The Gate
The Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival Stinks — and That is a Good Thing

I remember driving alone south on United States Highway 101 into Gilroy from the Silicon Valley area — and that familiar pungent odor of my favorite bulb welcomed... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
German Customs Receive Package Containing 20 Rotten Snake Heads

What’s the craziest thing you can image customs finding? How about 20 rotten snake heads, which is what happened to some custom officers in Germany, after... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
30% Rabatt auf einige Singapore Airlines Meilenflüge

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer hat wieder einige Flüge mit einem Rabatt der Meilentabelle online gestellt ... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
LATAM realiza promoção para voos nacionais e internacionais neste fim de semana

Latam Brasil oferece tarifas a partir de R$ 79* (o trecho, com as taxas inclusas) para destinos nacionais e a partir de R$ 724* (ida e volta, com as taxas inclusas) para... Read More

Michael W Travels
Seahawks Fans Wearing Russell Wilson Jerseys Board Alaska Air Early

The easiest way to board a flight early is by having elite status with an airline, flying in a premium cabin or when you fly with young children. Other ways to get an... Read More

View from the Wing
Each US Airline, In a Nutsell and American Domestic Service to Grow at JFK

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

Frequent Miler
Nice fares to Hawaii from all over the US & Canada into March 2018

I just caught a post at Heels First Travel that highlighted an airfare sale first posted at Scott’s Cheap Flights with a list of great prices to Hawaii from all... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Which American Express Card to Get?

American Express is my favourite card issuer in Canada. Their cards have great rewards and benefits, and they always have excellent customer service. One of the biggest... Read More

Points With a Crew
17 rewards credit cards that offer primary rental car insurance

There are 17 rewards credit cards that offer primary rental car insurance. Plus a surprising trick if you let your Hyatt free night certificate expire Read More

The Gate
One Annoying Reason Why Great Deals are More Difficult to Find

Back on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, I wrote this article about what was a great offer: spend a minimum of $80.00 on your hotel reservation booked at Booking.com and you will... Read More

View from the Wing
Great Fare: DC – Chicago on American Just $50

American Airlines has filed a super discounted fare between Washington DC and Chicago. Here’s a $50 flight: To show how big a deal the various taxes added onto... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Skip the eclipse, win 100,000 TrueBlue points

Most "win crap from an airline for liking a post on Facebook" things are scams. Not this JetBlue TrueBlue promo. Your chance to win 100,000 points during Monday's... Read More

Mommy Points
Get $250 in Gift Cards with a $400 Travel Booking

Sometimes in this hobby there are offers that we don’t quite understand in terms of how they work out for the company offering the deal, but we jump on them anyway... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Last Chance: Citi ThankYou Premier 50K Sign-Up Bonus

Since mid-July, the Citi ThankYou® Premier Card has been offering an increased sign-up bonus of 50,000 ThankYou points upon completing minimum spend... Read More

Travel With Grant
Too Many Restrictions for the Virgin America $150 Off Companion Discount Code

Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday.  I have a short blog post to share before I head to MSP for a short weekend trip.  Yesterday, I received an email from... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Ganhe 300 milhas Smiles de forma gratuita

Clientes Smiles recebem 300 milhas bônus ao baixar o aplicativo até o dia 31 de agosto de 2017. O App Smiles foi desenvolvido com o objetivo de tornar mais... Read More

View from the Wing
How to Save Hundreds of Dollars When Cancelling American AAdvantage Awards

Two years ago I wrote the Ultimate Guide to Booking Award Tickets Using American AAdvantage Miles. It's basically still up to date, except for a subsequent award chart... Read More

Travel With Grant
Chasing the Total Solar Eclipse: “Your First Time is Always Special”

Everyone seems excited about the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. I’m excited too, but I won’t be doing any special traveling to see it. But some... Read More

Angelina Travels
Two of the Best Programs for Lufthansa First Class Awards

One of my favorite aspirational first class indulgences is a Lufthansa First Class flight, and it’s more attainable than you think. I truly enjoy the... Read More

Heels First Travel
Cheap Flights to Hawaii from Across the US, $349+

Via Scott’s Cheap Flights there’s cheap flights to Honolulu, Maui, and Kona in the $300s-$600s for travel now through March 2018. The prices from the West... Read More

TravelUpdate
List of airlines that offer free transit hotel

Free transit hotel can be of great convenience to travelers with long layovers, especially if they don’t have access to airline lounges. As an airline service, it... Read More

God Save The Points
A Strategy For Upgrading Multiple People, When Not Enough Upgrades Are Available…

A bird in hand is worth two in the bush… Caveats? Yes, there are undoubtedly some caveats here – but upgrades are precious, and thinking outside of the box... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Why British Airways Redemptions on AA Rarely Make Sense

View from the Wing’s expose on AA fuel surcharges is damning, but even with properly charged taxes/fees it just rarely makes sense to use your American miles for... Read More

One Mile at a Time
How To Use American Airlines Miles

While many long-time OMAAT readers are familiar with the ins and outs of redeeming miles with an assortment of programs, there isn't a day that goes by that we don't get... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Chase Pay 10x + Walmart.com $250 -> Hotels.com 3.24% Bonus

Chase is running a 10x promo on Ultimate Rewards earning… The post Chase Pay 10x + Walmart.com $250 -> Hotels.com 3.24% Bonus appeared first on Rapid Travel... Read More

View from the Wing
Steve Bannon’s Departure from the White House May Be Bad News for Delta, American, and United

In the days following violent protests in Charlottesville, with white supremacists clashing with counterprotestors, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon -- the... Read More

Running with Miles
A Credit Card With Huge Earning Potential and Minimal Spending

This is a credit card that can offer huge earning potential with a minimal amount of spending thanks to three avenues of earning points! The post A Credit Card With Huge... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Schmetterlinghaus Vienna: The Imperial Butterfly House

Schmetterlinghaus, the Imperial Butterfly House in Vienna is a destination to consider with kids on a rainy day. The post Schmetterlinghaus Vienna: The Imperial... Read More

TravelUpdate
How do you make your bags stand out for Baggage Claim?

Baggage Claim is one of those harrowing parts of travel. A plane load of passengers is dumped unceremoniously at the airport and the unfortunate people then need to... Read More

View from the Wing
Always Check Fees Before Booking an American AAdvantage Award on British Airways

American AAdvantage adds fuel surcharges to awards on British Airways and Iberia. They’re fairly de minimis for Iberia flights, but for British Airways it makes... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow hotel review

Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow London was my last hotel night of 20 nights in Europe last month. Our July 2017 trip included four stays at Club Carlson properties to... Read More

God Save The Points
57% Off? Here Are The Best Hotel Sales Going On Around The World…

Maximizing your travel (and luxury) is all about being in the know. Why pay full price when hotels have massive flash sales? Right now there are quite a few attractive... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Lufthansa eliminiert den 62000 Meilen FIRST Sweet Spot!

Lufthansa Miles and More hat einen enorm geilen Sweet Spot. Um 62 000 Meilen fliegt man Oneway nach Middle East oder Nordafrika. Bald aber nicht mehr ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Lounge Access & Polygamy — This Is Complicated

Earlier I was flying out of Dubai Airport and using the SkyTeam Lounge, when I witnessed something for the first time (at least knowingly). A guy was entering the lounge... Read More

Lufthansa Flyer
Lufthansa Gets First Crack At Air Berlin

Early talks suggest that the fight for Air Berlin's assets is Lufthansa's to lose Read More