Have You Made Any Travel Plans For 2021? - TravelUpdate
With all the lockdowns and border restrictions thanks to the pandemic, have you made any travel plans for 2021? This is where I sit on this one.
Actived: Saturday Jan 16, 2021
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Samsung had a great deal as well – saving $750 off the Galaxy Note 10 and S10 when switching to a Verizon Unlimited plan. I don’t think I need that level of data due to my historical reticence on using LTE and relying more heavily on wifi and hotspots, but for those who switch they should see good deals during 2020’s Black Friday sale.
A Reader Shares a Restaurant.com Deal - TravelUpdate
“Here is a great deal with Restaurant.com 80% off with “SAVE” code + 50% cash back + $5.00 for new users! If you this link you get $5.00 and I get $5.00! Good until SEPT 14th – 2011 but you never know how long it will last!
Buyer Beware: Texas de Brazil "Gift Cards" - TravelUpdate
Second, Texas de Brazil has many coupons, one current one being $25 off dining for 2 for joining their e-club. So, you wouldn’t be able to get the discount and use these cards! Plus, they even offer 20% off for teachers/military, so the discount from the cards are deemed useless if you qualify for the 20% off. The Verdict:
Tax Day Redux: New IRS Restaurant Tipping Rules, Blogging
Taxpayer who traveled a great deal but slept at home and who sought to deduct cost of his meals on road did not qualify as one entitled to deduction under “overnight rule” simply because length of trip tired him and he stopped by side of road for brief catnap.
Hotel Review: Delano Las Vegas - TravelUpdate
HIGHLIGHTS: Delano Las Vegas Another check off the Vegas Strip! Previously THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, Delano is an all-suite, non-smoking, non-gaming property affixed to Mandalay Bay. Highlights include the large, 725 square foot Delano King Suite (even though I got no upgrades). However, with the combination of poor bed, food, and service experience, I most […]
Review: Comp Room at the Rio Las Vegas - TravelUpdate
Background: I was planning a trip to visit Lake Powell/Antelope Canyon and Vegas was a good place to stop on the way from LA. Because I have Caesars Diamond Status from my status match from Wyndham Diamond, I was happy to find a comp for the Rio Las Vegas.I also found a $37 all in rate for a renovated room at Harrahs.
Hotel Review: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Yes, Again
This time around we enjoyed the Las Vegas Advisor coupons for Buy one get one at Wicked Spoon with our parents. It was decent as always, but not as good as Bacchanal. Don’t forget that Marriott Platinum gets access to the VIP line and an additional 15% off. Comes to $107 before tax for 6 people! Not bad at all.
Aer Lingus join Dublin Pride for the first time and why it
The theme for Dublin Pride 2018 is “We Are Family”. This is in reference to the Catholic World Meeting of Families being held in August when Pope Francis visits Ireland. References to LGBTQ+ families were removed from resource material for the Catholic event, hence the Pride theme. Aer Lingus are the official airline for Dublin […]
GUIDE: Are You Allowed To Smoke E-Cigarettes On A Plane?
Use of E-Cigarettes During Air Travel Prior To Boarding – It is best to find a designated (regular) smoking area to operate your e-cigarettes. While the use of e-cigarettes currently is allowed inside most U.S. airports, local regulations and airport policies may vary greatly, even if the TSA is fine with it.(See an example in the Overtime section below.)
Food & Hotel Review: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las
Not sure how preventative this is, since anyone who has a card, whether it be from a current or previous stay, or just picked up off the ground, can access the elevators. ROOM This was a basic double Queen bed room, 550 sq ft. Decently spacious, with a very expansive and nice bathroom.