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  • 7 ways to rack up enough qualifying frequent-flier miles to achieve elite status

    7 ways to rack up enough qualifying frequent-flier miles to achieve elite status

    After spending the last year flying tens of thousands of miles, frequent fliers might feel as though they have just crossed the airline elite-status finish line. That's the line that gets you to extra perks, including upgrades and fee waivers. Those miles aren't always easy to come by. When you...

  • Getting the most out of a visit to Super Bowl 50

    Getting the most out of a visit to Super Bowl 50

    Super Bowl 50, the clash between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers on Feb. 7, will be a tailgate of two cities. The fan village and other activities are set in San Francisco, but the game will be played about 40 miles south in Santa Clara, Calif., home to Levi's Stadium and the San Francisco...

  • Cruise insurance may cover trip interruptions but not missed destinations

    Cruise insurance may cover trip interruptions but not missed destinations

    The funny thing about interruption provisions in cruise insurance is that they don't cover interruptions in itinerary. Take the case of the Island Princess, which was two days into a 12-night Mediterranean cruise when an announcement interrupted a karaoke contest. "Ladies and gentlemen, you may...

  • Inexpensive (and green) transport options to LAX and other airports

    Inexpensive (and green) transport options to LAX and other airports

    You don't have to spend a lot of green to go green when you're traveling to or from an airport. Here are transportation options for some U.S. airports, compiled with help from CheapFlights.com and visitor bureaus. Fares are less than $10. LAX —Flyaway buses (www.lawa.org/FlyAway) offer daily scheduled...

  • Resort towns for less: Save on flights, lodging, car rentals and food

    Resort towns for less: Save on flights, lodging, car rentals and food

    You can save money in a resort town the obvious way — by visiting in the shoulder season. But what fun is that? You probably want to go to Big Bear or Aspen or Vail in Colorado or Bozeman, Mont., or Jackson Hole, Wyo., when everyone else does — in July for fly fishing and hiking or in December...

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