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I hope that you’ve enjoyed the past week of travel information – here’s a recap of what you may have missed from Points With a Crew over the past week or so

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Lots of angry commenters (probably rightfully so….) when I complained about my recent stay at a Hyatt Place.

I just mentioned that I was not a fan of the “Charge you for everything model” that seems to be prevalent at Hyatt Place.

Everyone just told me to stop whining about my 50 cent toothbrush and razor… 🙂

Need to cancel a Southwest flight? Don't worry - it's super easy and there's no cancellation fee!

Southwest has the best cancellation policy of any airline out there!

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Here’s the 1 step you need to take if you need to know how to cancel a Southwest flight

ft4rlI spent Saturday at the Family Travel for Real Life conference, which was a total blast!  There were 5 speakers and I live-blogged them during the conference.  If you missed them, they were:



It’s spring so that means it’s time for car rental deals coming out of Florida (and Arizona)

You can get one way car rentals as low as $7.99 / day

If you’re looking for one way car rental deals in the spring and fall, bookmark this resource page of cheap one way car rental coupons and discounts

Other news of the week


If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: 500 free miles, an Amex award they won’t let me USE, higher signup bonus and more

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