A free Starbucks drink offer for new Starbucks Rewards members

Sip it up

I’m a Gold member of the Starbucks Rewards program even though I don’t drink coffee. As a Gold member you receive – one free drink or food item for every 12 Stars Currently, Starbucks is offering a free drink for new Starbucks Rewards members through this promotional link. In return, Starbucks gives me 6 bonus…

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Shorten your security line wait by ticking off your US Representative

This long line in Lagos, Nigeria could have been prevented

Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform,recently complained to the Transportation Security Administration about the long line at Salt Lake City International Airport. According to the Salt Lake City Tribune, Chaffetz witnessed passengers handing out $50 to other passengers in order to move up in line so they wouldn’t miss…

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Attention passengers: the flight from Tahiti has been cancelled


Review of Radisson Plaza Resort Tahiti Attention passengers: the flight from Tahiti has been cancelled Review of Hotel Le Meridien Tahiti Resort The flight home I had checked out of the Radisson Plaza Resort and headed to the airport for my Air France flight Papeete to Los Angeles. After passing through passport control, I headed…

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A fortress is built around the Salt Lake City Sheraton for President Obama’s visit


President Obama came to Salt Lake City last night and stayed at the Salt Lake City Sheraton. This was the first time he has visited Utah in his presidency and the focus of his visit was to announce some solar energy programs. He was here for less than 16 hours total. In order to add…

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Citibank really wants me to keep the AAdvantage Platinum Card

Citicard loves me

I currently have two AAdvantage cards issued by Citibank. Each year the annual fee comes due and as I never use either card, I always call the cancellation line to cancel. Surprisingly each and every year, I’m given a retention offer to stay. I don’t even ask for it, I fully intend to cancel. The…

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