Point Me to the Plane
Did You Know That Airbnb Was Just Banned from Renting Apartments to Tourists in Berlin?

Starting May 1, 2016, a new law in Berlin, Germany entitled “Zweckentfremdungsverbot” officially banns the renting of entire apartments to tourists... Read More

Emirates A380 Silent Disco!

How do you spend your time in Emirates first? Is it drinking aged cognac? Is it sipping champagne? Or is it getting down to the best UK Hits of yesteryear? TPOL decided... Read More

Miles To Memories
New Citi Partnership, An Improved Amex Card, Highest Ever Ink Bonus, Hyatt Place Future & More!

The best posts from this past week in: credit cards, spending, deals, travel loyalty & more. The post New Citi Partnership, An Improved Amex Card, Highest Ever Ink... Read More

View from the Wing
Expedia’s CEO Gets a $95 Million Payday — But is the Travel Booking Giant About to Fall?

Think it's lucrative to get fired as United's CEO? Staying on is even better if you're Expedia's CEO - in place since 2004 - who got $94.6 million in 2015 including... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
American Express 30% Transfer Bonus to Etihad

American Express has launched their latest partner transfer bonus, and this one is a lucrative 30% transfer bonus through June 15, 2016 when transferring... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
ITC Sonar Kolkata / Kalkutta – The Luxury Collection: 23 Euro

Tripadvisor bewertet das ITC Sonar als drittbestes Hotel in Kalkutta! Read More

The Gate
Delta Air Lines Bankruptcy Emergence, Part 14: We Are Landing in Salt Lake City — Aren’t We?!?

We are landing in Salt Lake City — aren’t we?!? Of course we are! It was strange to approach the airport in Salt Lake City and see the runway below, but it... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Up For Grabs: Award Wallet Plus Upgrade Codes (Round 1)

As I’ve mentioned before, AwardWallet is one of those websites I don’t put much thought into but it makes my life so much easier. Back in the day I’d... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
27% Discount on Hyatt Gift Cards!

I’ve written previously about Gift Card Spread, where you can buy gift cards at a significant discount. Gift Card Spread is currently offering Hyatt e-gift... Read More

Deals We Like
Daily Getaways Week 5 – Avis, Marriott, and Las Vegas Hotels

We are now on week 5 of the Daily Getaways! Typically the Daily Getaways run Monday through Friday, but with this being the last week of the 5-week offer, they are... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon Prime Now Free Restaurant Delivery (Select Cities)

We have told you about Amazon Prime Now before, well right now you can get free 1 hour delivery for a limited time from restaurants in Seattle, San Francisco, Los... Read More

Mommy Points
Hanging Lake, a Great Way to Wave in the Spring

This is a guest post from my dad, Grandpa Points. He and my mom are in their mid-60’s, are (mostly) retired, and are ticking off “bucket list”... Read More

View from the Wing
REVEALED: How Much Hilton Reimburses Hotels When You Book Awards

A new Chinese 6% VAT tax on hotel stays went into effect today. Hilton's website now reflects the VAT, as it should. However their award searches are showing not just... Read More

The Gate
Delta Air Lines Bankruptcy Emergence, Part 13: Jerry Grinstein and Me

I had not expected a formal meeting with Jerry Grinstein and me aboard Delta Air Lines flight 9998 en route to Salt Lake City. I figured I would simply meet him for a... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Postcards: Assuan

Old Assuan (Ägypten) Read More

Live from a Lounge
Weekly Recap: May 1, 2016

Hello guys! It has been an interesting few days, with hotel promotions, status matches. Marriott is offering Double Elite nights, HHonors is offering double points and... Read More

One Mile at a Time
How Do You Prepare Before Taking A Trip?

As I’ve written about previously, my wife and I are celebrating our 10th anniversary in the Maldives next month. And with the trip getting closer, I’ve... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Heads Up: Award Wallet Giveaway

Just a quick heads up that I have 200 Award Wallet Plus upgrade codes to give out. These give you six months of extra services such as tracking expiration dates, which... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
First Cruise to Cuba in Over 50 Years Set Sail Today from Miami

The first cruise ship to sail from the United States to Cuba in more than 50 years left today. More than 700 passengers are expected to make this historic journey... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week, sitting in the morning sun and heat of Hamad International Airport in Doha is a Qatar... Read More

Michael W Travels
AA Pilot Doesn’t Allow $20,000,000 Violin on Plane!

Rachel Barton Pine, a famous violinist was stopped by an American Airlines pilot from bringing her 1742 violin from being brought onboard as a carry on. The pilot said... Read More

Rene's Points
The view from a Delta window seat at 32k truly is amazing. #KeepTheShadeOpen

I thought I would quickly share some of the amazing shots I took on the way out to Las Vegas this past Friday on the way to FTU. Really, I cannot say anything that will... Read More

Wild About Travel
Mileage Run- Qantas Double Status helps!

My membership year for Qantas finishes soon. I  had intended to keep my Qantas Gold Status for another year. With Qantas announcing, their... Read More

The Gate
Delta Air Lines Bankruptcy Emergence, Part 12: I Made It!!! I Made It!!! Flight 9998, Here I Am!!!

I rounded the corner from the escalator to Gate A19. There must have been a dozen people from the airport around the gate, but the gate area looked as though it was... Read More

Running with Miles
Airport Bathroom for Dogs, Airline Pilot’s Most Memorable Flight, An Incredible Running Record, & More

A roundup of news and posts with an airport bathroom for dogs, an airline pilot's most memorable flight, credit card skimmers abound, and more. The post Airport Bathroom... Read More

View from the Wing
Here’s How a Many Stole Millions of American AAdvantage Miles — and How You Can Protect Yourself

An Iranian student in South Florida named Milad Avazdavani has been charged for "hacking into the AAdvantage accounts of high-mileage customers and siphoning off enough... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
British Airways First London – Honolulu (Return): 3100 Euro

British Airways fährt derzeit einen Sale ausgehend von London. Read More