Rene's Points
Updates to the Delta MSP central Sky Club – How impressive are the changes? Now the best lounge choice in Minneapolis?

In Minneapolis, as a Delta flyer, you basically have two Delta Sky Club choices. First you can choose the main central club or next the one near the B/C gates. Then... Read More

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Iberia BUSINESS Brüssel – Rio de Janeiro (Return): 1498 Euro

Mit Iberia Business von Brüssel nach Rio. 1 498 Euro erscheinen ein sehr guter Preis ... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Don’t Forget to Claim Your IHG Priceless Experiences Gift Card

Of several overlapping IHG promotions in late 2016, there was an IHG Priceless Experiences one to qualify for a Mastercard gift card based on your… The post... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Lets Tallinn that again! Hotel Ulmestie, Tallinn Airport

Lets Tallinn that again! Hotel Ulmestie, Tallinn Airport In this 200 Tier Point Adventure: 155 Tier points to go (because my mathematical skills are as bad as my... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Emirates First Class A380 San Francisco To Dubai

While I've flown Emirates first class on the A380 a half-dozen times (oof that's an obnoxious sentence, sorry), my husband hadn't. He had flown Emirates first on the 777... Read More

TravelSkills
Should you ever book a Basic Economy fare?

American and United this week joined Delta in starting to sell the new Basic Economy fare category, so might be time to refresh yourself on the specifics of the fares... Read More

Miles To Memories
$30 Off $200 at Hotels.com When You Pay With PayPal

Hotels.com is offering a $30 discount on $200+ booking at select hotels, when paying with PayPal. Read More

Deals We Like
10 Best Things About the Hyatt Ziva Cancun for Families

Ever since the Hyatt Ziva Cancun opened a year ago, I’ve been anxiously wanting to go! I’ve heard awesome things about the resort and the fact that I could... Read More

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Egyptair BUSINESS Weltreise + Star Alliance Gold: 3000 Euro

Wer die ganze Welt sehen möchte, eine perfekte Geschichte. Egyptair Gabelflüge abgehend von Griechenland bzw. Zypern sind seltsam günstig. Um 3 000 Euro... Read More

View from the Wing
How to Use Credit Card Category Bonuses to Maximize Points Earning

If you want to earn the most points for your spending -- beyond just earning a big signup bonus -- you need to pay attention to what you spend the most money on and... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
United Airlines Launches New Basic Economy Fares

United Airlines is the latest airline to launch Basic Economy. We’ve written before on how American Airlines Basic Economy Fares Now Live and Delta... Read More

One Mile at a Time
One Week Left: Up To 100K American Miles With 2 Credit Cards

Since early December, Citi has officially increased the sign-up bonuses on the American AAdvantage co-brand credit cards. I'm told that the increased offers will be... Read More

TravelUpdate
Pick-Pocket Proof Clothing: Do They Work?

Pick-Pocket Proof Clothing I recently came across a good read on what to do if you get pick-pocketed in Athens.  Anyone can be a victim.  While I have been... Read More

Travel Codex
Today Only: Save $8.63 on Your Next Amazon Order!

Amazon.com is celebrating its recent success, ranking #1 for the second year in a row in the annual Harris Corporate Reputation Poll. Its score of 86.27 is a record high... Read More

Points With a Crew
American Airlines basic economy bookable for select routes

Now AA's basic economy fares are live for a handful of routes. The price difference is underwhelming, but the fares may still be something to consider. Read More

Road Warriorette
Can I bring wipes on a plane?

Last week I had lunch with some girlfriends. We are all in the same field, so there was a lot of shop talk. No one travels quite as much as I do but there are a few... Read More

Running with Miles
Aggressively Opening Cards with One Bank, Bad Idea?

Recently, I have gone a little crazy opening credit cards. Somehow, I didn't realize they were all from one bank! The post Aggressively Opening Cards with One Bank, Bad... Read More

Miles To Memories
Gift Card Sale, $4 Off $40 at Raise & Buy $25 Newegg GC Get $5 Free

Raise has a 4-hour flash sale sitewide, with $4 discount off $40 purchase. Newegg is giving out a $5 promo card when you purchase $25 Newegg GC Read More

One Mile at a Time
Hilton Points & Money Awards Are Being Rolled Out March 1, 2017

At the beginning of the month we learned about the changes that Hilton is making to their loyalty program. We're seeing five major changes coming: -- The name of the... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Everyone Saves $8.62 At Amazon Off $50 Today!

Here’s a great deal that likely everyone will want to jump on today from Amazon where you can save a flat $8.62 on your $50 purchase. When I saw the email come... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
The Amenity Kit I Cannot Throw Away

I think we all tend to hold on to certain things, sometimes irrationally. Back in 2005, I picked up a free “United MileagePlus Visa” amenity kit at the... Read More

View from the Wing
Passenger Takes Revenge on Woman Who Let Her Dog Poop in the Terminal (and Didn’t Pick it Up)

A passenger revenge story from a Delta Diamond medallion flying from Los Angeles to Tokyo yesterday is making the rounds. Comedian and sports columnist Steve Hofstetter... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Why You Shouldn’t Have To “Dress The Part” In First Class

I always enjoy writing about travel etiquette on the blog, as it generates some interesting discussions. In this post I wanted to briefly share my (perhaps... Read More

Mommy Points
Big Warning for Those Who Use Points to Fly United and American

Yesterday United and American started selling Basic Economy fares on select routes, and generally speaking, this is really bad news. Contrary to how it is occasionally... Read More

The Military Frequent Flyer
Wine Tasting in Soggy Sonoma Part 2

Continuing on from yesterday’s post. Sapphire Hill Winery in Healdsburg was a great value.  It was $30 for a wine tasting for two, but there was a food... Read More

TravelUpdate
Want To Earn 30,000 Avios In Aer Lingus AerClub?

Aer Lingus have a new frequent flyer programme called AerClub and there are new ways to earn Avios miles. The programme has a supermarket partner with SuperValu, as well... Read More