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I’ve been using LoungeBuddy since their launch in July 2013 and can’t imagine traveling without using it to determine which lounge I can access during my time at airports. Once you create a profile with all your airline statuses, credit card programs, etc. you are presented with a list of airport...


Global Entry Card (includes TSA PreCheck)

I applied for Global Entry in June 2011 and received approval in August 2011. In all it took ~90 days including an onsite visit to SFO for an interview. The card is valid for 5 years and costs $100. This is a complementary benefit for Personal, Small Business and Corporate...


Airline Guide: Virgin America

Since starting service out of SFO on August 8th, 2007, Virgin  America has become a premier US airline and only airline based at  SFO. My 1st flight was from SFO-JFK in November 2007. I was simply amazed at the quality of service, comfort of the seat and amenities provided to...


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Giveaway: 20 Delta Drink or Headset Coupons

Happy Easter! Since today is the 20th of April, I have 20 coupons to giveaway. Each coupon is valid for 1 free beer, cocktail, wine split or headset on a Delta operated flight. They expire December 31, 2014. If you plan on flying Delta this year, leave a comment below...


Getting to SFO and using the SFO AirTrain

SFO is my primary home airport and parking at the airport ranges from an exorbanant $18-45 per day depending on the area you choose to park ( Over the past few years I’ve taken CalTrain, parked at Millbrae BART, ridden SuperShuttle and utilized Uber car service to reduce my cost. CalTrain:...

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Hertz Dream Cars: Tesla S P85

I booked the reservation through the normal website in August 2013 for a rental weekend in March 2014. Locking in a rate of $160 per day and unlimited miles made it a no brainer. The opportunity to drive a ~$100K car at that rate seemed worth it for a...



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