View From the Wing
The Best Awards to Australia Will Return on Saturday

Contra lots of concerns, Delta said yesterday that they’d be bringing Virgin Australia awards back online. When I wrote about the 80% bonus for purchased Virgin... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Germanwings 4U9525 – Airlines react

The news that came out today from the French Investigators today was not what anyone wanted to hear, and that was the confirmation of The New York Times story that broke... Read More

One Mile at a Time
20,000+ Miles In 72 Hours: Introduction

For reasons I'll probably explain at another point, I had to be in Hong Kong for a morning. Not the most efficient use of time, but at the same time I don't mind... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
New York to Europe Flight Deals for April and May travel

New York to Europe flight deals for April and May travel heavily favor flying Norwegian Airlines, Aeroflot or Ukrainian Airlines. Assuming you don’t want to fly... Read More

View From the Wing
When Mileage Award Booking Is Too Hard to Handle

Reader sarah asked, Is there a service which can assist in arranging a multi-city vacation in Europe using [American Express Membership Rewards points] and American... Read More

Fly & Dine
Scientists Discover Trick to Cut Rice Calories in Half

Lovers of rice, prepare to buy new pants because your waistline is about to get smaller. According to a Washington Post story, scientists in Sri Lanka have developed a... Read More

Disinfecting planes with robots

It’s easy to get grossed out dwelling on how dirty airplane cabins can be. It’s ever grosser when you learn that airlines do not routinely clean,... Read More

Just Another Points Traveler
IHG is Basically Giving Me a Free Night For My Birthday… With Strings Attached

I’m a pretty big fan of IHG’s loyalty program (especially now since the newly-annouced merger with Kimpton), and I recently blogged about why the IHG®... Read More

MJ on Travel
Spoiled by Delta?

Let’s talk about an airline for a minute. The core purpose of an airline is transportation between points on a map. The free Coke and pretzels, even the miles, are... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
My New AA Exec Plat Status! Old US Airways Statuses Already Updating on AA’s Site!

Earlier this week, American Airlines announced that the US Airways Dividend Miles and AAdvantage programs would merge on March 28 (Saturday) and that mileage... Read More

One Mile at a Time
10 Best Credit Card Offers For March

Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card sign-up bonuses of the month. While there are several excellent long standing credit card... Read More

Deals We Like
Discounted Parking at Newark

Groupon is selling a bunch of vouchers where you can get a great deal for parking at Newark Airport.  Newark Liberty Parking: As low as $5 per day. There are... Read More

Miles To Memories
Act Fast! Mistake Rate Hilton Los Cabos – King Suite Only 279 POINTS!

Hilton Los Cabos Mistake Rate The Hilton Los Cabos is currently offering the Premier King Suite for only 279 points per night. This is an obvious mistake and there... Read More

Running with Miles
Buy American Airline Gift Cards With Up To 16.5% In [Targeted] Credit, Points, and Cashback

Today only, there is an opportunity for those who received the 5X eBay Bucks offer to get a potential 16.5% in points, credit, and cashback on American Airline gift... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Chicago ORD Europe Flight Deals for April and May travel

Searching for international flight deals from Chicago ORD has me feeling happy I am in California where I have found far more low fares for international travel over the... Read More

View From the Wing
5 Days Left for IHG 70,000 Bonus Mile Offer

I receive compensation for many links on this blog. You don’t have to use these links, but I am grateful to you if you do. American Express, Citibank, Chase, and... Read More
This tour of Antarctica really went south — but can it be saved?

Isobel’s Taylor’s trip of a lifetime melted away like the Antarctic ice she was supposed to see. Taylor was flying from Toronto to Buenos Aires for a... Read More

One Mile at a Time
HURRY: Hilton Cabo San Lucas Suite For 279 HHonors Points Per Night

The Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort is reopening on July 1, 2015, after renovations, and has a rate of 279 HHonors points per night for a King Premier Suite... Read More

Road Warriorette
How far in advance of a trip should you tell your boss you’re pregnant?

If you travel for work, when should you tell your boss you’re pregnant? In a comment to an older post, Reader A asks…. I’m 7 weeks pregnant and just... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Hainan Airlines Chicago ORD Shanghai SHA $576 with Beijing stopover

Chicago ORD to Shanghai SHA, China on Hainan Airlines is a $576 low fare that stands out for two reasons. First, this $576 fare is only available for a couple of dates... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Book it Danno! BA002 New York-JFK to London City Airport (Club World)

Book it Danno! BA002 New York-JFK to London City Airport (Club World) EDITORS NOTE: IMAGE HEAVY Index: A Rock, A Hard Place and Tier Points To Birmingham Airport,... Read More

Michael W Travels
Some Tasty Local Eats At McDonald’s Mexico

I’ve written many times in the past about how I like to visit McDonald’s while traveling to new places but rarely ever step foot inside a McD’s at... Read More

Point Princess
Five Cheapest & Best Points Hotels in Beijing

I’m going to Beijing for two nights on one of those ~$450 roundtrip business class fares from Washington DC. Usually when I travel alone I stay in hostels, but... Read More

Mommy Points
Flying in Coach After Three Years Up Front

I have to acknowledge up-front that I feel totally silly and petty writing about the merits and drawbacks of my recent economy flights to Spain given the devastating... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Do You Eat Domestic First Class Airplane Food?

As any road warrior can relate to, staying healthy while on the road can be a struggle. And unfortunately it only gets worse when you live on the road... or in the air,... Read More