Days of Palm Trees and Pirates
St. Augustine, Florida
Hmmmm….... St.Augustine, Florida in the Summer………
One of the rules any good traveler should follow is “don’t squander a free hotel coupon!” If you can possibly help it!
There are a few loyalty programs that Jim and I really like and use. One of those is the Marriott rewards program. We try to stay at Marriott Hotels whenever we travel for business and we have a Marriott Rewards credit card so we can get points on our purchases. We had three free-night coupons at any mid range Marriott property, but had to use them by the end of August when they expired. The problem we faced was where would we want to spend three days in August? Not our favorite month to travel anywhere!
We decided to brave the tropical heat of Florida, hoping that being near the Atlantic Ocean would provide some relief with the occasional trade winds and sea breezes.
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