Rene's Points
RenésPoints September Newsletter – Ready for SkyMiles 2017 yet?

Wait, tomorrow is October 1st? Where did September go? I mean it still feels like summer outside but fall is now here and we are only 81 days away from the darkest day... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Dining At Hotel Romazzino

The food was the highlight of Cala Di Volpe, so I was curious to see how Hotel Romazzino compared. We arrived at the hotel in the early afternoon, so we had lunch... Read More

TravelSkills
Routes: SFO, Seattle, Oakland-Rome, JFK, Boston, Montreal, Detroit

In international route developments, Norwegian hints at Oakland-Rome nonstop; China Eastern adds San Francisco service; China’s Xiamen Airlines comes to Seattle;... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Reminder: Last date for Marriott Rewards Elite Nights & Avios transfer bonus

Today is the last day to register for two important promotions. One relates to a 50% bonus on transfers to Avios, and the other relates to double elite night credit on... Read More

Frequent Miler
Bet You Didn’t Know: Is Chase Using Bulk Fares for Sapphire Reserve Tickets? Does It Matter? (Hint: Yes!)

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate…   There have been a lot of confusing data points about bulk fares and redeemable miles over the... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Der letzte BA Concorde Flug 2003 (Video)

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Rapid Travel Chai
Air France Flying Blue Awards on Garuda Indonesia: Phantom Space, Invalid Routings, Mispricing and More

Is the juice worth the squeeze? Gary Leff of View from the Wing poses this question when discussing airline frequent flyer programs. An award chart… The post Air... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Delta Launches Several New Routes to Europe

Delta announced they would be launching new non-stop service between New York and Boston to several new cities including Dublin, Ireland; Lisbon,... Read More

The Gate
Desks Return to Marriott Hotel Rooms?

Some customers of Marriott International, Incorporated are skeptical at best upon learning of the news that desks return to Marriott hotel rooms in a redesign being... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Hotel Tonight Launches Loyalty Program HT Perks

Just a week ago I wrote about the “buy 10 get 1 free” loyalty program that Hotels.com offers, which can actually be pretty great for leisure... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Last Day Tomorrow: Get a Free Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Delivered Directly to You

A reminder that tomorrow is the last day you can get a free Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte delivered directly to you.  All you need to pay is the $1.99 delivery... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
AA/DL/UA Portland PDX to London $565-$601 Oct-May

All three major alliances have Portland to London on sale for around $600 round trip for travel departures from late October to May 10. Delta and American offer these... Read More

Pizza in Motion
I Think It’s Time For An Oil Change

Hey, guys.  I’ve had some bumps and bruises lately on the technical side of the blog.  You’d be surprised how much goes into upkeep here besides... Read More

Frequent Miler
eBay Flash Sale: $15 off $60+ (Gift Cards Excluded)

Save $15 off $60+ with the latest eBay flash sale. The post eBay Flash Sale: $15 off $60+ (Gift Cards Excluded) appeared first on Frequent Miler. Read More

Frequent Miler
Staples $15 Rebate on the Purchase of $300 or More in Mastercard Gift Cards

Starting on Sunday 10/2/16, Staples is running a promotion (page 2) offering a $15 Staples gift card via rebate with the purchase of $300 or more in Mastercard gift... Read More

TravelUpdate
Consolidation Mania September 2016

Introduction to Consolidation Over the past few years, the airline industry across the globe has come to embrace the idea of consolidation. The degree of consolidation... Read More

ThePointsOfLife
Nha Trang One NYC: Not The Pho Of Life

A reader wrote the following: Eh I don’t really blame you for doing whatever you can to take your hustle to the next level. It’s not like your pho... Read More

Le Chic Geek
An Update on DC’s $2 UberPool / $8 UberX Rides

I wrote about Uber doing a deal with $2 Pool / $8 X rides in DC.  I couldn’t get the promo myself and assumed it hadn’t launched at all, since it said... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
AA New Uniforms Result in Hives, Itching, & Headaches

American is receiving employee complaints regarding their new uniforms due to a wool allergy that’s causing hives and headaches. The Chicago Business Journal... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt San Francisco Executive Suite

On a recent trip to San Francisco, I decided to stay at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, located in the heart of Union Square, which is a Hyatt Category 5... Read More

Tyler Birth
Vers un doublement des fréquences pour La Compagnie au départ de Paris ? Oui, mais en promo !

Frantz Yvelin le répète avec assurance à qui veut l’entendre : c’est le Brexit et rien d’autre qui est à... Read More

Points With a Crew
More info on the 5300 fired Wells Fargo employees (and their 2 million fake accounts)

A few weeks ago, news came out of 5300 Wells Fargo employees that had been fired for creating over 2 million (!) fake credit card accounts. Now more information is... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Oops: American’s New Uniforms Are Causing Employees To Break Out In Hives

Last week I wrote about how American was rolling out new uniforms for their 70,000+ employees. While uniforms in and of themselves won't change the customer experience,... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Bonus Miles In-Store at Whole Foods, Lowe’s, Gap and More with HawaiianMiles Marketplace

Hawaiian Airlines has an online shopping portal similar similar to other airlines. Today I learned they have the HawiianMiles Marketplace for in-store purchases.... Read More

Miles To Memories
eBay Flash Sale: Up to 25% Off Almost Anything! (Except GCs)

Save up to 25% on almost anything at eBay with the latest flash sale. Stack with rewards to save even more! Read More

Rene's Points
More Delta to Europe. When AMEX wins we win. C Series Engine issues. Air France & Gogo & This will make you laugh or cry!

Every day some travel news headlines catch my attention. Some are from Delta and some are just of travel interest, but all are ones I think you will want to see.... Read More

View from the Wing
Always Remember to ‘Garden’ Your Travel Reservations

It's important to "do gardening" on your bookings, especially ones that you make relatively far in advance. By gardening, I mean tending to the bookings -- checking up... Read More