This almost makes me want an Apple Watch, but not quite. Maybe the best thing, if you really want to go this way, is to way for Gen 2…
Will the Apple Watch become as indispensable on the road as a passport? Siri won’t say. But we will.
Yet another report came out this week, this time from the United States Travel Association, all about the state of domestic air travel – how much we, the
Approximately once a year, many of the U.S. frequent flyer programs offer a bonus when you purchase miles. American’s program is open right now, and represents a compelling way to get extra miles. Bonuses start at the 6,000 mile level (e.g., buy 6K miles and get an extra 1,500 miles for $177. In that case, after taxes and a $30 processing fee are added in, you’re paying $ .029 per mile, which is a pretty good deal.
The more miles you buy, however, the sweeter it gets. If you go whole hog and purchase 100,000 miles, you’ll receive a bonus of 60,000 miles, for a total cost of $3200, or $ .02 per mile. With 160,000 miles you could purchase two round trip business class tickets to Europe, a very solid deal. Click here for details: American Airlines Buy Miles Bonus
No, this isn’t the second installment of a series of posts involving straws! I’d seen this somewhere in the past and just this morning stumbled across another post on the topic at Lifehacker. Courtesy of Lifehacker and the Mighty Girl site, how to make your own mini-sized toiletry “sticks” with plastic straws. All you need are straws, Q-tips, toiletries, a Sharpie or similar marker, and an inexpensive bag sealer.
Full instructions are at Mighty Girl: Make Travel Size Toiletries With a Heat Sealer