Miles from Blighty
So where will I be living on Friday?

With a decision just a few days away, it is interesting to think what might happen if Scotland leaves the UK. The post So where will I be living on Friday? appeared... Read More

Heels First Travel
Restaurant 1, Unadventurous Friend 0

One Block West wins again! Turns out having pork belly schnitzel for dessert caused a mid-life crisis for an old friend who now has to re-evaluate […] Read More

Magic of Miles
New Targeted Marriott Megabonus Offer

The Gate has revealed that Marriott has just released a MegaBonus offer. Each qualifying stay at a participating property between September 15, 2014 and January 15, 2015... Read More

View From the Wing
IHG’s New Promotional Free Nights: No Special Gotchas, They Really Are That Good

IHG Rewards is running a super generous free nights promotion. At least it’s super-generous for some, the specific offers a member will get vary. But the base... Read More

Michael W Travels
Win A Neil Patrick Harris Recommended Trip to NYC or LA

Fodor’s Travel is sponsoring one of the more interesting contests that I’ve come across in a while. In the Neil Patrick Harris Sweepstakes, you can enter for... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American Business Class Dallas To Hong Kong

Last October, American Airlines announced a new nonstop daily flight between Dallas and Hong Kong, which launched this June. This route was incredibly exciting to me on... Read More

The Gate
Marriott MegaBonus Promotion Qualified Stays Start Today

Stay at any of greater than 3,800 participating Marriott hotel properties worldwide between today and Thursday, January 15, 2015, and earn double bonus Marriott Rewards... Read More

Points and Pixie Dust
Secret souvenirs.

I loved learning about this. It's one of those things that I wish I had known about sooner, because it's so different and interesting. The post Secret souvenirs.... Read More

MJ on Travel
Citi Executive to Step Things Up Against Amex Platinum

Many of us are now carrying the Citi Executive® / AAdvantage® World Elite™ MasterCard® thanks to the 100,000 mile promotion earlier this... Read More

Road Warriorette
Too Connected: Cell phones and airports

A few weeks back I posted about a woman talking on her phone while boarding who couldn’t get her suitcase up in to the overhead bin, but refused to put the phone... Read More

View From the Wing
Did You Know That New Delta Members Can Earn 40,000 Bonus Miles (Not Counting What Amex Will Give You)

This offer has been around since 2012, but I don’t think I’ve written about it since then. Most readers probably already have Delta Skymiles accounts, but... Read More

One Mile at a Time
JetBlue & Emirates Boston Airport Lounge?

I usually stay away from industry rumors, though here’s one that I think has some potentially interesting implications, and even if it doesn’t materialize,... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
The future of IFE: Ads & revenue

The future of in-flight entertainment and connectivity will be focused on ads and revenue generation for the providers. That's the message at this year's APEX Expo... Read More

The Gate
Some Free Sunglasses to Go With Your Business Class Ticket?

Here is a somewhat odd promotion from Qatar Airways: in addition to supposedly saving money on airfares on seats in both the economy class and premium class cabins when... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Singapore First Class Suites Review LAX to NRT

New to this site and using Miles and Points? Signup to receive a guide on maximizing your travel dollar by earning and redeeming miles effectively. This is the... Read More

Magic of Miles
Hotel Review: InterContinental The Clement Monterey

It was late at night as I pulled into the drive at the InterContinental The Clement Monterey. The location was ideal, as the Monterey Bay Aquarium was a couple buildings... Read More

Heels First Travel
Understanding Spirit’s Miles

Like many things with Spirit Airlines, their frequent flyer program differs from most other airlines. Your Miles Expire in Three Months, Not One Year For […] Read More

Mommy Points
Earn 5x Transferable Points on and Department Stores!

The Chase Freedom® credit card is one of my absolute favorite rewards credit cards as it has no annual fee, but still earns 5x points in rotating quarterly... Read More

Deals We Like
Reminder: Last Day to Transfer Membership Reward Points to JetBlue with a 25% Bonus

This is a quick reminder that today is the last day to transfer your American Express Membership Reward points to JetBlue and get a 25% bonus. Typically the transfer... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Buy IHG Points With 100% Bonus

Through September 22, 2014, IHG Rewards Club is offering up to a 100% bonus on purchased points. That's the best bonus I recall ever seeing on IHG Rewards Club points.... Read More

View From the Wing
Buying the Middle Seat Next to You for More Space: British Airways Raises Price But It’s Still Cheap

Head for Points writes about the increase in price that British Airways is pushing through for buying the middle seat next to you. Truth is, this is something I... Read More

From Sucky to Suckier – Intra-European Business Class

British Airways announced some time back that it was reconfiguring its Club Europe (aka European Business Class) seats to remove 4" of legroom, "without compromising... Read More

Ghetto IFE
Marriott introduces Housekeeping Tip Envelops…

Being from Europe, the tipping culture is “enough” – as a reward for good service, and not expected (in which case, it’s what I call a service... Read More

Running with Miles
Another Great Deal: Garmin Forerunner 910XT For $239

Right after I posted the previous deal, a reader alerted me to the fact that the same eBay seller has another great watch deal – the perfect multi-sport... Read More

Michael W Travels
Back to The Balkans- Day 5: Visiting A Bear Sanctuary & Getting To Bucharest

After visiting castles and medieval towns around Transylvania, we decided to change things up a bit. Before heading to Bucharest (our final stop in Romania), we figured... Read More