Southwest Airlines Cyber week sale till Dec. 8

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There is no better time than cyber week to book the getaway you’ve been waiting for.

Build sandcastles in Cancún, snowmen in Lake Tahoe, or experience the excitement of Las Vegas — choose your favorite destination and create your ideal vacation package.

Book a flight + hotel vacation package to any destination we offer, and save up to $200 per reservation ($25 per night, up to eight nights) when using the promotion code  SAVENOW200  at the time of booking.

Plus, check out our bonus daily deal for additional savings to popular destinations. Check back each day for a new deal and destination.

Get a $100 wireless bill credit when you buy an smartphone from AT&T

Click here for Get a $100 wireless bill credit when you buy an smartphone from AT&T

2 examples of what’s available - Offer valid until Monday 12/1/14
Apple iPhone 6 Plus (Certified Like-New) 
 

Details for Apple iPhone 6 Plus - 16GB (Certified Like-New)

Samsung Galaxy S 5 (Certified Like-New) 

Details for Samsung Galaxy S 5 (Certified Like-New)

Enter to win a trip to Paris and a Baume & Mercier watch

From Baume & Mercier and Travel + Leisure Magazine
Prize  – Approximate Retail Value of Prize is up to $12,291 USD,

Prize includes:
- a 3 day / 2 night trip to Paris, France –  round-trip coach air transportation for two
- a 2 night stay at the Shangri-La Hotel
- a Baume & Mercier watch for winner only.

Click here to enter to win a trip to Paris and a Baume & Mercier watch

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
Sweepstakes ends at 11:59 PM ET on 11/30/14.


2014 Veterans Day Free Meals and Discounts

“Veterans Day is next Tuesday Nov.11 and there are many restaurants and companies who want to thank our veterans by providing them with discounts or a free meal. To those companies offering veterans a free meal or discount, the military community gives a collective thanks!

Two notes before jumping in:

  • Proof of Military Service. Most companies require some form of military ID. These include: a Military ID Card (active/reserve/retired), Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Drivers License with Veterans Designation, Photograph in uniform, be wearing uniform (if your service permits), Veterans Organization Card (e.g., American Legion and VFW), DD214, discharge paperwork, or other form of identification. Other restaurants and companies may go by the honor system.
  • Participation. Second, always call ahead to verify locations, times, and participation. Many of the listed companies are franchises and may have different policies. We will do our best to keep this page updated as we find new info.” (via militarywallet.com) by  Ryan Guina

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A few examples-

Applebee’s – free meal, Nov. 11, 2014: Last year, Applebee’s served over one million free meals to military veterans and active servicemembers. Applebee’s is again offering a free meal to military veterans and active-duty service members on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. There will be 7 entrées to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required.

Bob Evans, Nov. 11, 2014. Free All you can eat hotcakes. For active duty military and veterans with ID or proof of service.

California Pizza Kitchen, Nov. 11, 2014. Choose a pizza, full size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day Menu. Dine-in only. Please come in uniform or bring your military I.D. or other proof of service. 

Carraba’s, Nov. 11, 2014. Free appetizer of your choice for active duty servicemembers and veterans. Military ID or proof of service required. 


Medjet Assist for piece of mind when you travel

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Medjet Travel Protection

Domestic or international. Business or pleasure. A Medjet membership is your peace of mind in the event of a medical mishap while traveling. Because Medjet is a membership program and not a health insurance plan or travel insurance plan you have more control over your healthcare. Unlike the competition, MedjetAssist arranges medical flight and medical repatriation services for its members, both worldwide and domestically.

Their members choose if they want to continue their hospital care at their home hospital, or any other hospital of their choice in their home country, through our network of authorized affiliates. And there are no additional costs to worry about and no limits on total air-medical transport expenses. .

Unlike the medical transport benefit of most traditional travel insurance plans, Medjet allows the member to decide if they want to be transported regardless if adequate care is already available. The choice is theirs.

It’s that simple! In contrast, health and travel insurance plans, emergency assistance type plans, and platinum card benefits require that a transfer be medically required. In other words, as long as the care at a hospital is deemed adequate, transferring to another hospital is not an option. This is the Medjet difference.

Seven privacy settings you should change immediately in iOS 8

“The minute you download and install iOS 8, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad, you should take note of these privacy steps in order to lock down your device.

iOS 8 has a number of new features tied to your location. It also has new privacy settings, allowing users to limit how long data is stored for, such as message expiry features and new private browsing settings.

Before you do anything like customizing your phone, loading new apps, or syncing your data for the first time, these first seven settings need to be checked, and if necessary, changed.

Some examples-
-Limit apps from tracking your location in the background<
-Allow iMessages, voice, and video to expire over time
-Prevent apps from accessing, uploading your data”( via zdnet.com) by ack Whittaker for Between the Lines

Click here to read the rest of Seven privacy settings you should change immediately in iOS 8

The Inflight Reader App Offers Travelers Free Magazines

“Inflight Digital announced a new app, the Inflight Reader App, which allows travelers to download magazines for 24 hours onto their tablets and smart phones while traveling.

The app senses when a user is inside one of the more than 500 airports across the country and then unlocks a library of different magazine titles and allows users the opportunity to select their favorite publications. The magazine is gone after 24 hours. For others who want to continue reading, they can purchase the magazine within the app.”(via theurbandaily.com) by Shenequa A. Golding

The Inflight Reader app is  available for iPads, Kindle Fire HDs and Android tablets.

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$50 Off Your First Audi A4 Rental of 2 Days or More

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Save money and time with Silvercar.
No lines, paperwork or counters. Use Promo Code: AFF-FTD

No lines, No paperwork, just an Audi A4. Every time. You’ll enjoy premium features at no extra cost, including free GPS, free wi-fi, fair toll tracking, and more. Use the Silvercar app for iPhone or Android to unlock you car at pickup. Upon return, there’s no need to fill up the tank- simply return the car and a receipt is emailed to you instantly.

You can find them at the following airports. with more to come


LG Free, Samsung $4.99 – Disposable Throw Away cell phones

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LG Optimus Net
ANDROID™ 2.3 3.2″, Touch Screen, 3.2 MP Camera /Video Recorder, Bluetooth® Wireless TechnologyMultitasking, Instant Messaging, GPS Enabled

Samsung T401G
Slider QWERTY Keyboard, Mobile Web, MP3 Player, 1.3 Megapixel Camera and video recorder, Includes Bluetooth® Wireless Technology,Buy Downloadable Ringtones and Graphics using airtime minutes

Click on link above to see many choices of phones and prices from Net10.

Take two separate trips. Earn one night FREE at over 1,500 hotels!

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After every two qualifying trips with arrival between September 4 and November 12, 2014,
you’ll receive enough Choice Privileges® points to redeem for a FREE night at over 1,500 hotels

Enter to win a trip to the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival

Click here to Enter to win a trip to the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival (Disneyworld Florida). From Transitions Optical and Chase.

Grand Prize
-round-trip airfare for four
-hotel accommodations at the
-Walt Disney World® Resort
-admission to the theme parks
-$1,000 to spend on food and fun

Ends 9/8/14 at 11:59:59 PM ET.

Sale- Every Third Night Free! Caribbean and Mexico

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Take advantage of this great sale which includes resorts from

Secrets, Sunscape, Zoetry Wellness and Spa, dreams and Now Resorts

15 ways to beat Jet Lag

“From headaches and exhaustion, to disturbed sleep to even diarrhoea, the symptoms of jetlag can be a nightmare for frequent flyers.

The reason why travellers jetting around the world suffer is due to the body’s natural 24-hour clock being disrupted by crossing time zones, according to a new infographic.

The visual (click below) explains how jetlag is caused by the direction of a flight – not its length.  

And reveals that over-60s are even more susceptible to the symptoms than younger holidaymakers.

Compiled by Thomas Cook, the infographic offers holidaymakers advice about what they can do to ease jetlag – including wearing sunglasses and drinking lots of water on board the flight.

Other ideas include staying on ‘home time’ for short trips, seeking sunshine in the afternoon when travelling east, and taking short naps to recover lost sleep. ” (via dailymail.co.uk) by TRAVELMAIL REPORTER

Click here to read the rest of 15 ways to beat Jet Lag

8 Winter Getaways That Make for Inexpensive Summer Escapes

“The Caribbean, the West Coast, and North America’s ski resorts…. During the winter months, these spots are bustling with tourists who are either looking to escape the cold, or are seeking it out for that fresh powder. But summer months see their crowds dispersing for destinations like the beaches of the East Coast, Europe, and theme parks around the world, where temperatures are generally high — as are the prices.

That’s why we think it’s a great idea to not overlook your favorite wintery getaway as a possible summertime escape. Not only are hotel rates nearly cut in half, but winter destinations can be just as fun (dare we say more so?!) in the summer as they are during peak season.

Here are eight popular winter destinations where you can enjoy an amazing, and affordable, summer getaway! ” (via abcnews.go.com) by Jane Reynolds – oyster.com

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Travel’s Best Summer Foods 2014

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“From ice cream at Hawaii’s Matsumoto to lobster at Martha’s Vineyard’s Beach Plum, our advisors are giving you the best picks in summer foods and where to eat them in 2014.

here’s #1 of 10 - Best Ballpark Food

Steering away from the ballpark classics (i.e., peanuts, hot dogs, French fries) we’ve got our eye on the best ballpark food at Washington DC’s Nationals Park stadium: the roasted cauliflower sandwich from Chef Mike Isabella’s G. “There is no better bite during a ballgame than a sandwich from G,” says Nevin Martell. “Choose from a ragù-rich chicken Parmesan accented with Thai basil or a roasted cauliflower soaked with poppy paprika lemon vinaigrette,” add Martell. The roasted cauliflower sandwich packs a flavorful punch, especially for vegetarians or vegans looking for something delightful at the game.”(via travelchannel.com)