More snow expected in Utah’s mountains after Saturday’s storm

Primbondh/ November 18, 2022/ mountain

A hard freeze is forecast for many valley locations Monday morning.

(National Weather Service) The pink portion of the map is under a winter storm warning, with snow expected in the mountains, according to the National Weather Service.

Much of Utah is under a winter storm warning until midnight Sunday, and a hard freeze is expected Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

A cold front swept through the state Saturday, bringing the first snow of the season to northern Utah’s mountains. Alta Ski Area and Solitude Mountain Resort both received 18 inches, according to the weather service.

While the Salt Lake City area did see some flurries, the snow mostly melted as it fell. However, the snow line crept down toward the valley overnight.

A north-south swath of the state from Logan to St. George is under a winter storm warning until

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Find ticket discounts and mistake fares with this low-cost flight finder app

Primbondh/ November 18, 2022/ flight discount

Deal pricing and availability subject to change after time of publication.

TL;DR: As of July 9, you can get a Matt’s Flights Premium Plan(opens in a new tab) for just $29.99 instead of $97 — that’s a discount of 69%.

Making travel plans doesn’t actually have to be miserable. It doesn’t even have to be hard. With the help of a travel planner subscription, you can get deals on flights(opens in a new tab) that you may have never found otherwise. Matt’s Flights is one such subscription, and it can send deals on cheap flights right to your inbox. Normally, a one-year subscription with Matt’s Flights Premium Plan would cost you $97, but for a limited time, it’s on sale for only $29.99. 

You might not realize it, but airlines occasionally make mistakes when they post their prices. These mistake fares may be hard for you to find,

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First Class Interisland Review: Our $37 Hack

Primbondh/ November 17, 2022/ travel

Today we are sharing our first-class interisland review with you on Hawaiian Airlines. This is your only option if you want a premium class for interisland travel. We’ll tell you how much we paid (it was quite a deal) and whether it was worth it for such a short flight.

In an attempt to share all of the options for flying around our home state, we’ve also recently flown on Hawaiian Airlines in economy and Southwest. You can read the complete Southwest vs. Hawaiian interisland comparison.

First class review introduction:

This is entirely different from flying to and from the mainland in first class, which you can read all about in our Hawaiian first-class A330 wide-body review. That product is in a whole different league.

Also, other websites have reviewed the Hawaiian Airlines interisland first-class product. Our take comes from being very long-time Hawaii resident travel writers. We eat, sleep

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Dear Abby: We’re happy to include our son’s 19-year-old friend on vacations but we wish he’d open

Primbondh/ November 16, 2022/ Vacations

DEAR ABBY: I have two sons, 18 and 20. Since they were young, whenever we invited one of their friends to join us for an activity, dinner, etc., I have treated that friend. Over the past few years, we have included one friend in more activities as well as on numerous family vacations.

The problem is, the more we have treated this friend, the more he has expected. For example, during our last weeklong vacation, he expected us to pay not only for every meal, but also every little incidental. When he was once asked for $10 by a vendor, he immediately complained. (It was for a short safety class so he could jet ski as our guest.)

Before he was 18, his parents sent money to help cover expenses, but now I cover it all. This would be a lot easier to accept if he even once said “thank

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The 25 Best Vacation Spots in the U.S.

Primbondh/ November 14, 2022/ Vacations

One upside to living in a country as large as the United States is the ability to enjoy a wide variety of vacations without even needing a passport. To help you narrow down your choices, U.S. News & World Report compiled a list of America’s best vacation spots, based on a combination of editors’ scores and user input.

Unsurprisingly, national parks are especially well-represented. The Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and Yosemite took the top three spots, respectively, and another four parks made the top 25. So did Bar Harbor, the island town in Maine that, in the words of its official website, serves as “the gateway to Acadia National Park.”

If your idea of the great outdoors involves a little less hiking and a little more lying on a beach, the U.S. has stellar options for you, too. Hawaii alone has three islands on the list: Maui, Kauai, and Oahu; and

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Primbondh/ November 13, 2022/ flight discount

Carrier offers 20% off base fares for all bookings using Rapid Rewards points for fall and winter travel, including Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday travel dates

DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announces that its award-winning Rapid Rewards® frequent flyer program has launched a promotional offer giving Members more ways to save on their next flight. Rapid Rewards Members who book a flight with Rapid Rewards points today through Oct. 20, 2022, can save 20% off base fares for all bookings with points (domestic and international) for travel Oct. 18 through Dec. 15, 2022 (blackout dates apply). Members can use SAVE20NOW in the promo code box when booking to receive the discount. Full terms and conditions for this offer are available on®.1

“We’re continuously looking at ways to appreciate our

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The Very Best Time To Book A Cheap Flight? It’s Complicated

Primbondh/ November 13, 2022/ flight discount

Most travelers know that booking a flight at the last minute means paying through the nose. Travel experts, travel agents, online travel booking sites will all tell you that booking earlier is better.

But the sweet spot for exactly when to snag the cheapest airfare? That’s always been the Holy Grail, and much harder to pin down.

On Wednesday, Google published new insights based on five years worth of Google Flights historical airfare data. For U.S. domestic flights, the study found that prices were usually at their lowest three weeks to two months out, with average prices bottoming out 44 days before departure.

For travelers looking for a cheap flight, the report finds that when you book definitely matters. “The timing of how far ahead you’re looking is really the most important factor,” says James Byers, senior product

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6 puppies found in closed suitcase outside Tampa vacation rental

Primbondh/ November 12, 2022/ Vacations

TAMPA, Fla.  — After being found inside a closed suitcase outside a vacation rental, six puppies, along with their mom and another puppy found separately, are being taken care of by the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

On Wednesday, according to the shelter, two Tampa Police Department officers found a dog and her puppy running in a busy neighborhood off Spruce Street near Dale Mabry Highway.

After taking them to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, the officers returned to the area to investigate and heard squeals coming from a closed suitcase sitting outside a vacation rental.


To their surprise, after opening the suitcase the officers found six puppies inside.

“We don’t know the details of what happened and why they were put in there. It’s awful,” said Regan Blessinger with the humane society. “We don’t want people to do that. We will take puppies, so if you have

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Queen Camilla Visiting India for Holistic Therapy Vacation

Primbondh/ November 10, 2022/ Vacations

Queen Camilla has traveled across the world for some rejuvenation.

The wife of King Charles is staying at a holistic health center near Bangalore, India, where she and some friends are reportedly taking in a bit of wellness therapy.

The Queen Consort, 75, headed to the Soukya center after landing in Bangalore on Friday with some friends and protection officers, the Times of India reported.

Meditation, homeopathy, yoga, therapy and an ancient traditional system of medicine known as Ayurveda are available at Soukya, headed by Dr. Isaac Mathai. The residential medical institute bills itself as the world’s first integrative health destination and focuses on “healing, prevention or rejuvenation,” according to its website.

Queen Camilla.
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Camilla has been a regular attendee over the years, sometimes heading there en route to an overseas tour with King Charles. That is not the case this time, but she likely

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Friends on group vacation decides last minute to not to split trip costs evenly: ‘Not acceptable’

Primbondh/ November 9, 2022/ Vacations

A woman is upset that the friends she and her husband usually vacation with don’t want to pay their fair share. 

She asked Reddit’s “Am I the A******? (AITA)” forum for advice. They usually vacation with two other couples and leave their kids at home. This year, one couple wanted to bring their 12-year-old daughter along. Everyone agreed that was fine. 

The issue was the housing arrangement. The three couples usually split the housing three ways. So they found a home with three rooms. However, the couple with the 12-year-old said it was “not acceptable” because they wanted privacy. 

So they found a home with four rooms. However, the couple with the child still expected that things would be split three ways. The Reddit poster thinks the couple should subsidize the difference.

“Now they are upset with us for burdening them financially because they want to give their daughter an

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