There’s a new iPhone app that finds Uber non-surge pricing close to your location.
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
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 Shoebuy.com offering $50 off $100 if you use VisaCheckout. Shoebuy frequently has sales, but the most I usually see … Read More
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
I don’t know what to think about this – I haven’t studied it yet. But here’s the email I just received. Oh, my beloved Kimpton…. What do you think? Dear Kathy, As a loyal member of our Kimpton Karma Rewards program, I wanted to share some very exciting news with you. We’ve just announced … 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
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
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