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Visit The French Riviera With Unique Tours Factory

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http://urbanswank.com - Unique Tours Factory (UTF) is a new marketplace for tourists and travelers to book private tours in some of the greatest cities in the world. The company launched in France with the aim of providing exceptional travel services and experiences…

Why You Need to Know the 5 Freedoms of Air Travel

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - Every so often when I’m bored, I’ll peruse YouTube for new, random videos and see what’s out there. If you’re not a subscriber, I highly suggest checking out Wendover Productions, as they have a lot of unique videos exploring facts and oddities about traveling, the economy, business and more. They’re really information, and worth a ... [Continue reading]The post Why You Need to Know the 5 Freedoms of Air Travel appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Monaco: Three Things To Know Before You Go

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http://urbanswank.com - I traveled to Monte Carlo several years ago on a 10-day trip to Europe. It would be my first time traveling to Monaco (the second smallest country in the world) and actually my first exposure to the "lives of the…

Amtrak Black Friday Sale – Save 30%

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http://theforwardcabin.com - Hopping on the Black Friday bandwagon, Amtrak is offering 30% off on select routes, for purchase from today through Monday (Cyber Monday). Interestingly, Amtrak says this is their first Black Friday sale – I thought I remember a similar sale from last year, but I guess not! Oh, and the sale is called “Track Friday,” ... [Continue reading]The post Amtrak Black Friday Sale – Save 30% appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Exploring Barcelona: A Beginner's Guide

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http://urbanswank.com - Of all the Spanish cities, Barcelona is the buzziest and the edgiest. Full of Gaudi's inspired yet totally bizarre architecture, delicious tapas on every corner, and set at the edge of a beach that's packed with people come summertime. It's…

The Thing I’ll Miss Most About the Old Hyatt Gold Passport Program

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http://theforwardcabin.com - Recently, Hyatt introduced their World of Hyatt program, to replace the current Hyatt Gold Passport program. While I’m not going to re-hash the details of the new program, you can find out more details of the program here. One of the changes moving forward with World of Hyatt is that they’ll be removing the welcome ... [Continue reading]The post The Thing I’ll Miss Most About the Old Hyatt Gold Passport Program appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

48 Hours In the Austin Hill Country

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http://urbanswank.com - To say I love Austin would be an understatement. The reality is I’m in LOVE with it and have been since I was a little kid. We use to get up on the weekends and drive to Austin just to go shoe shopping or to have lunch. A tradition that…

3 Ways to Upgrade on American Airlines

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http://theforwardcabin.com - I get a lot of questions on how to upgrade on American Airlines. No one likes to sit in the back of the bus, so everyone’s always looking for that trick to sit up front. In this case, the “trick” is a guaranteed way to sit in business class or first class, space available, using ... [Continue reading]The post 3 Ways to Upgrade on American Airlines appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Black Friday Sale: Save $20 Off of Frequent Traveler University

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http://theforwardcabin.com - If you haven’t attended a Frequent Traveler University before, you really should. Our next event is in Seattle, WA in February, and we’ve got a ton of great speakers lined up: Greg Davis-Kean (Frequent Miler) Matthew Klint (Live and Let’s Fly) Rene de Lambert (Renés Points) Tiffany Funk (One Mile at a Time) Gilbert Ott ... [Continue reading]The post Black Friday Sale: Save $20 Off of Frequent Traveler University appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

U.S. Does...The Woodlands Resort & Beyond

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http://urbanswank.com - Did y’all hear that??? I think someone said "stay K" and Urban Swank girls in the same sentence; since we love a good staycation…YES PLEASE! Last month we got invited to check out The Woodlands Resort in The Woodlands, which many consider a suburb of Dallas (Houston joke for the distance from the center of the city), but we know The Woodlands is only a short hike up I-45 North. We decided this would be a girl's trip, but then realized that we couldn’t go at the same time, Swanky Girl would arrive on Friday and Urban Girl could not…

Will Travel for Food: 3 Vacation Ideas for the Foodie In You

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http://urbanswank.com - So what would be the perfect vacation for a foodie? If you believe that it should in some way, shape, or form involve food - and a lot of it - then you've hit the nail on the head! Aside from the occasional need to get my feet wet and soak up a little sun by way of the Caribbean, most of my trips revolve around food. As a matter of fact, one of my last and most memorable vacations was an extended weekend in Seattle. Known to be one of the best cities to partake, I planned my entire…

A Surprising Route That Is An Incredibly Tough Upgrade on American Airlines

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http://theforwardcabin.com - I’m always intrigued on which routes upgrades tend to clear better on that others. Last year, I wrote a post on the top oversold routes on American, and, no surprise, many of them are incredibly tough to get upgraded on. How to Upgrade on American Anyone can upgrade with a $150 co-pay and 15,000 miles ... [Continue reading]The post A Surprising Route That Is An Incredibly Tough Upgrade on American Airlines appeared first on The Forward Cabin.