Here’s a round up of of news, deals and other stuff that caught my attention in the last few days. I either don’t have the expertise, or was too lazy to write about them. Or maybe they’re just fun reads and not exactly travel/credit cards/deals related. I’ll add more posts to it during the day if I find anything else that I think will interest you, so check back. Also, if you have a travel/finance/deal blog yourself or happen to read any interesting posts or articles, feel free to email me and I’ll include them in these roundups.
- Did you get a 1099-INT from Wells Fargo? and More 1099 Anomalies by Doctor of Credit – Looks like they sent 1099s to some people and not others for their bonus last year. I have a post from one of my accountant friends that might help you out on how to deal with bank bonuses.
- Las Vegas Strip’s First Marriott Resort: “The Drew” Slated to Open in 2020. I Have Questions by Miles to Memories – Marriott released details and a name for the long awaited “Project Blue,” it will be known as “The Drew”.
- Hyatt Free Night Award Hiccup by DoubleDutyDaddy – It is possible to book with two anniversary free night awards even if the hotel has a two-night minimum stay policy. You just have to be a bit pushy.
- How to Save 24% on Paid Hotel Stays! Stacking the Hotels.com Promo by Miles to Memories – Greta savings by stacking Capital One cards (Venture & Venture One) 10x on Hotels.com bookings and Hotels.com Promo
- Hyatt Is Pursuing Its ‘Asset-Lighter’ Strategy With Plan to Sell More Properties by Skift – Hyatt Hotels soon expects to sell valuable properties in Maui and San Francisco as it seeks to fulfill a commitment it made in November to sell $1.5 billion in real estate over a three-year period.
- East Coast Family Road Trip with the Help of Two Credit Card Offers by Miles for Family – Fun road trip idea that’s also affordable.
- Keeping The Kids Happy When Flying by Points Miles & Martinis – Good tips for those who fly with kids. And it benefits everyone else who’s flying along as well.
- In mid-February 2018, Munich Airport became Germany’s first airport to try out a humanoid robot equipped with artificial intelligence. In a trial period lasting several weeks, Josie Pepper will welcome travelers to the non-public area of Terminal 2. You can read more here.