I bet you didn’t know Priceline had a jail.
I didn’t either until I got tossed into their web-based hoosegow for 24 hours. Heh.
What was my “crime” you ask?
This is kind of embarrassing to admit, but I recently made an offer on a rental car for our upcoming family vacation to the East Coast that was apparently a bit too low for Priceline and their affiliates’ liking.
I still don’t understand what
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I love summer. It’s my favorite time of the year after spring and autumn.
That may not sound like a ringing endorsement but, trust me, it’s true.
Anyway, one of my favorite things about summer is taking our annual family vacation.
My favorite vacations are the ones where we go on extended road trips.
I absolutely love exploring the United States by car. So far I’ve made seven coast-to-coast cross-country trips in my lifetime,
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I can’t believe I’m saying this, but our annual summer vacation is right around the corner. Weren’t we in the throes of a Little Ice Age just last month?
I’d like to say we were going back to Maui, but unfortunately I drew the short straw this year and so the Honeybee got to choose where we’re going.
Naturally, I was surprised to find out that the Honeybee thinks nothing says
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Every day on my way home from work I zip by tens of thousands of people behind the wheels of cars stuck in hopelessly gridlocked traffic because they didn’t want to pay the toll (usually between $2 and $10, depending on the direction and time of day) for the open express lanes.
For me, the money spent every day for the right to avoid 10 miles of traffic hell is money
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Well, at least it is most of the time.
I know a couple people who will drive five miles out of their way, ten miles round trip, just to save a nickel per gallon. I’m sure you know several folks that might even drive further to save a nickel or dime per gallon.
I never worry about saving a few cents at the pump. When I need gasoline, I usually just pull
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