expand into the sale arena through Visa Checkout.  First it was the Orbitz hotel deals, and now deals such as this one.  I like it! I just received an email from offering $50 off $100 if  you use VisaCheckout.  Shoebuy frequently has sales, but the most I usually see … Read More

HyattPlace/AmexOffer – $50 Statement Credits Have Issued to my Accounts


As I wrote about recently, see Use Hyatt Place $150/$50 Amex Offer on Hyatt Gift Cards , I suggested that the purchase of a $150 Gift Card directly from a Hyatt Place Hotel (rather than online) would trigger the Spend-$150-Get-$50-Back Amex Offer which I had synced to three different American Express cards. My preliminary experience was encouraging.  I … Read More



    It seems like every week UBER is coming up with another gimmick new service.  Well, this week, it’s uberPOOL, a shared car-ride service, and uberPOOL has launched in NYC as the third city to offer this service (San Francisco and Paris are the first two cities to offer uberPOOL) It sounds pretty straightforward HOW … Read More

Use Hyatt Place $150/$50 Amex Offer on Hyatt Gift Cards


There is a current American Express offer  for HYATT PLACE HOTELS – Spend $150 or more, get $50 back.   Get a 1X $50 statement credit by using your enrolled Card to spend a total of $150+ on all room charges, including room rate, at Hyatt Place hotels between 11/28/14 & 2/28/15. Check out must occur … Read More

Yes, Little Susie, You May Bring Your Snow Globe on the Plane


Ever since 9/11, I was under the impression that snow globes were forbidden.  Though I get it, yeah, it’s liquid… duh…., but that rule never seemed right to me.  Seeing signs such as this at the airport security line always made me laugh but also cringe a bit – I mean, honestly, is this a … Read More