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The Service™ is the Veterans Advantage Community blog for those who serve, those who care, and those who want to connect to all things military

business travelers in an airport Military & Vet Life Lin's Tips: My 5 Best Travel Hacks for Our Members As a military wife, mother, and businesswoman, I find myself flying often to negotiate new discount partners, spend time with family, and, every now and then, even take a vacation! Over the years I have had many negative travel experiences, and have learned a few tricks for making any trip I take more enjoyable and less stressful. Whether you manage a business like me or are taking a fun vacation with the family, I hope these tips will help you! Here are my top 5 hacks.
Simone Biles Community Awards VetFamily: Simone Biles, Olympic Gold Medalist & Daughter of AF Veteran All of America knows the name of dominant gymnast and four-time gold medalist Simone Biles. Many fans do not know, however, that she comes from a military family. Biles was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1997 to an absent father and mother struggling with alcoholism and addiction. Biles and her sister cycled through foster homes, until 2003, when their maternal grandfather Ron and his second-wife Nellie adopted the girls.
Extended Stay America Sign Discounts & Benefits New Benefit: Extended Stay America Our Extended Stay America lodging discount saves you 18% every day, for up to 90 days. It is a great benefit for families visiting active duty loved ones, or vets seeking a long-term stay option near a VA hospital. And when we asked our Extended Stay representatives how valuable this benefit can be, they told us it can save you up to $4,000 on a 90-day stay! As we said in our joint release, Veterans Advantage continues to make great strides building a premier coalition of travel providers with exclusive benefits unmatched by any other program. Stay tuned for more.

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