Ghetto IFE
WestJet continues expanding… with 767s?

WestJet of Canada seem to be doing well, with two announcements today – both regarding fleet expansions. WestJet 737-700 at Toronto Pearson – Image GhettoIFE... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
BA Pilots Reveal their Top 10 Airport Approaches

British Airways asked their pilots for their favorite views from up above. The Northern Lights took the top spot, while other favorites included the London skyline,... Read More

Points, Miles and Martinis
Overview of Kimpton Karma Tier 3 Status

Each week, we will be taking a look at a hotel or airline elite status level and the benefits that come with it and how to leverage earning the status. So far we have... Read More

Running with Miles
Get 20% Off Select Running Shoes (and many other items)

Amazon is running a promotion through August 1st. The promotion is to spend at least $100 and save 20%. The sale is valid on many types of clothing and shoes beyond the... Read More

Help Your Fellow Travelers With Hotel Wifi Test

I came across a cool concept the other day that I have not found written about often in the travel blogosphere. It is a service called Hotel Wifi Test and allows you to... Read More

One Mile at a Time
How Long For Connection On Award Ticket?

Reader C Diddy asked the following question on the "Ask Lucky" page of the blog: "Hi Lucky, How much time do you leave yourself on a layover between a positioning flight... Read More

View From the Wing
Lounge Access Rules and First Class Meals are Too Complicated

Adam Carolla flies American in first class, Los Angeles to Washington DC. He’s turned away from the Admirals Club. He makes a reasonable case that — like... Read More

Free $10 in Fandango credit

Receive $5 off a Fandango movie credit simply by going to this link. Enter in your birth date, name and email address, and then enter code CS8436 in all five slots. You... Read More

Heels First Travel
And the Winners of the HelloFresh Giveaway Are… just determined the two winners of our HelloFresh giveaway! Commenters #8 Krystyna and #21 LJH check your email and let me know by tomorrow... Read More

Michael W Travels
Review: Diggerland, An Awesome Construction Theme Park

I recently wrote about America’s Wackiest Theme Parks which was based on an article from Yahoo Travel. While I don’t enjoy rides and am not much of a theme... Read More

Fly2Travel Now Reflecting New First Class Meal Service Window

American Airlines‘ website,, is now reflecting the new first class meal service window that I had reported a few weeks ago. The change is effective for... Read More

Ghetto IFE
Delta ups its In Flight Entertainment Game

In Flight Entertainment is one of the few distractions in the air that I love (apart from looking out of the window of a plane… that in itself is in flight... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Hawaiian Airlines Business Card Spend Threshold Bonus Worth It?

Hawaiian Airlines has offered some reasonably lucrative co-branded credit cards over the years. Up until last year their co-branded credit cards were primarily issued by... Read More

Extra Pack of Peanuts
EPoP 050: The Road Headed West with Leon McCarron

Ever sat at your desk and wondered what adventure could be out there for you? Daydreaming about that “one big trip”? Leon McCarron did. He had a yearning... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Virgin America: Our strengths are our weaknesses

Is Virgin America poised for growth and sustained profits? Or are the challenges too great? Hard to say, as the S-1 filing related to their IPO leaves a lot of open... Read More

Deals We Like
5% off Jetsetter Hotels

I just received an email from Jetsetter with a 5% off promotion code for all reservations booked within the next 48 hours. There seem to be no exclusions... Read More

Points, Miles and Martinis
We Are Giving Away 900 Hertz Gold Plus Reward Points – Enter Here For Chance To Win

This month marks the three year anniversary of Hertz’s award-winning loyalty program, Hertz Gold Plus Rewards. In honor of the anniversary, we are giving... Read More

Americans Who Travel to Europe Should Give Club Carlson a Second Look

If Club Carlson was an actor, it would have been featured in "That Guy ... Who Was in That Thing". Travelers posting on Milepoint think the program has a lot going for... Read More

Road Warriorette
Business travel news roundup

Here are a few of the stories that caught my eye in the last week or so….  I use the FlightAware app all the time. How to Find the Route Your Plane Is... Read More

Travel Skills
20 different biz class seats in 1 room

(Los Angeles) Every year at about this time, the business travel industry gathers for the Global Business Travel Association convention. This year it’s here in Los... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Aviation: The Invisible Highway Trailer

A stunning trailer has just been released for a documentary that will be coming out next year, entitled "Aviation: The Invisible Highway." What an absolutely gorgeous... Read More

View From the Wing
Hilton Rolling Out Pick Your Own Room and Use Your Phone as a Room Key

Hilton is about to launch a revolutionary product that several chains have been talking about for years: an iPhone and Android app that will let guests check-in by... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Thoughts on the Hyatt Diamond Challenge

Hyatt Diamond is one of the best hotel elite top-tier statuses, in my opinion. I completed a Hyatt Diamond challenge with them last month, which requires 12... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Starwood Vacation Villas 1,000 bonus points. Book by August 1, 2014.

You must book by Friday, August 1 to take advantage of Starwood Vacation Villas 1,000 bonus points promotional AAA rate offer at 13 properties. This “AUTOP”... Read More

Delta Points
Lufthansa 1st class to Sweden: Outbound from Gothenburg Sweden & business class to Munich Germany- part 8

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We will receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation... Read More

Travel Update with Barb Delollis
EXCLUSIVE: Hilton's room service experiment

Top executives at the Hilton New York Midtown hotel reveal that their controversial decision last year to replace traditional room service with a stripped-down version has been a critical and financial “success.” Read More