My wife and I just got back from two days at Caesar’s Atlantic City; our son is at his grandparents, so we thought we’d get away for two days to the shore. This is not a review of the hotel, because honestly I don’t think we’d go there again. It was nice enough, but Atlantic City is not the nicest city on the shore, and the nightlife is not so great. The reason I’m bringing it up is I found a great deal on Travelzoo. I’ve become a Travelzoo VIP, after only purchasing two local deals from them, one for a massage and one for a restaurant. When you become a VIP, you get targeted for special local deals, and one of the most recent ones was for a night at Caesar’s AC, with $58 per night dining credit and spa passes for two ($100 value). When I called in with the promo code, that I got from Travelzoo, the rooms were only $120 per night, so we actually made money on the deal. (I splurged on dinner, so we didn’t actually make money…) I get a lot of crappy or unwanted travel subscriptions and newletters, but Travelzoo’s is quality, often has sharply discounted deals, and targets deals much better than other sites, and is definitely one I recommend (I get no compensation from them).




Check out Extreme Hotel Deals; it’s somewhat infrequently, but awesome! You can get $52 in HotelQuickly credit, or a $45 mistake fare at the IC Frankfurt!




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Finally, two posts talking about Singapore Airlines Krisflyer Miles. First, FrequentMiler posted about how to get 17,000 Singapore miles for $10! Then, Milevalue post about an amazing sweetspot in the Singapore Airlines award chart for US-based flyers. Check them out!


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