The Wandering Aramean
Bom dia, Delta! Azores service launches Summer 2018

Summer in the Azores? Delta's got you covered in 2018 as it continues to grow its transatlantic market with several new routes announced today. The post Bom dia, Delta!... Read More

View from the Wing
Metal American Express Business Platinum Cards Now Available

The American Express Business Platinum is a great value even at a $450 annual fee. By the way the fee on the personal Platinum card went up to $550. Not so the... Read More

Road Warriorette
Tips for Short Connections

In a perfect world everyone has around one hour to make their flight connections. It’s usually time to get off your airplane, stop at the restroom, grab a snack,... Read More

Travel Codex
Credit Card Portals and Basic Economy Still Mean Trouble

By now, almost everyone knows about the spreading scourge of “Basic Economy” airfares on the US3 legacy carriers.  They claim the fares are a... Read More

The Queen to Austin: British Airways 747 Austin Flights

Over the past years, we have seen many airlines get rid of what is (in my opinion) the most legendary of Boeing jets, besides the 707. The 747, also known as the Queen... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Delta’s Big 2018 Transatlantic Expansion

A bit over a month ago, American announced some transatlantic expansion for the summer 2018 season. Last week United announced some transatlantic expansion for the... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
10K Membership Rewards Points Offer!

Earlier in the week we told you about an Offer for You from Mr. Porter along with some other Amex Offers to save money! Well, it looks like if you have a card that earns... Read More

God Save The Points
WOW Air VS. Norwegian: Who Offers The Better Deal?

When they say “deal”- we jump. But it’s important to examine the merits of a deal before hopping on one. After all, hidden fees can turn a great deal... Read More

Michael W Travels
Looking Back: Should You Take Your Toddler To Oktoberfest?

With Oktoberfest 2017 underway (and ending on October 3), I felt it would be a great idea to re-share a post which I wrote about the festival a few years back. The... Read More

Points With a Crew
New Amex offers – Earn up to 10,000 Membership Rewards points

New Amex offers include an opportunity to earn up to 10,000 Membership Rewards points. Read More

One Mile at a Time
La Compagnie Orders Two Airbus A321neos

La Compagnie is the all business class transatlantic airline that started flying in mid-2014. Their first route was between Paris and Newark, and I was able to... Read More

View from the Wing
How Marriott’s Reveal of Its Credit Card Charge Volume Provides Clues to Future of the Program

Marriott has a job listing for a Vice President, Global Card Program who will oversee 12 card products in 5 countries representing $55 billion in charge volume. Continue... Read More

Chase Freedom Q4 2017 Bonus Category

With September nearing an end, so too is Q3 2017.  And finally, the Chase Freedom Q4 2017 Bonus Category has been announced. Expectations Chase Freedom’s... Read More

Heels First Travel
Baggage Handler Deliberately Sent Hundreds of Bags to the Wrong Destination & More

Highlights and headlines from around the web: As if you don’t already have enough anxiety the airline is going to accidentally lose your checked bag! A... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
How to Obtain a Visa on Arrival in Tajikistan

There is a lot of conflicting information on the internet about whether you can obtain a visa on arrival in Tajikistan. If you’re flying into Dushanbe... Read More

The Gate
Highway Tolls Once Again In Effect In Most of Florida

All tolls on highways across the entire state had been suspended on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 by the Florida Department of Transportation for the purpose of easier... Read More

One Mile at a Time
This Asiana Business Class Advertisement Is A Hilarious FAIL

Earlier I posted about how I'll soon be flying Asiana's business class from Los Angeles to Seoul Incheon, which I'm looking forward to. On that post, reader Claus left... Read More

Renés Points
Things Delta Air Lines should fix and could if they wanted to! Did your pet peeve make my list?

Things Delta Air Lines should fix and could if they wanted to! Did your pet peeve make my list? Continue reading → The post Things Delta Air Lines should fix and... Read More

Miles To Memories
Wells Fargo, Get a $300 Bonus When You Open a Business Checking Account In Branch

Well Fargo has a promotion for new business checking accounts that can earn you a nice signup bonus. The requirements are easy but you need to go into a branch to open... Read More

View from the Wing
Here’s The Damage Inside Puerto Rico’s Airport from Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria is dumping three feet of water on Puerto Rico. It's taken out much of the power on the island. San Juan International is closed today, hopefully... Read More

One Mile at a Time
A Look at Crystal’s First 777 “Air Cruise” Itinerary

Yesterday I wrote about the unique plane that the Vancouver Canucks chartered for their flight to China. While charters are standard for sports teams, what made this... Read More

Travel Codex
New Bath and Shower Amenities at Sheraton Hotels: Le Grand Bain

While I typically bring my own shampoo, and other products when traveling, I do occasionally use what the hotel provides if it is something I like. Strangely some of my... Read More

Frequent Miler
12-14x at HP today. Double dip for 28x?

Per, HP payouts have once again jumped up as high as 14 miles per dollar. You may be able to double-dip that for 28 miles per... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Starwood points not transferring from AMEX?

While getting both American Express Starwood Preferred Guest credit cards presents phenomenal value, there is a small IT glitch that can occur... but fortunately,... Read More

The Military Frequent Flyer
Review: China Eastern Lounge in Shanghai

Review of China Eastern lounge 36, Pudong, Shanghai (PVG). By Chuck! This is quite a nice lounge in Shanghai (PVG). My flight arrived about 4AM, and after some... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
La Compagnie signs for two A321neos (and yes… they’re going Transatlantic)

La Compagnie is seemingly on the rise again, this time with an order for two Airbus A321neo aircraft. The airline (an all-business class operation) has been running for... Read More

God Save The Points
These Ridiculously Expensive Airbnb’s Redefine Vacation Goals…

Airbnb is taking over and rightly so. All over the world, the innovative platform offers unique and affordable options, giving that local, homey feel. For those on the... Read More

Running with Miles
It’s Back! Stack HP Amex Offer with 14 Miles Per Dollar For Great Savings

Take advantage of this great stacking deal from HP to get $75 back, earn 14 airline miles per dollar and get 25% off many computers! Today only! The post It’s... Read More

Dots, Lines & Destinations
DLD 160: Not my GUM dropped buttons

Lots of routes dropping in the coming months, thanks to crew shortages, shifting travel demand and maybe even fleet challenges. Another "mistake" fare scuttled and some... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Booked: Asiana Business Class & Sichuan Business Class

For the first time in years, I've spent 30 straight days in the US. It wasn't supposed to be that way, as I had two international trips canceled, including one with my... Read More

Vegan meal on Air Canada A320-200 Montreal to St. John’s, Newfoundland

I spend a few days each summer gallivanting Canadian maritime provinces or Atlantic Canada. This year we returned to St.John’s (YYT), the capital city of New... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Flight Diverts When Legless Man Attacks Cabin Crew, Launches Racist Tirade

What happens when you cross a legless man with too much alcohol and a flight on EasyJet? Answer: a diversion. I try to resist writing about these sorts of stories, but... Read More

View from the Wing
Larry Summers on Building Airports in China, Japan, and Washington DC

Former Treasury Secretary and Harvard President Larry Summers discusses infrastructure investment through bets on building airports. But he's wrong about Washington... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Earn 10,000 Amex Points For A $300+ Mr. Porter Purchase

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Sala VIP Galdós Las Palmas Lounge, Las Palmas (LPA) Gran Canaria

After a wonderful five days in Gran Canaria, it was time to head to Barcelona. We were flying Norwegian Airlines on a pretty cheap ticket, but due to Priority Pass, we... Read More

Frequent Miler
Equifax Hack Rx: Free Identity Theft Insurance

Did you know that you can get identity theft insurance for free?  Unlike Equifax’s one-year free option, multiple services offer free insurance without an... Read More

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