Loews Hotels and Resorts Invites You to “Wrappy Hour”

Loews Bar

This holiday season Loews Hotels and Resorts have combined wrapping  presents, happy hour, and charitable giving.  It’s called “Wrappy Hour.”  Grab some unwrapped gifts, get some friends together, and head over to the nearest Loews Hotel. From now until December 24, visit any of the participating Loews Hotels & Resorts between 5-6 pm and have […]

Win a PS Vita for the Gamer in Your Life (Or Your Inner Gamer)


I’ve got an awesome gadget to giveaway to a lucky reader this week. The PS Vita (retail value $299) is a handheld game system, media player, and internet browser that has different apps, similar to a smartphone. This version of the PS Vita is 3G/Wi-Fi enabled, and PlayStation makes a ton of games for the […]

LAX Offers Travelers “Sounds of the Season”

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LAX is offering some exciting, free entertainment to weary passengers this holiday season. With “The Sounds of the Season,” travelers and their welcoming parties will be regaled by an entire roster of more than two dozen performances including local school choirs and bands, guitar trios, jazz bands, orchestra ensembles, and even a singing flash mob […]

Using Points for Presents – Advice for a Reader


As one of 12 American Express Membership Rewards experts in the #PointsForPresents program, I found a reader who needed help finding ways to use their Membership Rewards points on holiday presents. James M. from Los Angeles asked me this: “I would love to find some great, not terribly expensive, holiday deal for me and my two […]

Points for Presents – Using Membership Rewards for Holiday Shopping


Can you believe it’s that exciting time of year when we gather with friends and family to celebrate the season, forget about our diets, and of course, make a mad dash to the mall to buy gifts. Thanks to American Express for helping to ease the pain of shopping by allowing their Cardmembers to earn and use Membership Rewards points. You probably already know you can earn points for almost […]

Brilliantly Beautiful Baltimore Holiday Lights

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One thing that adds to the magic of this season is seeing all the houses festooned with lights. Cities across the country are decking the halls and the eaves with all sorts of blinking and twinkling wonders. Baltimore, a city known for a thriving culture scene, is pulling out all the stops with an entire […]

Holiday Events in London

A Christmas Tree in Trafalger Square

What could be more enticing than the old-world magic of Europe during the holidays? And more specifically, who could resist the elegance of London?  The crisp air, the beautiful lights, the hustle and bustle – it can all be yours this holiday season, and with an entire slate of events and attractions, your trip is […]

Hot Deals for Orlando this Holiday Season

Disney World gets all dressed up for the holiday season.

While a large swath of the country is forecasted to be in for a harsh winter, the inclination to flee to warmer climes may arise. Florida has offered a respite for all those weary of yet another white winter, and this year there are exciting special offers to entice visitors to Orlando, one of the […]