Running with Miles
Banks and the Metal Credit Cards – Phase or Perk?

Metal credit cards appear to be the big thing now - but why? Is this push by the banks too much for their reach to be your preferred card? The post Banks and the Metal... Read More

One Mile at a Time
My Experience Upgrading On Virgin America

While Alaska's takeover of Virgin America formally closed last December, the two airlines are still operating separately until 2019, when Alaska plans on retiring the... Read More

Travel With Grant
Best Places to Eat on Oahu: Part 1

On my most recent trip to Hawaii, I was curious to see if there had been any additions or changes to the local coffee scene. After all, it has been a while since I wrote... Read More

Miles To Memories
How I Did Selling Those “Dirt Cheap” Kindle Fire Tablets

I go over my results and lessons learned after flipping the Kindle Fire tablets I got from Amazon's mega sale two weeks ago. Read More

Loyalty Traveler
LAX to Tokyo $420-$490 Xiamen or Air China

SkyTeam Alliance airline Xiamen and Star Alliance member Air China have Los Angles to Tokyo on sale for $420 to $450 round trip. Xiamen Airlines has the lower fare at... Read More

Points With a Crew
Get $50 referring friends to Ebates

Shopping Portal Ebates has a refer a friend promotion going on where you can get $50 (or possibly more) by referring a friends. The promotion ends next week, so you... Read More

Mommy Points
New Sign-Up Bonuses for the Amex Blue Cash Cards

While I focus largely on earning miles and points with my rewards credit cards, I have nothing against cold hard cash back. In fact, I hear more and more people, even... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
5x Points On Airfare With Amex Platinum Card/s Plus Metal Cards

As of today you can get a metal Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN. New applicants who are approved should receive a metal card and if you already... Read More

View from the Wing
LifeMiles Has a New Online Award Search — and Let’s You Pick Cabins Flight-By-Flight

Avianca's LifeMiles is a fantastic frequent flyer program because they give you access to Star Alliance award travel, they don't add fuel surcharges to any awards, have... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Smithsonian Free Museum Day – This Saturday

This is one of those wonderful truly free deals - Sign-up and visit a museum or two for free this Saturday The post Smithsonian Free Museum Day – This Saturday... Read More

Weird Philippine Airlines US Expansion Plans

We keep on hearing of airlines adding and adding flights to the US. Between the strong US economy and the growth in developing aviation markets, airlines have been able... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
New Hotels: Ritz-Carlton Geneva, InterContinental Ljubljana, Rosewood London in US Embassy

Luxury hotel news grabs my attention today with new openings. The Ritz-Carlton, Hotel de la Paix, Geneva is located in a Geneva historic hotel from 1865 overlooking Lake... Read More

One Mile at a Time
You Can Now Request A Metal Amex Business Platinum Card

Earlier this year American Express refreshed The Platinum Card® from American Express. The annual fee went up by $100, though Amex also added some new benefits,... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
The Flight Most Anticipated by the Fewest People Launches for Sale Tomorrow!

Air service is finally coming to St Helena! Local and… The post The Flight Most Anticipated by the Fewest People Launches for Sale Tomorrow! appeared first on... Read More

Deals We Like
Send a $50 Amazon Gift Card by Text, Receive a $10 Promotional Credit

If you send a $50 Amazon Gift Card to someone (via text message), you’ll receive a $10 promotional credit automatically applied to your account. And the best part... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Forçando a barra

Hoje o UOL divulgou uma reportagem em conjunto com um disparo de comunicado de imprensa da Latam que afirmam que a cobrança extra de bagagem reduziu em até... Read More

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

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