Monthly Archives: January 2012

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    Using Airbnb.com to pay for vacations

    Posted on January 28, 2012 by in Airbnb

      You wanna know a little secret? You can get PAID to take a vacation. Do I have your attention? Good. Whenever we travel we use a website called Airbnb.com to rent out our house while we are gone. Even if it’s only for two or three nights a month it still covers some expenses […]

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    Using Zipcar.com instead of Hertz

    Posted on January 28, 2012 by in Car Rentals, Zipcar

      I have a trip coming up to San Francisco in early March. It’s not a business trip, just a personal one but I thought it would be great to have a car so I can drive around and see the sights. I found a great deal from Hertz on a rental from Oakland Airport […]

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  • 250 SPG Points for email sign-up

    Posted on January 28, 2012 by in Starwood

    The Westin Charlotte is offering 250 SPG points for signing up for their e-newsletter. Check out their Facebook page for the link to sign-up. Terms state that the points will be awarded to you by March 1st, 2012. This won’t last long and let’s face it…these points may or may not post. The Westin will […]

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    SPG American Express Explained

    Posted on January 27, 2012 by in Starwood, Starwood Amex

      25,000 Starpoints for the Starwood Preferred Guest card. 10,000 Starpoints after your first purchase and an additional 15,000 bonus Starpoints when you spend $5,000 in 6 months, plus the 5,000 Starpoints earned on the $5,000 spend for a total of 30k Starpoints. $65 annual fee waived for the first year. See below the benefits […]

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