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(EXPIRED) 18-25% off award stays at some IHG hotels in NYC

IHG is offering a discount on award stays at some of its New York City properties, ranging from 18% to 25% off the number of points required for a free night at those properties. This one is valid for stays booked and completed by April 30th. It doesn’t result in amazing deals, but might work out to be decent enough if cash rates are high during your dates. The Deal Discount on award stays at the following IHG properties…

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[Expired] 7.5K miles NYC to Denver, 9.5K to Seattle, more w/ Delta flash sale

Delta is running a terrific flash sale on flights to and from New York, with round trip prices starting from 11,000 miles (NYC-Boston). There are specific cities listed here on the promotion page, but I’ve found that there are more cities that seem to be on sale and some are at better-than-advertised prices. The Deal Delta Flash Sale for flights to and from New York City good for travel between November 1 and December 14, 2017 Direct link to the…

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The best pizza in Manhattan?

I love New York style pizza.  To me, the best pizza is a plain cheese slice with plenty of sauce, and dripping with grease.  The perfect slice will flop over when picked up unless you fold it in half first.  Yummmmm.  I wrote this post last week, but by the time you read this, I’ll be in Manhattan with my extended family.  I want to make sure that we try some of the best pizza…

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NYC on $19 per day. Final tally

Last week I challenged myself to visit New York City and spend no more than $19 per day out of pocket.  I saw this as a fun challenge, and it was!  For this three day trip, $19 per day meant that I could spend no more than $57 altogether.  Here were the rules I set for myself: Travel and dine in comfort. This meant no hitchhiking, no soup kitchens, and preferably no fast food. Get…

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My NYC Challenge: The trip so far

Last Friday I described my upcoming trip to New York City and my $19 New York City challenge: I would travel on miles and points, and spend no more than $19 per day. Thanks to many helpful readers, my plans improved and firmed up.  In the post “My $19 NYC challenge: plans taking shape” I described the updated plans.  Today I’ll quickly highlight the trip so far – what has worked, and what hasn’t. Detroit…

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