Michael W Travels
Win A Mekong Riverboat Adventure from G Adventures

Kim and I prefer to travel independently but at times a tour is a very good option. Over the years, we’ve taken a couple of tours with G Adventures. At the time... Read More

Lufthansa Flyer
Heavies At O’hare

A few hours and a roll of film later, plane-spotting moments from ORD...... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon Prime Free Room Movie Rental

Amazon Prime members can watch, for a limited time only the movie ROOM for free! It is always good to have some new material to watch for your upcoming... Read More

Le Chic Geek
How to Easily Move All Your Facebook Photos into Google Photos

Earier today, I wrote about how Google Photos is a great tool for travelers.  Most of my travel photos from before I had Google Photos (well, the ones I... Read More

Michael W Travels
Earn 2,000 Bonus Points with IHG Rewards Club Dining

If you don’t already have an account with IHG Rewards Club Dining, now would be a great time to sign up. There is currently a limited time offer where you can... Read More

Monkey Miles
Book discount AA award tickets with Reduced Mileage Awards

Book discount AA award tickets with Reduced Mileage Awards American Airlines gives cardholders of their co-branded Citi and Barclay credit cards an exclusive opportunity... Read More

Deal! SFO-Beijing just $445 roundtrip on United

Fares to Asia continue to trend sharply downward. For example, today United’s fares for nonstop flights to Beijing fell to crazy levels. Act fast if you... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Here Goes One Of My Craziest Trips Yet!

One of the main reasons I travel is to review new airlines, which is why many of my trips are quick and have crazy routings. However, I think this might just be one of... Read More

View from the Wing
Oneworld Airline Avoids Criminal Prosecution and TSA Forgets to Screen Passengers at LaGuardia

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips.... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
In-Flight Draft Beer Coming to KLM in August

KLM is getting ready to serve draft beer on tap beginning this August! The Heineken design team told Fox News that they had to find a way to overcome the... Read More

MJ on Travel
JetBlue to Europe? Yes Please

First, we learned JetBlue was seeking to return to Atlanta in 2017. That’s great news for Atlanta travelers. But now, there some really big news from... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
New Starwood Promotion: Double Your Rewards

Starwood’s new promotion, which they’re calling Double Your Rewards is launching for those SPG members staying at one of their Tribute Portfolio... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Why It’s Worth Being Picked Up At The Airport In A Hotel Car

For cities without good public transportation, one of my biggest frustrations is getting from the airport to the hotel. Maybe I just have horrible luck, but I seem to... Read More

The Best Frequent Flyer Programs

Air-miles are a crucial part of any frequent flyer’s artillery. Whether they’re used for upgrades or free flights, they can save you tons of money if used... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
JetBlue Growing to Europe? Graphic and CEO/EVP Comments Say It’s Possible!

JetBlue had their second quarter earnings call this morning and comments from both the CEO and EVP as well as a graphic shared on the airline’s twitter account... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
VIDEO: How does a Boeing 737 perform when it doesn’t have passengers aboard?

At Farnborough, Boeing took one of their 787s out for a aerobatics display to show off the performance of the 787. But can you do the same with something a little... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
US airfares decline; passenger costs, not so much

Airfares have fallen, again, according to the latest DoT/BTS report, suggesting things are good for consumers. But there's more to the data than meets the eye, and it is... Read More

View from the Wing
Thai Airways Plans Non-Stop Flights to the U.S. Next Year

Thai Airways used to operate a flying gas can Airbus A340-500 non-stop from Bangkok to Los Angeles and also to New York JFK (May 2005 - June 2008). Both of those... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Deal Alert! JetBlue Fares From $34!

JetBlue is hosting one of their sales with fares starting at only $34! Shop around if you have some flights to book to see if you can benefit from this sale which is... Read More

Points With a Crew
How to earn 2000 bonus shopping portal miles

It's back to school time, so that means that the airline shopping portal bonus promotions are ongoing. Currently though, there is only ONE bonus, where you can earn... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Why Google Photos is an Amazing Travel Tool

We’ve all done it.  Taken a thousand vacation photos and then stored them on an SD card or in a folder (we later forget).  Then when we want to look at... Read More

Running with Miles
How To Get Some Amex Offers You Cannot Find – Without Twitter

Here is a little tip to find some Amex Offers that you may not be able to otherwise find - and you do not need a Twitter account! The post How To Get Some Amex Offers... Read More

Miles To Memories
I Wanted to Review the Amex Centurion Studio Seattle, But It Was Terrible

My attempt at a review of the American Express Centurion Studio in Seattle and why I think opening up this small crippled lounge only hurts the Centurion branding. Read More

JetBlue lie-flat seats coming to an airport near you?

Claiming that its premium-cabin Mint service has “opened up a new market untapped by other carriers,” JetBlue said this week it has big long-term plans to... Read More

View from the Wing
Etihad Doubling Number of First Apartment Seats to the U.S.

A month ago I wrote about outstanding first class award availability on Etihad and walked through the routes between the US and Abu Dhabi that had award space for at... Read More

Le Méridien Tampa; Reviewed

The Le Méridien Tampa   Le Méridien is among one of the least known brands in the SPG portfolio.  The Le Méridien brand incorporates... Read More

JetBlue Flight Cancelled: Rebooked a Day Later?

Sunny skies in Chicago didn’t prevent my JetBlue flight from being cancelled to New York this morning. Yesterday’s weather in New York didn’t cooperate... Read More

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